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Orbiting the Solar System Backwards

Andrew Moseman

The solar system we're familiar with from elementary school posters and dioramas has nine (now eight) planets and an Asteroid Belt all orbiting the sun rather neatly, chugging along on nearly the

The Mysteries of Animal Hoarding

Ransom Riggs

Maybe you've heard stories about a "crazy cat lady" that lives down the street: the stereotypical older, single woman with fifty cats; so many that they're mangy starving, and yet

Really Weird Bird Anatomy

Miss Cellania

The closer you look, the weirder Mother Nature appears. Some birds that look absolutely common on the outside have anatomical features that will surprise you. Trombone

The 2009 Color of the Year

David K. Israel

While we're not sure what other colors were nominated, we do have a winner. The envelope please"¦ "¦ and the award goes to 14-0848 Mimosa! (rejoicing, cheering, fist

Brain Game: 10 Q, You're Welcome

If yesterday's Brain Game was quick and dirty, today's offering is neither of those.

Morning Cup of Links: Postmodernism with Cats

Miss Cellania

One Giant Screwup for Mankind. NASA put a man on the moon, then lost the videotape. It's probably in the warehouse right next to the Ark of the Covenant. Or is it?

The Late Movies: Stevie Wonder

Chris Higgins

Tonight, let's sit back and jam with Stevie Wonder, creator of some of the best grooves ever. Mr.

Cricket for Americans!

Linda Rodriguez McRobbie

Big news! On Monday, England defeated Australia on the famous cricket pitch at Lord's for the first time in 75 years!

The Early TV Appearances of 9 More Stars

Kara Kovalchik

A lot of readers seemed to enjoy last week's look at the early roles of actors who went on to bigger and better things (and you guys came up with a lot of good ones on your own as well!) Your col

The 5pm Quiz: Sitcom Settings

Jason English

Some shows are inextricably linked with their settings, like Seinfeld and New York, or Cheers and Boston. But other TV families could have lived just about anywhere.

McDonald's Food Created Using CGI

Chris Higgins

So let's say you're making a commercial for McDonald's. Want to make the burger look its very best, even after a few hours of filming?

The Quick 10: This... Is... Jeopardy!

Stacy Conradt

It is a momentous occasion, fellow_flossers, perhaps one that isn't that important to those who aren't inclined toward somewhat educational trivia.

The Art of Missed Connections

Mangesh Hattikudur

My wife Lizzie turned me on to this blog by Brooklyn artist Sophie Blackall. Sophie scans the missed connections section of Craigslist for inspiration, then illustrates the ones she digs.

I quit! Videos of people quitting their jobs

Ransom Riggs

I've quit a few jobs in my time, and it's always an awkward process.

Scary Warning Labels Photo Contest

Jason English

I made a Babies R Us run this morning. Before I left, my wife mentioned that our 12-month-old daughter could use a few more sets of size-12-months pajamas.

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