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10 Other SNL F-Bombs

Rob Lammle

In her debut performance on Saturday Night Live this weekend, comedian Jenny Slate became a member of a surprisingly exclusive club: people who have dropped the infamous "F-Bomb" on the sho

Forged in the Heat of Battle: The Origin of the Boy Scouts

the mag

By Jenny Bond and Chris Sheedy There are countless Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts backpacking through forests in 155 countries around the world.

The Weekend Links

Allison Keene

As ESPN's Tuesday Morning Quarterback would probably exclaim, "this is an instance of Christmas creep!" (i.e.

This Week's Most Popular Stories

Jason English

1. 4 People With Super Memory, by David K. Israel 2. 15 Companies That Originally Sold Something Else, by Ethan Trex 3.

Lunchtime Quiz Leftovers

Jason English

The Quick 10: 10 Celebrity Artists

Stacy Conradt

I went to an art show last night for some local artists, including Shawn Crahan. Maybe you don't know the name, but you've probably heard of his band: Slipknot.

7 Great Misconceptions About Australia

Mark Juddery

As an Australian, I'm greeted with open arms whenever I go overseas. It's great to be liked"¦ but though I hate to admit it, there are a few things people get wrong about us.

Friday Happy Hour: I Have a (Recurring) Dream

Jason English

Every Friday, I post a series of unrelated questions meant to spark conversation in the comments. Answer one, answer all, respond to someone else's reply, whatever you want. Very casual.

11 Famous Actors and the Big TV Roles They Turned Down

Kara Kovalchik

Dana Delany as Carrie Bradshaw? Cosmo Kramer as Monk? Here's a look at 11 actors who passed on some of TV's most popular shows. 1. Bridget Fonda as Ally

Morning Cup of Links: Abandoned Subway Stations

Mario Marsicano

Happy National Comic Book Day, everyone! Hope it's a great one for you. * Speaking of comic books, is there a superhero that Hollywood ISN'T making a movie about?

"Cosmos" Documentary, Auto-Tuned Vocals by Carl Sagan, ft. Stephen Hawking (Seriously)

Chris Higgins

I hereby present the most awesome thing I've seen all year: an autotuned remix of an episode of Carl Sagan's Cosmos.

Microscopic Artwork by Willard Wigan

Jill Harness

Willard Wigan is not your average sculptor and the photo above is not Photoshopped. His tools consist of a microscope and fibers to sculpt miniature figures on the head of pins.

Brain Game: Produce

To end the Brain Game week, here's a logic puzzle. Adept solvers might get this one without a grid, but it'll be necessary for most of us.

The Late Movies: Windows 7 Parties (And Other Awful Infomercials)

Mark Arminio

The latest OS offering from Microsoft is Windows 7 and the company has been running a mad media blitz, with a slew of commercials showing its ease of use.  However, I came across a gem the other day&

The Quick 9: Nine Capitals of the United States

Stacy Conradt

Washington, D.C., hasn't always been the political center of the United States.

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