Tuesday Turnip


Tuesday Turnip


The Quick 10: The New York Times Crossword Puzzle

Stacy Conradt

The New York Times crossword app on my iPhone is probably the best and worst investment I have ever made.

Why Do Shells Sound Like the Ocean?

Matt Soniak

Kevin in Bentonville, Arkansas, wrote in to ask this question: "Why do you hear the ocean when you put a seashell up to your

How to Waste Away the Afternoon

Jason English

Just in case you've got 2-3 hours to kill after lunch, has put together a list of the Top 100 Most Iconic TV Show Intros.

8 Retro Airline Commercials

Kara Kovalchik

The airline industry has undergone several upheavals and gut-punches in the past two decades.

The Amazing Life of Audie Murphy

Miss Cellania

Audie Murphy was a star in more ways than one. He was the most decorated hero of World War II, after being rejected for service because of his youth and size.

5 Famous Fights Between Teammates

Ethan Trex

Oakland Raiders head coach Tom Cable is in the news for allegedly slugging defensive assistant Randy Hanson in the jaw a few weeks ago.

7 (More) Outrageous Items Spotted at the 99¢ Only Store

David K. Israel

As long as the 99¢ Only Store continues to restock its shelves with bizarre merchandise, this post will continue to be a once-a-year feature. If you missed last year's, take a stroll over here.

On The Road: 5 Great Stops Along I-75

Mark Arminio

"Behind us lay the whole of America and everything Dean and I had previously known about life, and life on the road.

Brain Game: Another 6-Pack of Threes

We received several positive comments the last time we ran this kind of Brain Game puzzle (similar to a 3 x 6 crossword), so we're trying again.

Morning Cup of Links: Sugar Gliders

Miss Cellania

Best Science Visualization Videos of 2009. Earthquakes and plasma and nuclear reactors, oh my! * Two girls, one bicycle.

Caption Contest No. 16 Winner

David K. Israel

Nearly 1,000 of you voted in this, our most successful caption contest. We'll be sure to run another in a couple months.

The Late Movies: "Across the Universe" Covers

Chris Higgins

Tonight let's take a look back at the Beatles hit "Across the Universe," first released nearly 40 years ago in late December 1969.

The 5pm Quiz: '80s Movie Plots

Brett Savage

The '80s were a wild time. This decade of provocative fun and frivolity managed to produce some phenomenally atrocious movies.

Amazing Facts, 140 Characters at a Time*

Jason English

We're approaching 20,000 followers on Twitter, which I was very excited about until I spoke with a friend at who told me they're just under 600,000.

The Quick 6: Six Children's Book Characters Inspired by Real People

Stacy Conradt

Children not only read children's books, they sometimes inspire them as well.