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10 Funny and Fabulous Flowcharts

Miss Cellania

Flow charts are wonderful for mapping processes for machines, as they lay out a sequence of binary decisions, meaning yes or no.

Brain Game: Balls Galore!

On his Web page at New Jersey's William Paterson University, author/editor/professor Stephen R. Shalom posted five Sports Stumpers that included the following trivia gem.

Morning Cup of Links: Work Smarter

Miss Cellania

Polly wants to stay one step ahead of you! Parrots are capable of sophisticated reasoning. * Harrowing, Heartbreaking Tales of Overworked Americans.

The Worst First Pick in Basketball History

Ethan Trex

There’s not much we can say with certainty as Thursday's NBA draft approaches. Some team will get a terrific bargain in this draft.

Best Directions Ever: "Take the Exit that Goes Through the Office Building"

Stacy Conradt

Directions to my house go something like, "Take the highway that runs through town and get off on exit 9, then take a left at the stoplight." If you live in downtown Osaka, your directions m

The Late Movies: The "Unsolved Mysteries" Theme Song

Chris Higgins

Rob Lammle wrote a terrific piece in January called Unsolved Mysteries: More Than Just a Creepy Theme Song. But I wondered: can that theme song get any creepier? Guess what -- it can.

How Did You Know? – Day 2 Level 3/Bonus Round

David K. Israel

YES! You can play this challenge/contest without knowing a thing about the weekly hunt! It's sort of a one-off - a stand-alone if you will.

Las Vegas to Salt Lake City in 3 Minutes

Chris Higgins

Director Chase Heavener drove from Las Vegas, Nevada to Salt Lake City, Utah, recording time-lapse video along the way.

How Many Ridges Are on a Quarter? (And Why Are They There in the First Place?)

Matt Soniak

The rims on U.S. dimes, quarters, half dollars and some dollar coins are called reeded edges. They’ve been on American currency almost since day one as a way of keeping people honest.

Strange Geographies: A Most Peculiar Trip

Ransom Riggs

Some of our readers may remember my Strange Geographies columns from April and May, all about my time in Amsterdam and my road trip through Belgium and Luxembourg, where with the expert help of a Dutc

neatorama presents: HDYK? – {day 2}

David K. Israel

It's an all-new 5-day trivia hunt! Co-puzzle Master Josh Halbur and I are happy to bring you the next How Did You Know?

Brain Game: Sister Planet

Wordplay Wednesday arrives with a twist on the Filling Station game concept. Enjoy! Each of the following six entries contains the letters VENUS.

Morning Cup of Links: Taking Pictures

Miss Cellania

Amazing Composite Street Photographs of New York City.

The Late Movies: Summer Solstice at Stonehenge

Erica Palan

Each year, thousands of people gather at Stonehenge to watch the sun rise on the summer solstice, the longest day of the year.

Netflix Envelope Art

Colin Patrick

As someone who rarely takes advantage of the DVD-by-mail portion of my Netflix subscription, it seems I have been really missing out on one thing that will never be replaced by the online experience:

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