Tuesday Turnip


Tuesday Turnip


Conrad Hilton's Advice to the American People

Chris Higgins

If you've been watching Mad Men lately, you've seen a fictionalized version of Conrad Hilton, the hotelier and great-grandfather of Paris Hilton.

The Quick Seven: Seven Haunted Objects

Stacy Conradt

As promised, we're back to our Halloween-related posts here on the Q10.

Beautiful, Colorful Deserts

Jill Harness

Most people associate the desert with sandy hues and barren lands. In reality though, deserts come in a variety of colors and are laden with an array of specially evolved plants and animals.

6 Promotions That Didn't Quite Work Out

Linda Rodriguez McRobbie

Marketing has come a long way in the last two centuries, but it's hard to get people's attention these days.

9 Halloween Pumpkin Projects

Miss Cellania

There are traditional Jack-o-Lanterns with a face carved on the front and a candle inside. Then there are art pumpkins, with skillfully carved scenes of all kinds.

7 Famous Hoarders

David K. Israel

Do you have trouble throwing stuff out? Afraid to let go of that old remote control for the broken TV you've got stored away in the basement just in case you might need it someday?

Brain Game: Math Square #1

Here's something new in the Brain Game mix: a math square puzzle! The nine squares that make up the main grid should be filled with the digits 1 through 9.

Morning Cup of Links: MC Trebek

Miss Cellania

An Epidemic of Fear: How Panicked Parents Skipping Shots Endangers Us All.

How Much Do These Umpires Get Paid?

Ethan Trex

Major League Baseball's umpires are all over the news after a spate of, er, questionable calls throughout this postseason.

The Late Movies: Bill Nye the Science Guy

Chris Higgins

In honor of Bill Nye's appearance (yelling "I'm just a speck!") in We Are All Connected, I thought I'd round up some clips of his classic science show for kids.

The Quick 10: 10 Celebs Who Worked at Disney

Stacy Conradt

We're just a few days from our annual Halloween pilgrimage to Disneyworld and I'm getting a little antsy.

Desolation Vacation: Mina, Nevada

Ransom Riggs

There are few landscapes in the United States lonelier than that of western Nevada.

Is Sugar the Gateway to Violence?

Meghan Holohan

After assassinating San Francisco Mayor George Moscone and Supervisor Harvey Milk, Dan White claimed his poor diet—including sugary foods and sodas—increased his depression and ult

How Mick Jagger Got Dissed By M.C. Escher

Chris Higgins

On January 1, 1969, Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger wrote artist M.C.

Cheeming Boey: Styrofoam Cup King

David K. Israel

Cheeming Boey likes to draw, both at his computer, working as a computer game designer and animator out of Newport Beach, CA, and on foam cups.