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Brain Game: More Numb Numbers

It seems like whenever I've done a number sequence for the Brain Game, you all-too-bright readers have managed to find alternate answers that fit in with the pattern.

Morning Cup of Links: Bicycling Alaska

Miss Cellania

Max Hirschberg rode a bike for two months to get to Nome, Alaska to join the Klondike gold rush in 1900. And you think you have a difficult commute.

Ask Otis

David K. Israel

How many miles is the moon from the earth? Think you know? Otis does. Special thanks to Jaime Margary for all the hours of sweat that went into animating our little

The Late Movies: 9 Low-Budget "Classic Alternative" Music Videos

Chris Higgins

I grew up watching 120 Minutes, an MTV show that aired starting at midnight on Sunday night.

The Quick 10: 10 Residents of the Motion Picture Country House

Stacy Conradt

In 1940, Jean Hersholt did a very cool thing - he bought nearly 50 acres of land through the Motion Picture Relief Fund, which he co-founded, and turned part of the property into the Motion Picture Co

PhotoSketch: Make the Internet Create Photos for You

Chris Higgins

So this is real. Seriously.

Bar Codes & Mad Magazine

Jason English

If you've done any Googling this morning, you probably know today is the 57th anniversary of the first bar code patent. From The Christian Science Monitor: On October 7, 1952, inventors Nor

Diebtribes: Finagle a Bagel!

Allison Keene

"¢Â First thing's first: What is a bagel? "A bagel is a round bread, with a hole in the middle, made of simple ingredients: high-gluten flour, salt, water, yeast and malt.

5 Creepy Crawlies People Love to Eat

David K. Israel

Imagine a place where in addition to the usual Meat and Fish categories on a dinner menu, you had your choice from Insects and Amphibians.

Cast Away: 5 Amazing Stories of Messages in Bottles

Rob Lammle

Whenever a message in a bottle is discovered on a beach or floating in the ocean, it feels like something out of a fairy tale.

5 Creepy Crawlies People Love to Eat

David K. Israel

Imagine a place where in addition to the usual Meat and Fish categories on a dinner menu, you had your choice from Insects and Amphibians.

Wednesday with Mitch

David K. Israel

Chances are, you've heard of Mitch Albom, or at least one of his hugely best-selling books, Tuesdays with Morrie or The Five People You Meet in Heaven.

Brain Game: y, r u?

Today's Brain Game requires a cell phone. Don't own one? Just pretend that you do.

Morning Cup of Links: Digits of Death

Miss Cellania

Benjamin Franklin invented a musical instrument in 1761 based on the same principle as wine glasses played with a wet finger.

Artist, Composer, Lawyer: Vasily Polenov

Andréa Fernandes

With the introduction of the "Feel Art Again" Facebook page, we held a contest to find our farthest fan.

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