Debate Prep


Debate Prep


State Capital + Pro Team

A Brief History of Flintstones Vitamins

Linda Rodriguez McRobbie

The Flintstones has been off the air and in syndication since 1966.

Name the Single-Letter Elements

The Number of the Day: 16,000,000,000

Jason English

Americans consume roughly 16 billion quarts of popcorn each year. Related Fact: The "Thomas" of gourmet popcorn chain Dale & Thomas is Hall of Fame basketball player/Hall of Shame bas

Attention: Chicago Flossers!

Mangesh & Jason

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8 of the Undead from Around the World

Miss Cellania

Zombies and vampires and ghouls, oh my!

Losing His Religion: The Incredible True Story of A Missionary Deconverted by the Tribe He Was Trying to Reach

Ransom Riggs

It may seem heady subject matter for daily flossing, but I've been doing lots of research lately into indigenous and recently-contacted tribes in remote areas, and the people who contact them --

10 Ridiculous, True Job Termination Stories

David K. Israel

I've been doing some research on how/why people lose their jobs. I think there's a funny/sad book in it.

Use Less Water or This Fish Dies

Jill Harness

How can you force people to be more water wise? By making them think that an innocent animal's life depends on their actions.

Brain Game: A Single or a Double?

This is a sequence of two-digit numbers, and the last number is missing. Can you identify the final number and tell what these two-digit numbers (but no others) have in common?

Morning Cup of Links: Classical Salsa

Miss Cellania

It took a lot of energy to make the leap from single-cell microbes to complex organisms.

At the Libraries: Literary Tattoos

Miss Kathleen

Every Wednesday, Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books. If there's something fun going on in your local library, leave us a

The Late Movies: Feist's "The Reminder"

Chris Higgins

Musician Leslie Feist released the album The Reminder in 2007. I was recently reminded that it's still awesome, so tonight, here are live versions of all its songs, in album order.

The Quick 10: 10 Ghosts Lurking at the White House

Stacy Conradt

We live in an old house, and I occasionally see things out of the corner of my eye that make me wonder.

Gourmet Jell-O Shots

Jill Harness

If you thought this picture depicts truffles, candies or tiny cakes, you'd be forgiven for being wrong.