The Ultimate Natural Fabric

Jill Harness

Wearing flowers in your hair is so passe. These days, it's all about wearing only flowers and leaves.

Brain Game: The Worthing Theatre

Here are anagrams of five proper names, which can be unscrambled to form five other proper names, all related in an obvious way.

Morning Cup of Links: Geek Love and Animal Attraction

Miss Cellania

Mathematician Skip Garibaldi worked out the most geometric layouts for more stars if the US flag has to be updated when more states join the union.

The Late Movies:

Chris Higgins

Why sit through a whole boring movie if you can get the best parts together in one easy YouTube video? A real time-saver. Enjoy these "best of" compilations from

Our Next Trivia Contest: Official State Symbols

Jason English

Earlier today under Ethan's "Tomato: Fruit or Vegetable?" story, reader Harry pointed out that Oklahoma's official state vegetable is the watermelon.

Test Drive: 4 American Concept Cars

the mag

By Bill DeMain 1. Lincoln Futura

Celebrities Eating Dot Com

Chris Higgins

I'm pleased to announce the triumphant return* of the most useful site of the century, Celebrities Eating Dot Com.

Elephants Are Afraid of Bees

Jill Harness

Elephants might not actually be terrified of mice, but they do have one serious animal phobia -- they hate bees.

Are Tomatoes Fruits or Vegetables?

Ethan Trex

Here's a scene you'll probably see this summer: you'll be at a barbecue or picnic, enjoying nice, fresh in-season tomatoes, and you might make an offhand comment about tomatoes being yo

At the Libraries: Your Weekly Round-Up

Miss Kathleen

Every Wednesday, Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of things happening at libraries across the country.

Top 10 Laughing Baby Videos

David K. Israel

Okay, I'll admit it: I'm a sucker for babies. Even before I had one, I was the guy who Oooo-ed and Awww-ed over 'em. And what's better than laughing babies?

Brain Game: Sandy's Square Dance #3

In Sandy's Square Dance, a clue is given inside the box below. Solve the clue to come up with the answer.

Morning Cup of Links: Lunokhod 1

Miss Cellania

"Opiophobia" on a global scale keeps millions suffering in pain because they have no access to legal morphine. Often their only relief is the illegal drug trade. * You Became A Meme.

The Late Movies: Robots in Music

Carl King

Composers are notorious for their antisocial streak, and musicians are notorious for their lazy streak"¦ so why not skip the turtlenecks, rehearsals, per diems, unions, living out of a van, all t

Sesame Street/Muppet Show/Fraggle Rock Trivia Contest Winners!

Jason English

It's time to announce the winners of last week's Sesame Street/Muppet Show/Fraggle Rock Trivia Contest!