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The Late Movie: Gary Coleman Roasts Mr. T

Jason English

I'm putting together a quiz on celebrity roasts for next week—I give you the comedian and the joke, you tell me who the target is.

The Weekend Links

Allison Keene

Happy August! Let's kick things off with the simply amazing.

Stop! Grammar Time

the mag

by Ransom Riggs 1. It was good enough for

Lunchtime Quiz Leftovers

Jason English

5 Things You Didn't Know About Robert Todd Lincoln

Ethan Trex

Saturday is the 166th birthday of Robert Todd Lincoln, Abraham Lincoln's oldest son and the only Lincoln child to survive into adulthood.

Apollo Robbins Will Steal Your Wallet: A Conversation with the World's Best Pickpocket

Chetan Nandakumar

Apollo Robbins is good at stealing stuff. For years, this renown pickpocket entertained Vegas audiences by stealing their hearts-- generally by stealing their wristwatches and money clips.

Bugs Under a Street Light: Beautiful

Chris Higgins

By combining a series of still-camera shots into a video, photographer Charlie McCarthy has made something amazing.

The Slow 10: 10 Really Slow Things

Stacy Conradt

It's always the Quick 10, isn't it? Well, it's Friday, and I think I'm developing an immunity to caffeine, because I'm not moving very quick today.

What Makes Your Birthday So Special?

Jason English

1. As I made very clear yesterday, July 30th is my birthday.

Brewed Awakenings: The World's 4 Weirdest Coffees

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By Gregory Peduto From beans plucked from cat poop to coffee flavored with monkey spit, java aficionados ingest some nutty stuff in the name of finding the ultimate buzz.

How Did You Know? - {day 4}

David K. Israel

It's an all-new 5-day trivia hunt, with an all-new set of puzzles, prizes, and collaborators! First, the prizes: In addition to the usual $100 and $50 gift certificates to our store for the fir

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Fake Cop Pulls Over Real Cop 21-year-old Antonio Fernandez Martinez of Oakland was impersonating a police officer when he tried to pull over a car driven by Jim Beere, who is an actual police offic

Songs About Serial Killers, Part II

Ransom Riggs

Yep, there's enough material out there for a two-parter.

Brain Game: A Six-Pack of Threes

Today's Brain Game is like a 3 x 6 crossword; enjoy! Treat each of the six clues below like "across" clues in a crossword puzzle - use the blanks next to each clue to solve it w

Morning Cup of Links: Know Your Crow

Miss Cellania

The Mysterious Downfall of the Neandertals. The standard theories of why they disappeared don't hold up, so scientists are looking in new directions.

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