Brain Game: Dallas-Bound

Super Bowl XLV is the source of inspiration behind this week's Wednesday Word Ladder.

Morning Cup of Links: Girl Scout Cookie Copycats

Colin Patrick

Those of you who lament the fact that you can’t get your hands on a Trefoil or Thin Mint or Somoa for most of the year may want to whip up a batch of one of these Girl Scout Cookie copycats. * In ye

The Late Movies: Foul Ball!

Erica Palan

Have you ever caught a foul ball at a baseball game? Even the most casual fans of America’s pastime understand the thrill of seeing a ball heading straight for an outstretched hand.

How Did You Know? – Day 1 Level 3/Bonus Round

David K. Israel

YES! You can play this challenge/contest without knowing a thing about the weekly hunt! It's sort of a one-off - a stand-alone if you will.

The Quick 10: 10 Last Suppers

Stacy Conradt

We've talked about famous last words before, but how about famous last foods? Some of these soon-to-be-deceased got to choose and others had no idea they were about to munch their last morsels.

The Origins of the Terrible Towel and the Lambeau Leap

Colin Patrick

Super Bowl XLV will take place on Sunday, February 6th. It would take far too long to detail the long, storied history of both teams.

Why Can't (Blindfolded) People Walk Straight?

Chris Higgins

Today, a short science video from NPR contributor Robert Krulwich (of RadioLab fame), animated by Benjamin Arthur.

How (and Why) Are Black and White Films Colorized?

Ethan Trex

Anyone who spent time flipping channels and watching movies on cable during the 1980s and early 1990s probably remembers screening a few colorized films.

The Intriguing Origins of Indelicate Words: Shit

Ransom Riggs

A lot of people think they know where shit comes from.

neatorama presents: HDYK? – {day 1}

David K. Israel

It's an all-new 5-day trivia hunt! We're going Monday-Thursday this week because of the holiday week as co-puzzle Master Josh Halbur and I bring you the next How Did You Know?

Topiaries Beyond Compare

Jill Harness

When I lived in San Francisco, I once ended up driving past Robin Williams' house which is recognizable by the giant dinosaur topiaries.

Brain Game: "It was a run-by fruiting!"

It's Tuesday Test Time, and in the midst of winter, it's time for some tasty fruit.

Morning Cup of Links: Under Paris

Colin Patrick

A mysterious and amazing set of tunnels, caves and secret bunkers exist under the city of Paris.

The Quick 10: A Bunch of Belushi

Stacy Conradt

If John Belushi hadn’t overdosed in 1982, he would have been 63 today.

The Late Movies: Girl Talk Mashups

Ransom Riggs

I know what you're thinking: yeah, yeah, more mashups. But I promise you, THIS IS DIFFERENT.