How High Is the Price of Gas (Historically)?

Brett Savage

Do the swoon-worthy gas rates companies are charging at the pump these days make you think, "Geez, if only it were 1918.

Cuckoos and Other Animated Clocks

Miss Cellania

Mental_floss blog editor Jason English told me his daughter wanted a cuckoo clock, but she wanted one with a dog instead of a cuckoo.

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?

Celebrating Lesser-Known Prehistoric Animals

Jill Harness

Everyone knows about tyrannosauruses and raptors,  but what about azhdarchids, purussauruses or gorgonopsids (like the one above)?

Brain Game: That Darn Clock

Today is Tuesday Test Time, and this one requires some brain work, so stretch out your cranium if you haven't done so yet today.

Idiot Control Now: MST3K Movie Musical Moments

Kara Kovalchik

Best Brains Inc., the eponymous minds behind Mystery Science Theater 3000, had a fabulous creative team that came up with many hilarious song parodies and musical tributes over the course of the serie

Morning Cup of Links: Life Plans

Miss Cellania

The History of Tequila. We wouldn't have the liquor today if Spain hadn't used a shortcut for importing goods from the Philippines. (via TYWKIWDBI) * 9 Road Signs For Your Life.

The Quick 10: The New York Public Library Turns 100!

Stacy Conradt

Happy Birthday to one of the best places in the world to curl up with a good book: the New York Public Library.

The Late Movies: Weirdo How-Tos

Ransom Riggs

Our DIY friends over at Boingboing have an amazing, years-deep archive of how-to-make-stuff posts, which include a great many videos.

Giant Panda Facts!

Kara Kovalchik

Ming Ming, the world's oldest panda in captivity, passed away on May 7, 2011, at China's Panyu Xiangjiang Wild Animal World.

4 Crimes That Inspired Law & Order Episodes

Jill Harness

Truth is stranger than fiction, and one place that becomes very clear is in Law & Order episodes that were ripped from the headlines.

Hamilton's Dueling History, a Haunted Bar and the Bank That Owns the Pistols: Your Guide to the Hamilton-Burr Duel

Leah Welborn

Image courtesy of Bill Coughlin/The Historical Marker Database So, you want to impress your friends with your extensive knowledge of the Hamilton-Burr duel.

The Weirdest Trees Ever

Jill Harness

What's so interesting about this mass of bushes? Well, not much...other than the fact that it's not a mass of bushes— it's actually one giant cashew tree.

Epic Sci-Fi Trivia Battle

Ransom Riggs

The Adult Swim pilot Welcome to Eltingville didn't get picked up to be a full-fledged show, but if this snippet is any indication, it would've been a scream.

Brain Game: Math Square #75

Please enjoy today's Brain Game, the Monday Math Square. Lots of division signs on this one, meaning it could be very easy (or very tough). There's only one way to find out which.