Oh, phrenology


Oh, phrenology


Brain Game: Bill & Ted & Cal & Gerry & Jim's Excellent Adventure

Admittedly, today's Brain Game may prove difficult. If you don't know the answer offhand (I wouldn't have), a bit of research may make it clear.

Morning Cup of Links: Advertising on Houseflies

Miss Cellania

The Hierarchy of Monsters. Posted in response to io9's online competition amongst monsters. (via Metafilter) * Newsweek presents a pictorial history of birth control methods.

Painting in Gold: Gustav Klimt

Andréa Fernandes

At the request of readers Melanie & Johnny, today's "Feel Art Again" features Gustav Klimt (1862-1918).

The Late Movies: Awesome Halloween Costumes

Mark Arminio

October 31st is right around the corner, a night of wild indulgence and make believe.

Fantastic Commercial Photo Studios

Jill Harness

Some people have a negative opinion of commercial photography, mistakenly believing it is not an art, and is merely a way to showcase the product being sold. This is a grossly unfair conception.

What Happens to the Losing Team's Championship Shirts?

Matt Soniak

After a big game in any sport, from a league championship to the World Series, Super Bowl, Stanley Cup, etc., people are going to be clamoring for commemorative merchandise.

8 Things Disney Parks Have Banned

Special Guest Star

by Alvin Ward Disneyland may be the Happiest Place on Earth, but don't think that means you can just waltz in and do whatever you want. presents: HDYK? - {day 3}

David K. Israel

It's an all-new 5-day trivia hunt, with an all-new set of puzzles, prizes, and now, a major sponsor! Co-puzzle Master Josh Halbur and I are thrilled to announce that How Did You Know?

Stormtroopers on Their Day Off

David K. Israel

When I was 13, I dressed up as a Stormtrooper for Halloween. The costume was as fun to make as it was to trick-or-treat in.

What a Blockbuster Movie Can Do to a Small Town

Miss Cellania

What if a story about your little hometown became extremely popular and brought visitors from all over the world seeking a piece of it?

Brain Game: Math Square #2

We offered our first Math Square last week, and the positive response led us to bring it back again for today's Brain Game.

The Sherlock Holmes Handbook: The "Real" Sherlock Holmes

Ransom Riggs

All this week I'm posting excerpts from my new book, The Sherlock Holmes Handbook, available in a cute little hardback edition from Amazon and bookstores everywhere.

Morning Cup of Links: Vampire Reunion

Miss Cellania

Perfect for Halloween, the Meat Hand is a regular meatloaf made into the shape of a hand!

The Late Movies: Full Length Animated Films

Chris Higgins

Today is International Animation Day, and YouTube is featuring some great animated films available on their site.

10 Reasons Why the Quidditch World Cup is the Best College Sporting Event

Andréa Fernandes

There are a lot of college sporting events out there—tournaments, championships, bowl games"¦ But the best intercollegiate sporting event is the Quidditch World Cup.