Brain Game: A Modern Addition

Some people will try to convince you that one is the loneliest number, that 4 for 4 is better than 1 for 1, and that 2 + 2 = 3.

How to Become a Fantastical Creature

Ransom Riggs

They're called Weta Legs, and they were designed by a Seattle woman named Kim Graham, who's working as a designer at Peter Jackson's film studio in New Zealand, Weta.

Morning Cup of Links: Archaeology Meets Physics

Miss Cellania

Brent Jones doesn't exist: he has no birth certificate, no social security number, and as he graduates, can't get college aid because of his lack of legal documentation.

The Late Movies: Science Shows for Kids

Erica Palan

After the smashing success of the Mr. Wizard edition of the Late Movies, we thought we'd give you more childhood science shows. Here are some of our favorites.

NOVA's Mind Over Money - TONIGHT at 8pm

Chris Higgins

Airing TONIGHT on NOVA at 8pm in most markets: Mind Over Money, a program about economics, the brain, and how emotions affect decision-making.

The Quick 10: Mrs. Piggle Wiggle

Stacy Conradt

Oh, Mrs. Piggle Wiggle. When you look back at these stories today, they were clearly intended as lessons for kids. But because Mrs.

The Geocities-izer

Chris Higgins

Remember 1996 -- or, as I call it -- the golden age of websites?

Octopuses, Beef & Other Items Hockey Fans Throw on the Ice

Scott Allen

With the Stanley Cup playoffs in full swing, let's examine some of the various objects fans have hurled onto the ice. 1.

Scenes From the Magic City Art Connection

Jason English

The Flossers in our Birmingham office—Neely, Will, Terri & Winslow—want to thank everyone who stopped by and said hello at the Magic City Art Connection in Linn Park last weeke

motionbox and neatorama present: HDYK? - {day 1}

David K. Israel

It's an all-new 5-day trivia hunt! Co-puzzle Master Josh Halbur and I are happy to bring you the next How Did You Know?

Lost Cell Phones: 7 Strange Stories

Miss Cellania

The story of Apple and the lost, found, sold, and possibly considered stolen iPhone has the internet abuzz. But there are quite a few even stranger stories of people finding missing cell phones. 1.

Brain Game: Let's Throw One

Jennifer and Cassandra went bowling yesterday. They spent most of their time in the restaurant and the arcade, but did manage to eke out a single game of ten-pin.

Creepy "Spirit" Photographs

Ransom Riggs

Spirit photographs are relics of the Spiritualism craze of the 19th century, and nothing more than slightly doctored double-exposures.

The Late Movies: Jonze-ing for Music Videos

Ransom Riggs

Over the past month, I've done Late Movies posts about the music videos of both Jonathan Glazer and Mark Romanek, and I realize that every time I do these posts I claim that whatever director I&#

The 5pm Quizzes: Name x in y Minutes

Jason English

As I mentioned earlier today, tomorrow kicks off another Reader-Submitted Quiz Week! If you've got an idea for a timed quiz (name x in y minutes), leave a comment here.