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4 Wildly Illegal College Recruiting Scandals

Ethan Trex

As cinematic classics go, it's hard to beat the Shaquille O'Neal vehicle Blue Chips. (Okay, fine, it's exceedingly easy to beat it.

Introducing: Nadia Sirota (and the chance to win a free album!)

David K. Israel

Ed. note: If you missed our first post earlier this week on New Amsterdam Records, be sure to check it out here.

Lunchtime Quiz: Baseball Brainteasers

Jason Plautz

Baseball's rules can be quite quirky and difficult to figure out.

2 New Shirts & A Party Tonight!

Mangesh & Jason

Two quick things: 1) If you LOVE witty garments that cover both your torso AND part of your arms, you're in

Invasion of the Zombie Animals

Miss Cellania

Mother Nature is not usually kind. There are creatures, usually tiny creatures, that will take over a member of another species.

Brain Game: MOM is WOW Contest

When written in upper case, some words have "vertical line symmetry," meaning that they appear the same when seen in the reflection of an upright mirror. MOM is one of these words.

Morning Cup of Links: Extreme Face Transplant

Miss Cellania

It took decades for geologists to get used to the idea that the dinosaur extinction was caused by a space objects crashing to earth.

The Late Movies: Dom DeLuise

Mario Marsicano

Tonight I'd like to recognize an actor that made me laugh more times than I can count.

9 Famous Baseball Stadium Vendors

Scott Allen

A good stadium vendor can make you forget that you're forking over $7.50 for 16 ounces "“ or four bites "“ of fleeting enjoyment.

The 5pm Quiz: Skyscrapers

Mangesh & Jason

Today's quiz tests your mastery of all things really tall. Well, not all things. Just buildings. Let's see how well you know your skyscrapers. Take the Quiz:

Why Text Messages Are Only 160 Characters

Chris Higgins

The LA Times recently delved into the history of the text message -- specifically, why text messages are limited to 160 characters.

The Quick 10: 10 Mean Moms

Stacy Conradt

It's almost Mother's Day, so of course everyone is talking about how great their moms are and what fabulous thing they can do to honor their moms.

$50 Challenge Winner!

Andréa Fernandes

On May 2, we announced a $50 challenge.

Dietribes: Doughnut Stop Believing

Allison Keene

"¢ Though the origins of the doughnut are lost in history, the making of the modern doughnut can be traced back to World War I and the Salvation Army.

Archives of Crap: the World's Worst Videos

Ransom Riggs

We've had fun with ridiculous videos here on the blog before (notably with this terrible music videos post), but I'm clearly not the only one out there trolling YouTube and my home video col

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