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Last Month in Science: Why Backing the Wrong Sports Team Could Kill You

Meghan Holohan

Time for a new monthly feature! Meghan Holohan lives in Pittsburgh near two universities where she pesters doctors and scientists about their research.

Sharing on Facebook and Other Odds/Ends

Jason English

Over the past six months, the most requested addition to our site has been a 'Share on Facebook' button beneath posts. Ask and ye shall receive.

The Stories Behind 8 Championship Trophies

Ethan Trex

The University of North Carolina picked up another NCAA men's basketball trophy last night, which will certainly make a nice addition to the school's trophy case.

No Small Tales: The Time That Never Passed

David K. Israel

The heart of author Emily Aaronson's story begins with the celebration of the Jewish holiday of Passover, a holiday that commemorates the ancient Israelites' escape from Egyptian slavery.

Peeps Imitate Life: 11 Sweet Marshmallow Scenes

Miss Cellania

// Since we published Heaps of Peeps two years ago, many, many creative people have taken a stab at making whimsical dioramas using our favorite marshmallow chicks and bunnies.

Brain Game: Riddle Me This

Maybe three weeks ago, I revealed a Brain Game to be "a poem wot I writ myself." As a bonafide glutton for punishment, I'm doing it again. So here's a riddle.

Morning Cup of Links: mmm, Grilled Cheese

Miss Cellania

Scientists Who Put Their Lives on the Line. Quite a few made the ultimate sacrifice for the advancement of knowledge. * What a colonoscopy is really like.

The Body Noise Rodeo

Matt Soniak

In its endless quest to gross us out, the human body makes a lot of strange noises.

10 Things You Didn't Know About Somali Pirates

the mag

by David

The Quick 10: 10 Facts About MGM Studios

Stacy Conradt

There's no doubt that MGM has given us some of the greatest and most enduring movies ever made - Mutiny on the Bounty, The Wizard of Oz, The Pride of the Yankees, An American in Paris, Doctor Zhi

The Title Game: Einstein vs. Leonardo

Tournament of Genius

The Breakdown This matchup has seemed inevitable since we released the brackets, hasn't it?

Lunchtime Quiz: MacGyver

Stacy Conradt

Note: For reasons too boring to explain, we're swapping the Lunchtime and 5pm quizzes today.

The Buck Stops Here

Mangesh Hattikudur

I'm pretty sure, pet doors weren't created for this purpose. Link via the always wonderful

The Origins of 5 American Dance Crazes

the mag

BY ADAM ROSEN 1. Fight for Your Right to Electric

What to do when you meet the Queen

Linda Rodriguez McRobbie

The news media both here in London and in the States made much of the encounter between Michelle Obama and the Queen, during which the Queen put a tentative hand at Michelle's back and Michelle r