Eating Offal and Loving It: New Zealand's Wildfoods Festival

Ransom Riggs

I don't know if I'd be brave enough to eat most of what's on offer at New Zealand's annual Wildfoods Festival, but I'd love to watch other people try.

Brain Game: Really, Really Bad Rebus #23

Think Thursday has arrived here at the Cave of the Brain Game, and with it, a new installment of the Really, Really Bad Rebus series.

Morning Cup of Links: The Twitter Cobra

Miss Cellania

One hundred and fifty years ago next month, the first shots were fired in the U.S. Civil War.

The Quick 9: 9 Victims of the Curse of Tippecanoe

Stacy Conradt

It was 30 years ago today that Ronald Reagan was nearly killed in an assassination attempt by John Hinckley, Jr.

At the Libraries: 50 Books Every Child Should Read

Miss Kathleen

Every Wednesday, Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books. If there's something fun going on in your local library, leave us a

The Late Movies: Dumbness, Insanity, Celine Dion Screaming, and Billy Joel

Chris Higgins

Last week I pointed to the unbelievably wonderful Brother IntelliFax 2800 App Store. I wondered -- who made that video?

How Did You Know? – Day 2 Level 3/Bonus Round

David K. Israel

YES! You can play this challenge/contest without knowing a thing about the weekly hunt! It's sort of a one-off - a stand-alone if you will.

International Head Games: Turning Sweden Against the Soviets

Erik Sass

© Diego Lezama Orezzoli/CORBIS Sweden’s famed neutrality has often proved to be a somewhat flexible concept: occupying a central position in northern Europe, but with a smaller population than many

Einstein vs Stephen Hawking

David K. Israel

It's another Epic Rap Battles of History from YouTube star NicePeter. Who do you think would win in a rap battle between these two giant

Why Does Toilet Water Move When It's Windy Outside?

Matt Soniak

Reader Erin from Baltimore wrote in wondering why the water in her toilet bowl moves on windy days.

neatorama presents: HDYK? – {day 2}

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?

What Makes Super Glue So Super?

Matt Soniak

Harry W. Coover receives from the National Medal of Science in the East Room of the White House, November 17, 2010. © Olivier Douliery/Pool/Corbis Super Glue inventor Dr.

The Number of the Day: 28,800

Colin Patrick

In 2005, author Donovan Hohn set out to locate 28,800 rubber ducks that had been lost at sea 13 years earlier.

Tonight on NOVA: "Japan's Killer Quake"

Chris Higgins

Tonight on NOVA, an in-depth scientific examination of Japan's recent earthquake, the subsequent tsunami, and the continuing nuclear incident.

The 23rd Headquarters Special Troops: The Phantom Menace

Dan Lewis

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