Fighting Fish


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Morning Cup of Links: World's Tallest People

Miss Cellania

Two new extrasolar planets have been found that resemble Earth in some ways. In other ways, they are very different. * How to Spend Less and Get More.

Master Marketer: Thomas Chambers

Andréa Fernandes

At the request of reader Therese, today's "Feel Art Again" post features Thomas Chambers (1808-1866).

The Quick 10: 10 World's Fairs

Stacy Conradt

Forty-seven years ago today, the Century 21 Exposition opened its doors to the public.

10 Things Your Body Can Do After You Die

the mag

By Maggie Koerth-Baker From getting hitched to saving the environment, here's proof you can still be a busybody long after you kick the

Weird Sport of the Day: Volcano Boarding

Ransom Riggs

Despite this blog's title, I don't think I'm going to make weird sports a daily feature -- but there are so many out there, and new ones cropping up all the time, that I could.

How Did You Know? - {day 1}

David K. Israel

Play for your chance to WIN a $100 shopping spree in our store! Okay, so last month was a bust. We can't apologize enough.

Brain Game: MLB 2009 #2

Each of this week's Brain Games will involve the sport of Major League Baseball.

Morning Cup of Links: Slow Motion Sneezes

Miss Cellania

Every scientific post should begin with a fun little quiz like this one.

Help Wanted: Summer Interns!

Jason English

We could use a few extra hands around here. If you're especially talented, looking for something to do this summer, and willing to work for next-to-nothing, this job's for you.

The Quick 10: 10 Imelda Marcos-esque Collections

Stacy Conradt

You probably know the story of Imelda Marcos and her, um, shoe problems. But she is hardly the only person to collect an overwhelming number of something that seems absurd to the rest of the world.

7 Strange Museums Preserving British Heritage

Linda Rodriguez McRobbie

Last week, The Independent ran a cheeky photo series on things that make Britain great "“ like blankets, Wimpy Burgers, and pigeons.

New Issue On Newsstands Now!

Mangesh & Jason

Who said counting to 10 calms you down? Every time we try to breathe our way to that blessed number, we end up excited by a whole new list of outrageous stories.

"Bohemian Rhapsody" Performed By Vintage Computer Parts

Chris Higgins

Get ready for a flashback...I present you Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody" performed by an "orchestra" of vintage computer parts, including an Atari 800XL, Texas Instruments TI-99/

Happy Administrative Professionals Week!

Kara Kovalchik

Happy Administrative Professionals Week! This annual salute to office staff was first observed 57 years ago, though it was called Secretaries' Day at the time.


Ransom Riggs

The Coen Brothers' classic The Big Lebowski hit theaters more than ten years ago, and while it didn't make a big splash at the box office, it's enjoyed a cult status which only seems to