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Xtensor

Miss Cellania

When I first saw the Xtensor, I thought it was some kind of gaming interface, like a Wii accessory on steroids, or a high-tech concept that would enable remote surgery or the playing of virtual musica

Brain Game: Math Monday II (or is it III?)

Math Monday makes its return. This puzzle is worth some effort, because even when you figure out what the answer should be, you have to figure out what the answer is. I hope you find it challenging.

What is that New-Mac smell?

David K. Israel

Wait, isn't that a typo? Didn't you mean that "new-car smell?" No typo. I'm not a huge fan of the new car-smell.

Morning Cup of Links: The Real Slumdog Millionaire

Miss Cellania

The global economic crisis isn't about money - it's about power.

(8) Sigmund Freud vs. (9) Samuel Colt

Tournament of Genius

(8) Sigmund Freud Freud requires very little introduction, as his creation of the psychoanalytic wing of psychology has made him a household name.

What Your Favorite Movies Were Almost Called

Kara Kovalchik

Naming a film is not a task taken lightly, especially when many millions of production dollars are involved.

The Poet-Artists

Andréa Fernandes

In 1999, UNESCO declared March 21 to be World Poetry Day.

Win a Copy of Kevin Roose's Book

Jason English

We've had Kevin Roose guest blogging this week.

(4) Galileo vs. (13) Stephen Hawking

Tournament of Genius

(4) Galileo It's tough to imagine science without Galileo's contributions, as evidenced by this terrific reel of nicknames: "The Father of Science," "The Father of Modern P

The Weekend Links

Allison Keene

The human body can be amazing in even the most mundane situations.

(1) Leonardo Da Vinci vs. (16) Burt Reynolds

Tournament of Genius

(1) Leonardo Da Vinci Even if he hadn't diversified his brain so thoroughly, Leonardo might still be on this list for his achievements in any single field.

Lunchtime Quiz Leftovers

Jason English

(5) Pablo Picasso vs. (12) Matt Groening

Tournament of Genius

(5) Pablo Picasso Picasso's name is synonymous with ever-evolving artistic genius.

The 5pm Quiz: Bob Ross

Andréa Fernandes

From 1983 until his death in 1995, Bob Ross hosted The Joy of Painting on public television. He became known for the ease of his 'Bob Ross Method' of painting and for his happy demeanor.

The Quick 10: 10 Ways to Celebrate the Spring Equinox

Adrienne Crezo

Twice a year the Sun sits vertically above the Equator, giving us nearly equal day and night everywhere on the planet. Here are ten ways to celebrate with your (roughly) 12 hours of daylight.

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