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Morning Cup of Links: Milky Way over Texas

Miss Cellania

Top 10 Greatest Explosions Ever. Actually this list addresses ten types of big explosions, so you'll for sure learn something new. * The Many Sides of Shel Silverstein.

The Late Movies: Batman Window Cameos

Mario Marsicano

With Christian Bale's opening in Terminator Salvation just a few days away, I was reminded he recently signed on for Batman 3.

The 5pm Quiz: Mr. Burns' Softball All-Stars

Ethan Trex

It's still early in the Major League Baseball season, but some teams have already been ravaged by injuries.

Hear Them Roar! 6 More Women Who Beat the Boys

Kara Kovalchik

While the horse racing world is all abuzz over Rachel Alexandra, the amazing three-year-old filly who recently beat Kentucky Derby winner Mine that Bird (along with a field full of other colts) in the

The Quick 10: 10 Statues of Liberty (other than the original)

Stacy Conradt

It was recently announced that as of July 4, 2009, tourists (and non-tourists, I suppose) will once again be able to perch in the Statue of Liberty's crown to gaze out across the land.

All Your Base are Belong To Us: The Correct Translation

Chris Higgins

If you've been using the web in the last decade, you're likely aware of All your base are belong to us, a strange meme in which poorly translated video game dialogue led to a comedy wildfire

"Ninjas" in Blue Robes

Linda Rodriguez McRobbie

It's an ancient north Indian fighting style that nearly died out in the 19th century, after the British Raj outlawed it and other indigenous martial arts.

4 Simpsons Controversies That Didn't End in Lawsuits

Karma Waltonen

Meet Dr. Ecstasy

Ransom Riggs

At the turn of the last century, there were only two psychedelic compounds known to man: cannabis and mescaline (which is what makes peyote so popular with shamans and hippies).

Amazing Facts, 140 Characters at a Time

Jason English

(Make us happy by joining our growing posse on

6 Remarkable Medical Gadgets

Kara Kovalchik

Martha Mason of Lattimore, North Carolina, recently passed away at the age of 71. What makes her obituary different than the thousands of others that appear in newspapers each day?

Spira: The Foam Car

Miss Cellania

The Spira foam car is a the brainchild of Lon Ballard, who began the project by looking for ways to incorporate vehicle safety technology for pedestrians, bicyclists, and motorcycle riders as well as

Brain Game: Where's the Love?

If today's offering seems like a trivia question, it is. But the circumstances surrounding it are astounding (at least to me).

Top 11 Live Web Cams

David K. Israel

Live Web cams have changed in the last couple years.

Morning Cup of Links: Time Travel Rules

Miss Cellania

How an economics reporter for the New York Times became a typical victim of the mortgage crisis.

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