The Weekend Links: Saturday Edition

Allison Keene

Looks like the blind cross-country skier we profiled this week won't be competing in the Olympics after all. * How well did you sleep last night?

The 10 Most Important Kisses in the Universe

the mag

Our 9th annual '10 Issue' hits newsstands this week. To celebrate, here's an article from last year's edition. By Maggie Koerth-Baker Get ready for a little kiss and tell.

SNEAK PEEK #4: Rice-A-Roni, The Not-So Frisco Treat?

Mangesh Hattikudur

If you're looking for some great facts on foods, the new 10 Issue (which hits bookstores this Tuesday!) has you covered.

Lunchtime Quiz Leftovers

Jason English

Layer Up! Buy 2 T-Shirts, Get 1 Free!

Jason English

OK, it's not exactly t-shirt weather. presents: HDYK? - {day 4}

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? sponsored by the extraordinary video sharing site

Symphony of Science - The Poetry of Reality (An Anthem for Science)

Chris Higgins

Yes, it's that time again -- another auto-tuned science video has hit the interwebs!

The Famous Branches of Your Family Tree

Jason English

Every Friday, I post a series of unrelated questions meant to spark conversation in the comments. Answer one, answer all, respond to someone else's reply, whatever you want. Very casual.

Truth or Fail: the YouTube Game Show

Ransom Riggs

You may remember John Green, former Floss writer, successful young adult novelist, and 1/2 -- along with his brother Hank -- of the YouTube vlogging sensation known as Brotherhood 2.0.

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Fat Cat Gets Stuck Under Bomb-detecting Machine A security checkpoint at the Newark Airport had to be shut down temporarily Tuesday when a large cat ran underneath a bomb-detecting machine.

SNEAK PEEK #3: How Much Water Does a 10 Gallon Hat Really Hold?

Mangesh Hattikudur

Of course our new 10 Issue (which hits newsstands on Tuesday!) isn't just filled with lists like 10 Provocative Questions about Chickens and 10 Ridiculous Feats of Literature.

Brain Game: P's Out

What word - probably the only standard English word containing four P's - would (when used in context) most likely be spoken by an older person?

Morning Cup of Links: Bazooka Shark

Miss Cellania

Love and Baseball.

Team Canada's Legally Blind Cross-Country Skier

Ethan Trex

If you tune in to the Olympic 50 kilometer classical cross-country skiing race on Sunday, you'll get to see an inspiring bit of history.

Little-Known Second Verses of 10 Children's Songs

Stacy Conradt

Either I had a really short attention span as a kid and never made it past the first verse of a song (which is entirely possible), or there are some obscure lyrics to the songs we all know and love.