Ramping up!


Ramping up!


Land of the Little People

Ransom Riggs

Well, this is one way to deal with discrimination -- hundreds of dwarves in southern China have chosen to live in a special mountain commune all their own, where residents must be less than four feet

Brain Game: Papa!

The answer to today's Brain Game might be obvious to a particular portion of our readership, but not so much to others. Where's the line? You'll have to figure that out.

Morning Cup of Links: Ig Nobel Prizes

Miss Cellania

The 2009 Ig Nobel Prizes were awarded last night at Harvard University.

Women of the Venetian Renaissance

Andréa Fernandes

We're doing a week of women on "Feel Art Again." Today's post brings you the four most prominent female artists of the Venetian Renaissance: Sofonisba Anguissola, Diana Mantuana,

What's in a Nickname? The Origins of All 30 NHL Team Names

Scott Allen

Ever wonder what a Canuck is? How about a Blue Jacket? Here's a breakdown of how the league's 30 teams got their names.

The Late Movies: Caught Stealing

Mark Arminio

Last night, the Twins played the Tigers in a battle of teams from the AL Central. With Detroit out to a 5-1 lead, the Twins started a mini-rally in the top of the 6th.

Our Maxim-Approved Twitter Feed

Jason English

It's time for our semi-regular reminder of our Twitter account's existence. Earlier this week, Maxim Magazine named us in their list of 100 Twitter Feeds Every Guy Should Follow.

Special Frontline Preview: "Obama's War"

Chris Higgins

Longtime readers will know that I'm a fan of great documentaries, and the PBS series Frontline is among the best televised documentary content in the world.

The Quick 10: 10 Strange Dental Care Flavors

Stacy Conradt

Look, call me a traditionalist, but when it comes to toothpaste, I want mint. Fresh mint, spearmint, minty-mint; I don't care, but I want mint.

Bonus Quiz: Name All 30 NHL Teams

Sandy and Kara

Years of expansion and multiple franchise relocations have made the NHL a much different league than it was just two decades ago.

The Hello Kitty Hospital

Jill Harness

Hello Kitty may be a little bit of a trend in America, but in Asia, it's a lifestyle.

Month in Review: September's Most Popular Stories

Jason English

If you're keeping score at home, September was the second-best month we've ever had.

The House of Blood

Miss Cellania

Where is the house of blood? It could be your house with these home furnishings, most of which are available at the click of a mouse.

Brain Game: Death by Leon

Today's Brain Game was inspired by an episode of the original Star Trek that I watched again recently - "The Corbomite Maneuver." It's the one where Captain Kirk and his crew are m

Morning Cup of Links: Super Powers!

Miss Cellania

Superman's Powers Explained. Is there anything geekier than coming up with ways to make superheroes possible? Or discussing it at length? * Redwoods: The Supertrees.