The Two-handed Bowl and other Revolutionary Sports Techniques

Ethan Trex

We'll always remember the first time we saw sports' greatest stars pull off their signature tricks, like Michael Jordan dunking or Wayne Gretzky making a seemingly impossible shot.

(1) Albert Einstein vs. (12) Jonas Salk

Tournament of Genius

The Breakdown Tough to pick against either of these guys.

Alert, Nunavut: Top of the World

Miss Cellania

Alert, Nunavut, Canada on the northern tip of Ellesmere Island is the northernmost inhabited community on earth. The North Pole is only 508 miles

4 Companies putting droids to work in their warehouses

David K. Israel

The mobile robotic drive units, or bots, roll through warehouses at 3 miles an hour, using barcodes on the floor to help them feel their way around. And guess what?

Brain Game: This Class Stinks

It's a new semester at Wossamatta U. Only five people signed up for Dr.

Morning Cup of Links: Screaming Mummies

Miss Cellania

10 Excruciating Medical Treatments from the Middle Ages. You'd have to be pretty desperate, or near death, to submit to any of these.

The 5pm Quiz: State Flag Swatches

Sandy and Kara

Here are some rough-edged sections (of equal size) cut out of 10 of our nation's 50 state flags. Type the matching number in the blanks next to the state names. Good luck!

Legend of Zelda Theme Played by Tesla Coils

Chris Higgins

Here's an intensely nerdy video to kickstart your week!

Fried Lettuce, Slug Entrails and Other Insomnia Cures

Linda Rodriguez McRobbie

Today's insomnia cures are slightly more scientific than the back in the day.

Results Not Typical: Celebrity Secrets Behind the Advertised Weight Loss

Kara Kovalchik

The Federal Trade Commission is currently reviewing new guidelines for product endorsements. Their major beef?

How Did You Know?

David K. Israel

Play for your chance to WIN a $100 shopping spree in our store! If you missed any of last week's challenges, you can find them here: Day 1, Day 2, Day 3, Day 4. The final puzzle will be poste

Why Don't School Buses Have Seat Belts?

Ethan Trex


Genius on Tape!

Mangesh Hattikudur

Neatorama published these gorgeous art pieces last week, and I couldn't help but republish them here.

8 Cracking Facts About Wallace & Gromit (and an exhibit you have to check out!)

Linda Rodriguez McRobbie

Wallace and Gromit are national heroes in the U.K.

What Is Catnip & Why Are Cats Crazy For It?

Matt Soniak

Your cat probably knows it as Catnip or Catmint.