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(1) Leonardo Da Vinci vs. (8) Sigmund Freud

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

(3) Rene Descartes vs. (6) The Wright Brothers

Tournament of Genius

(3) Rene Descartes The Frenchman is no easy matchup given his resume: Father of modern philosophy.

The Quick 10: How 10 Classic Toys Were Invented

Stacy Conradt

It's Friday, so I thought we'd go with a particularly fun topic today"¦ and what's more fun than toys? (Umm"¦ don't answer that).

(2) Ben Franklin vs. (7) Hypatia

Tournament of Genius

(2) Benjamin Franklin Possibly the first great American genius, Franklin was many things. Statesman. Diplomat. Almanac writer. Bifocal inventor. Ill-timed flyer of kites.

(4) Galileo vs. (12) Matt Groening

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

Friday Happy Hour: Let Me Ask Again

Jason English

I'm taking next week off to deal with all the fun and adventure of moving.

How Did You Know? - {day 4}

David K. Israel

Play for your chance to WIN a $100 shopping spree in our store! If you didn't hear, we're back with a totally redesigned, and retooled Trivia Hunt! Over the last 14 months, How Did You K

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Toilet Sausage Causes Prison Evacuation 130 inmates at the Clallam Bay Corrections Center in Washington state were evacuated Wednesday evening when smoke was seen coming out of a sewer vent.

Brain Game: AAA-Rated

I'm a AAA member, mainly because I'm not very good when it comes to auto repair.

(3) Michelangelo vs. (11) Adam Smith

Tournament of Genius

(3) Michelangelo When he was alive, people thought Michelangelo was the best artist in the world. Since his death in 1564, that esteem hasn't faded much.

Morning Cup of Links: Flea Circuses

Miss Cellania

The first photograph of Earthrise was taken in 1966 by NASA's robotic probe Lunar Orbiter 1.

One of the Nazarenes: Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld

Andréa Fernandes

Two hundred and fifteen years ago, Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld (1794-1872) was born.

7 Ridiculous Products Licensed by Major League Baseball

Ethan Trex

Last weekend the New York Times ran a really interesting article about Yankees Sod, a new product that's pretty much just what it sounds like: grass that's been licensed by the Bronx Bomber

The 5pm Quiz: Putting Eras in Order

Jason Plautz

Think back to your history classes for this one. You may remember that these eras happen, but do you know when they happened?

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