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Four Artists Around the World

Andréa Fernandes

January 27 is a significant for four artists around the world.

What Else Is On Super Bowl Sunday?

Ethan Trex

As the Super Bowl approaches, your Sunday night plans are probably firming up. And, if you're like millions of other casual sports fans, these plans probably involve sitting in front of a TV.

URLs with incorrect grammar

David K. Israel

Anyone else bothered by the grammar here? Fun idea, but really? Besides WouldYouDoThatIfBarackWasWatching.com, any other URLs with poor grammar we need to know about?

More Than Just Fireworks: Celebrating 6 National Days

David Holzel

Monday was Australia Day. In India, it was Republic Day. While both are national holidays, the reasons for their celebration couldn't be more different.

The Quick 10: What 10 Famous People Did Before They Were Famous

Stacy Conradt

If Sean Connery started his working life as a truck driver, that gives us all a little hope for doing something great, doesn't it? 1. Sean Connery - coffin polisher.

Scott McCloud on Understanding Comics

Chris Higgins

Scott McCloud tells a compelling story about his journey into comics (McCloud is the author of Zot!, among other awesome things).

$50 Challenge Winner!

Andréa Fernandes

On January 25, we announced a $50 challenge.

Weird Stuff Found in Bogs

Ransom Riggs

For my money, whether you call 'em bogs, tarns, mires or moors, bogs are one of the strangest ecosystems on earth.

How Did You Know? - {day 1}

David K. Israel

We're back with another 5-day trivia hunt! Again, the rules: Every remaining day this week, I'll be presenting a specific challenge.

Nuclear Bomb vs. Dirty Nuclear Bomb: What's the Difference?

Floss books

The Dilemma: What Just Happened?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!

Trebuchet Toaster

Miss Cellania

A trebuchet is a medieval machine used to fling objects, such as globs of burning pitch, over the ramparts and into the strongholds of the enemy. The modern version will fling toasted bread.

Brain Game: Always Tip Pizza Guy

If you ever lived with a roommate in college, you've been one of the three guys mentioned in this story. Admit it. Go on. Pizza Guy just arrived, and you're broke.

Morning Cup of Links: Sexy Panda

Miss Cellania

Slice has a descriptive List of Regional Pizza Styles. In some places they consider it normal to put the sauce on last!

We Owe People Books!

Jason English

I'll be honest: I'd rather skip this round-up of winners from last Friday and instead post some of your photos taken with random celebrities.

12 College Classes We Wish Our Schools Had Offered

Stacy Conradt

Editor's Note: The deadline for our $50,000 Tuition Giveaway is January 31.

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