Brain Game: Math Square #72

The images for the Monday Math Square just wouldn't work yesterday due to upgrades on the site, so we're trying something totally new and revolutionary, a Tuesday Math Square. Wow, huh?

Morning Cup of Links: Coin Infestation

Miss Cellania

100-year-old Pavel Galitsky is one of the few remaining survivors of the Stalinist labor camps. He tells his story, uses Skype, and delights in outlasting all his oppressors.

The Late Movies: Fun with Slow Motion

Ransom Riggs

It's getting easier to film things in extreme slow motion.

The Quick 10: 10 Obscure Disney Characters

Stacy Conradt

No doubt you’re familiar with Mickey and Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck and their posse of pen-and-ink pals.

neatorama presents: HDYK? - {day 5}

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?

Ten Days in a Madhouse: The Woman Who Got Herself Committed

Bill DeMain

In 1887, intrepid reporter Nellie Bly pretended she was crazy and got herself committed, all to help improve conditions in a New York City mental institution.

Mr. T as the Meta-rebel

Chris Higgins

The folks over at at Overthinking It came up with an idea for a new political party: The Mr. T Party.

To Show the Body, Or Not to Show the Body: That Is the Question

Erik Sass

While it may seem strange to celebrate the death of an individual, the killing of Osama bin Laden in Pakistan on May 1, 2011, is surely one of those rare occasions warranting this particular kind of g

The Ghost Cities of China

Ransom Riggs

Sometimes it seems like China's the new Texas -- everything's bigger there. The population, the infrastructure, you name it -- even the ghost towns are bigger.

Morning Cup of Links: Silly Molecules

Miss Cellania

Why it's good to be a high school loser.

Live from Abbottabad

Jason English

Sohaib Athar unknowingly live-tweeted yesterday's raid on Osama Bin Laden's compound in Abbottabad.

Weekend Links: Calling Out Bad Tippers

Colin Patrick

I would waste way too much time on the street if all posted signs were as creative as this collection of tear-off fliers. * Phil Rosenthal is the creator of the sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond.

Presidential Middle Names

Sandy Wood

James ABRAM GarfieldChester ALAN ArthurLyndon BAINES JohnsonRutherford BIRCHARD HayesJames CALVIN CoolidgeHerbert CLARK HooverDwight DAVID EisenhowerFranklin DELANO RooseveltJames EARL CarterJohn FITZ

The Quick 10: 10 Evil Lairs

Stacy Conradt

[Photo: Newseum] I was fascinated by this Top 10 Evil Lairs list featured on today.

Weekend Links: Learning From Wile E. Coyote

Colin Patrick

I’ve had Space Shuttle fever lately.