A Great Portrait That Really Stinks

Jill Harness

Regardless of your feelings about smoking, I'm sure we can all agree that cigarette butts are pretty disgusting.

The Late Movies: Guess the Theme

Mark Arminio

Tonight for the Late Movies, I'm trying something a bit different. Below is a collection of songs all with a common theme. In the comments, leave your best guess as to what that theme is.

On Parabolas and Moments

Chris Higgins

Yesterday I linked to a Radiolab video about symmetry.

The Quick 10: 10 Facts About the Golden Age of Looney Tunes

Adrienne Crezo

1. In the beginning, Tweety was pink. He was also named Orson.

America's Top Companies: 1964 vs. 2011

Brett Savage

It is once again a boom time for the titans of American business, with corporations posting high profits on eye-popping earnings statements; yet unemployment remains stubbornly high (with few signs po

Dinos of the Desert

Jill Harness

Living in San Diego, I'm always shocked to find out just how many strange desert artworks there are within 100 miles of my home. It makes sense—the desert is a great place to put artwork.

Revolutionary New Product: 2-D Glasses

Ransom Riggs

Hank Green, brother of honorary lifetime Mental Flosser John Green and half of the videoblogging Vlogbrothers, has come up with a revolutionary new idea for a product, one that could enhance the movie

Weird Camera Effects

Miss Cellania

We can never know the world around us as it really is; we can only know it as our brains perceive it.

The Number of the Day: 100,000

Colin Patrick

During a 2009 search for the Loch Ness Monster, scientists in Scotland discovered more than 100,000 submerged golf balls instead.

Brain Game: An Empty Bag?

Today, the Brain Game brings you Think Thursday. The end of the week is near! What does the following clue represent? B A L L O _ Here is the ANSWER.

Morning Cup of Links: High Five!

Miss Cellania

Today is National High Five Day! Do you know how the High Five came about? * 13 Delicious Recipes Using Cadbury Creme Eggs (with links to each).

The Late Movies: SHEEZER, Canada's All-Female Weezer Tribute Band

Chris Higgins

Sometimes you come across something so wonderful that you have to share it with the world. Tonight it's Sheezer, the all-female Toronto-based Weezer tribute band.

The Perverse Life of a Fig Tree

Jill Harness

For most people, figs are little more than a tasty source of nutrients.

Radiolab Presents Symmetry

Chris Higgins

Radiolab is back with another excellent video, produced by Everynone (click that link to view a bunch of similar videos).

Skydiving in Slow Motion

Ransom Riggs

It's hard to describe what skydiving is like to someone who's never tried it (though I attempted to a few years ago), because before you've actually taken the plunge, all you can imagin