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A miracle?

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Morning Cup of Links: Extreme Face Transplant

Miss Cellania

It took decades for geologists to get used to the idea that the dinosaur extinction was caused by a space objects crashing to earth.

The Late Movies: Dom DeLuise

Mario Marsicano

Tonight I'd like to recognize an actor that made me laugh more times than I can count.

9 Famous Baseball Stadium Vendors

Scott Allen

A good stadium vendor can make you forget that you're forking over $7.50 for 16 ounces "“ or four bites "“ of fleeting enjoyment.

The 5pm Quiz: Skyscrapers

Mangesh & Jason

Today's quiz tests your mastery of all things really tall. Well, not all things. Just buildings. Let's see how well you know your skyscrapers. Take the Quiz:

Why Text Messages Are Only 160 Characters

Chris Higgins

The LA Times recently delved into the history of the text message -- specifically, why text messages are limited to 160 characters.

The Quick 10: 10 Mean Moms

Stacy Conradt

It's almost Mother's Day, so of course everyone is talking about how great their moms are and what fabulous thing they can do to honor their moms.

$50 Challenge Winner!

Andréa Fernandes

On May 2, we announced a $50 challenge.

Dietribes: Doughnut Stop Believing

Allison Keene

"¢ Though the origins of the doughnut are lost in history, the making of the modern doughnut can be traced back to World War I and the Salvation Army.

Archives of Crap: the World's Worst Videos

Ransom Riggs

We've had fun with ridiculous videos here on the blog before (notably with this terrible music videos post), but I'm clearly not the only one out there trolling YouTube and my home video col

10 More People Banned From Britain

Linda Rodriguez McRobbie

Yesterday, UK Home Secretary Jaqcui Smith released the names of 16 people who are banned from entering Britain on the grounds that they foster or promote hate and extremism.

8 Rejected Supreme Court Nominees

David Holzel

Since George Washington nominated the first batch of justices, the Senate has confirmed all but 34 of 156 nominations.

Brain Game: For Mom

John loves classic sitcoms, but he's particularly crazy about sitcom moms... although he prefers certain ones over others. See, he likes Roseanne Conner, but he doesn't care for Peg Bundy.

Introducing: Darcy James Argue's Secret Society

David K. Israel

Ed. note: If you missed our first post on New Amsterdam Records yesterday, be sure to check it out here.

Morning Cup of Links: Turtle Hunting

Miss Cellania

What it's like to climb the last leg to the summit of Mt. Everest.

Photos of Early Office Computing

Chris Higgins

WebUrbanist has a gallery of early office computing scenes, complete with lots of punched cards, reel-to-reel tape, dumb terminals (with awesome Star Trek designs), and hot hot fashion.

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