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Eisner Contest Winners!

David K. Israel

Several hundred people entered our Will Eisner contest. We randomly picked two who had both answers correct (and most of you did!): 1. The Dreamer is based on the life of whom? Will Eisner 2.

The Weekend Links

Allison Keene

Flosser Merinda has sent in this educational and hilarious chart regarding heavy metal band names.

Contest: Rube Goldberg Devices

Andréa Fernandes

In conjunction with our two "Feel Art Again" posts on Rube Goldberg (Jan.

Rube Goldberg, part 2

Andréa Fernandes

As a continuation of last Saturday's post on Rube Goldberg, here are four more tidbits that you may not know about the man who coined the phrase, "I don't know from nothin'!"

Lunchtime Quiz Leftovers

Jason English

Friday Happy Hour: First Days on the Job (Plus A Giveaway)

Jason English

1. Mangesh and I were just discussing our memories of past inaugurations. The only one I know I watched was Bill Clinton's in 1993.

The Quick 10: Facts About 10 Presidential Inaugurations

Stacy Conradt

I figure by next week at this time, everyone will be all inaugurationed out, so I'm getting to you early with the trivia.

Acceleration Due to Gravity: Super Mario Brothers

Chris Higgins

I've pointed to nerdy analysis of Super Mario Brothers before.

Love Potion Number None: the Anti-Love Drug

Ransom Riggs

There have been enough cheesy ballads written about it over the milennia that by now it's a well-established fact: love can get you in trouble, drive you crazy, ruin your life.

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

You Can't Fire Me Because I'm Drunk! The highest court in Peru has ruled that the town of Chorrillos must reinstate Pablo Cayo as a janitor.

Bonus Quiz: Celebrity Interns

Jason English

Everyone has to start somewhere. Even Dick Cheney, Oprah and John Krasinski.

Brain Game: Behold, the Power of Cheese

Mmmmm, cheese. I like all types, from $40-an-ounce import cheeses all the way down to Velveeta.

Morning Cup of Links: Chatty Congress

Andréa Fernandes

Miss Cellania is temporarily out of commission, so I'll be filling in today. Enjoy! Ever wonder what Congress talks about the most? Or which members are the most vocal?

Our Next Book Giveaway: Museums in the 21st Century

Jason English

There are 333 comments under yesterday's town slogan contest, and I'm going to let the entries keep trickling in for a few days.

3 Plane Crashes and Amazing Survival Stories

Kara Kovalchik

U.S. Airways Flight 1549 crash landed into New York's Hudson River on January 15 with 150 passengers and crew aboard.

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