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The Late Movies: Throwing Things Off the Roof

Mario Marsicano

If anyone subscribed to the notion that there are any educational or otherwise redeeming qualities in the articles I post, I give you...people throwing things from roofs. We'll start with

The 5pm Quiz: Name the Muppet Babies

Jason English

There were eight main Muppet Babies under Nanny's watch, plus two semi-regular guests.

6 Famous Advertising Dogs

Scott Allen

Gidget the Chihuahua, the famed Taco Bell mascot from 1997 to 2000, died of a stroke last week at the age of 15.

The Quick 10: The Arc de Triomphe

Stacy Conradt

It was this week in 1836 that Paris celebrated the inauguration of the Arc de Triomphe, 30 years after the triumphal arch was first commissioned by Napoleon.

Bugs Bunny in Blackface: Politically Incorrect Cartoons

Ransom Riggs

You can still catch most of your favorite Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies classics on the Cartoon Network and elsewhere; many have been in heavy syndication for a half-century.

Can You Top This? Most Amazing High School Mascot

Jason English

Earlier this morning I announced via Twitter that I'd found the most amazing high school logo.

The Ump Who Sued Lou Piniella (And Other Baseball-Related Legal Disputes)

Ethan Trex

It's surprising how often America's national pastime, baseball, finds itself snugly entrenched with the country's second-favorite hobby, litigation.

Doctor Who Sets A Record

Jason English

Over the weekend, the Guinness Book of World Records named Doctor Who the most successful science-fiction series in television history.

How Did You Know? - {day 1}

David K. Israel

It's an all-new 5-day trivia hunt, with an all-new set of puzzles, prizes, and collaborators! First, the prizes: In addition to the usual $100 and $50 gift certificates to our store for the fir

9 Notorious Squirrels

Miss Cellania

My husband talks about his days as a long-haul truck driver and the pet squirrel who kept him company (and startled many a driver at truck stops).

Documentaries I Like: POSSESSED

Chris Higgins

POSSESSED is a short documentary (21 minutes) by director Martin Hampton, showing the private lives of compulsive hoarders -- people who collect or save things far beyond reasonable limits.

Brain Game: Dark Seas

On a personal note, I've been experiencing nightmares over the last several months - more than usual - and I haven't been able to pin down the cause.

Morning Cup of Links: The Cats Duet

Miss Cellania

Children Full of Life. An extraordinary 4th grade class in Japan, where Mr. Kanamori encourages children to write about and share their feelings. Once you start watching, you won't want to stop.

The 5pm Quiz: On the Money

Allison Keene

Although they are still technically legal tender, high-denomination bills like the $1000 and $5000 were last printed in 1945.

The Quick 10: Thanks for the Memories

Stacy Conradt

It was this day six years ago that the world lost one of its greatest entertainers "“ Bob Hope. He had a good run, though "“ he was 100 years old when he died.

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