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Morning Cup of Links: Magnet Tricks

Miss Cellania

Puijila, the walking seal.

The 5pm Quiz: Broadway Musicals

Sara Newton

Whether you saw the original productions (or, more likely, a revival), or own the film versions on worn-out VHS tapes, true fans know that The Golden Age of Broadway (c.

The Quick 10: Happy Birthday, Jack!

Stacy Conradt

Sure, it's Earth Day. It's Administrative Professionals Day too.

ENG 371WR: Writing for Nonreaders in the Postprint Era

Chris Higgins

McSweeney's is running a hilarious piece that pretends to be an "internet-age writing syllabus and course overview" by "instructor" Robert Lanham.

How Earth Day & the Hapless Farmer from Green Acres Are Related

Kara Kovalchik

Most of us probably hear the name "Eddie Albert" and immediately think of the hapless gentleman farmer he portrayed on TV's Green Acres.

Dietribes: Holy Guacamole! It's an Avocado

Allison Keene

"¢ Since it's Earth Day we thought we'd bring you something green.

Winners of the Ethnography contest!

Mangesh & Jason

In honor of Kevin Roose's wonderful book, we asked readers to pitch us your idea for an ethnography project.

10 Latin Phrases You Pretend to Understand

the mag

Whether you're deciphering a cryptic state seal or trying to impress your Catholic in-laws, knowing some Latin has its advantages.

How Did You Know? - {day 2}

David K. Israel

Play for your chance to WIN a $100 shopping spree in our store! Okay, so last month was a bust. We can't apologize enough.

What if Mother Nature Fought Back?

Ransom Riggs

In a new short film I created in collaboration with and Absolut Vodka, that's exactly what she does. Enjoy -- and happy Earth

Brain Game: MLB 2009 #3

Each of this week's Brain Games will involve the sport of Major League Baseball.

Music Changes Everything

Chris Higgins

This morning I came across a link to "Disturbing Strokes": it's the "Diff'rent Strokes" credits sequence set to disturbing music...and the result is supremely creepy (Mr

Morning Cup of Links: World's Tallest People

Miss Cellania

Two new extrasolar planets have been found that resemble Earth in some ways. In other ways, they are very different. * How to Spend Less and Get More.

Master Marketer: Thomas Chambers

Andréa Fernandes

At the request of reader Therese, today's "Feel Art Again" post features Thomas Chambers (1808-1866).

The Quick 10: 10 World's Fairs

Stacy Conradt

Forty-seven years ago today, the Century 21 Exposition opened its doors to the public.