Morning Cup of Links: Diabolical Fish

Miss Cellania

Ten Things You Don't Know About the Sun. What I do know is that I haven't seen enough of it this winter. * Modern Technologies That Are Older Than You Think.

The Cattle Painter: Theodor Philipsen

Andréa Fernandes

89 years ago today, Theodor Philipsen (1840-1920) passed away. The Danish painter is considered one of the only Danish impressionists of his time.

How Did You Know Natt Supab?

David K. Israel

I'm happy to announce a winner to our last How Did You Know? trivia hunt. First-timer Natt Supab was the first of dozens who had all the correct answers. Congrats Natt!

The 5pm Quiz: Long Live Latin!

Brett Savage

Over the past few years, we've cranked out hundreds of quizzes. Chances are you haven't aced them all just yet. We'll be re-running a quiz from the archives each day at 5pm.

The Quick 10: 10 Fake Brands Used by the Entertainment Industry

Stacy Conradt

Technically, it's more like, "10 Fake Brands and Numbers and License Plates Used by the Entertainment Industry" but that's pretty wordy for a title.

Be Amazing: Glow in the Dark

Be Amazing

Whether you're looking to become invisible, swallow a sword, quit smoking, find Atlantis, get out of jury duty, buy the Moon, sink a battleship, perform your own surgeries, or become a ninja, our

4 Creative Law Enforcement Techniques in the National Parks

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Video Games in Reverse

Chris Higgins

Meme alert: Twitter users have started reversing narratives.

Celebrating Square Root Day

Miss Cellania

Square Root Day is when the month and the day are the square root of the year. It only happens nine times in a century, and today (3-3-09) is one of those

Brain Game: "Smart is as smart does, sir."

Many readers commented that they enjoyed the "movie quote" Brain Game we offered about a month ago, so we're bringing it back as an occasional entry.

7 Dating Web Sites for People Who Love Pets

David K. Israel

Some of you might recall our post last year on Seven incredibly specific dating sites. There was one category left off the list, however: animal lovers!

11 Unusual Majors Your College Probably Didn't Offer

Ethan Trex

Most people who go to college major in a fairly typical subject like English, communications, or biology. But some colleges offer majors that are a bit more unusual.

Notable Victims of Bernie Madoff

Ransom Riggs

It seems like every time I turn around, some other notable person is lamenting their losses in Bernard Madoff's now-infamous Ponzi scheme.

Morning Cup of Links: The Sliding House

Miss Cellania

Ross and Sally Russell built their home with a sliding cover. With a touch of a button, it becomes a glass home to let sunlight in. More here. (via Metafilter) * They Paid You For That?

How Did You Know? - {Day 5}

David K. Israel

If you've made it this far, I commend you! One more puzzle to solve and you're home free.