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Michael Pollan Takes a Plant's-Eye View

Chris Higgins

In this TED Talk from 2007, nature writer Michael Pollan (The Omnivore's Dilemma, In Defense of Food) thinks about plants...from the point of view of those plants.

Dietribes: Milk It for All It's Worth

Allison Keene

"¢ Milk must do a body good since it's the first thing any of us drink!

Mistaken Identities and Executions: 6 Murderers Who Didn't Do It

Rob Lammle

What do you do when you've just hanged someone for murder, and then their "victim" pops up alive and healthy a few towns away? 1. Not the Marion

5 Really, Really Expensive Speeding Tickets

David K. Israel

What's the most expensive speeding ticket you've ever gotten? What's the craziest ticket you've ever received? Drop a comment and let us know.

Brain Game: Counting to 10

There has been heated debate recently over the value of shows like Sesame Street on the education of our youth.

Morning Cup of Links: Subversive Street Art

Colin Patrick

Ever wondered how you could be a part of a live studio audience? This site is a great place to get started. * Now we know how G.I.

The "Enfant Terrible" of Austria: Egon Schiele

Andréa Fernandes

Today's stop on the "Feel Art Again" trip around the world is Austria, with artist Egon Schiele (1890-1918). Reader Brandon Z.

Cheetos Lip Balm & More Bizarre Brand Extensions

Mario Marsicano

When I heard about the new Burger King Whopper Bar, my immediate thought was that it wouldn't be the first place I'd go for a cocktail.

The Late Movies: Hockey Fights

Mario Marsicano

I'm not really a hockey fan, but I enjoy a good fight as much as the next blogger.

New Theories on the Origin of Life

Chris Higgins

Today the New York Times brings us an interesting look at the origin of life.

3 Dearly Departed Amusement Parks

Ethan Trex

When Six Flags filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Saturday, everyone who enjoys a good rollercoaster probably cringed.

Magazine Sneak Peek!: The Strange Case of Arthur Conan Doyle

Mangesh Hattikudur

As a 3rd grader, I was obsessed with Sherlock Holmes. I walked around the neighborhood trying to solve cases. I took all of the mystery books out of my elementary school library.

5 Historical Figures (and Families) ID'd with DNA

Meghan Holohan

For some historical figures, death wasn't the end of their journeys. As wars were waged and empires changed, famous bodies were moved from graveyard to graveyard. Others were simply lost.

The 3Ms of Procrastination

Mangesh Hattikudur

I love stop-motion stuff, and this is one of the most clever videos I've seen in a while.

Brain Game: Time to Kill

Seconds make minutes, minutes make hours, hours make days. You can probably take it from there. But before you do, please try today's Brain Game.

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