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6 Presidential Siblings and the Headaches They Caused

Ethan Trex

Every aspect of the American presidency comes under intense scrutiny, but few parts of a president's life contain as many amusing, slightly sordid anecdotes as their siblings' behavior.

The 4pm Quiz: 30 Teams, 5 Minutes "“ NHL Edition (#24)

Jason English

At 4pm (ish) each day this month, we'll be posting one of the year's most popular quizzes.

8 Underappreciated Undefeated Seasons

Scott Allen

By now, you're probably aware that the Detroit Lions just completed a "perfect" 0-16 season.

Why Is There a Mohammad Statue at the Supreme Court?

Matt Soniak

(President) Will and (Editor) Jason told me about a Mohammad statue at the Supreme Court they heard about on This American Life.

Brain Game: I Said More Ham

My wife Kara became ill after eating some ham over the holidays. So, to prove that I'll turn just about anything into a puzzle...

The Week Ahead

Jason English

As 2008 comes to a close, we'll be resting our starters and looking back at some of the year's greatest hits.

10 Religious Holidays Not Yet Exploited by Hallmark

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The 4pm Quiz: Name That Candy Bar (#25)

Jason English

At 4pm (ish) each day this month, we'll be posting one of the year's most popular quizzes.

Fighting with Bows and Arrows

Mangesh Hattikudur

Boston.com has an amazing gallery of photos from 2008.

A Ping Pong Door (What I Probably Need Most for Christmas Next Year)

Mangesh Hattikudur

I've been begging for a table tennis table. My fiancee's been telling me we need a door to our bedroom. Looks like this could be the perfect compromise. Link via the always exciting

Friday Happy Hour: Phone Numbers That Say Something

Jason English

I know I said last Friday's Happy Hour was the last of 2008. But this morning my wife is stuck working, the baby is napping, the dog still exhausted.

5 Bowl Games With Peculiar Corporate Sponsors

Ethan Trex

College football's bowl season is here, and with it comes the annual cavalcade of baffling sponsorship deals.

WENCESLAS: The Man, the Myth, the Christmas Carol

Special Guest Star

By Steven

Remembering Harold Pinter (mostly how cantankerous he could be!)

Mangesh Hattikudur

British playwright and Nobel laureate Harold Pinter passed away last night at the age of 78 after struggling with cancer.

Awful for Travel Times, Great for Photography!

Mangesh Hattikudur

The WebEcoist has a gorgeous round-up of beautiful environmental photography. While there are a lot of stunning photos on there, I found these pics from storm-chaser Eric Nguyen incredible.

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