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9 Things You Didn't Know About H. Ross Perot

Linda Rodriguez McRobbie

Henry Ross Perot isn't a name you hear too often these days, but the 78-year-old Texas businessman is still kicking: He still makes an annual appearance on Forbes 400 Richest list (number 68 this

You Can Have Your Squid & Eat It, Too

Matt Soniak

Philadelphia Weekly's style blog (full disclosure: my girlfriend is the editor) ran a piece the other week (full disclosure part II: the writer, Emily, is a friend of ours) about making a wonderf

Friday Happy Hour: The Jobs That Got Away

Jason English

1. Last month, my co-workers and I found out that a healthy portion of our emails were not being delivered, and we were not receiving all the messages intended for us.

Be Amazing: Move a Whole Town

Be Amazing

Whether you're looking to become invisible, swallow a sword, quit smoking, find Atlantis, buy the Moon, sink a battleship, perform your own surgeries, or become a ninja, our new book Be Amazing c

How Does One Become A Knight?

Ethan Trex

The British government announced this week that Ted Kennedy is due to receive a knighthood. The longtime senator earned this recognition in part for his work as a peace advocate in Northern Ireland.

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

A Masters Degree in The Beatles Liverpool Hope University is now offering a Master of Arts degree in The Beatles.

Join the Club: the Story of Hiram Walker's Famous Whisky

Ransom Riggs

I've been a Scotch Whisky aficionado for a few years now, and if someone offers me a nice bourbon, well, don't mind if I do.

Brain Game: Math Friday

This is either late for Math Monday, or early for Math Monday. I'll let you decide which.

Morning Cup of Links: Daylight Saving Time

Miss Cellania

Being underinsured can be as disastrous as being uninsured when a health crisis hits.

The Artist as Model: Alfred Rich for William Orpen

Andréa Fernandes

Yesterday was the 154th birthday of Alfred William Rich (1856-1921), an English watercolorist.

Guerilla Camouflage Ideas for your next trip to IKEA

Mangesh Hattikudur

I don't know about you, but I've never been sure how an army would dress if it was trying to take over an IKEA.

The 5pm Quiz: Genius or Real World Castmate?

Jason Plautz

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 Eiffel Tower Essentials

Stacy Conradt

The famous Eiffel Tower was inaugurated 120 years ago this month.

Video from the Sushi's Perspective

Chris Higgins

I'm a big fan of kaiten-zushi, a form of sushi restaurant in which patrons sit at a bar around a conveyer belt.

4 Great American TV Shows Stolen from the British

Kara Kovalchik

If British TV shows are so darned great, why do U.S. producers insist upon remaking them instead of showing the originals? There are plenty of reasons!

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