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Not Playing Around: 8 Lawsuits Involving Video Games

Scott Allen

Sam Keller, who played college football at Arizona State and Nebraska, recently filed a class-action lawsuit claiming that video game giant Electronic Arts and the National Collegiate Athletic Associa

Zubbles

Miss Cellania

Soap bubbles are fun. If you have ever watched a baby play with blown bubbles for the first time, or seen a dog snap at them, or given a child a bubble bath, then you know how magical they can be.

The Benefits of Swearing

Ransom Riggs

Growing up, they teach you that swearing is a bad habit -- but no one ever explained why it was a bad habit for so many people.

Brain Game: B-sides

This isn't a full-fledged logic puzzle, as you need only place five items in their correct order; but it should provide a nice challenge for a Monday.

The Only 4 Hawaiians ever to make the MLB All-Star Team

David K. Israel

When the Phillies' Shane Victorino received a record 15.6 million fan votes last week, he beat out the Giants' Pablo Sandoval for the last spot on the National League All-Star Team.

Morning Cup of Links: Bad Taxidermy

Miss Cellania

Taxidermy at its worst. Many of these specimens were found for sale on eBay or Craigslist, so there's a chance you could have one for your own.

Bride of the Wind: Leonora Carrington

Andréa Fernandes

Leonora Carrington, requested by reader Brandon Z., is one of the last living original Surrealists.

The Weekend Links

Allison Keene

Think you know the 80s? Page 2 offers up their version of The Ultimate 80s Quiz.

A 10 Fact Salute to Casey Kasem

Kara Kovalchik

Earlier this week the venerable Kemal Amin Kasem, better known to radio listeners as Casey Kasem, announced that he was stepping down from his weekly countdown show.

The 5pm Quiz: Before They Were Famous

Brett Savage

Sometimes it takes a while before an actor can hit it big. A long while. Almost every international star and studio darling has suffered their share of humiliating assignments.

The Quick 10: 10 Unusual Golf Courses

Stacy Conradt

So I started golfing this summer. If you can call it that.

Technical Details of the Disney Monorail

Chris Higgins

Last Sunday, a tragic monorail crash at Walt Disney World (between the Pink and Purple trains) killed the driver of Purple, Austin Wuennenberg.

5 Things You Didn't Know About Grace Kelly

Ethan Trex

From her first major screen role as Gary Cooper's violence-loathing Quaker wife in the classic Western High Noon through her "wedding of the century" and retirement from films to becom

5 Rules of Thumb and Their Inventors

Casey Johnston

It is a popular custom among learned society to toss around the names of theories without explanation or elaboration-- Murphy's Law, Occam's Razor, and so on.

Three contest winners!

David K. Israel

Congrats to Dannette Rusnak and Mike Anderson, who were plucked at random for the Mike Sacks book giveaway!

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