The Number of the Day: 741

Jason English

Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon spent 741 weeks—more than 14 years—on the Billboard Top 200 album chart. Related Fact: Syd Barrett got the name Pink Floyd from two American blues musicians, Pink

Pop Culture Operas

Ransom Riggs

Admittedly, I'm not a big opera fan. But if more operas were like these, I might be.

Morning Cup of Links: Dog and Dolphin

Miss Cellania

The News Merchant.

Neatorama presents: HDYK? - {day 5}

David K. Israel

It's an all-new 5-day trivia hunt! Co-puzzle Master Josh Halbur and I are happy to bring you the next How Did You Know?

Making Art From YouTube Videos

Jill Harness

Joshua Ellingson is a Bay Area artist who does excellent illustrations. Some of his newest creations involve turning viral YouTube videos into adorable works of art.

The Number of the Day: 1.9

Jason English

According to the good people at Wired, giraffes only require 1.9 hours of sleep per day.

Temple Grandin’s Thinking in Pictures: Explaining Autism from the Inside Out

Mangesh & Jason

Temple Grandin’s Thinking in Pictures was on our 2009 list of The 25 Most Powerful Books of Past 25 Years.

Piggish Pranks

Colin Patrick

I'm especially fond of this practical joke idea provided by Blame It On the

Slow Day

Jason English

We've been making some updates to the site and store, and they're taking a bit longer than we'd hoped.

How Do Hurricanes Get Their Names?

Matt Soniak

Since Europeans first came to the Americas and the Caribbean, hurricanes have been named using a variety of systems. First they were named after Catholic saints.

Weekend Links: The Hand Symphony

Allison Keene

Just because something is delicious doesn't always means it can translate well into ice cream form.

Emmy Trivia Contest

Jason English

The very first Emmy was awarded in 1949 to Shirley Dinsdale, a ventriloquist. That year, she was the Most Outstanding Television Personality.

Last Week's Most Popular Stories

Jason English

In case you weren't obsessively refreshing all week, here's what you

Weekend Links: Power Ballad Love Fail

Allison Keene

I have to say I think ignorance was bliss before I saw these Scanning Electron Microscope pictures of insects and spiders. I'm not sure I ever needed to get that up close and personal!

Sale Reminder: All Our Shirts Are $14.90!

Jason English

In honor of the two new shirts added to our store this week — "Rubber Ducky: A Friend When You're in Hot Water" and "Spork: The Other White Utensil" — we&#