The Quick 10: 10 Unfamiliar Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Balloons

Stacy Conradt

We’re all used to seeing Snoopy, Spongebob and Spiderman balloons in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. They’re the A-Listers of the parade; the ones everyone anxiously awaits.

The Number of the Day: 333,500

Gabrielle Linnell

In 2008, 333,500 bachelor's degrees were conferred in the field of business—the most popular of all majors. Related Facts: In all, 1,563,000 bachelor's degrees were awarded in 2007-08.

When I Grow Up...

Allison Keene

Recently I came across a great comic outlining what the world would look like if everyone grew up to be what they wanted as kids.

Kinect Hack Makes Shadow Puppets Real(ish)

Chris Higgins

The Microsoft Kinect has been selling like hotcakes, and geeks have been using it to do amazing things.

neatorama presents: HDYK? – {day 2}

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?

YouTube Comments Hall of Fame

Ransom Riggs

People who comment on websites and blogs aren't just a homogeneous mass.

Please Pass the Earth Apples: Thanksgiving Dinner Etymology

Alisson Clark

In middle-school geography class, our teachers told us that the country of Turkey was not named after the bird.

Brain Game: Which -ING This Thanksgiving?

This may be a difficult word ladder; it took me 11 steps, so I imagine some of you can improve on that number.

Eco-Friendly Styrofoam Made From Milk

Jill Harness

When life hands you milk...make Styrofoam.

Morning Cup of Links: Turkey, Chicken, and Duck

Miss Cellania

5 Famous Scientists Dismissed as Morons in Their Time. Sadly, it's hard to say "I told you so" when you're dead. * Let's Talk Turkey!

More Scenes From the Chicago Toy & Game Fair

Jason English

A big thanks to all the fine Midwesterners who stopped by our booth at the Chicago Toy & Game Fair this weekend.

The Late Movies: Defenestration

Ransom Riggs

DEFENESTRATION: the act of throwing someone or something out a window. It's an incredibly specific word for an act which has figured large in cinematic history.

How Did You Know? – Day 1 Level 3/Bonus Round

David K. Israel

YES! You can play this challenge/contest without knowing a thing about the weekly hunt! It's sort of a one-off - a stand-alone if you will.

The Quick 10: 10 Mascots That Don't Seem to Make Any Sense

Stacy Conradt

I went to a university with a seemingly perplexing mascot. How do you get a small red bird from a large, destructive force of nature?

Daniel Radcliffe Sings "The Elements" by Tom Lehrer

Chris Higgins

"Tom Lehrer is, in my opinion, is the cleverest and funniest man of the twentieth century, and he's kind of my hero, and he wrote a song called 'The Elements' because he was a scie