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Morning Cup of Links: mmm, Grilled Cheese

Miss Cellania

Scientists Who Put Their Lives on the Line. Quite a few made the ultimate sacrifice for the advancement of knowledge. * What a colonoscopy is really like.

The Body Noise Rodeo

Matt Soniak

In its endless quest to gross us out, the human body makes a lot of strange noises.

10 Things You Didn't Know About Somali Pirates

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by David

The Quick 10: 10 Facts About MGM Studios

Stacy Conradt

There's no doubt that MGM has given us some of the greatest and most enduring movies ever made - Mutiny on the Bounty, The Wizard of Oz, The Pride of the Yankees, An American in Paris, Doctor Zhi

The Title Game: Einstein vs. Leonardo

Tournament of Genius

The Breakdown This matchup has seemed inevitable since we released the brackets, hasn't it?

Lunchtime Quiz: MacGyver

Stacy Conradt

Note: For reasons too boring to explain, we're swapping the Lunchtime and 5pm quizzes today.

The Buck Stops Here

Mangesh Hattikudur

I'm pretty sure, pet doors weren't created for this purpose. Link via the always wonderful

The Origins of 5 American Dance Crazes

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BY ADAM ROSEN 1. Fight for Your Right to Electric

What to do when you meet the Queen

Linda Rodriguez McRobbie

The news media both here in London and in the States made much of the encounter between Michelle Obama and the Queen, during which the Queen put a tentative hand at Michelle's back and Michelle r

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Miss Cellania

The Gadget Report has seen remote control lawn mowers and gutter cleaners, and you are of course familiar with the Roomba. For sheer cuteness, none of these

Brain Game: I'm So Tired

Tom owned an old Ford LTD that was in reasonably good shape for its age. He sold it on eBay, and worked out a deal with the buyer, who wanted to restore the car to its original glory.

Breaking Matzah

David K. Israel

As Jews around the globe gear up to celebrate one of the most important holidays of the year, I thought I'd put up a couple Passover-themed posts this week to get everyone in the

Morning Cup of Links: Tourists in North Korea

Miss Cellania

Two Europeans rode a train into North Korea without going through the required North Korean tourist agency.

Jim Henson's Apprentice: Ron Mueck

Andréa Fernandes

In the words of reader Shann, Ron Mueck (born 1958) is a "totally awesome sculptor" whose work is "so life-like." This weekend's "Feel Art Again" post features th

(2) Ben Franklin vs. (1) Leonardo Da Vinci

Tournament of Genius

The Breakdown Two of history's most diverse minds are squaring off here, and it's going to be tough to pick a winner.

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