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The Lunchtime Quiz: The Princess Bride

Stacy Conradt

As I've said time and again, I'm really not a chick flick kind of a girl. Zombies, those are more up my alley.

Magazine Sneak Peek: Worthless Inventions You Definitely Need!

Mangesh & Jason

This issue's Scatterbrained section is packed with great stories and anecdotes, but perhaps the page that's closest to my heart is the one on Lazy Furniture.

Photographing Rocks While The World Was Falling Apart: Ansel Adams

Andréa Fernandes

Yesterday marked the 107th anniversary of the birth of American photographer Ansel Adams (1902-1984). At the requests of readers Scott S.

6 Odd Moments in Oscar History

Kara Kovalchik

1. You Light Up My Mxpltk In 1976, Best Actress winner Louise Fletcher (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest) signed her acceptance speech to her Deaf parents.

Magazine Sneak Peek: Praise Cheeses! 4 Holy Women Transformed By the Dairy

Mangesh & Jason

A few weeks ago, David Clark penned a bunch of great posts for us all about cheese.

Lunchtime Quiz Leftovers

Jason English

The Weekend Links

Allison Keene

Excellent article of lessons for this economy ... from a hobbit. What would Bilbo Do?

7 Great Oscar Night Surprises

Mark Juddery

Every year during Oscar season, you can always safely guess one thing: Before the awards are presented, critics will complain about how predictable the Oscars are.

The Protein Synthesis Dance

Chris Higgins

Here's a bit of Friday nerdery for you.

The Quick 10: 10 of My Possible Road Trip Destinations

Stacy Conradt

So, I was supposed to fly to Florida in April (Easter weekend, actually) for the wedding of one of my best friends, but for multiple reasons, a few of us have decided to drive.

8 Literary Heroines: Sisters Doin' It For Themselves

Sara Newton

Recently, a good friend and I discussed books we read and re-read growing up and noticed a common theme: Our lasting favorites featured strong female protagonists who often kicked some serious behind.

Friday Happy Hour: Super-Specific Dream Jobs

Jason English

1. Let's talk about your dream job. Forget about educational requirements or your lack of relevant experience.

Win an Oscar-winning Film!

David K. Israel

We've got an unopened, brand new release of an Oscar-winning film to give away today.

Magazine Sneak Peek: Country Stars Who Got Fried in the Food Business

Mangesh & Jason

We love Bill DeMain's writing at mental_floss. From his piece on Birth of the Cool, to last issue's description of Oklahoma!, he's got such a deft touch for writing about music.

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Surfer Finds Teeth Two Days Later 67-year-old Phillip Worth was surfing Australia's coast at Terrigal on New Year's Eve when he lost his upper plate in the waves.

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