Video: The Secret Powers of Time

Chris Higgins

In this brilliant lecture-with-animation, Professor Philip Zimbardo discusses six different ways people's minds are focused on time. Do you focus on the past?

Great Art ... with Star Destroyers

Ransom Riggs

I guess I thought painting was the one art form that was immune from the mashup -- of course, I was proved wrong years ago, by the cover art for Pride and Prejudice and Zombies -- but now it seems tha

There May Be a New World's Largest Baby

Jill Harness

Out in Texas, a woman named Janet Johnson just gave birth to a 16 pound 1 ounce baby. Officials need to verify the details, but he might be the largest baby ever born.

Brain Game: Math Square #81

Today's Brain Game offers you Math Square #81. Good luck! The nine white squares inside the main red grid should be filled with the digits 1 through 9.

Morning Cup of Links: Hero Cat, Science Dog

Miss Cellania

Hidden Tunnels, Bugs, and Bigamy: A Strange and True D.C. Story.

The Number of the Day: 25%

Jason English

According to a study by the Governors Highway Safety Association, 25% of U.S.

The First Pup With 4 Prosthetic Paws

Jill Harness

Naki’o might not run quite like the other dogs, but it's a miracle that he can run at all.

The Late Movies: Intimate Performances by Famous Musicians

Allison Lex

Becoming an international music sensation doesn’t mean you are restricted to performing only for crowds of thousands.

Weekend Links: Vintage Vaudeville Ventriloquists

Allison Keene

Huzzah and kudos to the Oxford comma, who lives to see another day (except for those of us who publish under AP Style guidelines).

Last Week's Most Popular Stories

Jason English

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

Weekend Links: Happy Odd Day

Allison Keene

From Jan, a Film Creature List paying tribute to the stop-motion magician Ray Harryhausen. (Hint: when you click the pictures they turn into mini-movies and include explanations).

Spies Like Us: Spying without Spies

David K. Israel

The alternatives to HUMINT, or human intelligence, include remote sensors that do the spy's work, but from a distance.

The Late Movies: Space Shuttles

Miss Cellania

With this morning's launch of Atlantis, we are coming to the close of NASA's Space Shuttle Program.

6 Revolutionary Groups That Robbed Their Country's Banks

Erik Sass

© ALI HAIDER/epa/Corbis Back in May, The Washington Post reported that Libyan rebels had obtained funds by “liberating” government assets worth $505 million in the Central Bank of Libya’s Benghazi

Your Favorite Childhood Ice Cream Treats

Jason English

On Fridays, I post a series of unrelated questions meant to spark conversation in the comments. Answer one, answer all, respond to someone else's reply, whatever you want.