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Morning Cup of Links: She's Gonna Blow!

Miss Cellania

Some particularly unusual units of measurement.

Boogie Woogie Piet

Andréa Fernandes

Tomorrow marks the 65th anniversary of the death of Pieter Cornelis Mondriaan, Jr., also known as Piet Mondrian (1872-1944). At the request of readers Lauren M.

The Bud Bowl: A Definitive History

Scott Allen

Editor's Note: This article originally appeared last year. On the subject of the greatest football dynasties of all-time, the 1970s Pittsburgh Steelers, 1980s San Francisco 49ers, 1990s Dallas

Photos: Our Readers And Their Famous Friends

Jason English

I asked for your best photos taken with celebrities and you did not disappoint. Here's a taste of what you guys sent us.

The Weekend Links

Allison Keene

An in-depth zooming panoramic of the inauguration. Can you find anything interesting?

Lunchtime Quiz Leftovers

Jason English

Twitter from 1937

Chris Higgins

Blogger David Griner recently came across a "line-a-day" diary kept by his great aunt from 1937 through 1941.

That Tattoo Doesn't Mean What You Think It Means

Ransom Riggs

Chinese and Japanese character tattoos have been sweeping the West for a decade or more now, to the extent that most of our readers probably know someone who has one.

How Did You Know? - {day 4}

David K. Israel

We're back with another 5-day trivia hunt! Again, the rules: Every remaining day this week, I'll be presenting a specific challenge.

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Dealing Drugs in the Police Station Bathroom A 24-year-old man in Everett, Washington was overheard making a drug deal on his cell phone in the men's room. Of the Everett Police Department.

Brain Game: Putting the "P" in SB XLIII

As is the case with many of you, the Super Bowl is on my mind. There are more important things to be concerned with at this moment in history, certainly.

Morning Cup of Links: The Dirtiest Hotels

Miss Cellania

"A most decided humbug." George Hull raked in the money exhibiting the Cardiff Giant.

Alice Neel Exposed

Andréa Fernandes

Exactly 109 years ago today, the American artist Alice Neel (1900-1984) was born. Neel was everything an artist should be—controversial, bohemian, and interesting.

"Tails," Mickey Rourke, Palin 2012 & Other Things You Can Bet On

Ethan Trex

It's easy to find a place online where you can place a bet on the Steelers, who are favored by 7 points in Sunday's big game.

Our Next Book Giveaway: Archimedes to Hawking

Jason English

At various points during our month of book giveaways, I've asked you to channel your inner architect, misleading medical consultant and quizmaster.

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