Brain Game: But Not Shine or Giant

A short and sweet question makes up today's Tuesday Test Time.

Morning Cup of Links: Summer Solstice

Miss Cellania

Why Seeing (The Unexpected) Is Often Not Believing. An ongoing experiment in inattentional blindness sheds light on a case of police brutality.

Why the Red Telephone Box was Almost Silver and Other Facts About the K6

Stacy Conradt

Though they’re not as numerous as they once were, the red telephone box is one of a handful of images that instantly conjures up visions of England. But it wasn’t always such an icon. The

The Late Movies: Cartoon Voice Actors

Colin Patrick

The cast of Toy Story 3 in the

Mo Willems and The State

Ethan Trex

Parents probably recognize Mo Willems as the animator and writer behind the award-winning Pigeon series of books.

Armed Guards for Rhinos

Jill Harness

The Southern white rhino is so rare these days that in the African nature parks where they live, each animal is assigned its own armed guard to protect it against poachers.

Fred Armisen's Touching, Funny Graduation Speech

Chris Higgins

About a week ago, Saturday Night Live and Portlandia star Fred Armisen gave the commencement address at Oregon Episcopal High School.

New Study Claims Men Are Funnier Than Women

Ransom Riggs

This is sure to be controversial, but a study by psychologists and anthropologists from the University of New Mexico finds that "Humor ability reveals intelligence, predicts mating success, and i

Whatever Happened to Play?

Jason Plautz

When browsing Bill Simmons’ new long-form sports site, Grantland, I found myself wondering two things. First, what is a “Grantland”? And second, didn’t the New York Times try this

Winnie Ille Pu: The Latin Versions of 10 Modern Stories

Andréa Fernandes

Despite its status as a "dead" language, pretty much anything can be translated into Latin. Here are 10 modern classics that might make Latin class more fun. 1. Winnie the

Brain Game: Math Square #79

It's Monday Math Square time once again, so give today's Brain Game your best.

Morning Cup of Links: The Ancient Celebrity

Miss Cellania

The Search for Cleopatra.

Last Week's Most Popular Stories

Jason English

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

Unsung Dads of the Animal Kingdom

Kara Kovalchik

There are all types of different “fathers,” from biological dads to adoptive dads to foster dads to father figures. And there are also those unsung patriarchs of the animal kingdom... Their Mane

Dads Catching Foul Balls

Jason English

If you're spending this Father's Day at the ballpark, perhaps you'll catch a ball and earn a spot on next year's list. This dad's my hero. Amazing catch by a Ran