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Not-So-Famous Firsts: Ads for Feminine Products

Kara Kovalchik

Do you remember the first time you saw a live model wear a brassiere on a television commercial? It might not have been as long ago as you think.

More on Your Favorite Children's Books

Jason English

Today is Day Seven of Stacy Conradt's ten-day salute to our favorite children's books.

10 More Weird Clauses in Sports Contracts

Ethan Trex

We've taken a look at strange clauses in baseball contracts before, but since the NFL draft is quickly approaching, we're about to be inundated with another round of sports contract terms.

Surreal Knitting Art Photography

Jill Harness

How do you take knitting from grandma's sweater collection to the world of the surreal?

8 Marvelous Miniatures

Miss Cellania

If you've ever owned a dollhouse, you know how fascinating tiny little recreations can be. However, the world is more than a family home!

Tuesday Turnip

David K. Israel

In case you're not familiar with the Turnip, it's a whimsical Google search, wherein I type a random phrase and we see what kind of interesting pages "turn-up." As always with thi

Brain Game: Mayhem

It's time for the Tuesday Brain Game:  Besides being six letters in length, what do these six-letter words all have in common? ashore, budget, damage, itself, option, teethe, zither   He

Morning Cup of Links: Gainers

Miss Cellania

So someone leaves a phone on a bar, someone else picks it up and plays with it, and the next thing you know Gizmodo is taking it apart and declaring that this disguised iPhone is a test model of the n

The Late Movies: Mark Romanek's Music Videos

Ransom Riggs

A few weeks ago I did a post all about one of my favorite directors of film, commercial and music videos, Jonathan Glazer. This week I want to focus on another favorite, Mark Romanek.

One Awesome Winner

Jason English

To promote The Book of Awesome, author Neil Pasricha shared a few new excerpts here last week, and invited you guys to share your own awesome things.

The Quick 10: The Boxcar Children

Stacy Conradt

I think this may have been the #1-requested series when I asked what books you wanted to know more about last week.

Why Does Mint Make Your Mouth Feel Cold?

Matt Soniak

Reader Lisa from Anderson, California, wrote in with a question: "Chew a piece of mint gum and then drink something. It seems colder. Why is

Siskel and Ebert Play a Sega Boxing Game

Chris Higgins

Roger Ebert made waves a while back when he claimed that video games can never be art.

FAIL! 5 Toys/Games that need improvement

David K. Israel

We don't spoil our 2 ½ year old, but he has collected his fair share of toys and games, especially over the last year or so.

Brain Game: Math Square #21

The nine white squares inside the main red grid should be filled with the digits 1 through 9. Each digit should appear only once in this main grid. Two of these numbers are already provided for you.