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The Quick 10: 10 Other Jack the "_ippers"

Stacy Conradt

This weekend is kind of a strange anniversary "“ it was August 31, many years ago (OK, it was 1888 if we're being precise) that Jack the Ripper took his first known victim.

9 Modern-Day Independence Movements

the mag

by Jeff Fleischer You've heard all about Palestine and Tibet, Quebec and Chechnya. But those aren't the only places that want to be sovereign.

Tell Us What You Really Think (and win big prizes!)

Jason English

Got 2-4 minutes? We need a small army of volunteers to participate in an online survey for the magazine, of the magazine.

How Did You Know? - {day 5}

David K. Israel

If you've made it this far, I commend you! One more puzzle to solve and you're home free.

12 Unusual College Football Trophies

Ethan Trex

As the college football season kicks off, teams are ready to vie for the two national championship trophies.

Fictional "Lost City" from Indiana Jones IV ... Actually Discovered?!

Ransom Riggs

If you didn't see the movie, you ain't missin' much, but the first 30 seconds of the trailer lays out what Jonsey's looking for in this sequel: What Indiana's referring t

5 VP Stories Not About Sarah Palin

Jason English

Senator John McCain just named Alaska Governor Sarah Palin as his running mate.

Everything's bigger in the UAE

Diana Wolf

We've all heard that the United Arab Emirates has been hard at work constructing the world's tallest building.

TNT vs. Dynamite: What's the Difference?

Floss books

The Dilemma: Either you're a rabid AC/DC fan in search of lyrical meaning or you've got some pressing need to blow something up. Either way, we've got your answer.

Brain Game: From AB to YZ

The fact that I refer to today's answer as being an "American English" word might provide a hint, so keep that in mind: What's the only remotely common American English word

Morning Links: Amazing Sand Castles

Jason English

Let's kick things off with one of the greatest passive-aggressive notes I've ever seen. * If you're heading to the beach, here's a little inspiration: 8 Architecturally Awesome S

Queen Victoria's Favorite: Alexei Harlamoff

Andréa Fernandes

Since it has been several weeks since "Feel Art Again" covered a Russian artist, today is a good time for Alexei Alexeievich Harlamoff (1840-1925). 1.

Dog-Friendly Dog Training

Chris Higgins

Speaking at last year's EG Conference in Los Angeles, animal behaviorist Ian Dunbar gave a talk on dog-friendly dog training.

The Quick 10: 10 Words That Will Help You Win at Scrabble

Stacy Conradt

I'm not a champion Scrabble player by any means - I often resort to words like "at" and "it" just to use up a turn.

2 Strange Effects of a Bad Economy

Diana Wolf

1. Fewer Males are

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