The Weekend Links

Allison Keene

From our own Miss C, a quiz of Olympic proportions - Can you name these former Olympics medalists?

If Joe Biden is elected Vice President, he would be...

Mangesh & Jason

...the first VP from Delaware. ...the first Catholic Vice President. (John F.

Lunchtime Quiz Leftovers

Jason English

7 Comic Book Superpowers the World Can Do Without

Mark Juddery

From "rainbow breath" to incredible weight gain via donuts, here are 7 superhero powers the world doesn't need. 1. The Power to Eat

The Quick 10: 10 Pieces of Stolen Artwork

Stacy Conradt

August 22 is a bad day for artwork: on this day in 1911, it was discovered that the Mona Lisa was stolen, and on this day in 2004, two Edvard Munch paintings were stolen at gunpoint from a museum in O

What's Neal Stephenson Building Down There?

Chris Higgins

I'm a huge Neal Stephenson fan. There, I said it.

Friday Happy Hour: Design Your Own Spinoff (Then Buy Some Shirts)

Jason English

1. On Monday, Stacy's Quick 10 looked at TV spinoffs that didn't quite make it. Let's pretend for a moment that you are an extraordinarily powerful TV executive.

5 Charlie's Angels Facts Revealed

Kara Kovalchik

In the late 1970s, producer Aaron Spelling and network exec Fred Silverman created a new genre of programming: "Jiggle TV."Â  The focus was all body, never body copy, and the results were r

SALE ENDS TONIGHT! All Shirts just $14.90

Mangesh & Jason

Just visit the store, and enter the word "teeparty" as the discount code. But be quick! The sale ends at

More Trivia from the 49th State

Jason Plautz

I'm back with more facts from the great state of Alaska. In case you missed it, check out part 1 here. Greater than

Weekend Word Wrap: Polysemes

David K. Israel

Lately, I've had a few words/phrases on my mind that have multiple meanings, sometimes known as polysemes. It all started a couple months ago when I asked my friend about his wedding band.

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

100,000 Attend Topless Biker Parade An estimated 100,000 workers in Auckland, New Zealand gathered to watch the annual "Boobs on Bikes" parade Wednesday.

LA's Rat Hoarding Horror Story

Ransom Riggs

You've all probably heard of cat hoarding -- that variant of animal hoarding suffered by Crazy Cat Ladies the world over (like this Cat Lady in Siberia, who feeds 130 in her home every day).

Brain Game: Really, Really Bad Rebus #4

We've offered three Really, Really Bad Rebuses thus far in the Brain Game series. We've yet to offer a good rebus. And guess what?

Morning Cup of Links: Absurd College Classes

Miss Cellania

5 Dubious Moments in Olympics History.