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The Artist as Model: Alfred Rich for William Orpen

Andréa Fernandes

Yesterday was the 154th birthday of Alfred William Rich (1856-1921), an English watercolorist.

Guerilla Camouflage Ideas for your next trip to IKEA

Mangesh Hattikudur

I don't know about you, but I've never been sure how an army would dress if it was trying to take over an IKEA.

The 5pm Quiz: Genius or Real World Castmate?

Jason Plautz

Over the past few years, we've cranked out hundreds of quizzes. Chances are you haven't aced them all just yet. We'll be re-running a quiz from the archives each day at 5pm.

The Quick 10: 10 Eiffel Tower Essentials

Stacy Conradt

The famous Eiffel Tower was inaugurated 120 years ago this month.

Video from the Sushi's Perspective

Chris Higgins

I'm a big fan of kaiten-zushi, a form of sushi restaurant in which patrons sit at a bar around a conveyer belt.

4 Great American TV Shows Stolen from the British

Kara Kovalchik

If British TV shows are so darned great, why do U.S. producers insist upon remaking them instead of showing the originals? There are plenty of reasons!

Be Amazing: Finally Get Your Own Hoverboard

Be Amazing

Whether you're looking to become invisible, swallow a sword, quit smoking, find Atlantis, get out of jury duty, buy the Moon, sink a battleship, perform your own surgeries, or become a ninja, our

Places of the Dead: 8 Extraordinary Burial Sites

Miss Cellania

There are many places you may have never heard of that serve as memento mori- a reminder that we are all mortal, and that not every culture buries their dead six feet underground.

Making Fun of Stars' Names

Ransom Riggs

Over the last few years, we've seen a new trend in celebrity public relations: gently making fun of yourself.

Brain Game: Flip a Quarter

If you're ever sorting through your pocket change and come up with a quarter that resembles the one depicted to the left, you might want to turn it in to the authorities.

IQ-tips: Computer Timesaver Tips

David K. Israel

Some of you may know some of these tips, but if you're like a lot of people out there, you may not know them all.

Morning Cup of Links: Weaponized Animals

Miss Cellania

The government's Homeowner Affordability and Stability Plan is supposed to help up to 9 million people lower their mortgage payments.

10 Highlights from Cricket's Strangest Matches

Special Guest Star

by Andrew WardYou might not know how to play. But that shouldn't stop you from learning how to deal with cricket's most common problems.

Smart Blocks: Siftables

Chris Higgins

MIT grad student David Merrill and his team created a set of computerized toy blocks, called Siftables, that are aware of each other.

The 5pm Quiz: Celebrity Fragrances

Stacy Conradt

Over the past few years, we've cranked out hundreds of quizzes. Chances are you haven't aced them all just yet. We'll be re-running a quiz from the archives each day at 5pm.

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