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Iconic America: Grant Wood

Andréa Fernandes

Today is the 67th anniversary of Grant Wood's death; tomorrow is the 118th anniversary of his birth. At the request of readers Meredith T.

8 Players Banned From Baseball Not Named Pete Rose

Ethan Trex

Alex Rodriguez's recent confession that he used steroids while with the Texas Rangers is being mentioned as one of baseball's biggest scandals ever.

The Quick 10: The American Film Institute's Top 10 Romantic Comedies

Stacy Conradt

With Valentine's Day looming around the corner, I thought this was an appropriate list for today. I'm generally not a fan of romantic comedies "“ at least, not ones from recent years.

What's So Premium About Premium Gasoline?

Matt Soniak

They must call it premium for a reason, right? Let's find out if we're missing out on something big by not shelling out the extra 20

Eating Pigeons by the Forkful!

Special Guest Star

This week we're thrilled to have guest blogger Courtney Humphries posting with us.

Getting to know the neti pot

David K. Israel

Recently, my wife had a bad sinus infection. When antibiotics didn't help, she turned to alternative medicine.

A Variety of Valentine Gift Guides

Miss Cellania

So you haven't figured out what to buy your sweetheart for Valentines Day!

Brain Game: Nice Job, Ed!

At the office, Ed Baker's boss liked to reward workers that went above and beyond the call of duty.

Married to the Eiffel Tower

Ransom Riggs

Every time you think you've heard it all, something new comes along and blows the doors off your preconceptions.

Morning Cup of Links: Darwin's Birthday

Miss Cellania

In honor of the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Darwin today, here are quotable things he never said.

9 British Politicians & The Scandals That Ruined Them

Paul Sorene

When the electorate sprinkles fairy dust on a vainglorious, thrusting politician and sends them to Parliament, we expect the expected.

5 Questions You've Always Had About Chickens — Answered!

David Clark

On this planet, there are now more chickens than any other bird, and many, many more chickens than humans. Nevertheless, most people know very little about the fowl they devour nearly every day.

Amish Hackers

Chris Higgins

Today's surprising article: Kevin Kelly on Amish hackers.

The Quick 8: Eight People Who Have Been Cryonically Preserved (and one who wasn't)

Stacy Conradt

1. Dr. James Bedford, a psych professor at the University of California, was the first person to ever be cryonically preserved.

Caption Contest No. 14

David K. Israel

We're back with another cartoon by regular _floss reader, the multi-talented Robert Bonotto. To repeat the rules, the idea here is quite simple: Your job is to come up with a gag.