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Lunchtime Quiz: Dropping Bombs Part II

Jason Plautz

Last month we featured Dropping Bombs, a quiz celebrating (sometimes) terrible movies and the wonderful reviews that accompanied them.

The Beat-y-ful World of Beatboxing

Ransom Riggs

People have been making musical sounds with their mouths for thousands of years: it's thought that the ancient Indians and Chinese did it, and people in Africa have traditionally used stomping, c

The High Line

Jason English

"The idea of a park on a railbed in the sky can be a little hard to get your head around, especially if your only vantage point is looking up from street level at its rusted, pigeon-shit-scarred

Brain Game: Tom the Carpenter

Tom's a carpenter from the Bay Area of California. His dad and uncle are carpenters, too. In today's Brain Game, we reveal three things that Tom likes, along with three he dislikes.

Top 10 Black Search Engines

David K. Israel

In 2007, Mark Ontkush, the brain behind ecoIron, wrote an interesting post suggesting that Google could save tens of thousands a year, along with hundreds of Megawatt-hours a year, if they changed the

Morning Cup of Links: Severed Heads from Mars Attacks

Mario Marsicano

If I told you an upcoming exhibit at the Museum of Modern Art would include severed heads from Mars Attacks, would you believe me?

The Late Movies: Optical Illusions

Chris Higgins

I love optical illusions and weird visual tricks. So I've collect some fun ones here, for your Late Movies enjoyment!

Why We Should Explore the Sea

Chris Higgins

Remember Bob Ballard? He's the geophysicist who discovered the wrecks of the Titanic, Bismarck, Yorktown, and JFK's PT-109 (among other interesting deep-sea explorations).

The Quick 10: 10 Celebrities Injured on Stage

Stacy Conradt

I like Bret Michaels. Not compete-on-Rock-of-Love like, but like in the sense that I think he would be a fun guy to have a beer with. I think he has a pretty good sense of humor about himself.

5 Great Jewel Heists (and what you can learn from them)

Kara Kovalchik

The biggest players on the professional jewel thief circuit are a sophisticated bunch.

5 Things You Didn't Know About John Cazale

Ethan Trex

John Cazale may not be a household name, but if you enjoyed classic films from the 1970s, chances are you'd recognize the vulnerable Italian-American character actor from his handful of memorable

There's a Tear in British Beer"¦

Linda Rodriguez McRobbie

Gone are the days of Guinness is Good For You; welcome to the socially responsible recession era world of O'Doul's.

The World's Oldest Organs

Ransom Riggs

organ |ˈôrgən| noun 1. A part of an organism that is typically self-contained and has a specific vital function, such as the heart or liver in

The Father of Modern Indian Art: Raja Ravi Varma

Andréa Fernandes

Today's "Feel Art Again" post lands us in India, the third country in our quest to cover a different artist from a different country in each post for the month of June.

Brain Game: Return of the Son of Bad Poetry

Today's Brain Game is another "poem wot I writ myself." It's a horrible rhyme, granted. But as a riddle, I hope that it is neither too obvious nor too obscure.