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The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Do Cows Moo in Different Accents?

Matt Soniak

Reader Erica emailed to say, “I heard on Twitter, from one of those 'amazing facts' accounts, that cows moo in regional accents. Is that true?”

Singles, Reality Bites, or Empire Records?

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The '90s were all about films depicting the caustic angst of youth. See if you can tell which movie these quotes came from: Singles, Reality Bites, or Empire Records.

5 Questions: Zynga Games

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50 Things That Turn 50 in 2014

Mark Juddery

Back in January, we looked at 30 things turning 30 this year. Now let's see who's joining the half-century club in 2014.

10 Ridiculous Reasons to Call 911

Adrienne Crezo

There are only a few situations that justify a call to 911. But there are loads of terrible excuses for dialing dispatch.

Weekend Links: Bizarre Barbies

Roma Panganiban

5 Tips for Napping Your Way to Success

Does Daylight Saving Time have you in a napping mood? Maybe your boss should thank you for snoozing at your desk this week.

Immersive Video Games: The Future of Education?

the mag

Navid Khonsari thinks video games can do more than entertain. “What I’m creating," he said, "is the template for how future generations are going to be engaging with history.”

A One-Way Ticket to Mars

Chris Higgins

Weekend Links: Admiring the Michigan Wilderness

Roma Panganiban

The Perfect Game of Putt-Putt

Chris Higgins

The surprisingly tense story of Rick Baird's perfect game.

10 Excellent Internet Riffs on True Detective

Erin McCarthy

Philosophical Rust Cohle and good old boy Marty Hart have spawned many a delightful internet meme. In honor of tonight's season finale, here are a few of our favorites.

How the Albuquerque Isotopes Got Their Name

Hannah Keyser

From now until Opening Day, we'll be taking a look at the stories behind some of the greatest team names in Minor League Baseball.

People's (Relative) Favorite Book by State

Hannah Keyser

Alternate title: They love us in North Dakota!