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The Quick 10: 10 Interesting Political Debates

Stacy Conradt

So, who will be watching the debate tonight? We're watching it with some friends, at least until one of us gets mad and hurls the T.V. to the floor.

Your College's Oddest Courses

Jason English

One year ago today, Stacy Conradt posted a list of 12 College Classes We Wish Our Schools Had Offered, which included courses on Harry Potter, The Far Side and Whoopi Goldberg.

Rodney Brooks Shows Off Awesome Robots

Chris Higgins

Rodney Brooks is one of my favorite scientists: he's brilliant, accomplished (his research led to the Roomba vacuum cleaner robot), and full of predictions.

4 Things I Just Learned about Mr. Clean

Mangesh Hattikudur

1. He's Got a First

Pearly Gates hopefully extra-shiny for Mr. Clean's Arrival

Mangesh Hattikudur

CNN is reporting that Hollywood actor House Peters, Jr. passed away today at the age of 94.

The Woman Who Struck Out Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig

Mangesh Hattikudur

I learned plenty of strange facts this weekend at the Baseball Hall of Fame.

Lunchtime Quizzes: VP Winners & Losers

Jason English

In honor of tonight's highly anticipated Vice Presidential debate at Washington University in St. Louis, here are two questions the moderator probably won't ask.

Ghosts of VP Debates Past

Ransom Riggs

As the nation gets ready to hunker down in front of their TV sets tonight and watch the hotly anticipated Palin-Biden debate, I thought it was only appropriate to revisit a few notable moments from VP

Cufflinks: A Half-Inch of Personality

Miss Cellania

The stock market swings up and down, but fashion never fluctuates in corporate America. Every weekday in most big city offices, you'll find a workforce dressed

Brain Game: Not Far Between

Yes, they're all consonants, but that's not what we're looking for. And yes, I'm certain some of you will find alternate answers. And that's okay.

Expired Drugs: 6 Things to Know

David K. Israel

I was recently doing some research online about expired Advil. My wife and I noticed our bottle in the medicine cabinet had expired a year ago and were wondering if it was still effective.

Morning Cup of Links: Unsolved Cyber Crimes

Miss Cellania

What can you do with $700 billion? Buy seventy Hubble telescopes, pay off all the student loans in the country, or a lot of other things. * 10 simple things you can do to improve your writing.

Search Google From January 2001

Chris Higgins

In honor of Google's tenth birthday*, the search engine has posted a version of itself as it appeared in January 2001 (the earliest available index).

The Quick 10: 10 Magic Kingdom Attractions and Their Secrets

Stacy Conradt

It was on this day in 1971 that Walt Disney World in Florida opened up to the public.

The Killilea Family: Where Are They Now?

Kara Kovalchik

I first read With Love from Karen years ago when I was home sick with pneumonia.

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