Pentheraphobia is the persistent fear of your mother-in-law.
Over the many Mental moons I've spent blogging here, one of two things has happened: either my neighbors have gone crazy at an alarmingly rapid rate, or I've just begun to notice their quirk
We're still waiting for a winner in yesterday's giveaway, but I'll toss out Monday's installment anyway.
We've given away this book before.
The Gadget Report will take a little detour today, since it's Christmas Eve and any gadget gift should have been purchased by now.
In case you missed these two classics, click here for all my photos of this crazy Disney car I saw at a gas station one day and over here for this bizarre house of Michelangelos around the corner from
Holiday Hacks: 12 Radical (and Slightly Naughty) Ways to Stay Productive.
In the spirit of Christmas and cleaning out our closet, let's give away some books.
For the Weekend Genius Challenge, we've done anagrams and clues and various wordplay.
In case you've been away from our site and don't like scrolling, here is some of what you missed:
1. 6 Gangsters Who Earned Their Nicknames
A thug, is a thug, is a thug.
Remember those salad days when we thought we could all be Houdini or, well, Dorothy Dietrich?
This weekend I'll be competing for the championship in my fantasy football league.
The first time I tried to buy jasonenglish.com, another Jason English had beaten me to it. Actually, his girlfriend did. On the site, That Jason said it was a birthday present.
Drug Traffickers Open Fire on Santa's Helicopter
Drug traffickers in a Rio de Janeiro slum opened fire on a helicopter carrying a Santa to a children's party.
Becky had a brilliant post a couple months back on vocab words. She recounted a segment she once heard on Rush Limbaugh where he said a person's vocabulary stops growing at the age of 25.
Yesterday I covered Alternative Christmas Tunes, including pointers to the Vince Guaraldi's soundtrack for "A Charlie Brown Christmas." But there's a great story behind Guaraldi
Kara's awesome post on A Charlie Brown Christmas inspired me to write about my favorite Christmas movies.