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10 Awesome Indiana Jones Facts

Miss Cellania

Twenty-seven years after we saw the first installment of the Indiana Jones series, the fourth movie, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull opens nationwide tomorrow.

Brain Game: Not Quite The World's Smallest Crossword #2

Today, the second Not-Quite-The-World's-Smallest-Crossword entry. Three clues across, another three down, and you're done.

How Did You Know? - {Day 3}

David K. Israel

We're back with another 5-day trivia hunt! To remind you of the rules: Every day this week, I'll be presenting a specific challenge.

Morning Cup of Links: Electricity from Ocean Tides

Miss Cellania

If wind can turn a turbine and produce electricity, how about harnessing the power of tides? Ireland is already doing it! * 10 Strangest Names EVAR!

Simple Time-Telling: Time Balls

Chris Higgins

Yesterday we talked about Weather Balls; today let's follow the Wikipedia "See Also" link and dig into the exciting world of Time Balls! The best known time ball these days is the on

Theft, Jungles & Naïveté: A Look at Henri Rousseau

Andréa Fernandes

Tomorrow is the 164th birthday of the French painter Henri Julien Félix Rousseau, also known as "Le Douanier" (the customs officer).

The Quick 10: the 10 Most Expensive Places to Buy Gas

Stacy Conradt

When I started driving, gas was less than a dollar. If you keep track of these kind of things, you may have noticed it's a little bit higher than that now. But should we be complaining?

4 Bold Business Scams (And Why They Failed Miserably)

Ethan Trex

Starting a legitimate business is hard, boring work.

6 Flicks That Drove Crazies to Kill

Ransom Riggs

Just as the literature-inspired shooters of the 70s and 80s were probably crazy long before they picked up a copy of Catcher on the Rye, the psychos who claim a movie drove them to kill were probably

A Brief History of Jeans

In the Beginning

On this date in 1873, Levi Strauss and Jacob Davis received a patent for the process of putting rivets in pants, and modern jeans were born. But that's not the whole

How Did You Know? - {Day 2}

David K. Israel

We're back with another 5-day trivia hunt! To remind you of the rules: Every day this week, I'll be presenting a specific challenge.

Brain Game: The Day the Brains Came

I'm old enough to remember a time before digital clocks, but I imagine before I'm dead that the art of reading an old-fashioned clock face won't even be taught in school.

Morning Cup of Links: Incredible Child Prodigies

Miss Cellania

8 Child Prodigies So Amazing They'll Ruin Your Day.

Simple Forecasting: Weather Balls

Chris Higgins

Portland, Oregon has long had a Weather Ball -- a series of lights that tell you, in rough terms, a weather forecast. It's located downtown, on top of a building.

The Quick 10: 10 People Killed in Duels

Stacy Conradt

I hope you guys like today's Quick 10, because if you don't, I may be forced to challenge you to a duel.

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