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15 Awesome Kickstarter Projects

Andréa Fernandes

I love the site Kickstarter, which enables people to raise funds for all kinds of projects, from indie comic books to clothing lines to theater performances.

Brain Game: Foiled Again!

A careful examination of the clues in today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Think Thursday challenge should provide the answer. Good luck! What do the names of these U.S.

The Poltergeist 30th Anniversary Quiz

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Thirty years ago this summer, the classic horror film Poltergeist scared moviegoers. How much do you remember about the plight of the Freeling family and the beast that haunted them?

Morning Cup of Links: 1995 Internet PSA

Andréa Fernandes

Miss Cellania is on vacation, so I’ll be filling in this week. Enjoy! A young player was ejected from the Scrabble National Championships after he was caught cheating.

5 Questions: "Pump"ing Trivia

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19 Old-Timey Slang Terms to Bolster Your Vocabulary

Jason English

Happy cabbage: A sizable amount of money to be spent on self-satisfying things.

The Late Movies: Paul Simon's Concert in Central Park, 21 Years Later

Chris Higgins

Twenty-one years ago today, Paul Simon put on a massive concert in Central Park.

Why Can't You Start Your Own Post Office?

Ethan Trex

As more and more Americans embrace email and other communication technologies, the U.S. Postal Service has absorbed the hit.

11 Scary Evil Monsters From World Religions

M Asher Cantrell

Religion teaches its followers lessons through parables about kindness and love and doing the right thing.

Sale: 20% Off All Home & Office

Andréa Fernandes

*Must use coupon code CLASSACT at checkout. Expires August 20, 2012, at midnight. Excludes magazine subscriptions, package deals, and clearance

The Missing Links: Springfield's Most Obscure Residents

Colin Patrick

Who Doesn’t Love Baron Von Kiss-A-Lot? There have been an astounding 508 episodes of The Simpsons.

The Night The Beatles Rocked Shea Stadium

Eddie Deezen

Though the Fab Four found it hard to remember the second occasion, the Beatles actually played Shea Stadium twice.

The Cheerios Family

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Over the years, General Mills has expanded its U.S. offerings to a total of 12 different flavors of Cheerios (including the original). Given five minutes, how many of the 11 "alternate" flavors can you name? The clock starts when you key in your first entry. Good luck!

Flowers Bursting into Bloom

Chris Higgins

Need a little tranquility? In this two-and-a-half minute time lapse video, we see a whole bunch of flowers blooming.

5 Restaurants Where Spy Games Were Played

David W Brown

Restaurants are ideal places for spies to ply their trade, as there’s plenty of ambient noise, a nice crowd to throw things off, and food to go around, which tends to alleviate stress.

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