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Bringing a Different Meaning to the "Crown" Jewels

Stacy Conradt

A tooth necklace might seem like the type of accessory you would have found in Jeffrey Dahmer’s dresser drawers, but back in Victorian times, there was no sweeter way to commemorate your child’s first

The Late Movies: Songs About Baseball

Erica Palan

Baseball season is the happiest time of the year. Home runs, hot dogs, and hot summer nights at the ballpark are touchstones for so many of us, from the most casual observer to the diehard fan.

Why Cats Meow

Ransom Riggs

Cat owners will tell you they can detect the difference between a contented meow and an annoyed meow, a scared meow and a playful meow, and so on.

How Did You Know? – Day 1 Level 3/Bonus Round

David K. Israel

YES! You can play this challenge/contest without knowing a thing about the weekly hunt! It's sort of a one-off - a stand-alone if you will.

Everything is a Remix: "Kill Bill"

Chris Higgins

In this video, the second part of the Everything is a Remix series, filmmaker Kirby Ferguson explains how Hollywood films are now overwhelmingly based on existing properties -- almost everything that

How High Is the Price of Gas (Historically)?

Brett Savage

Do the swoon-worthy gas rates companies are charging at the pump these days make you think, "Geez, if only it were 1918.

Cuckoos and Other Animated Clocks

Miss Cellania

Mental_floss blog editor Jason English told me his daughter wanted a cuckoo clock, but she wanted one with a dog instead of a cuckoo.

neatorama presents: HDYK? – {day 1}

David K. Israel

It's an all-new 5-day trivia hunt! We're going Monday-Thursday this week because of the holiday week as co-puzzle Master Josh Halbur and I bring you the next How Did You Know?

Celebrating Lesser-Known Prehistoric Animals

Jill Harness

Everyone knows about tyrannosauruses and raptors,  but what about azhdarchids, purussauruses or gorgonopsids (like the one above)?

Brain Game: That Darn Clock

Today is Tuesday Test Time, and this one requires some brain work, so stretch out your cranium if you haven't done so yet today.

Idiot Control Now: MST3K Movie Musical Moments

Kara Kovalchik

Best Brains Inc., the eponymous minds behind Mystery Science Theater 3000, had a fabulous creative team that came up with many hilarious song parodies and musical tributes over the course of the serie

Morning Cup of Links: Life Plans

Miss Cellania

The History of Tequila. We wouldn't have the liquor today if Spain hadn't used a shortcut for importing goods from the Philippines. (via TYWKIWDBI) * 9 Road Signs For Your Life.

The Quick 10: The New York Public Library Turns 100!

Stacy Conradt

Happy Birthday to one of the best places in the world to curl up with a good book: the New York Public Library.

The Late Movies: Weirdo How-Tos

Ransom Riggs

Our DIY friends over at Boingboing have an amazing, years-deep archive of how-to-make-stuff posts, which include a great many videos.

Giant Panda Facts!

Kara Kovalchik

Ming Ming, the world's oldest panda in captivity, passed away on May 7, 2011, at China's Panyu Xiangjiang Wild Animal World.

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