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How Do TV Sweeps Periods Work?

Ethan Trex

Television’s February sweeps period started Thursday and runs through March 2, so brace yourself for a slew of guest stars, wedding episodes, and other attention-grabbers.

The Late Movies: Pop Cover Songs

Mark Arminio

I love a good cover song. Heck, I like a bad cover song, mostly because I've always secretly desired to be a musician but lack pitch, tone, rhythm, timbre, melody, harmony and, well, talent.

The Newest Addition to Steeler Nation

Jason English

We added a member to our stable of second-generation _flossers last night. Welcome to the world, Marshall Oliver Perkins! And just in time for the Super Bowl!

Werner Herzog's "Cave of Forgotten Dreams"

Chris Higgins

Werner Herzog's latest documentary is about the Chauvet Cave, which is remarkable primarily for its cave paintings -- dating from the ice age, the paintings are surprisingly detailed, and some sh

Five Reasons Why NASA's James Webb Space Telescope Is Awesome

Ransom Riggs

OK, I'll admit right off the bat, they're not *my* reasons, they're Hank Green's.

Reminder: Our Trivia Show is Coming to Durham, NC!

Mangesh & Jason

Attention: Nerds, Knowledge Junkies and people who like to leave their house to drink and win stuff! We're bringing our rollicking Trivia Show to Durham, North Carolina, on Monday, February 7.

Puppies Wearing Hats Eating Bacon Sharing Facts (about cheeseburgers)

Stacy Conradt

We doubt any pup would turn down a cheeseburger, but put a couple of slices of bacon on it and it goes from a standard supper to doggone

Lunchtime Quiz: Pittsburgh or Green Bay?

Jason Plautz

This Sunday, all eyes will be on Dallas when the Packers and Steelers face off in the Super Bowl.

8 Regional Foods You Might Not Know

Miss Cellania

A couple of weeks ago I linked to a map of the US in which each state was labeled with a kind of food associated with the

Brain Game: 2 in 100

Please enjoy the Think Thursday challenge from the mental_floss Brain Game.

Morning Cup of Links: UFOs and Wrestlers

Miss Cellania

You probably remember how the Berlin Wall fell, but do you know how and why it was erected?

The Quick 10: The Surprisingly Sordid History of the OED (and other facts)

Stacy Conradt

In February 1884, the first volume - A through Ant - of the Oxford English Dictionary was published.

The Late Movies: Horrible Alarm Clocks

Chris Higgins

We've written about unusual and annoying alarm clocks before -- but we've never brought you a Late Movies video roundup of them. What follows is truly annoying and horrible.

How Did You Know Chelsea Tymms and Alexi Runnels?

David K. Israel

We had a lot of fun giving away daily neatorama prizes this month! We hope you continue to enjoy this new aspect of the game. Thanks for being active on the Facebook page.

The Cleveland Curse

Bud Shaw

Help. Somebody. Anybody. Dr. Phil. Marie Laveau's House of Voodoo. Buffy The Vampire Slayer.

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