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The Quick 8: Eight Cool Salvation Army Donations

Stacy Conradt

It’s not just pennies and dimes that people dump into those iconic red Salvation Army kettles at the holidays – some people see it as a chance to unload unlucky wedding jewelry, cumbersome stacks of $

Attention Cleveland-Area Flossers: Come On Over!

Jason English

If you live in the Cleveland area and are looking for something to do tomorrow (Saturday), stop by the mental_floss retail store in Chesterland! Come see where the magic happens.

One Scary Film: COLLAPSE

Ransom Riggs

Collapse is a 2009 documentary about the ideas and predictions of a man named Michael Ruppert, a former police officer and investigative journalist.

Symphony of Science: A Wave of Reason

Chris Higgins

In the seventh "Symphony of Science" installment by John Boswell, Carl Sagan sings: "Science is more than a body of knowledge: it's a way of thinking; a way of skeptically interr

Things You Said That You Should Not Have

Jason English

Every Friday, I post a series of unrelated questions meant to spark conversation in the comments. Answer one, answer all, respond to someone else's reply, whatever you want.

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Marijuana Christmas Tree Police in Germany seized a Christmas tree from a resident of Koblenz, because under the ornaments was a six-foot-tall marijuana plant!

Brain Game: My Game Friday

Welcome to the Friday Brain Game. Good luck! The last two letters of the name of which U.S.

Morning Cup of Links: Frozen Faces

Miss Cellania

Geomyces destructans, the fungus that causes "white nose syndrome", is killing off bats in record numbers.

Today's Giveaway: Infunitum!

Jason English

Our friends at UncommonGoods have given us a copy of the award-winning game Infunitum to dangle before you this evening.

The Quick 10: 10 Archaic Christmas Carol Words Explained

Stacy Conradt

Many of us – me included – sing Christmas songs without giving a second thought to the lyrics.

A Brief History of Christmas Tree Lights

Matt Soniak

Like Bert and Ernie or pork and fennel, Christmas trees and lights were made for each other.

Who wants to win A NEW CAR?!

David K. Israel

Save-The-Date! Win a New

Talking 'Bout My Generation

Allison Keene

USA Today has launched a generation quiz that, it says, is more about cultural experiences than the year of your birth (although it picked the exact year of my birth so I suppose that also works!).

"Minority Report" Computing Gets Slightly More Real

Chris Higgins

Since 2002, the film Minority Report has inspired computer geeks the world over.

Using the PlayStation to Protect the Nation

Colin Patrick

Put 1,760 PlayStation 3 consoles together in a room and what do you get?

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