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Your All-Time Favorite Boardgames

Jason English

Last week, Keith Law took us on a tour of boardgame history, from Senet in ancient Egypt through the German-style games so popular today.

This is My PVC Instrument

Chris Higgins

Inspired by Blue Man Group, "Snubby J" created a "PVC Instrument" and performs a medley of songs at the Del Ray South Talent Show.

Death Metal Animals

Ransom Riggs

Whether or not you're a heavy metal fan, you're aware enough of the genre, I'm sure, to know it involves liberal amounts of headbanging on the part of both fans and performers, and -- m

8 Odd Acts of the Vaudeville Era

Miss Cellania

Before movies could talk, there were endless opportunities for those who had talent to make a living performing in front of live audiences.

Our Black Friday 20% Off Sale!

Jason English

Holiday shopping without the holiday shoppers! No lines, no crowds, no taking an elbow to the ribs from some crazy person fighting you for the last marked-down item.

How Do Pop-Up Turkey Timers Work?

Matt Soniak

The USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service estimates that 250 million turkeys will be raised in the US in 2009.

Why Do The Lions & Cowboys Always Play On Thanksgiving?

Ethan Trex

You hear the same phrases every Thanksgiving. "Please pass the gravy." "Actually, can I have the gravy again?

A Brief History—and Future—of the Shopping Cart

Rob Lammle

They're everywhere - in almost every grocery store, department store, and bulk item superstore.

The Late Movies: Indie Comedy

Chris Higgins

I keep coming across comedy videos that I classify as "too weird for a single blog post." I think they're funny, but are they enough for one post? Probably not.

How Did You Know? – Day 3 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.

The Number of the Day: 58,000,000

Gabrielle Linnell

In 2 A.D., the first Chinese census reported a national population of 58,000,000 Related Fact: According to a July 2010 estimate, the Chinese population is now 1,330,141,295.

Thanksgiving Weekend Plans (We're Open!)

Jason English

If you get any free time between traveling and cooking and eating and falling into a food coma this weekend, come on over!

neatorama presents: HDYK? – {day 3}

David K. Israel

It's an all-new 5-day trivia hunt! Co-puzzle Master Josh Halbur and I are happy to bring you the next How Did You Know?

Prisons Turned Into Hotels

Jill Harness

There's nothing quite so relaxing as getting out of town and chilling out in a nice, comfortable prison...at least, as long as that prison is one of these 11 prisons that have been refurbished in

Minimalist Heroes

Colin Patrick

Everyone did such a great job identifying the iconic rides in the It Would Have Been Cooler As A Van post that we probably need a larger challenge.

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