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Amazing Uninhabited Islands

Jill Harness

If you've ever wanted to visit an abandoned tropical isle, then you'd better check out this WebEcoist article featuring ten stunning and completely uninhabited islands.

Save the words: a campaign to keep endangered words from going extinct

Ransom Riggs

There are around 60,000 words in the English language, but today almost everything we say and write is communicated using only about 7,000 of them.

The "House Rules" of Your Favorite Games

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.

Party Poopers: Presidents Who Faced Stiff Primary Challenges

Ethan Trex

After the Republican Party's strong showing in last week’s elections, pundits began speculating that some member of the Democratic Party might decide to challenge Barack Obama for the party’s pre

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Star Rugby Player Quits Team Over Photo Joel Monaghan of the Canberra Raiders rugby team is no longer with the Canberra Raiders.

Brain Game: TGIF

Ah, Friday! Nothing more need be said for those of us who work the five workdays.

Morning Cup of Links: Schizophrenia Virus

Miss Cellania

The Insanity Virus.

Not-So-Famous Firsts: Arlington National Cemetery

Kara Kovalchik

In honor of Veterans Day, here are some Not-So-Famous Firsts about Arlington National Cemetery.

The Late Movies: Best of The West Wing

Mark Arminio

The West Wing combined drama, humor, sharp writing and dynamic characters and wrapped it all up as a U.S. civics lesson.

The Quick 10: 10 More Celebrity Veterans

Stacy Conradt

A couple of years ago on Veterans Day, we listed 10 celebrities who stopped what they were doing in the middle of a successful showbiz career to serve their country.

Woody's Winner, Week 10's Thu. game

NFL WEEK TEN (Thursday) Would you believe that I went 12-1 last week? Me either, but my hero Leonard Post-Toasties would have been proud.

Dolphins Teaching One Another Tricks

Jill Harness

The so-called "tail walk" commonly seen in dolphin shows is something the animals aren't known to do in nature.

J.K. Rowling's Plot Spreadsheet

Chris Higgins

This one is from Order of the Phoenix.

Talking Pictures: Glamor Shots

Ransom Riggs

After last week's Talking Pictures post, featuring plagues of locusts and lightning-struck horses, and the previous week's, all about death, I figured it was time to lighten things up a bit.

The History of Roller Skating

Jill Harness

Ever wonder who originally thought it would be a good idea to put wheels on the bottom of their shoes so they could roll around instead of walking? While the first individual to come up with the id

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