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Brain Game: Reap What You Sow

Winslow

A recent trip to the rural south reminded me of the late-year task of bringing in the crops, along with the year-end celebration that concludes a successful growing season.

Morning Cup of Links: How to Start a Nuclear War

Winslow

Power of Decision is a 1958 Strategic Air Command film that illustrates how to start a nuclear war.

The Late Movies: Amateur Storm Chasers

Winslow

Whether you live in a twister-stricken area or have only experienced the scary storms through Bill Paxton movies, tornadoes are one of the most fascinating and surprising forms of weather.

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

Winslow

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 5pm Quiz: Spell Like a Champion

Winslow

As I’ve mentioned before, my spelling bee dreams died in the Lakeview Elementary School cafeteria in 1989. But that hasn’t soured me on the Scripps National Spelling Bee.

neatorama presents: HDYK? – {day 1}

Winslow

It’s an all-new 5-day trivia hunt! Josh Halbur and I bring you the next How Did You Know? sponsored by our friends over at

Bruce Lee’s “Green Hornet” Screen Test

Chris Higgins

“In my opinion, I think kung fu is pretty good.” So says Bruce Lee, laughing just a bit, during a screen test for his role as Kato on The Green Hornet TV series.

Happy Birthday, Don Pardo!

Winslow

If you’re a fan of Saturday Night Live then you’re already familiar with the work of Don Pardo, whose iconic voice has been belting out the names of cast members since the show premiered in 1975.

The Art of Jello

Miss Cellania

Gelatin as a dessert has a fascinating history and there is plenty of jello trivia, but for pretty pictures, there’s nothing like edible art.

Brain Game: Letters to 10

Winslow

Tuesday Test Time is here. In English, when spelling out the numbers from zero to ten (by ones)… 1. Which letter appears exactly 10 times? 2. which letter appears exactly five times? 3.

Brain Game: Letters to 10

Winslow

Tuesday Test Time is here. In English, when spelling out the numbers from zero to ten (by ones)… 1. Which letter appears exactly 10 times? 2. which letter appears exactly five times? 3.

Morning Cup of Links: Giant Pink Armadillo

Winslow

Focus is overrated and distraction has its benefits. What you lose in productivity with your terrible attention span, chances are you’ll probably make up in creativity.

The Quick 10: Pre-Presidential Professions

Winslow

You already know that Ronald Reagan was president of the Screen Actors Guild before he was President of the United States, and I bet you recall a joke or two about Jimmy Carter being a peanut farmer.

Ken Jennings: Watson “has never known the touch of a woman.”

Chris Higgins

Above: Watson as “Turd Ferguson.” In the days since IBM’s Watson defeated Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter on Jeopardy!, Jennings has written several articles about his experience — they’re funny, perso

Why Nukes Are Still Just As Scary As They Were in the 60s

Winslow

I think people today, especially younger people, don’t think of nuclear weapons as a real threat the way that people who lived through, say, the Cuban Missile crisis did.

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