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Talking Pictures: Smoking and Drinking

Ransom Riggs

Americans have never been shy about indulging their vices -- especially during the holidays -- and so to kick off our national week-long, post-Thanksgiving food and alcohol come-down, I thought I'

Brain Game: Math Square #52

The nine white squares inside the main red grid should be filled with the digits 1 through 9. Each digit should appear only once in this main grid (the red square).

Morning Cup of Links: Evolution Pains

Miss Cellania

The Top Ten Daily Consequences of Having Evolved. Hiccups and goosebumps are a small price to pay for being at the top of the food chain.

At the Libraries: Keith Richards, Library Savior

Miss Kathleen

Every week, Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books.

The Late Movies: Sports Celebrations

Erica Palan

When my hometown team, the Philadelphia Phillies, won the World Series in 2008, I was at a small, crowded bar in my neighborhood. As the final out was called, the room erupted.

Lunchtime Quiz Leftovers

Jason English

4 Bizarre Experiments That Should Never Be Repeated

the mag

This is the true story of three schizophrenics, who all believed they were Jesus Christ. It wasn’t long before they stopped being polite and started getting real crazy.

Mind-Boggling Facts from Bill Bryson's At Home

Alisson Clark

Bill Bryson's new book At Home has the subtitle "A Short History of Private Life," but it could be more accurately called "Really Interesting Stuff Nobody Knows." Stuff li

Weekend Links: Your New Favorite Animal, the Alot

Allison Keene

Heighten your enjoyment of Thanksgiving leftovers with a little science and history, like the evolution of cranberries. And lo, there's also a vintage Dietribe on cranberries as well!

Woody's Winners, Week 12

NFL WEEK TWELVE Woody posted a pleasant 12-4 record in NFL games last week, and wishes to apologize to all the Tennessee fans out there for jinxing your Titans a few weeks ago by raving about their w

Our 20% Off Sale Ends Sunday!

Mangesh & Jason

There's only one day left to take advantage of our 20% off Thanksgiving Weekend sale.

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.

6 Ways Charles Schulz Really Was Charlie Brown

Jill Harness

On what would have been his birthday, let’s celebrate the man and his creation by considering how similar Schulz was to good old Chuck.

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

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