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10 Ways We Use Corn

Miss Cellania

The most historically American crop is also the most versatile. Corn (Zea mays) is essentially grass that has been cultivated and bred to the size it is today.

The Early (Not-So-Literary) Jobs of 10 Great Authors

Adrienne Crezo

It’s not unusual for professors and journalists to end up as influential writers—just look at Toni Morrison, Ezra Pound, and John Updike.

From Nudity to NKOTB: 10 Interesting Theme Cruises

Scott Allen

Theme cruises, by their very nature, appeal to a specific subset of the population. To everyone else, they may seem like a colossal waste of money and time.

Weekend Links: Internet Animal Orchestra

Allison Keene

Flossy reader Margaret sent in this great link: "Have you ever seen a period film and thought, 'that costume looks familiar'?

Lunchtime Quiz Leftovers

Jason English

The Late Movies: Wildlife Recreation

Miss Cellania

"Look Ma, there's a wild animal in the backyard!

10-10-10: A 10 List Extravaganza!

Jason English

We usually take Sundays off around here, but not this weekend. That's because Sunday is October 10, 2010—or 10.10.10.

The Quick 10: The 10 Best Halloween Candies

Stacy Conradt

Do you guys think it’s wrong to dress my four-month-old up and go trick-or-treating this year? Even if she has a really sweet costume?

5 Things You Didn't Know About Henry Kissinger

Ethan Trex

© Bettmann/CORBIS You probably know Henry Kissinger as a Nobel Peace Prize winner and former National Security Advisor and Secretary of State.

Woody's Winners, NFL Week 5

NFL WEEK FIVE: Woody ended last week with an even 7-7 record, correctly choosing the Rams in an upset, but blanking by choosing the Dolphins on MNF.

If Money Were No Object, Where Would You Work?

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

Swordfish Used as a Weapon Two men in Colac, Victoria, Australia were injured during a drunken brawl at a private home.

Brain Game: A Good Sport

Poor Lola. She hinted yesterday that this week's Brain Game rotation had been sports-heavy. And you know what? She's absolutely right.

Morning Cup of Links: Laboratory Love

Miss Cellania

Ten Inventions That Inadvertently Transformed Warfare.

The Late Movies: The Wonderful World of Lego

Mark Arminio

Ah, the wonderful world of Lego.

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