Brain Game

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Brain Game

I'm Free!

The Last Foot-Binding Survivors

The Last Foot-Binding Survivors


11 Strange Soap Opera Cameos

Roger Cormier

When soap operas went just a little nuttier.

11 Ways Big Cats Are Just Like Domestic Cats

Erin McCarthy

Just how much do big cats have in common with the tabby in your home?

11 Female Health Products from the 1908 Sears Catalog

Therese Oneill

A woman’s health, hygiene, and beauty routines have never been simple.

The Early Life and Career of Babe Ruth, in His Own Words

Hannah Keyser

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

11 of the Most Extreme Junk Foods Ever Created

Kate Erbland

Brain Game: BC

Sandy Wood

What Was Your Best Moment of the Last Five Years?

Jason English

On Fridays, we ask a bunch of unrelated questions. Your answers help get us through the afternoon. Answer one, answer all, or ask your own question. On to this week's topics...

11 Memories From the Arabic Version of 'The Simpsons'

Roger Cormier

The story behind 'Al Shamshoon.'

11 Jokes From the World's Oldest Jokebook

Erik van Rheenen

To pilfer one of the oldest jokes in the book means dusting off the Philogelos (meaning "Laughter Lover"), a Greek anthology of more than 200 jokes from the fourth or fifth century.

11 Classy Insults With Classical Greek and Latin Roots

Arika Okrent

Do you ever go on such an epic internet rant you just feel you’ve run out of words with which to hammer your enemies?

11 Incredible Photos of Cities Shrouded in Fog

Rebecca O'Connell

Clouds and fog are not the same, but sometimes, when the fog is thick enough, it creates a fairy-tale illusion of a city built in the clouds.

11 Google Now Easter Eggs on Your Android Phone

Rudie Obias

Programmers and designers hid a number of goodies in Google Now.

11 Grammar Lessons From the Leaked CIA Style Book

Nick Greene

Strunk & White for Spies.

10 Toothy Facts About Iguanodon

Mark Mancini

Perhaps more than any other dinosaur, Iguanodon reveals how dramatically our perception of these amazing creatures has evolved—while reminding us how much we’ve yet to learn.