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ROFLCon, or How I Got Famous on the Internetz

Ransom Riggs

How big a memehead are you? Have you seen all the Keyboard Cat videos? Autotune the News? Have you seen every LOLcat?

Morning Cup of Links: Ohio vs. Michigan

Miss Cellania

The Top Ten New Species of the Year includes a worm that can throw its gills away, a carnivorous sponge, and a mushroom that has already been a topic on a game show. Then there are some weird ones.

The Late Movies: Kubrick Trailers

Chris Higgins

I'm a Stanley Kubrick fan, but the only film of his that I saw in the theater was Eyes Wide Shut. Which led me to wonder -- what were the trailers for his movies like?

How Did You Know? - Day 2 Level 3/Bonus Round!

David K. Israel

It's the moment you've all been waiting for! Be the first to answer the Level 3 bonus-round question correctly and take your pick of anything you want from the neatoshop (valued under $25).

How 10 Iconic Movies Almost Ended

Stacy Conradt

It's hard to imagine that some of our favorite movies could have turned out entirely differently.

Old Yeller: A Brief and Incomplete History of Yodeling

the mag

By Eric Alt Switzerland is founded, and yodeling gets off to a trilling start! Early Alpine shepherds discover how to yodel by alternating their voices between natural singing tones and falsetto p

motionbox and neatorama present: HDYK? - {day 2}

David K. Israel

It's an all-new 5-day trivia hunt! Co-puzzle Master Josh Halbur and I are happy to bring you the next How Did You Know?

At the Libraries: Your Weekly Round-Up

Miss Kathleen

Every Wednesday, Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of things happening at libraries across the country.

The Fishstick: Dance Without Dancing

Chris Higgins

Two years ago, I wrote How To Dance While Barely Moving: the "Fishstick," about a new dance craze. Well, a new crazy dance.

How Much For That Sandwich and Chips?

Jill Harness

Like Panera Bread but think it's a little out of your price range? If you're in St. Louis, you may be in luck.

Brain Game: SWYST

Today's Brain Game offers the initials of the titles of seven of the most popular film Westerns of all-time. As an example, the initials AFOD stand for A Fistful Of Dollars.

Morning Cup of Links: Marble Races

Miss Cellania

The Greatest Shakespeare Hoax.

The Late Movies: The Two Man Gentlemen Band

Greg Sabin

Plenty of fans of this here blog can spout out wonderful facts, historical tidbits, and highlights of a classical education.

How Did You Know? - Day 1 Bonus Round!

David K. Israel

It's the moment you've all been waiting for! Be the first to answer the bonus-round question correctly and take your pick of anything you want from the neatoshop (valued under $25). Ready?

The Quick 10: How 10 Celebrities Were Discovered

Stacy Conradt

You always hear those amazing stories about how celebrities were discovered - they're just standing in line at the bank or sipping a milkshake at the drugstore, and next thing you know, they'

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