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The 15 Best Miniature Golf Courses

Jill Harness

I have always been terrible at miniature golf because I have a bad habit of hitting way too hard.

The Late Movies: Stop Motion, part 1

Andréa Fernandes

Stop motion videos are no longer confined to the realm of claymation kids movies—it's an increasingly popular method for music videos, commercials, real-world reenactments of video games, and mor

The Quick 6: Six Unit Conversion Disasters

Stacy Conradt

Think you had a bad day at work? At least you didn't lose equipment worth hundreds of millions of dollars (at least, I'm assuming you didn't).

You CAN Take It With You

Colin Patrick

The Chinese have a tradition of honoring and caring for their dead by burning symbols which represent the person’s worldly possessions.

Become a Part of Your Favorite Album

Jill Harness

Talk about sealing your record. A new company is offering music lovers the opportunity to have their ashes pressed into a copy of their favorite record.

Jim Henson Makes Muppets (Video, 1969)

Chris Higgins

This delightful 15-minute video features a young Jim Henson explaining puppet-making (and thus Muppet-making) in 1969. This was made before Sesame Street went on the air later that year.

Your Morning Mind-Blow with Carl Sagan

Ransom Riggs

It's rare that the deep thoughts of a world-class astronomer and thinker can be reduced to three and four-minute bite-sized chunks understandable to anyone and yet still rather profound -- but Sa

Lunchtime Quiz: Home Sweet Home Market

Ethan Trex

You can spot their signs from miles away on the interstate, but how well do you know where some of your favorite chain eateries got their starts? Take our quiz to

History of the U.S.: Rum Punch

Stacy Conradt

Rum wasn’t invented in America, but it proved so popular in the colonies that it should qualify as an all- American

Tuesday Turnip

David K. Israel

In case you're not familiar with the Turnip, it's a whimsical Google search, wherein I type a random phrase and we see what kind of interesting pages "turn-up." As always with thi

10 People Who Did It Anyway

Miss Cellania

The news that quadruple amputee Philippe Croizon swam the English Channel over the weekend reminded me of so many people I've written about, that I had to look in my files and bring you another i

The Surprising Voices Behind Cartoon Characters

Ethan Trex

Last week we asked you to give us a few of your favorite surprising identities behind cartoon voiceovers.

Brain Game: Really, Really Bad Rebus #18

The Really, Really Bad Rebus in today's Brain Game may indeed be the worst I've ever done. I know I've said that before, but... well, you'll see.

Morning Cup of Links: Finger Hostage

Miss Cellania

The Origins of Life.

The Number of the Day: 105.7 Billion

Andréa Fernandes

The total number of humans born since 50,000 BC is estimated at 105.7 billion. Related Link: For the next two weeks, we'll be pulling Numbers of the Day from the beautiful and fascinating Nati

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