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Dietribes: Pancakes

Allison Keene

"¢Â People have always like a little help in the kitchen - the first pancake ready mix (Aunt Jemima) was sold in 1889. Now you can get your pancake mix from an aerosol spray can.

Brain Game: Ba, Ba, Ba.

Here's hoping that you'll enjoy today's Brain Game. Simply fill in the blanks with letters, adding "BA" where shown, to solve each of the six clues. Good luck! 1.

Morning Cup of Links: Beat Traffic With Math

Colin Patrick

We all know George Costanza as the comedic foil to Jerry Seinfeld. Now, get to know George Costanza as the sympathetic everyman. * Full of road rage? How is your arithmetic?

The Late Movies: Gene Wilder

Erica Palan

No matter what time it is and what else I have to do, if I happen to catch a glimpse of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory on television, I have to watch the whole thing.

Timecrowave - Meals from the Future

Chris Higgins

Tired of your microwave taking two, three, even four minutes to cook a meal? Sick of conventional "heating" technology that makes your meals in a boringly linear, A-to-Z manner?

Behind the Lyrics: The Inspirations for 6 Famous Songs

Mark Arminio

You know the songs, but do you know what they're really about? Here are the stories behind some popular tunes. 1. "Hey Man, Nice

Rugby Stories Contest Winners

Mangesh & Jason

Last week we asked for your best rugby stories, and you came through with some great ones.

Out, Damned Spot!

Meghan Holohan

"Out, damned spot! Out, I say!" laments Lady Macbeth as she attempts to scour an invisible bloodstain in one of Shakespeare's most memorable scenes.

Putting a Good Face on it: The Evolution of Mr. Potato Head

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by Megan

Brain Game: Talking Heads '10

By changing one letter at a time to form different English words, and leaving all other letters in their original positions, convert NEWS into CAST in five (or fewer) steps.

Morning Cup of Links: Inane Inventions

Colin Patrick

Its 1980 eruption caused widespread destruction. Now, the area around Mount St.

The Late Movies: Bizarre Pets

Ransom Riggs

There are a lot of people in my city who have dogs small enough to fit in purses or cages full of exotic birds.

How to Tweet Your Way Out of a Job

Rob Lammle

Hate your job? Want to leave without giving two weeks notice? Thanks to Twitter, it's never been easier to get fired.

Video: The Antikythera Mechanism

Chris Higgins

The Antikythera Mechanism is an ancient artifact discovered circa 1900 CE on a shipwreck known as the Antikythera wreck.

Fox Steals Everyone's Shoes

Jill Harness

Missing one of your shoes and just can't seem to find it? If any foxes live in your area, perhaps you should check their holes.

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