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9 Copyrights That Were Donated to Charity

Ethan Trex

A lucrative patent or a popular copyright can provide a creator's heirs with solid streams of revenue for decades.

Mark Twain's 5,000-page Autobiography

Chris Higgins

Mark Twain died on April 21, 1910, and specified in handwritten notes that his massive autobiography should not be published for at least 100 years. Well, folks, it's time.

motionbox and neatorama present: HDYK? - {day 1}

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?

Get 20% Off With Our Super Summer Two-Day Sale!

Mangesh & Jason

It's our biggest sale, and it only comes once a year!

Getting Rich by Singing Badly

Miss Cellania

Every once in a great while, a singer comes along that is so untalented, yet willing to sing in public, that people buy records just to marvel at the awfulness.

Kids Artwork Perfected By Pros

Jill Harness

Ever wonder what would happen if a skilled artist took children's pictures and transformed them into realities? They have, and the results are fantastic.

Brain Game: An Able Baker

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

Morning Cup of Links: The Joy of Bourbon

Miss Cellania

The Atlantic compares the wealth of all 43 men who have held the office of US president, adjusted to the current value of the dollar.

The Late Movies: Six Shooter

Ransom Riggs

I really hope you have twenty-seven minutes to spare, because I'd like to show you one of the finest short films I've ever seen. It won the Oscar a few years ago.

The Quick 10: 10 Tales From the Brooklyn Bridge

Stacy Conradt

We're used to seeing the iconic suspension bridge on the skyline now, but when she opened 127 years ago, the world had never seen anything like the Brooklyn Bridge.

Do Fish Really Have a Three-Second Memory?

Matt Soniak

Modern myth would have you believe that goldfish can't remember anything that happened more than three seconds ago and, hence, their lives are filled with the constant excitement of never-before-

Pixels - A Pixel Art Documentary

Chris Higgins

Director Simon Cottee has just released a new 11-minute documentary about pixel art entitled, fittingly, Pixels.

The Origins of 10 Nicknames

David K. Israel

Where did we get Dick from Richard? Why is Bill short for William?

California (As Seen by Paramount in 1927)

Jill Harness

Born and raised in California, I am a huge fan of my home state's ecological diversity.

Brain Game: Math Square #26

The nine white squares inside the main red grid should be filled with the digits 1 through 9. Each digit should appear only once in this main grid. One of these numbers is already provided for you.

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