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The Quick 10: Mrs. Piggle Wiggle

Stacy Conradt

Oh, Mrs. Piggle Wiggle. When you look back at these stories today, they were clearly intended as lessons for kids. But because Mrs.

The Geocities-izer

Chris Higgins

Remember 1996 -- or, as I call it -- the golden age of websites?

Octopuses, Beef & Other Items Hockey Fans Throw on the Ice

Scott Allen

With the Stanley Cup playoffs in full swing, let's examine some of the various objects fans have hurled onto the ice. 1.

Scenes From the Magic City Art Connection

Jason English

The Flossers in our Birmingham office—Neely, Will, Terri & Winslow—want to thank everyone who stopped by and said hello at the Magic City Art Connection in Linn Park last weeke

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?

Lost Cell Phones: 7 Strange Stories

Miss Cellania

The story of Apple and the lost, found, sold, and possibly considered stolen iPhone has the internet abuzz. But there are quite a few even stranger stories of people finding missing cell phones. 1.

Brain Game: Let's Throw One

Jennifer and Cassandra went bowling yesterday. They spent most of their time in the restaurant and the arcade, but did manage to eke out a single game of ten-pin.

Creepy "Spirit" Photographs

Ransom Riggs

Spirit photographs are relics of the Spiritualism craze of the 19th century, and nothing more than slightly doctored double-exposures.

The Late Movies: Jonze-ing for Music Videos

Ransom Riggs

Over the past month, I've done Late Movies posts about the music videos of both Jonathan Glazer and Mark Romanek, and I realize that every time I do these posts I claim that whatever director I&#

The 5pm Quizzes: Name x in y Minutes

Jason English

As I mentioned earlier today, tomorrow kicks off another Reader-Submitted Quiz Week! If you've got an idea for a timed quiz (name x in y minutes), leave a comment here.

The Quick 10: Goosebumps and Fear Street

Stacy Conradt

We're going a little more contemporary with today's children's books Q10, partly because I had a lot of requests for it, and partly because I adored R.L.

Hubble Space Telescope: 20 Years of Awesome Science

Chris Higgins

On April 22, NASA announced 20 years of Hubble Space Telescope pictures. Yes, our little buddy Hubble has been up there for 20 years, happily sending images back to us.

It's Reader-Submitted Quiz Week!

Jason English

Tomorrow kicks off another edition of Reader-Submitted Quiz Week, where our 5pm Quizzes come straight from your heads.

Striped Snakes Swim Speedier

Jill Harness

I've always been a little more scared of water snakes than land snakes, because they're so much more stealthy.

8 Wacky World Records

David K. Israel

If you're like me, when you think of world records you think of that weird guy in the Guinness Book ca. 1980 with the really really long fingernails that curled around and around.

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