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Relatively Insignificant Events That Changed Your Life Forever

Jason English

Every Friday, I post a series of unrelated questions meant to spark conversation in the comments. Answer one, answer all, respond to someone else's reply, whatever you want. Very casual.

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

The Town that Loves Charlie Chaplin Charlie Chaplin has a fan club in Adipur, Gujarat, India called the Charlie Circle.

Brain Game: Spin the Tire

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

Italy's Big Problem: the Camorra

Ransom Riggs

Until recently, whenever I thought of organized crime in Italy, I thought of Godfather II and its turn-of-the-century flashbacks.

Morning Cup of Links: BeetleCam

Miss Cellania

Soviet Sci-Fi Animation in the 1980's. These 'toons are based on stories from American authors so you may be able to follow along, and a couple even have subtitles.

The Late Movies: Happy Earth Day!

Mark Arminio

Today, fellow citizens of this planet, is Earth Day. First founded by Sen. Gaylord Nelson on April 22nd, 1970, Earth Day has become a massive global event.

A chat with Jeff Garlin

David K. Israel

Jeff Garlin co-stars and executive produces the HBO series Curb Your Enthusiasm.

Bud Shaw's Guide to the NFL Draft

Bud Shaw

The NFL draft is upon us.

The Quick 10: Clifford the Big Red Dog

Stacy Conradt

A reader suggested Clifford the Big Red Dog via Twitter the other day, and although I tend to lean more toward smaller dogs, I thought that was a great idea.

New $100 Bill: "Unveiling Video"

Chris Higgins

Okay, so there's a US government website called newmoney.gov. That's the first problem. We need a whole website with its own domain name to talk about updated currency?

The Things You're Missing Out On!

Mangesh Hattikudur

Last month, Jason and I started a side project called Watercooler Ammo.

6 Things You Should Know About Isaac Newton

Special Guest Star

by Brian Gottesman There are few areas of learning and scholarship that haven't been touched by Sir Isaac Newton (1643-1727).

Amazing Facts, 140 Characters at a Time

Jason English

Just a simple reminder of our Twitter account's

Toxic Towns: 6 Cases of Polluted Places

Miss Cellania

Every once in a while, an environmental disaster makes big news, but the effects remain years after the headlines have faded.

Brain Game: Player!

Some recent letter-crunching revealed something special about the word PLAYER: According to my dictionary, no fewer than 66 different words of three or more letters can be formed from its letters.

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