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Brain Game: Math Square #43

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 (the red square). One number is provided for you.

Morning Cup of Links: Ghost Ops

Miss Cellania

How ghosts, superstitions, and vampires have been used for psychological warfare.

The Number of the Day: 700

Andréa Fernandes

Giant clams embed themselves in the seafloor and never move.

The World Equestrian Games

Andréa Fernandes

The 2010 World Equestrian Games kicked off yesterday in Kentucky with a star-studded opening ceremony featuring Muhammad Ali, Wynonna Judd, opera star Denyce Graves, and Irish tenor Ronan Tynan.

I’m Dying to See That Movie

Colin Patrick

The best part about watching a horror film is that no matter how grisly and gruesome it gets, you can still tell yourself that it's all just make-believe.

The World's Oldest Animals

Jill Harness

Can you imagine owning a goldfish that lived to be over 43 years old?

Lunchtime Quiz Leftovers

Andréa Fernandes

Weekend Links: Shoes You Can Eat

Allison Keene

Who needs trading cards showcasing successful, fit athletes when you can have Geek of the Week cards instead? I want some of these to put in my spokes!

The World’s 8 Weirdest National Holidays

Jill Harness

Whether it means a day off or just an excuse to celebrate, Americans love holidays, even preposterous ones such as National Miniature Golf Day, but we’re not the only ones.

The Late Movies: Ferret Frenzy

Miss Cellania

A pet ferret is a laugh a minute. More than one pet ferret means constant giggles for as long as you can stand them! Extreme Ferrets Ferret

The Quick 10: Proper Names With Punctuation

Stacy Conradt

Happy Punctuation Day! To help my fellow word nerds celebrate, today’s Q10 focuses on people and places with strange punctuation in their names. Perhaps I’ll start going by St@cy Conradt… 1.

How the SEC Schools Got Their Nicknames

Scott Allen

Top-ranked Alabama visits Arkansas on Saturday for a heated Southeastern Conference football battle between two schools with a couple of the more unique nicknames in college sports—Crimson Tide and Ra

Woody's Winners, NFL Week 3

NFL WEEK THREE: By my count, seven teams are expected to start a different QB this week than they did just half a month ago on Kickoff Weekend.

History of the U.S.: Abraham Lincoln, Psychic Friend

Stacy Conradt

Some of the most famous séances took place in the White House in 1863, when Mary Todd Lincoln invited the female medium Nettie Colburn Maynard to help her contact the spirit of her dead son Willie.

John Green Hates Pennies (and Nickels)

Chris Higgins

So I'm a few weeks late to this party, but after Kottke.org picked up John Green's anti-penny rant I felt obligated under the Blogger Code to post this video.

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