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The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

"Thelma Lou" is Victim of Robbery Betty Lou Lynn is the actress who played Thelma Lou, deputy Barney Fife's girlfriend on the TV series The Andy Griffith Show.

Stud or Dud? The High Stakes World of Racehorse Ownership

Ethan Trex

Watching the post parade at this weekend's Kentucky Derby will surely fill some of our heads with dreams of horse ownership. How did the julep-sipping folks acquire their prized horses?

Brain Game: Dominic

Dominic prefers certain things over others: He likes to use, but hates to consume. He is wise, but not smart. He prefers eyes to ears. He would seize, but he would never take. Would he rather

Is There a Cure for Jet Lag?

Ransom Riggs

I don't feel myself at all today.

Morning Cup of Links: The Toaster with Two Brains

Miss Cellania

Bad Astronomy Blog has footage captured by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory space telescope of a solar flare with amazing detail.

The Late Movies: Happy Birthday, Seinfeld!

Mark Arminio

What's the deal with The Late Movies tonight? Well, the one and only Jerry Seinfeld turns 56 today.

Fair Use: How to Prevent Wrongful YouTube Take-Downs

Chris Higgins

Know Your Meme has a simple guide on how to dispute YouTube when they take down one of your videos for allegedly infringing on copyright.

The Quick 10: Nancy Drew

Stacy Conradt

Nancy Drew looks pretty good for a gal who's been around for 80 years (80 years yesterday, to be precise), don't you think?

Why Do Some Clocks Use Roman Numeral IIII?

Matt Soniak

Readers Georgia and Gecko are both curious about clocks.

motionbox and neatorama present: HDYK? - {day 3}

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?

Brain Game: Wee Frill

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

Morning Cup of Links: Couch Cushion Architecture

Miss Cellania

Sir Patrick Stewart talks about Shakespeare, and briefly about his other roles.

Week Two: 'At the Libraries'

Miss Kathleen

Every Wednesday, Miss Kathleen will provide links to a variety of things happening at libraries across the country. If there's something fun going on in your local library this week, leave us a

The Late Movies: Monsterpiece Theater

Chris Higgins

Monsterpiece Theater is a Sesame Street segment parodying Masterpiece Theater (which is now known just as Masterpiece).

The Quick 10: Encyclopedia Brown

Stacy Conradt

Many of you wrote last week (or the week before) and suggested Encyclopedia Brown for a Quick 10, saying that many of us probably have developed our _flossy ways thanks to the boy detective.

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