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How Come You Never Got an "E" in School?

Matt Soniak

With most schools in the US about to let out for the summer, reader Sarah in California had report cards on her mind. She wrote to ask how letter grades originated, and why no one ever gets an

Sneak Peek #1: Even the Government's Peanut Butter is Expensive!

Mangesh & Jason

The new issue hits stands this Tuesday, and we thought we'd get things started with a little sneak peek on our peanut butter spread (that's 2 pages full of weird facts you need to know about

What's Your Desktop Background Image?

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 Number of the Day: 300

Will Treece

The lowest recorded attendance at a World Cup game was 300, for Romania v. Peru in 1930. Related Fact: What's the highest recorded attendance, you ask?

The Daily Show: Pigeon Racing, 1999

Chris Higgins

Presented without comment: The Daily Show's Mo Rocca covers pigeon racing in 1999. The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p /

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Jesus Goes Up in Flames A 62-foot tall statue of Jesus at the Solid Rock Church on I-75 near Cincinnati was sometimes called "Big Butter Jesus" or "Touchdown Jesus" because of h

Brain Game: Daddy-O

Today's Brain Game is an easier-than-most Word Ladder.

Morning Cup of Links: Fathers Day Edition

Miss Cellania

When you think you hate your job, think about the guy who dives into the sewers of Mexico City.

Death Metal Louis Armstrong and Smooth Jazz Metallica

Ransom Riggs

So there's this dude on YouTube, a really talented musician, who re-records famous songs and switches their genres around.

The Late Movies: Sports Reenactments

Mark Arminio

Certain moments in sports have a way of staying with us through the years. We remember them by name and date and the emotions surrounding them.

Want to Relive Your Favorite Movies?

Jill Harness

If you're looking to relive your favorite action or horror movie, you're in luck.

The Number of the Day: 18

Will Treece

Welcome to our new daily feature! Since we're borrowing the 'Number of the Day' concept from Sesame Street, we figured we'd start with a Sesame Street stat. Mr.

Skullcaps: The Pope's vs. a Rabbi's - What's the difference?

David K. Israel

Cardinals wear red ones. The Pope wears a white one. Rabbis often wear black ones. What's the difference? Well, in this case, form does not follow function. Let's start with rabbis.

More on IBM's Jeopardyputer

Chris Higgins

I mentioned Watson, IBM's Jeopardy-playing computer, back in February. But the details were a little thin back then.

Extreme Backyard Thrills

Miss Cellania

While some families are putting helmets and knee pads on their children in order to ride a bicycle, others are installing trampolines in the backyard.

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