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The Late Movies: Sesame Street International Part 3

Miss Cellania

Have you ever wondered how Sesame Street looks to people in countries other than the US? Thanks to the world wide web, we can get a glimpse.

A Very Tiny Dollhouse with Very Big Treasures

Stacy Conradt

I hate dolls. They just creep me out. But, as I’ve mentioned before on the _floss, I have a bizarre fascination with dollhouses. I’m in good company, though.

neatorama presents: HDYK? – {day 4}

David K. Israel

Please note that Day 5 will appear on Tuesday next week, not

The Quick 10: Itsy-Bitsy, Teeny-Weeny Trivia About Bikinis

Haley Sweetland Edwards

1. The oldest documented bikinis—haute, bandeau-style little numbers—show up in a 1,700 year old Roman mosaic entitled Chamber of the Ten Maidens.

Take Our Survey and Win Big Prizes!

Jason English

We need your help! We want to get a better idea of who's coming to our website, and what you like (or don't like).

Video: Coffee is Pure Awesome

Chris Higgins

So you like coffee? Watch this video. Don't read the stuff below, just watch it. In this short, fun documentary by C.G.P. Grey, you'll learn some fun facts about coffee.

Where Do You Do Your Best Thinking?

Jason English

On Fridays, 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.

Dear Photograph

Ransom Riggs

Old photographs have been finding their way onto the Internet in new and unexpected forms lately (I blogged about one of them, Back to the Future, a few months ago).

Uncontacted Tribes Don't Realize They're Internet Famous

Colin Patrick

I’ve been running across all kinds of stories about uncontacted tribes in remote parts of the world lately.

Brain Game: Really, Really Bad Rebus #25

We typically place the Really, Really Bad Rebus in the Think Thursday category. In order for today to truly be Free-for-all Friday, however, we have to keep you readers on your toes.

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Tossed Pot Lands on Police Cruiser A New York state trooper saw a man standing up in a car with his upper body sticking out of the sunroof on interstate 190 near Buffalo.

Morning Cup of Links: New Beginnings

Miss Cellania

The last book and movies are not the end of Harry Potter after all. J.K. Rowling is launching Pottermore, an interactive publishing and social media site for all things Potter.

How a Friendly Writing Contest Resulted in Three Literary Classics

Stacy Conradt

These days, damp, rainy spells usually inspire us to curl up on the couch and watch an American Pickers marathon (tell me that's not just me).

The Late Movies: Guess The Theme X

Mark Arminio

It's Thursday night...time once again for everyone's favorite game: GUESS THE THEME! All the clips below have something in common.

How Much Do Professional Sports Commissioners Make?

Scott Allen

During tonight’s NBA draft, commissioner David Stern has been shaking hands with the league’s newest crop of rookies, welcoming them into a life of luxury and a potential lockout.

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