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Ren & Stimpy Creator Sends Awesome Letter to Kid

Chris Higgins

Today, another awesome Letter of Note, this time from comic artist John Kricfalusi, best known for his work on Ren & Stimpy.

Dietribes: Hummus Among Us

Allison Keene

"¢Â While love may be the international language, the international love is the chickpea, or the Bengal gram (India), Chickpea (English), Garbanzo (Latin America), Hommes, Hamaz (Arab world), No

Vonnegut's Letter to His Family About His Imprisonment in Slaughterhouse Five

Chris Higgins

Kurt Vonnegut Jr.'s most famous novel is Slaughterhouse-Five. You may have read it -- it's taught in many high school English classes in the U.S., though in others it has been banned.

Amazing Facts, 140 Characters at a Time

Jason English

Just the obligatory "we're on Twitter!" reminder.

Brain Game: Animal Stains

An anagram is a word or phrase that, when its letters are unscrambled, forms a completely different word or phrase.

To Paywall or not to Paywall?

David K. Israel

Editor's Note: In response to the somewhat frantic emails I've been receiving today, let me reiterate (pre-iterate?) what it says in large text below: this is not something we're consid

Morning Cup of Links: Martian Forest

Miss Cellania

Author Jack London's real life was every bit as interesting as the characters in his books.

The Late Movies: Letterman's Monologue

Jason English

I'm heading out to Cleveland tomorrow morning for a visit to our Midwest headquarters (and new retail store), and I still need to pack.

The Quick 10: 10 Real-Life Glee Club Members

Stacy Conradt

I'm a total Gleek, I admit it.

A $100,000 Bill? The Story Behind Large-Denomination Currency

Ethan Trex

Your local convenience store may not accept bills larger than $20, but once upon a time you could have paid for your gum with a nice fresh $10,000 bill.

10 Futuristic Ads From the Past

David K. Israel

There's nothing quite like old advertisements to give us a look-see at what the past thought the future would look like, taste like, talk like or sound like.

6 Horrifying Modern Cannibals

Miss Cellania

Cannibalism, as repulsive as it is, can be understood in cases where consuming the deceased is an alternative to certain starvation.

Brain Game: Two at a Time

Enjoy Tuesday's Brain Game; thanks for playing! What's the next letter in the following sequence? T, E, T, T, ? Here is the SOLUTION. THE SOLUTION: F. The letters represent t

Morning Cup of Links: Frankenhuman!

Miss Cellania

A pilot's life is nowhere near as glamorous as the public thinks, and it's gone nowhere but downhill over time. Does more work with less pay affect travel safety?

The Late Movies: Virtuoso Bass Players

Ransom Riggs

Since my guitar virtuosos Late Movies post from last week ignited such a firestorm of controversy, I thought it was only natural to follow it up with a list of some of my favorite bass players.

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