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Science: Explained

Colin Patrick

Science is hard to understand. Thankfully, the Fake Science blog provides a series of easy to understand illustrated diagrams which break down all manner of scientific concept.

The Number of the Day: 8

Jason English

Earlier this month, Alan Francis won his 8th consecutive world horseshoes championship at the National Horseshoe Pitchers Association world tournament in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Names You Almost Gave Your Pets

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.

Own a Piece of Mad Men History

Jill Harness

If getting to Mad Men yourself wasn't enough for you, then perhaps the Mad Men props being sold on eBay might offer you the experience to live your life in the sixties.

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Burglar Holds Garage Sale at Victim's House On June 17th, Greg Kemmis of Sarnia, Ontario was out of town when his home was broken into and robbed.

Brain Game: Tally Me Banana

Welcome to the Friday Brain Game.

Morning Cup of Links: Viking Grooming

Miss Cellania

You might be surprised to find that Vikings were cleaner than the people they conquered and even kept their hair neatly cut. See more photographic evidence here.

The Late Movies: Brett Domino, The Ultimate Geek

Mark Arminio

One of the geekiest (and hence _flossiest) musicians out there is Brett Domino, the alter-ego of musician Rob J. Madin.

The Quick 10: 10 People with Photographic Memories

Stacy Conradt

It's hard to say whether a photographic memory actually exists or not.

Coin a New Phrase, Win a New Book

Jason English

The book we're giving away today is Sacred Gifts, Profane Pleasures: A History of Tobacco and Chocolate in the Atlantic World.

By the Handbook: 9 Unusual College Policies

Ethan Trex

When incoming freshmen head to college ready to have some fun before classes start, they often run up against a boring enemy: hours of tedious explanation of various school rules and policies.

Bugs Bunny and Hitler

David K. Israel

If you've never seen "Herr Meets Hare," you really need to take 6 minutes today and watch this. It, er, heils from a time when the Warner Brothers' lunacy knew no bounds.

How Important Is An Author Photo?

Ransom Riggs

The reason I ask is because I have to decide whether or not I want one on a book I have coming out next year (my first novel -- trust me, I'll be pestering all of you to buy it when we're cl

Christopher Walken Reads Things

Chris Higgins

It recently came to my attention that Christopher Walken has a history of doing spoken-word pieces, just reading stuff that sounds weird when he reads it (perhaps everything sounds weird when Walkeniz

Real World Superheroes of the Midwest

Miss Cellania

There are everyday folks who spend their free time anonymously helping their communities -anonymous because they are costumed superheroes!

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