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Brain Game: Pass to Play

By changing one letter at a time to form new words, and leaving all other letters in their original positions, convert the word PASS into the word PLAY in seven (or fewer) steps.

The Many Uses of Greenscreen

Ransom Riggs

Also known as chromakey (or bluescreen), it used to be something that was reserved mainly for high-flying, blockbuster effects films.

Morning Cup of Links: Goat Trauma

Miss Cellania

If you've been traumatized by a goat, help is available.

The Late Movies: Memorable College Football Plays

Mark Arminio

In honor of tonight's BCS National Championship game, tonight's Late Movies take a look at some memorable college football plays. In this year's Tostitos Fiesta Bowl, undefeated

The Quick 10: 10 Really Pricey Books

Stacy Conradt

I have this fantasy that I am harboring a rare, insanely valuable first edition of some obscure book somewhere on my overstuffed bookshelves.

The 5pm Quiz: Hall of Fame Hats

Scott Allen

Yesterday, former Expos & Cubs slugger Andre Dawson was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.

What Exactly Is a Crimson Tide?

Scott Allen

Last month, Scott Allen wrote about the origins of the nicknames of the 10 schools in BCS bowls.

A Fruit Fly Walks Into a Bar...

Meghan Holohan

Big news in the field of alcoholic fruit fly research—when fruit flies are offered unlimited amounts of alcohol, they drink until they pass out.

6 More Lost and Found Airplanes

Miss Cellania

I once thought that it should be very hard to lose something as big as an airplane.

Symphony of Science: "The Unbroken Thread" (Attenborough, Goodall, Sagan)

Chris Higgins

Get ready for another awesome Symphony of Science video! Yes, that's right, more auto-tuned scientists with cool music and video.

Is Cash Cab for Real? 7 Contestants Speak!

David K. Israel

If you're reading this post, you probably love trivia and game shows as much of the rest of us _flossers.

2009's Most Disturbing Film Is A Documentary

Ransom Riggs

You might have already heard about The Cove.

Brain Game: Twice None

Today's Brain Game asks a single question: What's the next number in the following sequence? 1, 1, 2, 1, 2, 2, 3, ? Here is the SOLUTION. THE SOLUTION: 1. The numbers represent

Morning Cup of Links: Game Cupcakes

Miss Cellania

On the Ski Slopes With Avalanche Patrollers.

The Late Movies: Top 10 Antiques Roadshow Valuations

Chris Higgins

The antiques world was rocked (okay, more like gently bumped) when a recent episode of Antiques Roadshow estimated a woman's collection of carved Chinese jade objects at $710,000 to $1.07 million

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