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5 Things You Didn't Know About Ian Fleming

Ethan Trex

Ian Fleming is best known for his terrific series of twelve novels and two short story collections detailing the adventures of British spy James Bond, and he also wrote the children's classic Chi

Drink Up! The Stories Behind 11 Regional Soft Drinks

Scott Allen

Soft drinks, which originated as flavored and carbonated elixirs in the late 1800s and became especially popular during the Prohibition era, have long been associated with the region in which they wer

At the Libraries: Your Weekly Round-Up

Miss Kathleen

Every week, Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of library-related items. If there's something fun going on in your local library, leave us a

Neatorama presents: HDYK? "“ {day 4}

David K. Israel

It's an all-new 5-day trivia hunt! Co-puzzle Master Josh Halbur and I are happy to bring you the next How Did You Know?

What Else Happened On Your Birthday?

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.

Giving New Meaning to "Beer Goggles"

Ransom Riggs

Back in college, frat parties baffled me.

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Tokyo's 'Oldest Man' Found Mummified Sogen Kato had been on record as the oldest man in Tokyo, so it was only natural that city authorities wanted to wish him well on his 111th birthda

Introducing the Candwich

Colin Patrick

God forbid you should ever find yourself trapped inside your home during a tornado, hurricane or earthquake. A situation like that is bad enough.

Brain Game: Out of the Ordinal

Cardinal numbers are counting numbers; 1, 2, 3, and so on. Ordinal numbers, on the other hand, represent an order; 1st, 2nd, 3rd, etc. With this in mind, here's today's Brain Game.

The Number of the Day: 666

Jason English

The sum of all the numbers on a roulette wheel is 666. Related Fact: In 2004, a 32-year-old London man sold everything he owned and bet it all—$135,300—on red at the Plaza Hotel

Morning Cup of Links: Cephalopod Love

Miss Cellania

What was once thought to be two different dinosaur species may be only one which has bones that change over its lifetime. The triceratops is possibly just a juvenile form of the torosaurus.

Independent Comic Con Artists

Jill Harness

Earlier this month, I asked you guys for suggestions about what I should cover at Comic Con. An overwhelming number of you voted to see coverage of the independent artists at the event.

The Late Movies: Fun With Time Lapse

Mark Arminio

Tonight for the Late Movies, we take a look at some incredible time lapse videos—everything from a banana aging in a minute to a quick trip across the United States.

How Did You Know? "“ Day 3 Level 3/Bonus Round

David K. Israel

YES! You can play this challenge/contest without knowing a thing about the weekly hunt! It's sort of a one-off - a stand-alone if you will.

Niche Blogs: The English Language

Miss Cellania

There are many, many blogs dedicated to the use of the English language.

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