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The Late Movies: Happy Earth Day!

Mark Arminio

Today, fellow citizens of this planet, is Earth Day. First founded by Sen. Gaylord Nelson on April 22nd, 1970, Earth Day has become a massive global event.

A chat with Jeff Garlin

David K. Israel

Jeff Garlin co-stars and executive produces the HBO series Curb Your Enthusiasm.

Bud Shaw's Guide to the NFL Draft

Bud Shaw

The NFL draft is upon us.

The Quick 10: Clifford the Big Red Dog

Stacy Conradt

A reader suggested Clifford the Big Red Dog via Twitter the other day, and although I tend to lean more toward smaller dogs, I thought that was a great idea.

New $100 Bill: "Unveiling Video"

Chris Higgins

Okay, so there's a US government website called newmoney.gov. That's the first problem. We need a whole website with its own domain name to talk about updated currency?

The Things You're Missing Out On!

Mangesh Hattikudur

Last month, Jason and I started a side project called Watercooler Ammo.

6 Things You Should Know About Isaac Newton

Special Guest Star

by Brian Gottesman There are few areas of learning and scholarship that haven't been touched by Sir Isaac Newton (1643-1727).

Amazing Facts, 140 Characters at a Time

Jason English

Just a simple reminder of our Twitter account's

Toxic Towns: 6 Cases of Polluted Places

Miss Cellania

Every once in a while, an environmental disaster makes big news, but the effects remain years after the headlines have faded.

Brain Game: Player!

Some recent letter-crunching revealed something special about the word PLAYER: According to my dictionary, no fewer than 66 different words of three or more letters can be formed from its letters.

Behind the Music: the Flossiest Band in the World

Ransom Riggs

I'm sure we could have a nice long discussion about what the world's flossiest band is -- They Might Be Giants would certainly be a strong contender -- but I'm gonna go a little more ol

Morning Cup of Links: Pizza Passion

Miss Cellania

A New York pizza chef in Atlanta shares his passion for pizza and everything to do with pizza making.

The Late Movies: Twin Peaks

Chris Higgins

Twenty years ago last week, Twin Peaks made its TV debut. Often described as eerie, creepy, or just plain weird, Twin Peaks is now considered a landmark in TV history.

The Quick 10: Curious George Gets _flossy

Stacy Conradt

Curious George and The Man in the Yellow Hat have been around for nearly 70 years, and yet the little monkey has the same appeal to kids today as he did back in 1941.

Introducing 'At the Libraries'

Miss Kathleen

Every Wednesday, Miss Kathleen will provide links to a variety of things happening at libraries across the country.

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