$50 Challenge


$50 Challenge


The Quick 10: Bullets? We Don’t Need No Stinking Bullets.

Stacy Conradt

I went to the Nebraska/Colorado game this weekend and had an experience that others only dream of – I got to shoot the hot dog gun.

The Beatles Complete on Ukulele Dot Com

Chris Higgins

Apparently I'm late to the party on this one: is a web project devoted to re-recording every Beatles song, using ukuleles, and posting the songs for free online.

Weird Moments in TV History: The Max Headroom Broadcast Signal Intrusion Incident

Matt Soniak

Not all pirates wear eye patches and talk funny. Some dress up as characters from TV shows, hijack broadcast signals and troll people who are just trying to watch the

People Movers Beyond the Airport

Jill Harness

Just because the people of your city are supportive of bicycle use doesn't mean the terrain itself is.

The Number of the Day: 3,333,360

Colin Patrick

The highest score possible on the arcade version of Pac-Man is 3,333,360 points.

Talking Pictures: Smoking and Drinking

Ransom Riggs

Americans have never been shy about indulging their vices -- especially during the holidays -- and so to kick off our national week-long, post-Thanksgiving food and alcohol come-down, I thought I'

Brain Game: Math Square #52

The nine white squares inside the main red grid should be filled with the digits 1 through 9. Each digit should appear only once in this main grid (the red square).

Morning Cup of Links: Evolution Pains

Miss Cellania

The Top Ten Daily Consequences of Having Evolved. Hiccups and goosebumps are a small price to pay for being at the top of the food chain.

At the Libraries: Keith Richards, Library Savior

Miss Kathleen

Every week, Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books.

The Late Movies: Sports Celebrations

Erica Palan

When my hometown team, the Philadelphia Phillies, won the World Series in 2008, I was at a small, crowded bar in my neighborhood. As the final out was called, the room erupted.

Lunchtime Quiz Leftovers

Jason English

4 Bizarre Experiments That Should Never Be Repeated

the mag

This is the true story of three schizophrenics, who all believed they were Jesus Christ. It wasn’t long before they stopped being polite and started getting real crazy.

Mind-Boggling Facts from Bill Bryson's At Home

Alisson Clark

Bill Bryson's new book At Home has the subtitle "A Short History of Private Life," but it could be more accurately called "Really Interesting Stuff Nobody Knows." Stuff li

Weekend Links: Your New Favorite Animal, the Alot

Allison Keene

Heighten your enjoyment of Thanksgiving leftovers with a little science and history, like the evolution of cranberries. And lo, there's also a vintage Dietribe on cranberries as well!

Woody's Winners, Week 12

NFL WEEK TWELVE Woody posted a pleasant 12-4 record in NFL games last week, and wishes to apologize to all the Tennessee fans out there for jinxing your Titans a few weeks ago by raving about their w