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Morning Cup of Links: Celebrity DUIs

Miss Cellania

Joss Whedon is developing a live-action Marvel super hero TV series called S.H.I.E.L.D.

Why Can’t You Wear White After Labor Day?

Kathy Benjamin

The unofficial fashion rule can be traced back to some snobby millionaires over 100 years ago.

The Tablecloth That Looks Better With Spills

Jill Harness

For those who have accepted spills and stains as a part of daily life, designer Kristine Bjaadal's tablecloth concept could be a lifesaver.

The Late Movies: Guess The Theme 68

Mark Arminio

It's Thursday, it's late, it's time once again for the game that's sweeping the nation: GUESS THE THEME! All the clips below have something in common.

The Missing Links: TV Apartment Blueprints

Colin Patrick

"Friendster doesn't fit in with President Bush's Internet strategy." This 2004 BusinessWeek article examined how John Kerry and John Edwards leveraged Friendster to boost their ca

12 College Courses We Wish Our Schools Had Offered

Stacy Conradt

It’s that time of year! Here's a look at all of the fascinating college classes you wish your school put on the course list. 1. Topics in Comparative Media: American Pro Wrestling,

At the Libraries: Borrowing Cake Pans

Miss Kathleen

Each week Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books. If there’s something noteworthy going on in your local library, leave us a

10 Loud Places That Are Actually Nice and Quiet

Miss Cellania

You know how people make lists of unusual town names to send out as a joke via email? I got one that had a list of "noisy" towns.

Brain Game: 1, 2, 3, 4!

Today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Think Thursday challenge is a bit more involved than most, but it's still easy to play.

Morning Cup of Links: Hurricane Edition

Miss Cellania

Waiting Out Hurricane Isaac in New Orleans. An eyewitness account of a woman who stayed put, now and during Katrina. * Storms and floods aren't enough for Hurricane Isaac.

When Political Conventions Go Wild: 4 Knock-Down, Drag-Out Convention Floor Fights

the mag

by Brendan Spiegel 1. The Convention Turned

Alternate Histories: 7 Ways the World Could Be Completely Different

Mark Juddery

Alternate history, long popular with fiction writers, has also been explored by historians and journalists. Here are some of their intriguing

The Late Movies: Flight of the Conchords

Chris Higgins

New Zealand hunkthrob band Flight of the Conchords recently recorded a brilliant new song, "Feel Inside (and Stuff Like That)," for charity.

The Missing Links: How You Spend Your Day

Colin Patrick

Fan Video Games Are Much Better Than Fan Fiction A recent Reddit AMA ("Ask Me Anything") conducted by Dan Harmon, the recently-ousted creator of the show Community, inspired one fan to crea

The Dude Behind "The Big Lebowski" - A Documentary

Chris Higgins

You've probably heard that The Dude from The Big Lebowski is loosely based on a real guy named Jeff Dowd.