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Movies You're Embarrassed You Haven't Seen

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.

5 Things You Didn't Know About Doris Duke

Ethan Trex

Doris Duke's father died when she was 12 years old.

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Jesus Christ Dismissed from Jury Duty A woman named Jesus Christ was called for jury duty in Birmingham, Alabama this week, but was dismissed for disruptive behavior.

Brain Game: A Flaky Puzzle

We got our first snow of the year last night; rather late for the season here in Michigan. To celebrate, here's a weather-related Brain Game.

Illin' Like a Villain: the Foods Most Likely to Poison You

Ransom Riggs

Every year or so I manage to give myself food poisoning, and as any of you who've ever had it can attest, it's pretty much the worst thing ever.

Morning Cup of Links: The Joy of Fruitcake

Miss Cellania

The average American wastes 1,400 kilocalories a day, which means the US wastes about 40% of its food supply.

Month in Review: November's Most Popular Stories

Jason English

Before we slip too far into December, let's recap what happened last month. In case you missed a day or two here or there, these are the top 10 stories originally posted in November: 1.

Video: How Vinyl Records are Made

Chris Higgins

Remember LPs? Well, I sure do -- over the past week I've been working on digitizing some LPs that haven't been (and perhaps never will be) released on CD.

The Quick 10: Billionaires Behaving Badly

Stacy Conradt

One of the heirs to the Johnson & Johnson fortune was arrested this week. Not for a DUI or drug charges, as the arrests of other heiresses might cause you to suspect, but for theft.

Unique and Memorable Gargoyles

Jill Harness

Gargoyles bring out a variety of emotions from their spectators.

8 U.S. Presidents With Statues Abroad

Scott Allen

Every former U.S. president has been honored with a statue in the United States, some more than others.

The Underground CAPTCHA Industry

David K. Israel

Humans can solve them, computers cannot, or so we've been led to believe.

Niche Blogs: Found Photos Edition

Miss Cellania

When I posted A Sampling of Niche Blogs last month, people responded positively and said they liked finding new blogs on very specific subjects.

Brain Game: Mister Fahrenheit

I'm generalizing here, but the longer it's been since you attended school, the harder it will be to solve today's Brain Game.

Shh! Talking About Your Goals Makes Them Less Likely to Happen

Ransom Riggs

Let's say you've just set a difficult long-term goal for yourself -- something like becoming a lawyer, going vegan or writing a 26-volume history of the Civil War.

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