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Live from Abbottabad

Jason English

Sohaib Athar unknowingly live-tweeted yesterday's raid on Osama Bin Laden's compound in Abbottabad.

Weekend Links: Calling Out Bad Tippers

Colin Patrick

I would waste way too much time on the street if all posted signs were as creative as this collection of tear-off fliers. * Phil Rosenthal is the creator of the sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond.

Presidential Middle Names

Sandy Wood

James ABRAM GarfieldChester ALAN ArthurLyndon BAINES JohnsonRutherford BIRCHARD HayesJames CALVIN CoolidgeHerbert CLARK HooverDwight DAVID EisenhowerFranklin DELANO RooseveltJames EARL CarterJohn FITZ

The Quick 10: 10 Evil Lairs

Stacy Conradt

[Photo: Newseum] I was fascinated by this Top 10 Evil Lairs list featured on Time.com today.

Weekend Links: Learning From Wile E. Coyote

Colin Patrick

I’ve had Space Shuttle fever lately.

The Quick 10: 10 Interesting Prints at Grauman's Chinese Theater

Stacy Conradt

Grauman's Chinese Theater has been entertaining celebs and tourists alike since it opened in 1927.

The Late Movies: Lego Battles

Miss Cellania

Some like to reenact battles from history in their spare time. Others do it on YouTube, using Lego Minifigs.

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.

The Economics of Death Star Planet Destruction

Chris Higgins

At the blog Overthinking It, a delightful roundtable has assembled to overthink the economics of the Death Star, as seen in Star Wars.

What's Your Grammar Pet Peeve?

Jason English

On Fridays, 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.

The Book of (Even More) Awesome: Win a Copy!

Jason English

Last year we had a fun time sharing awesome things to celebrate the release of Neil Pasricha's The Book of Awesome.

Strange Geographies: Abandoned Belgium (and Luxembourg), Part II

Ransom Riggs

So last week, I told about half the story of my recent adventure to Belgium and Luxembourg, where I was looking for atmospheric abandoned chateaus to film inside for a book trailer I'm making for

The Number of the Day: $125,000,000

Colin Patrick

In 1999 NASA lost $125 million because a team of engineering contractors erroneously used English measurements rather than metric.

5 Places to Almost Die Before You Die

Kenny Gould

1. Tiankeng Sinkhole, Xiaozhai,

neatorama presents: HDYK? – {day 3}

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?

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