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What Makes #2 Pencils So Special?

Ethan Trex

Most of us pick up pencils and lose them without giving it a second thought. Pencils are a bit more interesting than you might, think, though.

How Did You Know Rachel Horn?

David K. Israel

We had a lot of fun giving away daily neatorama prizes this month! We hope you enjoyed the new aspect of the game.

At the Libraries: Your Weekly Round-Up

Miss Kathleen

Every Wednesday, Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of things happening at libraries across the country. If there's something fun going on in your local library this week, leave us a

Dietribes: Carrots

Allison Keene

"¢Â I figured that the carrot might prove to be a difficult food to find facts on. Turns out, the carrot has had a far more intriguing life than most would expect.

5 People Who Exploited the Web to Get Hired

David K. Israel

My friend and co-blogger here on the _floss, Rob Lammle, had an awesome post a few weeks back: How to Tweet Your Way Out of a Job.

Brain Game: Yeah, Fine

By changing one letter at a time to form different English words, and leaving all other letters in their original positions, convert YEAH into FINE in six (or fewer) steps.

Morning Cup of Links: Frog Booties

Miss Cellania

Male red-eyed tree frogs communicate dominance to each other by shaking their butts.

The Late Movies: Mustaches

Erica Palan

Last year, my friend teamed up with the other dudes in his workplace for Mustache March, a month-long celebration of facial hair. There was just one rule: No one shaves till April.

motionbox and neatorama present: HDYK? - {day 5}

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?

Why Does Sex Make Men Sleepy?

Matt Soniak

Alfred Kinsey, biologist, pioneering sex researcher and founder of the Institute for Sex Research at Indiana University, once wrote that "a marked quiescence of the total body is the most widely

The Blossom Time Festival

Jason English

Toby and Melanie met a whole bunch of our Ohio readers at the Blossom Time Festival in Chagrin Falls this past weekend.

World Cup: The Seven Sins of Soccer

Miss Cellania

The 2010 FIFA World Cup begins June 11th in South Africa. The whole world is watching!

History Mysteries: 7 Lost Time Capsules

Rob Lammle

According to the International Time Capsule Society at Oglethorpe University in Atlanta, there are approximately 10,000 time capsules in the world.

Brain Game: Peri Peri Coco Bop

By changing one letter with each subsequent entry, and leaving the other three letters in their original spots, come up with four-letter names that complete the monikers of ten famous people.

Morning Cup of Links: Malamanteau

Miss Cellania

The Tragic Race to Be First to the South Pole. A museum exhibit shows us how Roald Amundsen and Robert F.

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