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Who Was Murphy and Why Is There a Bed Named After Him?

Matt Soniak

Image credit: Valet Custom Cabinets & ClosetsThe Murphy Bed, also known as a wall bed, fold down bed or pull down bed, is a bed that’s hinged at one end so it can be folded up and stored verticall

Dietribes: Vim and Vinegar

Allison Keene

• Vinegar is, essentially, fermented fruit, though it can be made from anything containing sugar.

Every "Itchy & Scratchy Show" Ever

Chris Higgins

One of my favorite parts of The Simpsons is The Itchy & Scratchy Show, a cartoon within a live action show within a cartoon (Itchy & Scratchy is a cartoon on The Krusty the Clown Show,

5 Horror Movies Starring Inanimate Objects

Cole Gamble

The soul of a horror movie lies in the strength of the monster. Freddy Krueger, Hannibal Lecter—these icons endure because they got under our skin and stayed there long after the lights went up.

Brain Game: Seems Like July

It's the middle of March, but you couldn't tell it by the temperature here in Michigan.

Morning Cup of Links: Titanic Tales

Miss Cellania

Filmmaker James Cameron is planning a solo journey to Challenger Deep, seven miles below sea level.

The Late Movies: Sideways Stories From Wayside School

Erica Palan

Growing up, I couldn't get enough of the Wayside School books by Louis Sachar, who turned 58 years old today.

How 5 Super-Rich Places Got Such Fancy Names

Kathy Benjamin

1. Martha’s

Kid Game Rules With Piotr Kron

David K. Israel

Piotr Kron is an interesting fella living in Hannover, Germany (if his YouTube tags are correct) intent on bringing (what I hope is) humor to the subject of children's game rules.

Can Gay Discharged Soldiers Get Back Into the Army Now?

Matt Soniak

© James Berglie/ZUMA Press/Corbis"Don’t Ask, Don't Tell" was the official U.S. policy on homosexuals in the military for the last 18 years.

A Robot's Life

Chris Higgins

Have you worked in a warehouse? How about a warehouse filled with Roomba-like robots that crawl the floor looking for stuff?

8 Female Fighters of World War II

Miss Cellania

March is Women's History Month, so it's a good time for the overdue followup to the previous post 11 Women Warriors of World War II.

Brain Game: That's a Whopper!

Today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Tuesday Test Time challenge may make you hungry for lunch, but it'll be here soon enough.

Morning Cup of Links: Tequila Pizza

Miss Cellania

You may soon be able to use your iPad or Kindle with no hassle from flight attendants, as the FAA is reviewing the safety of such gadgets on airline flights.

The Late Movies: Happy Birthday, Mister Rogers!

Jason English

Tuesday would have been Mister Rogers' 84th birthday.

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