Why Do Divers Go Hot Tubbing After a Dive?

Stacy Conradt

After Olympic divers blow your mind by beautifully twisting and turning through a three-story fall, they usually crawl out of the pool and head for the hot tub.

How Do Touchscreens Work?

Matt Soniak

It depends on the device and the type of touchscreen you’re using. There are two different kinds used in most consumer

Brain Game: Debbie at the Cinema

Meet Debbie. She's the focus of today's Brain Game Free-for-all Friday challenge.

Morning Cup of Links: Wall-E Comes to Life

Miss Cellania

Forbes' annual list of top colleges ranks Princeton as the number one school.

Photoshop Before Computers Existed

Jill Harness

You may be familiar with vintage LOL cats that actually required posing animals in human clothing and props, but you might not know just how ancient faked photographs are.

Why Do Olympians Wear That Colorful Tape?

Lauren Hansen

You may have first noticed the markings on the synchronized swimmers' backs. Or cascading down a beach volleyball player's chiseled abs. Birthmarks? Accessories?

The Late Movies: Guess The Theme 65

Mark Arminio

Welcome back _flossers to the game that's sweeping the nation: GUESS THE THEME! All the clips below have something in common. Leave your best guesses in the comments. Eli Manning On

The Missing Links: Carny Slang

Colin Patrick

Olympics + Math = Great Love the Olympics? Yes, you do. Love arithmetic? Like I even have to ask. Well, even if you hate them both, you’ll enjoy watching this mashup.

At the Libraries: Cook Like an Author

Miss Kathleen

Each week Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books.

Niche Blogs for the Dog Days of August

Miss Cellania

Are you tired of the Olympics already? Are you tired of U.S. presidential election news? Are you bogged down with back-to-school preparations? Then maybe you need some lighthearted distraction!

How "2001" Became the Space Odyssey We Know

Chris Higgins

James Cameron narrates this documentary on the classic film 2001. It includes archival footage of the late Arthur C.

Music History #4: "Cloudbusting"

Bill DeMain

Editor's Note: This is the fourth installment of Bill DeMain's new(ish) column, where he explores the real historical events that inspired various songs.

Brain Game: Big and Bad

Here's a new Brain Game Think Thursday challenge to start your day. Good luck! What two former U.S.

Morning Cup of Links: Cooking in Space

Miss Cellania

What ever happened to the gold medal-winning 1996 US Gymnastics Team?

This YouTube Video Could Help Cure Vertigo

Jill Harness

The idea that YouTube could help with any medical disorder sounds outrageous.