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The Late Movies: Great Performances by Blind Musicians

Greg Sabin

As a musician (OK, maybe musician is too strong a word; I do, after all, play the banjo), I'm impressed by anyone who has total control of his or her instrument.

The Quick 10: 10 Movie Theater Gimmicks

Stacy Conradt

You've probably noticed by the abundance of funny glasses available at your local Cineplex lately that 3D technology is the latest gimmick to become all the rage at movie theaters.

Tuesday Turnip

David K. Israel

In case you're not familiar with the Turnip, it's a whimsical Google search, wherein I type a random phrase and we see what kind of interesting pages "turn-up." As always with thi

12 (Non-Sexual) Uses for 900 Numbers

Ethan Trex

The term "900 number" probably conjures up images of phone sex operators or, even worse, teen heartthrobs tricking young girls into running up their parents' phone bills.

185-Person "Virtual Choir" Assembled Via YouTube

Chris Higgins

Eric Whitacre has created a "virtual choir" using volunteers from YouTube.

Breast Milk Cheese, Anyone?

Jill Harness

A chic restaurant in New York has taken an unforeseeable direction in upscale cuisine by serving breast milk cheese made with the help of his wife. This isn't the first time someone's tak

Nuclear Quotes: The Crew of the Enola Gay

Miss Cellania

On August 6, 1945, the nuclear age began as the B-29 bomber Enola Gay dropped an atomic bomb on the city of Hiroshima, Japan. Twelve men were on that flight.

Brain Game: Adult Swim

A few weeks back, we asked our Brain Gamers to size up each of the seven continents of the world by land area, largest to smallest.

Morning Cup of Links: Beep!

Miss Cellania

An unemployed D.C. man giving $10 a day away to different strangers to help foster kindness.

The Late Movies: Fun with Chatroulette

Ransom Riggs

For the three of you out there who haven't heard about Chatroulette.com yet, it's a video chat site that pairs you with random strangers.

Our Impromptu Dire Straits Trivia Contest

Jason English

As I mentioned earlier tonight, we're having a bit of trouble with the comments section.

Silence! (Technical Difficulties)

Jason English

We're having an issue with commenting at the moment. Specifically, you can't. Our best men are on the case and I hope to have this resolved shortly.

The Quick 10: Meet the Parents (and Kids and Spouses), Advertising Edition

Stacy Conradt

You know the Pillsbury Doughboy, Elsie the Cow and Tony the Tiger, but many of the advertising mascots we know and love have lesser-known wives, husbands, kids and even parents.

10 Stars Who Started on Sesame Street

Joe Hennes

After 4,200 episodes, there's bound to be a few actors, writers, and staff members who worked on the Street before fame hit. Here are some examples, from Rudy Huxtable to Whoopi Goldberg. 1.

TED Talk: Save the World by Playing Online Games

Chris Higgins

"I believe that if we want to survive the next century on this planet, we need...21 billion hours of gameplay every week. ...

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