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The Late Movies: Remembering Mitch Hedberg

Erica Palan

Six years ago today, we lost a comic genius. After a long battle with addiction, Mitch Hedberg died in the Westminister Hotel in Livingston, New Jersey.

How Did You Know? – Day 1 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.

neatorama presents: HDYK? – {day 1}

David K. Israel

It's an all-new 5-day trivia hunt! We're going Monday-Thursday this week because of the holiday week as co-puzzle Master Josh Halbur and I bring you the next How Did You Know?

The Number of the Day: 26%

Jason English

In a recent survey, 26% of U.S. adults said they'd read a print version of a newspaper the previous day.

The Internet Wishlist

Colin Patrick

Spend enough time immersed in the world of technology and you’re sure to develop a healthy list of “someone should create a…” ideas.

One More Odd Thing I Just Learned About Fish: Rotting Salmon Impact Forest Ecology

Matt Soniak

When I’m not blogging for mental_floss, I can usually be found wearing bright orange rubber pants and gutting, cutting and selling fish at my local Whole Foods (and winning awards for it).

Equating Angels with Transistors: Shatner at His Best

Chris Higgins

In this 1976* AT&T promotional video, William Shatner explains the miracle of microprocessors.

A Film About A Big Tree, A Small Village, and A Very Old Man

Ransom Riggs

I wanted to follow my Late Movies post about amazing documentaries you can stream on Netflix with this -- another doc I just discovered.

The Lesser-Known Endangered Species

Jill Harness

You know about all the cute, cuddly endangered animals that need our help in the fight against extinction, but what about the ugly ones that don't get their own specialty conservation groups?

10 Clever and Confusing Flowcharts

Miss Cellania

It's been almost a year since I shared my ever-growing collection of helpful and not-so-helpful flowcharts found on the internet.

Brain Game: After Bar

Give today's Tuesday Test Time, a shot.

Morning Cup of Links: the Whomp

Miss Cellania

ABC News and People Magazine released the results of an online poll about the best movies of all time. Over half a million votes were cast in many categories.

The Quick 10: The End is Near! Wait, No, It’s Not.

Stacy Conradt

Have you heard? That whole 2012 apocalypse supposedly predicted by the Mayan calendar is wrong.

The Late Movies: 10 Great Documentaries You Can Watch Right Now (on Netflix)

Ransom Riggs

If you haven't discovered Netflix and its instant streaming feature yet, it's pretty magical.

Your Puppies Wearing Hats Eating Bacon Sharing Facts

Stacy Conradt

Do you have a puppy? Do you have a hat? We’d love to feature your dog (all dogs are puppies at heart, right?) in an upcoming “Puppies Wearing Hats Eating Bacon Sharing Facts” post.

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