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OkCupid Analyzes Online Dating Data; Surprising Conclusions Revealed

Chris Higgins

The online dating website OkCupid has performed a statistical analysis of the photos their users post, in order to study patterns.

The Quick 10: 10 Famous Authors Who Tried Scriptwriting

Stacy Conradt

During the holiday season, I was doing some research for a story and discovered that the uber-sarcastic Dorothy Parker did some work on the script for the saccharine and sappy It's a Wonderful Li

10 Tales of Warm-Weather Winter Olympians

Scott Allen

The Winter Olympics are traditionally dominated by athletes from countries where winter brings freezing temperatures and snow, but that hasn't stopped a number of athletes from more tropical clim

Some Facts About the Mac

Ransom Riggs

It was 26 years ago today that Apple's first Macintosh computer was announced to the world, via a still-famous commercial directed by Ridley Scott and aired during the 1984 Super Bowl.

What's Your Hometown's Claim to Fame?

Jason English

Every Friday, I post a series of unrelated questions meant to spark conversation in the comments. Answer one, answer all, respond to someone else's reply, whatever you want. Very casual.

Recyle Your Phones to Help Haiti

Jill Harness

Want to help the Red Cross' Haiti earthquake fund, but can't afford to donate money? Then consider donating your used or broken old cell phones to Phones for Haiti.

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Fake Cop Arrested by Fake Prostitute A police detective in Detroit was posing as a prostitute in a sting operation Wednesday.

5 Things You Didn't Know About Margaret Thatcher

Ethan Trex

Margaret Thatcher was the tough-talking Conservative face of British politics throughout the 1980s.

Brain Game: Are You Ready?

This weekend's NFL games will decide who plays in the upcoming Super Bowl. As a hint, the answer to today's Brain Game is NOT one of the teams involved in the upcoming games.

Morning Cup of Links: Sloths

Miss Cellania

Fun Facts About Sloths.

The Quick 10: 10 Non-Athlete Sports Injuries

Stacy Conradt

It's not uncommon for sports stars to get hurt in the line of duty, obviously (Colt McCoy, anyone?).

8 Amazing Octopus Videos

Chris Higgins

Hiding Under Coconut Shells Scientists caught these octopuses near Indonesia using coconut shells similar to how herbit crabs use shells -- as a place to hide. Octopus Opening Jar to Get Foo

7 Historical Bans on Smoking

Ethan Trex

More and more cities and states around the country are banning smoking in public places, much to the chagrin of smokers. Is this sort of strong, successful anti-smoking movement a new development?

10 Venn and Not-quite-Venn Diagrams

Miss Cellania

Venn diagrams are used for more than just useful stuff like science and demographics.

The Secret Life of Everyday Things

Jill Harness

If you've ever considered whether the items in your fridge have parties after you close the door on them, then you'll love Terry Border's book Bent Objects: The Secret Life of Everyday

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