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How Does the FCC Find Naughty Language?

Matt Soniak

It was a banner weekend for F-bombs. In Boston last Saturday, Red Sox designated hitter David “Big Papi” Ortiz dropped one into a pre-game speech, saying “This is our f***ing city.

The Late Movies: Watch How Hard Coca-Cola Tried to Market New Coke

Erica Palan

World War I Centennial: Montenegro Takes Scutari, Austria-Hungary Threatens War

Erik Sass

Bates Motel Recap, Episode Six: The Truth

Stacy Conradt

Lots of stuff starting to unravel on Bates this week—including at least one plot line I figured would be in play for the whole season. Let’s get to it.

6 Terrible People and How They Were Captured

David W Brown

Recent events have provided an interesting look at how law enforcement officials identify and hunt down very terrible people.

The Missing Links: Start Packing For Mars

Colin Patrick

Contest: Create a Contest!

Jason English

Opening a Shaken Coke Can Underwater

Chris Higgins

11 Couch Designs of the Future

Therese Oneill

Are you just gonna sit there? When you could be sprawling, cuddling, storing, or hiding? Check out 11 new concepts in sofa design.

Meet 9 Recovering Boston Explosion Victims

Miss Cellania

WATCH: Why a Soaking-Wet Washcloth Doesn't Drip in Space

The Week

Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield demonstrates what it's like to wring out a soaking-wet washcloth when the familiar properties of gravity are removed from the equation.

Brain Game: The Mighty 109th

Sandy Wood

The Pig Latins of 11 Other Languages

Arika Okrent

Rules of language games in other languages may also vary, but here are some general guidelines for fun in 11 different languages.

T-Shirt Tuesday: Bald Eagle

Erin McCarthy

Why Don’t Cell Phones Have Dial Tones?

Matt Soniak

Matt Soniak answers today's Big Question.