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The Top Rated Super Bowl Commercial Each Year, 1989 to Present

Bryan Dugan

Since 1989, USA Today has asked viewers to vote on the best Super Bowl ads. Here's a look back at the winners.

Deaf People Invented the Football Huddle…and Then Stopped Using It

Arika Okrent

There are a few different stories about how it originated (in 1918 at Oregon State, in 1921 at University of Illinois, in 1924 at Lafayette College) but it had first been used in the 1890s when Paul H

What Would Happen if Everyone Jumped at Once?

Hannah Keyser

Something would definitely happen—but it wouldn't be a big something.

GoldieBlox Wins a Big Game Ad from Intuit [Sponsored]

GoldieBlox's owner Debbie Sterling studied engineering at Stanford, only to find her field dominated by men. So she started a toy company that aims to excite girls about engineering.

The Reason Why No Photography is Allowed in the Sistine Chapel

Rick Marshall

Visitors to the chapel will find their experience peppered with terse shouts of “No photo! No video!” from security guards.

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

10 Times Seth Meyers Cracked Up At His Own Jokes

Meredith Danko

Seth Meyers is about to leave the iconic SNL Weekend Update desk, which means he will soon be cracking up at his own jokes on his very own late night talk show.

Why Do We Call Athletic Uniforms “Jerseys”?

Mark Mancini

Super Bowl XLVIII is this weekend, and both teams have already selected their designated uniforms for the occasion.

6 Elements of Arthur Chu's Jeopardy! Strategy

Chris Higgins

He plays to tie, goes fishing for Daily Doubles, and is drawing the wrath of strangers on social media.

Morning Cup of Links: The Way Football Was

Miss Cellania

5 Questions: The Big Game 2014

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6 Sneaky Ways Countries Try to Win Hearts and Minds

Chris Stokel-Walker

The spread of propaganda is as old as society itself—but not all propaganda techniques are garish posters or august news reports on television or in print.

The NFL Used to Play a Third-Place Game, a "Losers' Bowl for Losers"

Alex Watt

If coming in second place just makes you the first loser, what can be said about a team that finishes in third?

The Missing Links: Comparing Lairs

Colin Patrick

Star Trek: Voyager's Photon Torpedo Problem

Chris Higgins