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Morning Cup of Links: Olympic Diet & Beauty Tips

Miss Cellania

The "mystery woman" seen with Kim Jong-Un recently was the source of international speculation, which all turned out to be wrong.

5 Memorable Moments from Past Opening Ceremonies

Ethan Trex

As the Olympic Games get set to kick off in London with the opening ceremony on Friday, we know that the next couple of weeks will feature some fantastic athletic stories to inspire us, amaze us, and

5 Questions: South of The Bronx

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The Lost Scripts, Part I: Indiana Jones and the Monkey King

Rob Lammle

In 1977, George Lucas and Steven Spielberg agreed to make a film called Raiders of the Lost Ark, a tribute to the Saturday matinee adventure serials of the 1930s and 40s.

The Late Movies: Guess The Theme 64

Mark Arminio

Welcome back once again to the game that's sweeping the nation: GUESS THE THEME. All the clips below have something in common. Leave your best guesses in the comments. Romeo + Juliet

The 21 Countries With One Olympic Medal

Jason Plautz

Earlier today, we quizzed you on the countries that have won more than 100 Olympic medals. Now it's time for the other side of the equation. Twenty-one countries have won just one medal.

The Missing Links: I'll Trade You My Ichiro Card For Your Balloon Boy

Colin Patrick

A Happy Little Remix Recently, Lucas Reilly wrote an awesome article explaining what became of all of the wonderful mountains and rivers and pine trees Bob Ross painted over the years.

Olympic Art Competitions: 1936-1948

Scott Allen

We're taking a look back at the fine art competitions that originated in ancient Greece and were revived as part of the modern Olympics from 1912 to

At the Libraries: In Empty Jails, Churches, Shipping Containers and More

Miss Kathleen

Each week Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books.

Ten 2012 Olympians to Keep Your Eyes On

Miss Cellania

Thousands of athletes from all over the world are in London for the 2012 Olympics. Many of them are already stars, having trained their entire lives for this chance at gold.

Chinese Product Placement in The Big Bang Theory

Latitude News

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Wanted: Suggestions for a Federal Holiday in August

Julia Davis

Much to the dismay of Hallmark and the U.S. Postal Service, there are no federal holidays in August. Because we’re always looking for an excuse to throw a good party, let's make one up!

Building Babbage's Computer from the 1830s

Chris Higgins

Charles Babbage designed a fully functional mechanical computer called the Analytical Engine in 1837.

Name the Countries With Over 100 Summer Olympic Medals

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On the eve of the London Games, we're putting your Olympics knowledge to the test. To date, 132 countries have won medals at the Summer games, but only 30 have crossed the 100-medal threshold. How many of those 30 can you name?

And yes, this list includes a few countries that don't exist anymore and some that have split up or reunited. We're including any recognized body that won 100 medals or more. Oh, and we also included the bloc of former Soviet countries that competed as "Unified Team."

How an 18th-Century Mutiny May Help Explain Migraine Headaches

Matt Soniak

Jupiterimages On April 28, 1789, Fletcher Christian and 18 other sailors aboard the HMS Bounty wrested control of the ship from their commanding officer, Lieutenant William Bligh.