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5 Questions: Names that Sound Like Initials

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At the Libraries: Little Libraries Abound

Miss Kathleen

Each week Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books. If there’s something noteworthy going on in your local library, leave us a

11 of the Most Beloved Sherman Brothers Songs

Stacy Conradt

Whether you’re a Disney fan or not, chances are pretty good that you’ve had a Sherman Brothers song firmly stuck in your head at one point or another.

It Came From Space! Man-Made Objects That Crashed Back to Earth

Calli Arcale

Most orbital debris is in low Earth orbit, where "what goes up must come down" — derelict satellites, spent rocket boosters, explosive bolt shrapnel, payload fairings, interstage structures,

TNG Season 8: The Best Twitter Feed for Star Trek Nerds

Chris Higgins

If you're a Trek fan, there's an embarrassment of riches for you on Twitter -- you can follow cast members including Wil Wheaton, LeVar Burton, Brent Spiner, heck -- even Shatner and Nimoy a

20 Legendary Athletes Who Finished Up With Another Team

Scott Allen

SAM RICHE/MCT /Landov On Wednesday, Peyton Manning and the Indianapolis Colts officially parted ways after 14 seasons.

7 Real-Life Fairytale Castles

Miss Cellania

Many of our Disneyfied visions of fairy tale castles are modeled on real medieval castles in Europe.

Brain Game: Pieces of Eight

I had a recent dream where the number "8" kept popping up.

Morning Cup of Links: Solar Storm

Miss Cellania

A massive solar flare has produced the biggest solar storm in five years, which will reach Earth today, possibly causing satellite outages.

5 Questions: Do You Have the Magic "Touch"?

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The Late Movies: Johnny Castaway

Chris Higgins

Last week I posted a roundup of classic screensavers, but many commenters pointed out a big one that I missed: Johnny Castaway. Somehow, I had never seen Johnny!

Is it Capitalized?

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It's a simple game: We'll give you a brand name or title and pick out a letter, you choose whether its capitalized or lowercase. The answers may not be as obvious as you think. We're basing this off the official brand name or title, so be sure to think about that, not any place you've seen it printed elsewhere.

Andrew Stanton on Storytelling: "Make Me Care"

Chris Higgins

In a new TED Talk from last week, director Andrew Stanton (Toy Story, WALL•E) tells some stories...including a famously profane story, that includes a single, deliciously well-placed f-bomb (in the fi

6 Fictional Fighting Styles (and How to Fake Them)

Benjamin Smith

1. Fighting style: Venusian

Dietribes: Lima Beans

Allison Keene

• Though we have come to pronounce them differently, Lima beans were indeed named for the capital of Peru where they have been growing for over 7,500 years.

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