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Dietribes: Celery (or, "I'm Being Stalked!")

Allison Keene

• When someone mentions "celery" as an eating option to me my first response is to scoff and say "boring." But maybe boring's not so bad - after all, a celery tonic was once p

Ten on Todd

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The name Todd comes from the Middle English word for FOX, and you'll have to be as sly as one to earn a winning score in today's Lunchtime Quiz. A score of 6 or better is a win. Can you do it? Prove it!

12 Songs that mention other songs or artists

David K. Israel

This is clearly not a definitive list. I encourage you all to help us build the list by leaving your additions in the comments

NOVA: The Fabric of the Cosmos

Chris Higgins

NOVA's "The Fabric of the Cosmos" premieres tonight, November 2, at 9pm ET/PT on most PBS stations.

Brain Game: Not So Civil

Today, the mentalfloss.com Brain Game brings you a new Word Ladder challenge.

Morning Cup of Links: Spider Porn

Miss Cellania

Nina Sandlin takes pictures of spider genitalia in her spare time. Her spider porn collection is becoming a priceless tool for identifying arachnid species.

The Puzzle Art of Doug Powell

Jill Harness

There are plenty of artists out there whose work can be considered puzzling, but it's rare for any of them to actually make their art from puzzles.

5 Questions: Forever "Ember"

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How an Empty Dessert Plate Inspired the Frisbee

Stacy Conradt

Back in 1937, 17-year-old Fred Morrison and his girlfriend were keeping themselves entertained by throwing the lid to a popcorn tin back and forth.

The Late Movies: Songs About November

Erica Palan

Today marks the first day of November. We're still recovering from our Halloween candy hangover, so we're keeping things simple with tonight's Late Movies.

15 Patron Saints for Modern Situations

Andréa Fernandes

Today, the Catholic Church celebrates the Solemnity of All Saints, often referred to as All Saints' Day or All Hallows (hence October 31 is Halloween, a contraction of All Hallows' Evening).

What Defects the FDA Allows in 11 Types of Food

Haley Sweetland Edwards

10 Retro Illustrations of Pop Culture Icons

David K. Israel

Illustrator Tom Whalen has a thing for retro design. Check out these awesome posters featuring characters from movies, video games and tv shows we love. Have a favorite?

THAT IS ALL, John Hodgman's Final Book of Complete World Knowledge

Chris Higgins

Photo by Brantley Gutierrez. John Hodgman's third and final book of complete world knowledge, That is All, hits bookstore shelves today, 11/1/11.

The '80s and '90s Game Show Quiz

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How well do you recall the game shows that filled up the TV listings of the 1980s and early '90s?

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