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The Number of the Day: 750

Will Treece

In 1988, 750 babies were born in Michigan with the name William (including me). It was the 23rd most popular boy name that year.

The Late Movies: Bill Nye the Science Guy

Chris Higgins

Note: Since we started the day with a Bill Nye fact (he invented an improved ballet shoe!), let's end it with a round-up of Bill Nye videos.

How Did You Know? "“ Day 2 Level 3/Bonus Round

David K. Israel

YES! You can play this challenge/contest without knowing a thing about the weekly hunt! It's sort of a one-off - a stand-alone if you will.

The Quick 10: 10 Weird Places to Tie the Knot

Stacy Conradt

Getting married in a church is nice and all, but it's awfully expected (I'm not knocking it - I got married in a church).

Bizarre Historical Image of the Day

Jason English

We couldn't get the rights to this one, but a 1991 photo of President Bush and Arnold Schwarzenegger on a runaway toboggan is just a click away. Image: George Bush Relaxes in Snow with Arnold

19 More Sets of Birthday Twins

Mark Juddery

Back in 2008, we presented 10 uncanny sets of birthday twins—celebrities born on the same exact day (Charles Darwin and Abraham Lincoln, George W.

Neatorama presents: HDYK? "“ {day 2}

David K. Israel

It's an all-new 5-day trivia hunt! Co-puzzle Master Josh Halbur and I are happy to bring you the next How Did You Know?

Dietribes: Granola

Allison Keene

"¢Â First things first: what is granola?

7 Different Seven Wonders of the World

Will Treece

You've heard of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. But the lure of list-making has inspired plenty of people in the modern day to compile their own lists of wonders.

Uncovering Baseball's Most Frightening Foods

Colin Patrick

If you're heading to the ballpark this weekend, you may want to avoid What's Lurking in Your Stadium Food?

Brain Game: Make the Band Play

By changing one letter at a time to form different English words, and leaving all other letters in their original positions, convert BAND into PLAY in the fewest steps possible.

Morning Cup of Links: Ant Invasion

Miss Cellania

There are an estimated 1.6 million ants for every human being on earth. When all of them come to live in your home at once, you have to rethink your natural, organic, respect-for-life philosophy.

The Number of the Day: 7,254,904

Will Treece

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We All Scream for (Bacon?) Ice Cream!

David K. Israel

If you saw my Bacon Product quiz a couple weeks ago, you know I have a thing for bacon. Okay, who doesn't, right? We all do!

The Late Movies: More Shortcuts for Mundane Tasks

Will Treece

Last week's round-up of Shortcuts for Mundane Tasks seems to have been popular—so here's part II!