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25 Self Made Men

Mangesh Hattikudur

Art of Manliness has a terrific post up on 25 Self-Made Men, from Ralph Lauren (who definitely didn't grow up playing polo) to Clarence Thomas to Larry Ellison to P. Diddy.

Brain Game: IMMIX for MMIX

Six years in, and Kara and I are proud to still be doing our daily mentalfloss.com Web quiz, now known as 5 Questions. It's part of the site's Daily Flossings section, which includes som

Stiletto Potato Peeler

Miss Cellania

A couple of events have occurred recently that illustrate the difference in the way men and women look at life -and gadgets. My new boyfriend is such a guy.

Anyone Can Play Guitar - Lesson No. 10

David K. Israel

[Lesson No. 10 was originally posted last week. But because of the holidays, we're re-running it today.

Morning Cup of Links: Accidental Skiing Record

Miss Cellania

The End of the Financial World as We Know It.

10 Words That Will Help You Win at Scrabble

Stacy Conradt

I'm not a champion Scrabble player by any means. I often resort to words like "at" and "it" just to use up a turn.

5 Leagues That Didn't Make It

Ethan Trex

At some point in 2009, the oft-delayed All American Football League might actually start playing games.

Monday, We're Back to Work

Jason English

On Monday, we're declaring an end to our holiday season and going back to work.

This Year's Most Disturbing Film is A Documentary

Ransom Riggs

Back in the 60s, Ric O'Barry was a pioneer in the field of dolphin training.

The Gory Details of Edward Gorey

Andréa Fernandes

At the request of reader Karen I., today's "Feel Art Again" post features Edward St. John Gorey (1925-2000).

The Weekend Links

Allison Keene

Whilst en route from Philly to Atlanta yesterday, I perused the SkyMall catalogue as I would a book of Freakish Creatures of the Deep - with fear, interest and plenty of amusement.

Salisbury Steak, Bananas Foster & 8 Other Foods Named After People

Stacy Conradt

Have you ever been eating or drinking something and wondered where the name came from?

10 Knock-offs That'll Knock Your Socks Off

David K. Israel

Everyone knows about Rolex knock-offs and Louis Vuitton imitations, but at least with those, the company doing the knocking-off goes to a lot of trouble to replicate the brand name, as well as the mer

3 Maps That Get People Worked Up

Rob Lammle

1. The One With Only 38

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Man Hides in Attic for Christmas A family in Plains Township, Pennsylvania were astonished when a stranger came down from their attic!

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