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Brain Game: I Found My Thrill...

It was a cold night in Milwaukee in 1959 when the Happy Days boys decided to get together for a late-night game of penny-ante five-card draw.

Morning Cup of Links: Fugitives at Large

Miss Cellania

Why going "Made in the USA" for a week left Nicole McClelland hungry, broke, and half-naked.

Last Call: Holiday Tee Party Ends at Midnight

Mangesh & Jason

Our Holiday Tee Party ends at midnight tonight.

10 Uncanny Sets of Birth Twins

Mark Juddery

Blame astrology, numerology or just coincidence—some people who share a birthdate have more in common than the day they were born. Witness the following 10 sets of birth twins. 1.

The Quick 10: 10 Phrases You Might Hear a Soup Jockey Say

Stacy Conradt

So, in the midst of the shopping craze on Friday, I managed to buy myself a new trivia book: Phraseology, by Barbara Ann Kipfer. It's utterly fascinating.

Inside the Netflix Recommendation Engine

Chris Higgins

Netflix makes a business out of getting subscribers to add tons of DVDs to a list of discs that will later be mailed out.

This is Your Face on Video Games

Ransom Riggs

It's called "the Zone," and I'll be the first to admit that I've been in it many times -- though more often at age ten than recently.

Anyone Can Play Guitar - Lesson No. 7

David K. Israel

Anyone Can Play Guitar is back with a whole new look, a new guitar teacher, and 6 new lessons—one each Monday until the middle of January. Today we'll learn the names of the notes on

Waistband Stretcher

Miss Cellania

Waistband Stretcher? That could be the title of my Thanksgiving dinner! I prepared both ham and turkey, plus dressing, gravy, potatoes, deviled eggs, and mincemeat pie.

Brain Game: O'Brien?

Fill each of the four blanks with a letter of the alphabet to turn "BRAIN" into a different word: B _ R _ A _ I _ N HERE is the solution. THE SOLUTION: B A R B A R I A

Morning Cup of Links: Dance Your PhD

Miss Cellania

The World in 2009, according to The Economist. Why we can't believe economic predictions, according to Slate. * Whack-A-Mouse.

Super Special Holiday Subscription Deal!

Mangesh & Jason

Sick of giving out the same old boring presents?

11 Stamp Stories Worth Retelling

the mag

By David A. NorrisPhilately: it's the end-all, be-all of popular hobbies curiously pursued by nobody you know.

6 Baby Names You Probably Shouldn't Give Your Kid

the mag

by Graeme Wood Forget Apple and Pilot Inspektor. If you really want to give your kid a hard time growing up, just pick from the following list. 1.

Lunchtime Quiz Leftovers

Jason English

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