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Morning Cup of Links: Adopt a Skull

Miss Cellania

Over a thousand species have been discovered over the past ten years in the Mekong River area of southeast Asia.

The Quick 7: Seven Kidnappings with Safe Returns

Stacy Conradt

It was this day in 1973 that John Paul Getty III was found alive in Naples, Italy, after his July 10 kidnapping.

The 4pm Quiz: Which Item Has More Calories? (#50)

Jason English

At 4pm each day this month, we'll be counting down some of the year's most popular quizzes.

Let your fingers do the Moonwalking

Mangesh Hattikudur

This comes straight from Neatorama, and features the best breakdancing moves I've ever seen. Or at least the best hand-crafted ones. Link via the always hilarious

StoryCorps: American Stories We All Should Hear

Special Guest Star

By StoryCorps, author of Listening Is an Act of Love Cable television and supermarket glossies bombard you with the same kinds of stories—partying heiresses, movie stars in rehab, and the w

5 Dangerously Popular Holiday Toys

Jenn Grabenstetter

It's not really the holiday season until you've waited in an interminable line in adverse weather conditions to spend money on a toy that has been hyped within an inch of its life.

10 Horribly Misspelled Album Titles (and why we like 'em!)

Special Guest Star

By Adam K. Raymond Misspelling album titles is one of the grandest traditions in music.

Can Anyone Become A Royal?

Ransom Riggs

You've probably heard about how easy it is to become a minister these days ...

Anyone Can Play Guitar - Lesson No. 9

David K. Israel

We're getting into the holiday spirit today with a little "Jingle Bells." In order to master it, you'll also be learning a new chord category, the 7th chord, starting today with D7

The Confederacy's Plan to Conquer Latin America

the mag

The Great American Stupidity Quiz (and the baffling start to the Civil War)

Special Guest Star

By Adam Winer, author of How Dumb Are You? National Lampoon just published a fun little book I wrote called How Dumb Are You? The Great American Stupidity Quiz.

EDAR: Everyone Deserves A Roof

Miss Cellania

What is the best way to help the homeless?

Brain Game: A Rugged Man

It's the last Monday before "holiday week," so today's Brain Game is just enough to get you going with your morning coffee.

Morning Cup of Links: Newborns + Zoo = Zooborns

Miss Cellania

If Twilight Was 10 Times Shorter And 100 Times More Honest. If you liked that, you might also enjoy it as a Christmas movie. * An inside view of the Iraq War.

Caption Contest No. 13 Winner

David K. Israel

We have a winner for our latest caption contest! It was one of the closest yet, but J edged out the others by a whisker. (We can't count those who vote for two captions,

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