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10 Postmasters General Who Weren't Boring

Rob Lammle

If pressed, most people probably couldn't remember the name of any of the United States' Postmasters General (yes, we're going with "Postmasters General").

"Hallelujah" 10 Ways

Chris Higgins

"Hallelujah" is a song written by Leonard Cohen in 1984, and never officially released as a single.

The Origins of 10 Food Phrases

Matt Soniak

If you like a little food etymology with your Sunday brunch, this list is for

10 of the Best Parents in Fiction

Linda Rodriguez McRobbie

It’s a lot more difficult than you might think to find good parents in fiction: Perhaps unsurprisingly, a lot of fiction deals either with the lack of a parent—being a cardinal rule of children’s fict

10 Facts About The Ten

Andréa Fernandes

In 1897, ten painters seceded from the Society of American Artists in protest of the group's increasing focus on “too much business and too little art.” These 10 artists signed a charter for thei

10 Cocktails Named After Famous People

Ethan Trex

If you want to add a little celebrity pizazz to your tipple, try one of these 10 cocktails named after famous people. 1. The John

10 Ways We Use Corn

Miss Cellania

The most historically American crop is also the most versatile. Corn (Zea mays) is essentially grass that has been cultivated and bred to the size it is today.

The Early (Not-So-Literary) Jobs of 10 Great Authors

Adrienne Crezo

It’s not unusual for professors and journalists to end up as influential writers—just look at Toni Morrison, Ezra Pound, and John Updike.

From Nudity to NKOTB: 10 Interesting Theme Cruises

Scott Allen

Theme cruises, by their very nature, appeal to a specific subset of the population. To everyone else, they may seem like a colossal waste of money and time.

Weekend Links: Internet Animal Orchestra

Allison Keene

Flossy reader Margaret sent in this great link: "Have you ever seen a period film and thought, 'that costume looks familiar'?

Lunchtime Quiz Leftovers

Jason English

The Late Movies: Wildlife Recreation

Miss Cellania

"Look Ma, there's a wild animal in the backyard!

10-10-10: A 10 List Extravaganza!

Jason English

We usually take Sundays off around here, but not this weekend. That's because Sunday is October 10, 2010—or 10.10.10.

The Quick 10: The 10 Best Halloween Candies

Stacy Conradt

Do you guys think it’s wrong to dress my four-month-old up and go trick-or-treating this year? Even if she has a really sweet costume?

5 Things You Didn't Know About Henry Kissinger

Ethan Trex

© Bettmann/CORBIS You probably know Henry Kissinger as a Nobel Peace Prize winner and former National Security Advisor and Secretary of State.