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Morning Cup of Links: Civil War Myths

Miss Cellania

The Real Housewives of Wall Street. Rolling Stone lays out who the bailout funds went to and how they profit off them. (via Fark) * Kazimierz Piechowski escaped from Auschwitz.

5 Questions: Karl or Carl

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The Time John Fogerty Was Sued for Ripping Off John Fogerty

Ethan Trex

Weird moments in Supreme Court history.

The Quick 10: 10 Celebrity Zoo Residents

Stacy Conradt

With the recent popularity of the Bronx Zoo Cobra, I thought it was a good time to check out some other zoo animals that received celebrity status during their heydays.

The Late Movies: Disney Propaganda Cartoons

Chris Higgins

During World War II, Disney created propaganda for the US government. The cartoons dealt with subjects as varied as income taxes, the daily life of Nazis, and military tactics.

Strange Geographies: Quick Facts About the Netherlands

Ransom Riggs

I just got back from a week in the Netherlands (and Belgium and Luxembourg) and my head's still spinning -- from the jet-lag, heavy beers, and dizzying awesomeness of that part of the world.

Oregon House Members Rickroll Colleagues

Chris Higgins

In Oregon, our House chamber is evenly split between Republicans and Democrats. This 50/50 split has been the topic of some concern, as bipartisanship is now required to pass critical legislation.

Topping It Off

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Other than sauces, cheeses, and spices, 18 unique items are available on the generic Domino's® Pizza toppings menu. How many of these can you name in five minutes? The timer begins when you key in your first answer, and a score of 10 or more is a win. Good luck!

Dietribes: Chocolate Easter Bunnies

Allison Keene

• First things first: when did this tradition with the bunny start? Most of the candy imagery we're familiar with today - rabbits, ducks, chicks, etc.

Brain Game: Fare Thee Well

Wednesday Wordplay has arrived, and it's more than happy to be here.

Morning Cup of Links: Wait just a Warhol...

Miss Cellania

A report on Gabriella Giffords' recovery.

5 Questions: Preaching to the Choir

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The Quick Nine: Nine Food Trucks

Stacy Conradt

Like the ice cream trucks of yesteryear (I hear they're still around, but not in my neighborhood), food trucks roam around cities bringing delicious goodness right to people.

The Late Movies: Harvard Class Day Speakers

Erica Palan

In 1968, the Senior Class Committee at Harvard University began inviting its own speaker to Class Day.

Everywhere a Sign: Roadway Signage Explained

Kara Kovalchik

Whether on a road trip or the daily commute, we’re all constantly confronted with a barrage of signs.

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