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The Late Movies: US vs Algeria Reactions!

Mark Arminio

Yesterday the US Men's National Team defeated Algeria 1-0 to advance to the next round of the World Cup. The stakes were dire.

The 5pm Quiz: High Fashion at the NBA Draft

Ethan Trex

Watching the NBA's annual draft gives basketball fans a chance to see the stars of tomorrow as awkward young rookies.

Prepare to Die: The Princess Bride Quiz

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Who doesn't love the classic film The Princess Bride? And who doesn't consider himself an expert on all things trivia related to the movie? Well experts, here's a quiz that focuses on the theme of death in the movie. Let's see how well YOU survive!

"Do Not Change Channel. Taping Dallas."

Colin Patrick

This month we once again celebrated the anniversary of the day in 1977 that VHS tapes (R.I.P.) were introduced to America.

How to Win Friends and Inoculate People: The Navy's Strategy for Saving the World

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by David Axe For millions of people in Latin America, Africa, and Asia, the U.S. Navy no longer conjures up images of war games and nuclear submarines.

Mike Krzyzewski Slap-Boxing With Bobby Knight in 1979 [Photo]

Jason English

File this under Strange Moments Captured in Historical Stock Images.

The Making of How Did You Know?

David K. Israel

Many of you hardcore HDYK? gamers have asked for a post like this in the past.

No Bull (well, one): 7 Historical Cow Tales

Miss Cellania

There were 94.5 million head of cattle in the US in 2009.

Crazy Video: Super-Hydrophobic Substances

Chris Higgins

Today's weird science: Dr. Neil Shirtcliffe shows off substances that repel water in very surprising ways.

Brain Game: Summer's Here

It's far too early to tell if this season will be warmer than most summers, but it's off to a good start, at least here in Michigan. By changing one letter at a time to form different Eng

Morning Cup of Links: DIY Eugenics

Miss Cellania

A beloved and successful racehorse dies under mysterious circumstances. After 78 years, science finds that it was, indeed, equicide. * Moonage Daydream: The Rock Album as Science Fiction.

My Favorite Planet is Named After A Child-Eating Cannibal

Ransom Riggs

I was unaware of the dark side of the myth of Saturn (AKA Titan Chronus in Greek mythology) until I ran across a post on Atlas Obscura about a disturbing fountain in the middle of Bern, Switzerland.

5 Questions: Baby Talk

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Name the Teams That Lost to the Lakers

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Congrats to the Lakers, who won their 16th NBA championship last week. That's a impressive run, especially considering that nine different teams have fallen to them in that span. Can you name all of those Finals victims, including when the team was based in Minneapolis?

The Late Movies: Complaint Choirs

Chris Higgins

A "Complaints Choir" is a community project in which people sing their complaints, generally about local issues -- transit, weather, and politics seem to make it into every choir's song

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