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Morning Cup of Links: Birds in Hats

Miss Cellania

Watch a 30-minute fireworks display in Toledo in only 3 minutes, thanks to the magic of video.

The Number of the Day: 96

Jason English

In June of 2010, 96 people found mentalfloss.com after typing the phrase "disney sex" into a search engine.

5 Questions: Are We Not Men?

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The Late Movies: The Hanks

Matt Soniak

Summer's got me feeling like a southern boy stuck in a Yankee's body.

Neatorama presents: HDYK? "“ {day 5}

David K. Israel

It's an all-new 5-day trivia hunt! Co-puzzle Master Josh Halbur and I are happy to bring you the next How Did You Know?

The Quick 10: 10 Songs From John Lennon's Jukebox

Stacy Conradt

Hi guys! You may have noticed the Quick 10s have been a bit sporadic since the end of May.

If You Only Knew Then What You Know Now...

Colin Patrick

As the old adage says: youth is wasted on the young. NPR recently shared the tale of a 22-year old blogger named Cassie Boorn, who posed an interesting question to the women of the world via her b

Information Pioneers: Sir Clive Sinclair

Chris Higgins

Growing up, my family had a series of early personal computers -- a Sinclair ZX81, a TI 99/4A, and even an early IBM Portable (which was not as portable as its name suggested).

Ad Agency or Energy Drink?

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Can you tell the difference between agencies that promise to boost your brand's awareness and beverages that promise to keep you awake on that ill-fated all-night trip? When you're done, let us know how you did, and tell us what you'd call your ad agency (or energy drink).

The Number of the Day: $1,055,173.69

Jason English

When he died in 1977, Elvis had $1,055,173.69 in a non-interest-bearing checking account. (Not Really) Related Fact: President Nixon awarded Elvis a Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs badge, w

Ape Women: 10 Dedicated Primate Researchers

Miss Cellania

Women are doing amazing work in primatology, the study of monkeys, apes, prosimians, and even humans.

Why Are There 5,280 Feet in a Mile? Making Sense of Measurements

Ethan Trex

Why are there 5,280 feet in a mile, and why are nautical miles different from the statute miles we use on land? Why do we buy milk and gasoline by the gallon?

Brain Game: Tom, Telling Time

My friend Tom is an odd bird. He's into science, but not into history. He enjoys Wednesdays, but not Saturdays. He likes wrenches, but not pliers. He prefers whistles to bells.

Name the Beatles #1 Singles

Name the Cast of Friends

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