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The Late Movies: What the Dramatic Squirrel Begat

Ransom Riggs

You're probably all familiar with the dramatic squirrel, a meme that began a few years ago when someone added some over-the-top music to a clip from a Japanese game show, and created this:

And They Walked Away: The Stories of 5 Strange Injuries

Rob Lammle

Take any high school psychology course and you'll hear the story of Phineas Gage, a man whose skull was pierced by a tamping iron while working on the railroad in 1848.

Hollywood Obituaries

Kara Kovalchik

Sadly, the funeral directors to the stars have been busy the past two weeks. Here's a quick tribute to some of the celebrities we've lost recently.

The Most Terrifying Sim City of Them All

Chris Higgins

Architecture student Vincent Ocasla decided that Sim City could be a platform for intense experimentation in regimentation, control, and efficiency.

Is There a 'Chicken Soup' for that Soul?

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The original Chicken Soup for the Soul was released on June 28, 1993. In the 17 years since, it seems like there's been a Chicken Soup book written about every topic imaginable. Well, not every topic. Can you tell which of these titles are real and which we made up?

18 Social Media Icons You Need to Know

David K. Israel

Sure, you know what those Twitter, Facebook, reddit and Digg icons mean at the bottom of most blog posts these days, but what about all those other funny-looking ones?

How Do You Listen to Music?

Ransom Riggs

When was the last time you sat down in front of a stereo -- especially a real stereo, not just an iPod dock with the speakers six inches apart -- and did nothing but listen to music?

Brain Game: Math Square #28

The nine white squares inside the main red grid should be filled with the digits 1 through 9. Each digit should appear only once in this main grid. Two of these numbers are already provided for you.

The Pigeon Posts His Fan Mail

Jason English

In last week's edition of At the Libraries, Miss Kathleen linked to the blog of beloved children's book author Mo Willems.

Hauntingly Beautiful Photos of 10 Abandoned Amusement Parks

Rebecca OConnell

10 Future Stars Who Appeared on 'The Office'

Rudie Obias

Name the French Open Tennis Champions Since 1968

Name the US States in Eastern Timezone

11 Expansion Teams That Just Missed the Cut

Scott Allen

11 Celebrities Who Overcame Dyslexia

Scott Allen

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