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The Late Movies: Mario Theme

Miss Cellania

Almost as popular as the plumber/hero himself, the Mario theme is one that people who don't even play the games know by heart. It can be performed in all kinds of ways,.

How the Big 12 Schools Got Their Nicknames

Scott Allen

Much of Big 12 country is farmland, which is evident in the original nicknames of many of its teams.

The Number of the Day: 1.5 Million

Gabrielle Linnell

In 2007, there were roughly 1.5 million U.S.

The Quick 10: 10 Fictional People With Twitter Accounts

Stacy Conradt

If you follow me on Twitter, you already know that my name is MadameLeota.

The Middle Classes of Africa

Jill Harness

When it comes to African culture, it seems all Westerners hear about is the poor, starving children, the rich warlords who control them and the corrupt politicians who do nothing about it.

Amazing Uninhabited Islands

Jill Harness

If you've ever wanted to visit an abandoned tropical isle, then you'd better check out this WebEcoist article featuring ten stunning and completely uninhabited islands.

Save the words: a campaign to keep endangered words from going extinct

Ransom Riggs

There are around 60,000 words in the English language, but today almost everything we say and write is communicated using only about 7,000 of them.

The "House Rules" of Your Favorite Games

Jason English

Every Friday, I post a series of unrelated questions meant to spark conversation in the comments. Answer one, answer all, respond to someone else's reply, whatever you want.

Party Poopers: Presidents Who Faced Stiff Primary Challenges

Ethan Trex

After the Republican Party's strong showing in last week’s elections, pundits began speculating that some member of the Democratic Party might decide to challenge Barack Obama for the party’s pre

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Star Rugby Player Quits Team Over Photo Joel Monaghan of the Canberra Raiders rugby team is no longer with the Canberra Raiders.

Brain Game: TGIF

Ah, Friday! Nothing more need be said for those of us who work the five workdays.

Morning Cup of Links: Schizophrenia Virus

Miss Cellania

The Insanity Virus.

5 Questions: RIP Dino De Laurentiis

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Not-So-Famous Firsts: Arlington National Cemetery

Kara Kovalchik

In honor of Veterans Day, here are some Not-So-Famous Firsts about Arlington National Cemetery.

The Late Movies: Best of The West Wing

Mark Arminio

The West Wing combined drama, humor, sharp writing and dynamic characters and wrapped it all up as a U.S. civics lesson.