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Brain Game: Three Women and a Telegram

Enjoy Thursday's Brain Game! Add the names Sharon, Marge, and Norah to the sentence below - in the right order - and the sentence adopts what special property? "_______ lets ________ s

Morning Cup of Links: Olympic Losers

Miss Cellania

The 1993 murders were horrific, but there is still doubt about the guilt of the West Memphis Three.

5 Questions: Corridor of Questions

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The Late Movies: Amazing Rubik's Cube Solvers

Chris Higgins

After posting about a Lego machine that solves Rubik's Cubes this week, I've been wondering how fast people can do it.

Ashton Kutcher Tweet or Confucius Saying?

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Ashton Kutcher could be called the king of Twitter, sharing his 140 characters of wisdom with the world several times an hour. He's a modern-day philosopher of sorts, which makes you wonder what would happen if a classic philosopher had access to Twitter. Say, Confucius. Can you distinguish Kutcher's words of wisdom from those of the ancient Chinese writer?

How Do Aerial Skiers Perfect Their Jumps?

Ethan Trex

NBC's Olympics coverage will feature the finals of the women's aerials skiing tonight, and the men will finish their flying spins tomorrow night.

The Quick 10: 10 Stonehenge Substitutes

Stacy Conradt

Is Stonehenge on your list of places to visit someday?

Auto-Tune the News: The Turtle Fence

Chris Higgins

"The more I drink, the more this Congress is makin' sense," sings a member of the Auto-Tune the News crew in their latest episode.

Dante's Beach Inferno

Jill Harness

When you consider the fact that few people can even build structurally sound sandcastles (myself included), it's easy to see just why sand art is such an impressive medium.

Name the 15 Former Soviet Republics

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Before its collapse in the early 1990s, the Soviet Union was made up of 15 republics, which are now 15 independent states. How many can you name in 3 minutes? Spelling counts, but to make things (slightly) easier, we're asking for the current names of the countries.

Dietribes: Let's Ketchup Over Lunch

Allison Keene

"¢Â The origins of ketchup were apparently not tomato-based at all. And the origins of "catsup"?

motionbox.com presents: HDYK? - {day 2}

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? sponsored by the extraordinary video sharing site motionbox.com.

Not Quite Medal-Worthy: 7 Winter Demonstration Sports

Ethan Trex

Through the 1992 games, most Olympics would feature a few demonstration sports, with no medals up for grabs.

From Adam to Zephaniah

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Today's quiz focuses on Old Testament books that share their titles with the names of Biblical characters. In each set, we'll offer the names of TWO Biblical figures, only ONE of whom lent his or her name to an Old Testament book.

There are fifteen sets, and we'd say that any score of 9 or more should be considered a "win." Good luck!

Does Eating Slowly Help You Lose Weight?

Ransom Riggs

I don't know about you, but I'm a fast eater. I can spend two hours preparing a lavish meal, and still I'll wolf it down in under twenty minutes.

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