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What Happens to the Losing Team's Championship Shirts?

Matt Soniak

Manufacturers and retailers produce and stock two sets of t-shirts, hats and other merchandise, declaring each team the champ. Who gets the losing team's stuff?

The Unbeatable Game: Dr. Nim

Chris Higgins

The only winning move is not to play (because the game is rigged).

13 First-Class Facts About ‘Shining Time Station’

Janet Burns

Thomas the Tank Engine has been entertaining kids on the small screen for decades.

Eat Super Bowl Snacks From a 'Settlers of Catan'-Inspired 'Nacho Board'

Kirstin Fawcett

A simple way to make this Sunday a little more nerdy.

Can You See These Freaky Dot Patterns?

Chris Higgins

"Human eyes cannot help [but] connect the dots." -Tadashi Tokieda

Watch This Fast-Paced History of Japan

Anna Green

This is the ultimate video for anyone cramming for a History of Japan final exam.

Skier Uses a Sling and an iPhone to Create a 360 Video

Rebecca OConnell

Skier Nicolas Vuignier spent about two years experimenting with technology in order to create the video.

The Time Pink Floyd Posed for a Teenybop Magazine Spread

Nick Keppler

The editors of 'Jackie' had never heard a Pink Floyd record because there wasn’t one when the pictures were snapped.

Sally Ride Interviewed By Gloria Steinem in 1983

Chris Higgins

"Everybody wanted to know about what kind of makeup I was taking up. They didn’t care about how well-prepared I was to operate the arm or deploy communications satellites." -Sally Ride

10 Mind-Blowing Facts About ‘Scanners’

Tara Aquino

David Cronenberg’s sci-fi classic is turning 35.

This High School Student Has Created a Device to Help Parkinson's Patients

Caitlin Schneider

What started as a science fair project is now a Kickstarter-funded product.

25 Things You Should Know About Rochester

Mark Mancini

Learn more about the Flower City. (Or is it the Flour City?)

What Is El Niño, and Why Does It Have Such a Big Impact?

Dennis Mersereau

Everything is connected.

12 Magical Facts About 'Peter Pan'

Stacy Conradt

It may be officially old enough to retire, but Walt Disney’s Peter Pan has never grown up.

What If Rickrolling Is Just Karmic Retribution For Rick Astley Not Getting To Celebrate His One Major Award?

Erika Berlin

Happy 50th birthday, Rick Astley!