Homepage MF slider




Weekend Links: Better Than A Snowman

Roma Panganiban

39 Amazing Facts for National Trivia Day

Jason English

Here's a little-known fact: January 4th is National Trivia Day! Here are some fun facts to impress your neighbors.

Gag Reels from Star Trek: The Next Generation

Chris Higgins

39 Amazing Facts That Sound Made Up

Jason English

Store these away for future trivia nights.

The MythBusters Take on Star Wars—See Photos Here!

Erin McCarthy

Tomorrow night, Jamie, Adam, Kari, Grant, and Tory kick off their latest season by taking on the mother of all nerd movie franchises: Star Wars.

What to Expect When You're Expecting (100 Years Ago)

Therese Oneill The Week

Whatever you do, don't feed your voracious appetite.

The Missing Links: Holy Campy Trivia

Colin Patrick

9 Bizarre and Beautiful Fancy Pigeons

Arallyn Primm

Pigeons have been used for centuries as food, religious figures, messengers, and companions.

The Weird History of Pogs

Kate Erbland

While new playthings flooded the marketplace in the late '80s and early '90s, there was one decidedly lo-fi toy that every youngster wanted—without realizing that they weren’t the first cool

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

10 Things We Learned from a Q&A with Charles Schulz's Wife

Stacy Conradt

Charles Schulz’s widow, Jean, did a Q&A with Redditors, and spent hours giving thoughtful, detailed answers to fan questions about her husband and the comic strip that has become a pop culture mai

30 Things Turning 30 in 2014

Chris Higgins Adrienne Crezo

Happy 30th birthday, 1984! If you're turning 30 this year, you're in good company—here are 30 things that share your birth year.

Morning Cup of Links: Kurosawa Without Samurai Swords

Miss Cellania

Why Do We Put Salt on Icy Roads?

DeAnna Kerley

Winter is officially here, and for those of you at more northern latitudes, you know what that means: snow and ice.

At the Libraries: The Best Books of 2013

Miss Kathleen