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White House Holiday: Let Bo Be Your Guide

The White House may be beautifully decked for the holidays, but it's left to the First Dog to… >>

The Worst (But Funniest) Way to Kill a Spider
The Worst (But Funniest) Way to Kill a Spider

In our household, my wife’s job is to cook, clean, take care of our daughter, do the books… >>

'But Mom, They're Art!' Major Museum Adds Video Games to Collection
‘But Mom, They’re Art!’ Major Museum Adds Video Games to Collection

New York's Museum of Modern Art—better known as MoMA—announced Thursday that 14 video games… >>

Mad About <i>Mad</i>? New Book Celebrates its Hilarious History
Mad About Mad? New Book Celebrates its Hilarious History

Sixty years ago, a new magazine took newsstands by storm. It was smart, funny, irreverent, and… >>

A Magician for the Modern Age
A Magician for the Modern Age

Who is Marco Tempest? I hesitate to refer to him as a magician, although he's won awards like the… >>

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Top Christmas Movies Guaranteed to Get You in the Holiday Spirit

Cozy up to these top holiday classic Christmas movies. >>

What Would a 51-State Flag Look Like?
What Would a 51-State Flag Look Like?

With Puerto Rican statehood in the news once again, Smithsonian magazine's excellent Design Decoded… >>

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Not-So-Famous Last Words

I've always believed that Oscar Wilde's last words were, "Either that wallpaper goes, or I do." In… >>

Must See: Insanely Addictive Websites
Must See: Insanely Addictive Websites

Warning: These websites are highly addictive and may cause you to waste massive amounts of time… >>

The Word of the Year Is...Just 3 Letters Long
The Word of the Year Is…Just 3 Letters Long

What better way to kick off the season of year-end lists than with the announcement of the word of… >>