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The Best (and Worst) Products from Trader Joe’s
The Best (and Worst) Products from Trader Joe’s

Nathan and Sonia Rodgers love Trader Joe’s, the quirky grocery chain now found in 31 states. (Who… >>

The 9 Types of People You'll Meet on Halloween
The 9 Types of People You’ll Meet on Halloween

That's my Halloween costume. I'm going as a dog going as Superman. Are you going to a Halloween… >>

TGIF: Super-Cute Videos to Start Your Weekend
TGIF: Super-Cute Videos to Start Your Weekend

Since some things need very little introduction, I shall not stand on ceremony. Here, videos that… >>

Teeny Barcodes Tracked Mating Habits of Bees
Teeny Barcodes Tracked Mating Habits of Bees

Scan this: October 7 is the 60th anniversary of the barcode, those ubiquitous sets of black… >>

Stuffed Deer Heads and OCD: Ellen's 8 Best Gags
Stuffed Deer Heads and OCD: Ellen’s 8 Best Gags

Just call me Ellen Degeneres-Twain. (photo from Facebook) On October 29, The Kennedy Center will… >>

Strange Views: Caught in Google's All-Seeing Eye
Strange Views: Caught in Google’s All-Seeing Eye

This is spooky...and fascinating: Design magazine Demilked recently featured Canadian artist Jon… >>

Squeaky Door Sounds Like Miles Davis
Squeaky Door Sounds Like Miles Davis

Photo by Peter Buitelaar/Wikimedia Commons Jazz artists study sheet music, expand on techniques… >>

Shaming for Laughs: Who's a Bad Dog?
Shaming for Laughs: Who’s a Bad Dog?

"I'll never do it again," swears this reformed pooch. (Photo from dog-shaming.com) A few months… >>

Saving the Sounds of the Past
Saving the Sounds of the Past

As a kid, I spent a lot of time with a Speak & Spell in my lap (though you might not know it… >>

Read All About It! Marty McFly's Hometown Paper is One Wacky Rag
Read All About It! Marty McFly’s Hometown Paper is One Wacky Rag

Jonathan Chait, a smart and incisive political reporter for New York Magazine, writes often and… >>

Presenting: The Best Word Ever
Presenting: The Best Word Ever

Do you have a favorite word? When I asked that question around the office, the answers included… >>

Pooches Pose for Doggone Funny Pics
Pooches Pose for Doggone Funny Pics

Can I get hair and makeup, please? (Photo via funnyordie.com) I have a guinea pig, and it’s… >>

Phyllis Diller’s Best Gags
Phyllis Diller’s Best Gags

Photo: Allan Warren Growing up, I was never a big fan of Phyllis Diller’s. I know this is a… >>

Perfect for Parties: The Great Birthday Riddle
Perfect for Parties: The Great Birthday Riddle

Quick: take a fast guess at this dinner party-worthy math problem. How many people would I have to… >>

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Oh, Deer: Fargo Woman Is Accidental Sensation

I would probably sleep much better if I didn’t keep my iPad on my nightstand, invariably tapping… >>

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New App: Best Political Satire All In One Place

With four debates and countless campaign stops and political ads gone by (not to mention the daily… >>

Neat Trick: How to Sip Soda Through a Straw
Neat Trick: How to Sip Soda Through a Straw

It sounds so simple: stick a straw in the can and drink, right? But as this fun video shows, it's… >>

Napolean Wasn't Short! 5 Historical Myths Debunked
Napolean Wasn’t Short! 5 Historical Myths Debunked

This video from the Smithsonian's terrific website blew my mind, and I expect it will blow yours… >>

Must-See Videos: Three Wild & Crazy Talents
Must-See Videos: Three Wild & Crazy Talents

If you've ever watched America's Got Talent or seen a performer in a train station or park, you… >>

Must Read: Derek Jeter's (Fake) Diary
Must Read: Derek Jeter’s (Fake) Diary

You don't have to be a fan of the New York Yankees to appreciate writer Mark Lisanti's brilliant… >>