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  • Nothing like death to liven up a European tour

    Nothing like death to liven up a European tour
    If you're looking for the macabre side of Europe, skip the hokey rip-off "torture museums" and visit a cemetery — they're authentic, artsy and oozing with history. In honor of Halloween, here is a list of some of my favorites.
  • How much higher can Donkey Kong characters jump if they're on Mars?

    How much higher can Donkey Kong characters jump if they're on Mars?
    It's not quite Mother's Day in America yet, but you can send your parents cool footage of a physicist talking about rubber bands. Welcome to your post-weekend trends report for Monday, March 11, 2013. Richard Feynman's discussion of hacking elasticity...

    Google Doodle honors author Douglas Adams

    Google Doodle honors author Douglas Adams
    Today's Google Doodle marks the birthday of Douglas Adams, author of the hilarious "Hitchhiker" sci-fi book series. Adams himself wrote five novels in the trilogy(?!) about the travels of earthling Arthur Dent, alien Ford Prefect and others, beginning...

    Feedback: If you could dine with an author, who would it be?

    Feedback: If you could dine with an author, who would it be?
    Definitely Christopher Fowler, who writes the "Peculiar Crimes Unit" and "Bryant & May" series. He has such a great sense of humor and knows so much about the history of London. His books are so much fun to read. — Rena Gorman, Aurora I would...

    Booksellers' catch-22

    Booksellers' catch-22
    If you've ever walked into a Barnes & Noble, you have no doubt noticed the new releases pyramid front and center. If a book is in the news or written by a celebrity author, you will find it in this display. I always give it a quick circle and often...