February 3, 2013 In recognition of the Super Bowl, the key word is "yards." You will be given some categories. For each one, name something in the category beginning with each of the letters Y, A, R, D and S. For example, if the category were "Girls' Names," you might say Yvonne, Alice, Rachel, Donna and Sally.
February 2, 2013 In 1992, Mae Jemison became the first African-American woman to fly in space when she served as a science mission specialist on the space shuttle Endeavour. We've decided to ask the space pioneer three questions about a truly unpredictable vehicle — the airport shuttle.
February 2, 2013 It's a tradition that goes back to 1887, and while he's not always correct, the Punxsutawney, Pa., groundhog has a massive following who watch his every move on Groundhog Day.
February 1, 2013 This week's versatile V.I.P. has had spells as an author, an ordained minister, a fortuneteller, and a bartender — which serves her well during a delectable drinking game. And with quizzes covering highfalutin children's literature, crossbred celebrities and a geologist's favorite Queen song, this week's contestants show a little versatility, too.
February 1, 2013 Everyone has a go-to drink, but only the real heavy-hitters get theirs named after them. (Would Tom Collins have thirsted for his eponymous drink, had he existed?) V.I.P. and bartender Rosie Schaap knows a thing or two about a good cocktail—having clocked over 13,000 hours in bars—so we test her mixological know-how against one of her regulars.
January 26, 2013 Thirty years ago, Kawasaki went to work for a computer company that was trying to change the business with a product named after a fruit. Since helping launch the Macintosh computer, Kawasaki has been a venture capitalist, author and business consultant. We ask him three questions about Scientology.
January 25, 2013 Our Very Important Puzzler is a renaissance man—he's been a cheesemonger, literary agent, traffic counter and more. A self-proclaimed expert in eschatology, the study of endings and destiny, he's a perfect candidate for our quiz on apocalyptic predictions.
January 25, 2013 So you think you're a TV buff. But how well do you know shows by their episode titles? Contestants are put to some pop culture challenges, like deciphering breakfast cereal haikus and a remixed nursery rhyme. Plus, our Mystery Guest this week is a certain brainiac who shares a few of his favorite apocalyptic prophesies.