February 8, 2013 "Shake it like a polar bear ninja!" If you suspect that these are not the correct lyrics to Outkast's "Hey Ya!", then this week's game of mondegreens (misheard lyrics) is for you. We'll also visit the world of late-night infomercials, learn how to tell the difference between Michael Caine and Anthony Hopkins, and root for our favorite gluttonous, envious, lustful basketball team—the Phoenix Sins. Plus, V.I.P. David Rees teaches us how to sharpen pencils the artisanal way.
February 8, 2013 The author of How To Sharpen Pencils is the master of the artisanally-sharpened No. 2. So what happens when we pit him against another graphite enthusiast in the ultimate pencil trivia match? Only one can prove that he is, indeed, the sharpest. Pencils of the mechanical sort will not be discussed.
February 4, 2013 For this week's Sandwich Monday, we test if two great tastes really do taste great together: we try The Mac, from Cheesie's in Chicago. It's a Grilled Cheese Sandwich, topped with Macaroni and Cheese.
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.
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.