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The Rolling Jubilee

The Occupy Wall Street movement is trying a new tactic to help folks struggling with debt burdens. Banks and other financial traders buy debts from each other for pennies on the dollar, but still try to collect every bit of it plus interest from the debtor. There’s no reason that those debts can’t be bought [...]

The Uncanny Edo Period X-Men

Alex Mitchell is back with another historically re-envisioned superhero team- the Edo period X-Men! This alternate version of the X-Men may have found their powers through magic instead of mutation, but they still look like they’d mess you up for spilling their Sapporo, except for Jubilee who looks too cute to be threatening. You can find the [...]

Queen Elizabeth II in Hyperspace!

What do you give a queen who has everything for her Diamond Jubilee? How about a territory in hyperspace? That’s exactly what Oxford University mathematician Marcus du Sautoy gave Queen Elizabeth II: he named a [...]

Quiz: Name All the Places Queen Elizabeth II is Head of State

© Cordula Donhauser/dpa/Corbis Queen Elizabeth II and her Diamond Jubilee have been all over the news this month. Can you name the 16 countries where she’s Head of State? Take the Quiz: Name All the Places Queen Elizabeth II is Head of State

Queen Elizabeth II Color Wheel

During her sixty years on the throne, Queen Elizabeth II has worn many different colors. Oh, not every color in Pantone’s color inventory, but a lot of them. To mark her Diamond Jubilee, Pantone and designer Lee Burnett made this color wheel that helps you match a color with a queen. Link -via Craft

Guess Who Showed Up at the Wedding

When John and Frances Canning scheduled their wedding at Manchester Town Hall, they discovered that the Queen was going to be there for her Diamond Jubilee celebration. So naturally, they sent a lighthearted invite to the Palace. Guess who showed up? Bride Frances, 44, who runs a hairdressing salon, said she was flabbergasted to be greeted [...]