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Sporcle Links of the Day – National Dessert Day

We know our readers love the internet just as much as we do, so we think you might want to see some of the links that we’re passing around at Sporcle HQ. Just make sure to let us know about any links we might have missed in the comments. Enjoy the clickable carnage below!

  • We’ve been paying special attention to the Sporcle Television section lately. We might have to cut back on our TV watching a bit… [Sporcle TV Trivia]
  • It seems that today is National Dessert Day. We realize that it’s exists for no reason, but who are we to argue with dessert? [Twitter]
  • Crazy people everywhere are currently waiting in line for their iPhone 4S. Little do they know that the first 100k sold are secretly made of chocolate. [Bloomberg]
  • MLB playoffs continue tonight with Milwakee and St. Louis both vying to break the series tie. The playoffs have been exciting this year and we can’t wait for more. [MLB]
  • Google made the announcement today that they’re shutting down Google Buzz. Honestly we’d be much more upset if we could remember what it was. [Mashable]
  • For your random and amazing Sporcle quiz of the day, we’ve selected the Dessert or Desert?. With it being national dessert day we thought it might be appropriate to help confuse you even more with this diabolical quiz. Sure,  you think you can tell them apart, but after this quiz you won’t know which one is delicious and which you might traverse on a horse with no name.

Sporcle Daily Links – Badly Drawn Blog Edition

We know our readers love the internet just as much as we do, so we think you might want to see some of the links that are being passed around at Sporcle HQ each and every day. Just make sure to let us know about any links we might have missed in the comments. Enjoy the clickable carnage below!

  • If you’re a football fan, you have to check out our NFL subcategory page. It’s filled with thousands of NFL specific quizzes that will keep you busy for a long time. [Sporcle NFL Trivia]
  • We were very sad to learn of Steve Jobs’ passing yesterday. We’ve read plenty of elegant eulogies, but it can’t be overstated that he was an extraordinary human being. [Apple.com]
  • The MLB playoffs are seriously heating up with three out of four series going to game five. It all starts with the Tigers and Yankees tonight. [MLB]
  • All we can tell you about this link is that it features interactive bouncing cats. We’re pretty sure this is the second best site on the internet. [CAT BOUNCE!]
  • For your random and amazing Sporcle quiz of the day, we’ve selected the Famous Faces (Badly Drawn) Quiz. We don’t know why we love this quiz so much, but it’s both a challenge and truly a stimulating diversion.

Sporcle Daily Links – iPhone Edition

We know our readers love the internet just as much as we do, so we think you might want to see some of the links that are being passed around at Sporcle HQ each and every day. Just make sure to let us know about any links we might have missed in the comments. Enjoy the clickable carnage below!

  • If you haven’t tried creating a Sporcle quiz yet, then you’re in for a treat. We have a whole Game Creation Center that allows you to create your own Sporcle games.  [Sporcle Game Creation Center]
  • The 2012 presidential race just became a little less interesting. Sarah Palin has announced that she’s not going to run. What’s SNL going to do? [CNN]
  • The iPhone 4S was announced yesterday, and it’s filled with plenty of new features and a faster process. We’re still disappointed that it doesn’t do dishes. [Mashable]
  • The Wall Street protest continues to grow in New York and has no spread to protests in other cities.  [CNN]
  • For your random and amazing Sporcle quiz of the day, we’ve selected the U.S. Presidents Quiz. With the 2012 presidential race starting to heat up, we’re thinking you might start studying up on those who ran in the past. Including the hard to remember, Rutherford B. Hayes.

Sporcle Daily Links: Arrested Development Returns edition

We know our readers love the internet just as much as we do, so we think you might want to see some of the links that are being passed around at Sporcle HQ each and every day. Just make sure to let us know about any links we might have missed in the comments. Enjoy the clickable carnage below!

  • Halloween is coming up in just a few weeks, so we recommend checking out the Sporcle Halloween subcategory page. We have plenty of spooky Halloween trivia to scare you right ouf of your costume. [Sporcle Halloween Trivia]
  • The latest version of the iPhone is going to be announced tomorrow, and odds are you are either very excited, or are already making a list of the things you hate about it. [Washington Post]
  • All we can say is:’There’s Always Money in the Banana Stand’. Arrested Development has announced a new season and a movie. We couldn’t be more delighted. [New Yorker]
  • Andy Rooney retired last night after more than 30 years on 60 Minutes. He’s one-of-a-kind, and we’ll definitely miss him. [CNN]
  • For your random and amazing Sporcle quiz of the day, we’ve selected Arrested Development Chicken Impressions. We don’t really need an excuse to post Arrested Development characters, but with the show coming back, we can’t help but revisit the Bluth’s varied interpretations of what a chicken sounds like.

Sporcle Daily Links: Boston Cream Pie edition

We know our readers love the internet just as much as we do, so we think you might want to see some of the links that are being passed around at Sporcle HQ each and every day. Just make sure to let us know about any links we might have missed in the comments. Enjoy the clickable carnage below!

  • Have you tried out the random button on Sporcle? If you’re in need of a diversion, but have no idea what kind, just click on the button and find yourself a quiz to play.[Random Sporcle Quiz]
  • Today is Google’s 13th birthday and they’ve celebrated with one of their customary doodles. Honestly, we’re not so sure we want the Internet in the hands of a 13 year old. [Washington Post]
  • Apple announced an event centered around the next iPhone on Oct. 2nd. What we’d really like is an iPhone that can also laminate business cards, because that would be something. [MSNBC]
  • Zynga has announced that it’s profits dropped 95% over the last year. Is this like the Irish potato famine of virtual Facebook farming? [GamePro]
  • For your random and amazing Sporcle quiz of the day, we’ve selected the Boston Cream Pie quiz. One thing we’ve always (actually, never) envisioned Sporcle becoming is a site that can be used as a baking resource. Pretty soon all of our quizzes will just be strange recipes that we’ll expect you to prepare and mail to Sporcle.

Sporcle Daily Links: Back to School Edition

We know our readers love the internet just as much as we do, so we think you might want to see some of the links that are being passed around at Sporcle HQ each and every day. Just make sure to let us know about any links we might have missed in the comments. Enjoy the clickable carnage below!

  • Did you know it’s back to school week on Sporcle? If you’re playing Sporcle in class this week, we think it’s the perfect time to share some Sporcle with everyone around you. [Back to School Week]
  • Jay-Z announced today that the New Jersey Nets will be called the Brooklyn Nets whenever basketball resumes. This is definitely going to have an effect on our quizzes. We really wish people would stop renaming things. [Huffington Post]
  • Google has put the famous Dead Sea Scrolls online. Fortunately for those of you who don’t read Aramaic, English translations are available. [Seattle Times]
  • For your random and amazing Sporcle quiz of the day, we’ve selected Top US Universities. Once again, Sporcle University doesn’t make the cut. We’ll get on that list eventually.

Sporcle Daily Links: Missing Dwarf Edition

We know our readers love the internet just as much as we do, so we think you might want to see some of the links that are being passed around at Sporcle HQ each and every day. Just make sure to let us know about any links we might have missed in the comments. Enjoy the clickable carnage below!

  • Have you ever tried the Missing Word app for iOS? You can download the Missing Word of the day,  additional game packs, and play them all even without an internet connection. Best of all? It’s free! [Missing Word App for iOS]
  • Long-running soap opera All My Children is ending today after more than 40 years on the air. Now what are we going to do with our afternoons at Sporcle HQ? [All My Children]
  • Researchers at CERN think they may have discovered a neutrino that moves faster than the speed of light. Doing the Kessel run in only 12 parsecs doesn’t seem so crazy now, does it? [Washington Post Blog]
  • Facebook revealed a drastic change in its UI yesterday. We think it looks kind of neat, but as per usual, pretty much everyone else hates it. [Facebook Timeline]
  • For your random and amazing Sporcle quiz of the day, we’ve selected Seven Dwarfs. We’re not sure what our problem is, but every single time we play this quiz we can only remember six dwarfs. We miss a different one every single time. Those dwarfs are in our head!

Sporcle Daily Links: STEVE HOLT! edition

We know our readers love the internet just as much as we do, so we think you might want to see some of the links that are being passed around at Sporcle HQ each and every day. Just make sure to let us know about any links we might have missed in the comments. Enjoy the clickable carnage below!

  • Did you know that you can sort Sporcle by our most popular quiz tags? Currently we’re very happy to see onion trending on that list. We simply must have more quizzes about onions. [Popular Tags on Sporcle]
  • Arriving just in time to make everyone forget how angry they are at Netflix, Facebook unveiled a new design for their homepage today. As per usual, everyone seems to hate it. [Facebook Users Protest Changes]
  • R.E.M. announced their retirement on their website today. We’re big fans of the band, but it was probably time for them to walk away. [REMHQ]
  • After a year in which things haven’t seemed to go very well for HP, it’s no surprise that they’re looking to replace their CEO. Strongest rumor is that former Ebay CEO Meg Whitman may take over. [BusinessWeek]
  • For your random and amazing Sporcle quiz of the day, we’ve selected Arrested Development Episodes. We can’t deny that on more than one occasion we’ve felt the urge to shout ‘STEVE HOLT!’ in a crowded public place, and what better way to relive your favorite Steve Holt(!) moments than to shout his name as you recall every episode in which he appeared.

Sporcle Daily Links: Learning to Count edition

We know our readers love the internet just as much as we do, so we think you might want to see some of the links that are being passed around at Sporcle HQ each and every day. Just make sure to let us know about any links we might have missed in the comments. Enjoy the clickable carnage below!

  • Did you know that you can ‘Like’ Sporcle on Facebook? We post all sort of random facts and interesting info just for our Facebook fans. Come on, you know you want to.[Sporcle on Facebook]
  • Netflix is back in the news again, and making its customers as angry as before. We think they’ll lose some subscribers, but in the end, they’ll probably bounce back. [Netflix Blog]
  • Just when we thought we’d forgotten about Google+, they opened up their service to everyone, and rolled out some pretty interesting meetup features today. If you ever thought you needed a video meetup while riding on a bus, then these new Google+ mobile features are for you. [Google Plus Open to Everyone]
  • Ken Jennings latest book Maphead is out today. We have a great geography quiz from Ken today on our homepage , and we highly recommend checking out his book. [Maphead]
  • For your random and amazing Sporcle quiz of the day, we’ve selected 1-100. We love counting, it’s one of our favorite things to do, and we can’t imagine a better way to spend a minute of your day than seeing how fast you can count from 1-100. It’s a truly breathtaking and exhilarating experience. 

Sporcle Daily Links: Never-ending Cereal Edition

We know our readers love the internet just as much as we do, so we think you might want to see some of the links that are being passed around at Sporcle HQ each and every day. Just make sure to let us know about any links we might have missed in the comments. Enjoy the clickable carnage below!

  • Did you know that Sporcle is running a blogging contest? We’re giving away an iPod Nano to one lucky user who blogs about Sporcle and lets us know about it. [Wanna win an iPod Nano]
  • FOX is considering creating a channel filled entirely with episodes of the Simpsons. According to Slashfilm you can run Simpsons episodes 24 hours a day for 11 days without airing a repeat. That’s a lot of d’ohs. [Slashfilm]
  • Monday is Talk like a Pirate Day. To get yourself prepared, you really need to spend the weekend whittling yourself a peg leg. [International Talk Like a Pirate Day]
  • Amy Poehler was born today in 1971, and this just reminds us that Parks and Recreation, one of the best shows on TV, is debuting it’s new season next week. If you’re not watching this show, we urge you to finish this post and then visit their website right away. [Parks and Recreation]
  • For your random and amazing Sporcle quiz of the day, we’ve selected Cereal in Milk. Let us explain the real problem with cereal. It’s very often that when you go to make a bowl of cereal, the cereal/milk ratio is slightly off, so you maybe add a little more cereal, then you find yourself without enough milk, so you add a little milk, then you have to add a little more cereal to compensate. Due to this effect, we’ve been eating the same bowl of cereal for 15 years.