The Missing Links: Russia's Secret Diamond Stockpile

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News From the Springfield Precincts
The election is still several weeks away, but at least we know how Homer voted:

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My Favorite Phrase of the Week: Diamond-Filled Asteroid Crater
The Russians may have a secret diamond source that contains TRILLIONS of carats worth of dazzle.

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The Nutritional Value of Last Meals
Earlier this week, Matt Soniak served up the interesting tale of a condemned inmate that tried to eat his way out of the electric chair back in the 50s, partly by bulking up with a super-large last meal. Just today I came across this research abstract on the meals of executed prisoners, which states:

The average last meal is calorically rich (2,756 calories) and proportionally averages 2.5 times the daily recommended servings of protein and fat.

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Don’t Mess With the CIA
You’d think that people who worked for the CIA would know this best of all.

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Don’t Like Hipsters?
Avoid these places.

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My Adolescent Self Thinks Nolan Bushnell Is A Great Man
He created Chuck E. Cheese’s AND the Atari.

September 21, 2012 - 12:50pm
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