Death By Vegetable
All that talk about vegetables being good for you and helping you fend off death may be true. But sometimes they can become the face of death itself - when they’re carved into intricate skulls.
I Love When People Respond to Fan Mail
A collection of brilliant and inspiring letters from famous authors to their young fans.
RIP Lonesome George (And the Entire Chelonoidis Nigra Abingdoni Species)
The last remaining tortoise of his kind, Lonesome George was estimated to be 100 years old.
Speaking of turtles, here is a surprisingly entertaining video of a turtle eating a raspberry.
And Speaking of Things Dying Out...
Google wants to save the dying languages of the world.
Learn Something New Every Day
How to conduct a strip-search.
What the King Left Behind
The King of Pop died three years ago today. Here are a just a few of the notable things the world has to remember him with.
And Entertainment Weekly offers up their list of his 10 best videos of all time.
The New Election Year Wedge Issue: Cranberries
Your vote in this November’s election will likely come down to which side of the Cranberry/Anti-Cranberry aisle you reside on. Unfortunately for the people in the cranberry industry, they have a detractor in a very high place.
The brilliant comedian Brian Regan isn’t so much against cranberries. He just wonders why they’re so omnipresent:
What Is “Please Get Well”?
I wanted to make sure to mention everyone’s favorite game show host, Alex Trebek, who suffered a heart attack over the weekend. Why is he everyone’s favorite? This list should explain it well.
As for Mr Trebek himself, he should take some time, relax and laugh a lot. After all, laughter is the best medicine. This comprehensive history of the SNL Jeopardy! sketches can get him started.