For Those That Like Reading on the Beach...
And cannot possibly fathom the thought of your swimwear and book not matching perfectly. (Via Kottke)

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Look At the Stupid Life You Could Be Leading
TV ads try to show you the life you could be leading if you used their product. The only downside is that life is sometimes really weird, unrealistic or just plain dumb.

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These Colors Don’t Run - Unless They’re On the Moon
The 7 flags left on the lunar surface have changed considerably since they were first planted there.

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Avocados Are Taking Over Math, Too
A few weeks ago I mentioned how avocados are taking over the world. During recent Olympic ads, one major purveyor of the mushy green superfood has been displaying a graph that makes absolutely no sense. So Gawker decided to get to the bottom of this.

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The Thrill of Victory
Incredible photos of Olympians reacting to their wins and losses.

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The Cuisine of the Incarcerated
If you’re headed to prison soon and really don’t want to give up cheesecake, fried chicken or pad thai, you’re in luck. You can make those in your cell, sort of.

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These Might Be Be the People That Couldn’t Master Prison Cooking
These 5 inmates decided not to put their intellect and creativity toward cooking. They decided instead to just break out of prison entirely, in really spectacular fashion.

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Design Your Own Holiday
Today's the last day to invent something we'll all celebrate in August.