The Missing Links: Why America Smells (Or Thinks It Does)

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The Grinch, Voldemort and Michael Jackson’s Zombie
No this isn’t the beginning of a “...walk into a bar...” joke. These are just 3 of the entries in the list of the 16 best special effects makeup creations.

(But if anyone can come up with a really good punchline for a joke about those 3 walking into a bar, I’d love to hear it.)

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How America Started to Stink
The cologne/perfume/miscellaneous scented goods industry is massive. In order for it to get that big, advertisers had to convince the nation that we all reek. Here’s how they did it.

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And You Thought Chucky Was Scary
Just wait until you check out Hugo: Man of A Thousand Faces.

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It Ain’t Just For Bicycle Chains
WD40 has a wide range of uses you might never have thought of. But there are still some things you definitely should keep it away from.

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Hilarious Hallmark Hijinx
Kurt Braunohler buys greeting cards, writes funny messages and then puts them back on the shelf at the greeting card store. And he wants you to do the same.

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Bad Things Come In Threes
John Wilkes Booth. Lee Harvey Oswald. John Wayne Gacy. Slate explains why so many murderers have three names.

August 8, 2012 - 9:42am
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