Morning Cup of Links: Party Like the Americans

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When people in Poland throw an "American-themed" party, they watch Pocahontas for entertainment. Otherwise, it's beer bongs, plaid flannel, baseball hats, and popcorn.
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A well-known YouTuber complained about his car getting towed. But the guy who called the tow company is also on YouTube, and has a devastatingly hilarious video response.
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Ben & Jerry's made an ice cream called Scotchy Scotch Scotch in honor of Anchorman's Ron Burgundy. Unfortunately, it has no actual scotch in it.
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‘You said we’d be greeted as liberators!’: 10 anxiety-reflecting Simpsons Halloween segments. Your opportunity to overanalyze the cartoon while remembering how much you enjoyed watching these episodes.
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A 9-year-old won a hundred-pound pumpkin, which was then stolen from the family's front porch. But this story turned out to have a happy ending.
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Marine veteran Mike Landsberry joined the Air National Guard and served in Afghanistan. He survived that, but was killed by one of his middle school students as he tried to disarm the 12-year-old.
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Nick Offerman Presents: Great Moments In Mustache History. Get ready to grow yours for Movember!
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5 ways our brains trick us into overspending. Knowing about these illusions may save you money in the long run.
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Aaah! Real Monsters: The Science Behind the Legends. What could have caused real people to act like something from a horror film?

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October 24, 2013 - 10:38am
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