Weekend Links: Van Damme’s Split

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Even at age 53, martial artist and action-movie star Jean-Claude Van Damme is still performing incredible feats of human strength—this time, what he calls an “epic split.”


James McBride and George Packer are the latest winners of the National Book Foundation prizes for fiction and nonfiction, from a very worthy shortlist.


Vintage photos of costumed cats and dogs prove that humans’ fascination with dressing up their pets long predates the age of whole Facebook albums devoted to Fido.


Americans are driving far less these days.


The remaining members of Monty Python, who have announced their intentions to reunite and produce comedic gold once more, did an “Ask Me Anything” session on Reddit.


Happy 50th anniversary, Doctor Who! Which of the twelve (so far) incarnations of the Time Lord are you most like?

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November 23, 2013 - 10:00am
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