The Week Ahead


The Week Ahead


The Late Movies: Thermite

Miss Cellania

Thermite is a mixture of metal and rust that somehow react at extremely high temperatures. There are many formulas for thermite. All are dangerous.

The Quick 10: 10 Offices Cooler Than Yours (probably)

Stacy Conradt

I’m not complaining about where I work – I spend my days in a pretty cool building. But it’s no Google. Then again, not much is.

Here Lies Harry Potter

Colin Patrick

After they’ve read all of the books, seen all of the movies, and visited the theme park, what else is a diehard Harry Potter fan to do but visit the grave of Harry Potter himself. Sure the young wi

What New Holiday Should We Create?

Jason English

Every Friday, I post a series of unrelated questions meant to spark conversation in the comments. Answer one, answer all, respond to someone else's reply, whatever you want.

Puppies Wearing Hats Eating Bacon Sharing Facts

Stacy Conradt

Whether you’re a fan of the D.C.

250 Movie Introductions of 185 People, Groups, and Things

Chris Higgins

Look, it's Friday. You've got nine and a half minutes to kill.

Man Makes Movie Out of Old Answering Machine Messages

Ransom Riggs

Remember answering machines? Not the cute little digital numbers we all have today, but the big clunky tape-based jobs of yesteryear?

Chicago Trivia Show... Sold Out!

Mangesh Hattikudur

That's right...

Why Can't You Start a Rival Post Office?

Ethan Trex

With the holiday season quickly approaching, many of us are bracing ourselves for the inevitable interminable trips to the post office that come along with mailing cards and gifts.

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Man Shoots TV Over Palin's Dance Routine Steven N.

That'll Cost You: NFL Fines Through the Years

Scott Allen

In the wake of the NFL’s crackdown on concussions and the increasing number of player fines issued for helmet-to-helmet hits, here’s a look at 15 other offenses, ranging from the serious to the absurd

Brain Game: November!

Thanks for giving Friday's Brain Game a shot.

Morning Cup of Links: Storm Troopers in Love

Miss Cellania

Is legal marriage obsolete in the modern world? TIME looks at statistics on our changing opinions and behavior with regard to marriage and its benefits.

The Late Movies: How It's Made

Mark Arminio

If you've never seen the show How It's Made, you're missing a fascinating look into how some of the most ordinary products around you are constructed.

Can You Name the Lineup from Abbott and Costello's 'Who's On First' routine?