Mr. T as the Meta-rebel

Chris Higgins

The folks over at at Overthinking It came up with an idea for a new political party: The Mr. T Party.

To Show the Body, Or Not to Show the Body: That Is the Question

Erik Sass

While it may seem strange to celebrate the death of an individual, the killing of Osama bin Laden in Pakistan on May 1, 2011, is surely one of those rare occasions warranting this particular kind of g

The Ghost Cities of China

Ransom Riggs

Sometimes it seems like China's the new Texas -- everything's bigger there. The population, the infrastructure, you name it -- even the ghost towns are bigger.

Morning Cup of Links: Silly Molecules

Miss Cellania

Why it's good to be a high school loser.

Live from Abbottabad

Jason English

Sohaib Athar unknowingly live-tweeted yesterday's raid on Osama Bin Laden's compound in Abbottabad.

Weekend Links: Calling Out Bad Tippers

Colin Patrick

I would waste way too much time on the street if all posted signs were as creative as this collection of tear-off fliers. * Phil Rosenthal is the creator of the sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond.

Presidential Middle Names

Sandy Wood

James ABRAM GarfieldChester ALAN ArthurLyndon BAINES JohnsonRutherford BIRCHARD HayesJames CALVIN CoolidgeHerbert CLARK HooverDwight DAVID EisenhowerFranklin DELANO RooseveltJames EARL CarterJohn FITZ

The Quick 10: 10 Evil Lairs

Stacy Conradt

[Photo: Newseum] I was fascinated by this Top 10 Evil Lairs list featured on today.

Weekend Links: Learning From Wile E. Coyote

Colin Patrick

I’ve had Space Shuttle fever lately.

The Quick 10: 10 Interesting Prints at Grauman's Chinese Theater

Stacy Conradt

Grauman's Chinese Theater has been entertaining celebs and tourists alike since it opened in 1927.

The Late Movies: Lego Battles

Miss Cellania

Some like to reenact battles from history in their spare time. Others do it on YouTube, using Lego Minifigs.

How Did You Know? – Day 3 Level 3/Bonus Round

David K. Israel

YES! You can play this challenge/contest without knowing a thing about the weekly hunt! It's sort of a one-off - a stand-alone if you will.

The Economics of Death Star Planet Destruction

Chris Higgins

At the blog Overthinking It, a delightful roundtable has assembled to overthink the economics of the Death Star, as seen in Star Wars.

What's Your Grammar Pet Peeve?

Jason English

On Fridays, 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.

The Book of (Even More) Awesome: Win a Copy!

Jason English

Last year we had a fun time sharing awesome things to celebrate the release of Neil Pasricha's The Book of Awesome.