Putin's New Puppy and Other Snuggly Diplomatic Gifts

Sydney Beveridge

© Pierre Marsaut/ZUMA Press/Corbis Last week, during their meeting about the South Stream gas transit pipeline and other large-scale energy projects, Bulgarian Premier Boyko Borisov gave Russian Pr

Weekend Links: Captain Nemo or Captain Crunch?

Allison Keene

I've been traveling a lot for work lately and would love to get the kind of singing reception that an improv group did at Heathrow when I return to Hartsfield-Jackson!

Good Times in Chicago

Jason English

We're having a grand old time showing off Split Decision at the Chicago Toy & Game Fair.

Lunchtime Quiz Leftovers

Jason English

Woody's Winners, NFL Week 11

NFL WEEK ELEVEN We say goodbye to bye weeks in Week 11, returning to a full schedule of 16 games per week for the remainder of the 2010 NFL season.

Weekend Links: Why Humans Can't Feel Time

Allison Keene

From reader Cathy in Japan comes an amazing set of links: "In Japan many people stop during the day for a daily "exercise time" known as "Rajio Taiso" (radio exercise).

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.