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How to Boil Water

Chris Higgins

Did you know that boiling water is just regular water that has been made very hot?

What's the Strangest Thing That Scares Your Dog?

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. Very casual.

The Vice Guides to Travel

Ransom Riggs

For the past few years, VICE magazine has been dispatching correspondents to far-flung, weird and dangerous parts of the world -- places you would never, never think of taking the family on vacation -

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Floor Collapses at Swedish Weight Watchers Clinic Around twenty weight-loss program participants were gathered for a weigh-in when the floor collapsed at the Weight Watchers clinic in Växjö, Sweden

Pit Bull Breaks Into House to Play

Jill Harness

Pit bulls have one of the worst reputations of all breeds, but as many advocates will tell you, it's not the breed that makes some of the animals rotten, it's how the dog is raised.

Brain Game: Five States

The U.S. history  instructor offered to give extra credit to five students - Billy, Lilly, Millie, Tilly, and Willie - if they'd each do a special report on a different state of the union.

Morning Cup of Links: Fictional Drugs

Miss Cellania

What Makes a Great Teacher? Teach for America shares their findings on what the most effective teachers have that others don't. (via YesButNoButYes) * First-Person Tetris rotates when you do.

The Late Movies: In Review

Mark Arminio

With the new year only two weeks old, it's not too late for a series of clips about the year (or ten years) behind us.

How Long Will You Live?

Chris Higgins

Dan Buettner, a writer, explorer, and endurance bicycler, gave a TED Talk in September 2009 entitled: How to live to be 100+.

The Quick 10: How 9 Words Were Coined (and how one wasn't)

Stacy Conradt

Do you ever wonder why we say the things we say?

How to Make A Motion Capture Movie For Cheap!

Ransom Riggs

I'm sure you've heard about Avatar, the technical marvel that reinvented the digital wheel and recently took the movie world by storm. It's a motion capture movie.

10 Pop Culture Elephants (Plus 4 Reasonable Facsimiles)

Miss Cellania

You'd have to look far and wide to find a child who doesn't like elephants!

5 Large Structures That Have Been Moved Short Distances

David K. Israel

I was driving around my neighborhood recently and discovered this creepy looking house that the city is getting ready to move across town.

Brain Game: What Time Is It?

Today's Brain Game asks one question: The following code represents what time of day? 389  21  198 Here is the SOLUTION. THE SOLUTION: 12:50. The code uses the first letter of

Morning Cup of Links: Pizza and a Movie

Miss Cellania

American Pie. That's pizza, the world's best food, perfected in the United States. * The Top Seven Classic Movie Moments You Didn't Know Were Improv.