The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Bass Tournament Cheating Leads to Jail Time Cheating in a fishing tournament is taken very seriously in Texas, especially when there are expensive prizes involved.

Brain Game: Slaw & Order

By changing one letter at a time to form different English words, and leaving all other letters in their original positions, convert COLE into SLAW in seven (or fewer) steps.

Strange Geographies is going to Venice! What should I shoot?

Ransom Riggs

So, this is cool. Most of our regular readers are probably familiar with my series of photo essays, Strange Geographies.

Morning Cup of Links: Cool Motorcycles

Miss Cellania

9 Worst Coal Mine Catastrophes. Explosions, fires, avalanches, collapses, floods, they come in all manner of disasters. * Cool Guys on Motorcycles.

The Late Movies: Impromptu Concerts

Mark Arminio

Summer is in the air and that means one glorious thing for music fans: concerts!

The Berenstain Bears and the Quick 10

Stacy Conradt

Even though our little girl won't need them for a while, we recently put up some wall bookshelves in the nursery.

Is There a Doctor in the House?

Chris Higgins

This happened Wednesday night. So two men are having a debate; they're vying to be the Democratic candidate for Governor of Oregon in the next election.

19 Weird Clauses in Baseball Contracts

Ethan Trex

Baseball contracts aren't just about money. They're also about bonus clauses and sweet, sweet perks.

I hid a book. Can you find it?

Ransom Riggs

Operation Teen Book Drop is a great new initiative, which donates thousands of books each year to Native American reservations and tribal lands, and also works with hundreds of authors, who drop copie

What Kind of Tweeter R U? The 13 Types on Twitter

David K. Israel

Some of you may recall my post on the 13 Types of Friends on Facebook.

12 Specialized Government-Run Police Forces

Ethan Trex

You know all about your local police force, the FBI, and other familiar law enforcement offices.

Win a Copy of The Book of Awesome!

Jason English

Neil Pasricha's uplifting new book, The Book of Awesome, hits stores today.

Niche Blogs: Awesome Animals Edition

Miss Cellania

In the continuing series on highly-specific blogs, there are many that deal with animals. Cute Overload and I Can Has Cheezburger?

Brain Game: Padlocks for Everyone!

"Padlocks for everyone!" That's my motto; something a bit nonsensical to contrast with the logic puzzle that is the Thursday Brain Game.

Morning Cup of Links: Thanks, Alot

Miss Cellania

The iPad was apparently developed for the convenience of cats, since the touch screen doesn't require typing, or even opposable thumbs!