This Week's Most Popular Stories

Jason English

In case you weren't obsessively refreshing all week, here's what you

Behind the Wheel of the Cozy Coupe

Rob Lammle

In 2008, The Little Tikes Company sold 457,000 Cozy Coupes, making it the best-selling car in America. It even edged out Toyota Camry sales by 20,000.

The Weekend Links: Saturday Edition

Allison Keene

Let's kick things off with an addicting game. Test your reaction time with the Human Benchmark. My best was 220, with an avg of 274 ... I'm clearly underachieving!

Lunchtime Quiz Leftovers

Jason English

Alternate Histories: 7 Ways the World Could Be Completely Different

The Late Movies: Shot-for-Shot Remakes

Miss Cellania

All you need is a camera and some slow weekends to recreate a famous (or not really very famous) scene. Why?

5 Things You Didn't Know About Quincy Jones

Ethan Trex

Quincy Jones has certainly had an interesting career. He's done everything from conducting Frank Sinatra's band to producing films to fathering TV and movie star Rashida Jones.

The Quick 10: 10 Questionable Cigarette Ads and Slogans

Stacy Conradt

I still get a little bit startled when I see people smoking in the office on Mad Men. I know it was totally normal back then, but I just can't quite wrap my head around it not being taboo.

The Bootleg Action Figures Blog

Chris Higgins

Here's some Friday silliness for you.

Watercooler Ammo Reject Pile!

Mangesh Hattikudur

This week Jason and I started a new, Monday-Thursday newsletter called Watercooler Ammo.

That One Word You Can't Spell

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 Stories Behind 4 More Civic Organizations

Rob Lammle

On Wednesday, we told you about the history of four civic organizations. But as we all know, there are plenty more groups doing great work.

Strange Gravestones: Death by Eraser

Ransom Riggs

I guess I've got gravestones on the brain this week (check out my Death at the Border blog from a few days ago), but I ran across this on a friend's flickr stream and couldn't resist po

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Purple Snow in Russia On Tuesday, residents of the Stavropol Region in Southern Russia found their landscape covered with purple-tinged snow!

Brain Game: Dragnet

It's Friday. I work here.