Tuesday Turnip


Tuesday Turnip


The Late Movies: Viral Video Classics

Mario Marsicano

Before you head out for your Memorial Day festivities, have some fun watching the some of the biggest viral video stars of all time. The Dramatic

The 5pm Quiz: Name That Cooking Technique

Jason Plautz

The only reality show I'll watch (okay, admit to watching) is Top Chef. But sometimes I think I'm a little behind the curve and don't understand the techniques they talk about.

Four Bad Bladder Stories

Jason Plautz

PopCandy shared a link yesterday to, a site that hopes to solve one of life's biggest problems "“ finding a time to pee during movies.

A Nerdtacular Quiz: Books Condensed via Amazon's Statistically Improbable Phrases

Chris Higgins

Now, this one isn't a mental_floss quiz, but I thought it was a lot of fun. Head over to Dennis Cooper's blog for his Alan presents ...

mental_floss in the (Birmingham) News

Jason English

There's a nice article about mental_floss in today's Birmingham News.

Best Posters of the Year: the Keyart Awards

Ransom Riggs

The Keyart Awards are like the Oscars for movie posters and trailers, and this June they'll be given out for the 38th time.

7 Actors Who Made a Difference

Mark Juddery

Many famous actors aren't satisfied with their stardom, and they want to do something more.

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Woman Stuck in Toilet at Mets Game An unidentified woman attending a Mets game Wednesday lost her gold tooth, which fell into a toilet at Citi Field.

Friday Happy Hour: Talking in Your Sleep

Jason English

1. I've said a lot of crazy things while sleeping. On Monday night, my wife decided to write some of them down.

Our Super Summer Sale! Two Days Only!

Mangesh & Jason

Once a year (starting this year), we're going to celebrate the return of t-shirt weather with a big 20%-off sale.

Brain Game: Trash Talkin'

While carrying our garbage out to the curb yesterday, I took a header off the second-from-bottom step of our front porch. Not surprisingly, I took a nasty spill onto our driveway.

Morning Cup of Links: Holiday TV Marathons

Miss Cellania

The Six Creepiest Abandoned Places. They gave me the willies, and all I did was look at the pictures. * Memorial Day weekend means TV marathons.

The Late Movies: Ronco Commercials

Mario Marsicano

With all the Shamwow, Slapchop and Snuggie excitement this year, you'd think no one had ever seen a Ronco ad before.

The 5pm Quiz: Presidential Firsts

Brett Savage

You know the first president. You know the first black president. But do you know the first president born in a hospital? The first president to sport a beard?

Washington's Shaky Search for a Second Chief Justice

Ethan Trex

The media is abuzz with speculation about who will get the call from President Obama to fill the seat of retiring Supreme Court Justice David Souter.