Signs of Life


Signs of Life


5 Things You Didn't Know About Jackie O.

Ethan Trex

Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis was one of our country's most stylish and elegant icons for decades, but she was no empty, aloof beauty.

Forced Perspective Photography

Jill Harness

Forced perspective photography combines an unlimited focus range with an expansive landscape to create a photo that your mind interprets to be real. The effect is a Photoshop-less photo forgery.

Friday Happy Hour: What Celebrity Do You Resemble?

Jason English

1. Two times when I was a kid—once at a restaurant called The Boathouse in Sarasota, Florida—my dad was mistaken for Tom Hanks.

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Woman Tries to Steal Puppy at Gunpoint 24-year-old Ashleigh Johnson of Kellyville, Australia placed an ad to sell a Chihuahua puppy.

Land of the Little People

Ransom Riggs

Well, this is one way to deal with discrimination -- hundreds of dwarves in southern China have chosen to live in a special mountain commune all their own, where residents must be less than four feet

Brain Game: Papa!

The answer to today's Brain Game might be obvious to a particular portion of our readership, but not so much to others. Where's the line? You'll have to figure that out.

Morning Cup of Links: Ig Nobel Prizes

Miss Cellania

The 2009 Ig Nobel Prizes were awarded last night at Harvard University.

Women of the Venetian Renaissance

Andréa Fernandes

We're doing a week of women on "Feel Art Again." Today's post brings you the four most prominent female artists of the Venetian Renaissance: Sofonisba Anguissola, Diana Mantuana,

What's in a Nickname? The Origins of All 30 NHL Team Names

Scott Allen

Ever wonder what a Canuck is? How about a Blue Jacket? Here's a breakdown of how the league's 30 teams got their names.

The Late Movies: Caught Stealing

Mark Arminio

Last night, the Twins played the Tigers in a battle of teams from the AL Central. With Detroit out to a 5-1 lead, the Twins started a mini-rally in the top of the 6th.

Our Maxim-Approved Twitter Feed

Jason English

It's time for our semi-regular reminder of our Twitter account's existence. Earlier this week, Maxim Magazine named us in their list of 100 Twitter Feeds Every Guy Should Follow.

Special Frontline Preview: "Obama's War"

Chris Higgins

Longtime readers will know that I'm a fan of great documentaries, and the PBS series Frontline is among the best televised documentary content in the world.

The Quick 10: 10 Strange Dental Care Flavors

Stacy Conradt

Look, call me a traditionalist, but when it comes to toothpaste, I want mint. Fresh mint, spearmint, minty-mint; I don't care, but I want mint.

Bonus Quiz: Name All 30 NHL Teams

Sandy and Kara

Years of expansion and multiple franchise relocations have made the NHL a much different league than it was just two decades ago.

The Hello Kitty Hospital

Jill Harness

Hello Kitty may be a little bit of a trend in America, but in Asia, it's a lifestyle.