Tuesday Turnip


Tuesday Turnip


5 Things You Didn't Know About Wilt Chamberlain

Ethan Trex

Wilt Chamberlain. The mere mention of the Big Dipper's name evokes images of hoops dominance and romantic impossibilities.

Anthropology Lessons: Endangered Cultures

Chris Higgins

Wade Davis is a National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence (an awesome-sounding job that I kinda want) and an anthropologist.

The mental_floss Outlet Store: Select Shirts $12

Jason English

It's only June, but our Chagrin Falls (Ohio) office is already gearing up for the holiday season. Part of that gearing up is clearing room for all the new t-shirts we have up our sleeves.

Jeff Goldblum, on the Other Hand, is Not

Ransom Riggs

My wife and I were talking about all the high-profile celebrity deaths of late, when she mentioned one I somehow hadn't heard about: Jeff Goldblum.

Between The Liner Notes: 6 Things You Can Learn By Obsessing Over Album Artwork

Mark Arminio

There's something exciting about unwrapping a new CD. The sense of anticipation, the smell of the packaging, the struggle with the sticky, impossible-to-open white anti-theft strip.

Deaths ALWAYS Happen in Threes. Right?

Jason English

1. With Ed McMahon, Farrah Fawcett and MIchael Jackson passing away this week, I've heard dozens of references to the irrefutable "deaths happen in threes" rule.

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Fire Station Blaze Embarrasses Firefighters Firefighters in Waipahu, Hawaii responded to an traffic accident, but were called back to the station -because it was on fire! Fire Capt.

Why Is Sumo Wrestling Such a Big Deal?

Eric Johnson

Quick, name a Japanese sport! Well, you probably said "sumo" because you've already read the headline of this article.

Brain Game: Monkey Suit

Well, it's been a wild week.

Morning Cup of Links: Nijinsky on Video

Miss Cellania

This optical illusion stumped me until I got to see the closeup.

R.I.P. Michael Jackson

Kara Kovalchik

He called himself the King of Pop, Fred Astaire called him "a hell of a dancer," Quincy Jones called him "Smelly," and his fans called him "amazing." Michael Jackson died

The Late Movies: Incredible Sports Clips

Mark Arminio

In honor of the United States' amazing 2-0 soccer win against Spain yesterday and the upcoming NBA draft, check out some of these insane feats of strength and skill. Here's a guy I ne

The 5pm Quiz: The Last 20 #1 Draft Picks

Jason English

It looks like Blake Griffin will be the first pick in tonight's NBA Draft.

Hummingbirds in Slow Motion

Chris Higgins

There are two little hummingbirds outside my window right now. They come for the feeder on a nearby porch (and perhaps for the view of me typing).

The Quick 10: 10 People Who Have Won a Grammy, a Tony, an Oscar and an Emmy

Stacy Conradt

It's obviously a huge accomplishment to win an Oscar, a Grammy, a Tony or an Emmy. But to win all four?