Tuesday Turnip


Tuesday Turnip


The Sherlock Holmes Handbook: How to Outwit a Criminal Mastermind

Ransom Riggs

It's been well over a century since the first Sherlock Holmes adventure was published, and yet the master detective remains as popular as ever; witness the upcoming release of Holmes, starring Ro

Friday Happy Hour: Would You Like M&M's With That?

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.

Our Readers' Favorite Halloween Costumes

Jason English

All fall, you guys have been filling up our inbox with your best Halloween photos. Get in the holiday spirit by looking at some of our favorite submissions.

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Lost Luggage Dave Carroll of the band Sons of Maxwell who wrote the popular internet song United Breaks Guitars has become a spokesman of a sort for beleaguered airline passengers.

Brain Game: Bill & Ted & Cal & Gerry & Jim's Excellent Adventure

Admittedly, today's Brain Game may prove difficult. If you don't know the answer offhand (I wouldn't have), a bit of research may make it clear.

Morning Cup of Links: Advertising on Houseflies

Miss Cellania

The Hierarchy of Monsters. Posted in response to io9's online competition amongst monsters. (via Metafilter) * Newsweek presents a pictorial history of birth control methods.

Painting in Gold: Gustav Klimt

Andréa Fernandes

At the request of readers Melanie & Johnny, today's "Feel Art Again" features Gustav Klimt (1862-1918).

The Late Movies: Awesome Halloween Costumes

Mark Arminio

October 31st is right around the corner, a night of wild indulgence and make believe.

Fantastic Commercial Photo Studios

Jill Harness

Some people have a negative opinion of commercial photography, mistakenly believing it is not an art, and is merely a way to showcase the product being sold. This is a grossly unfair conception.

What Happens to the Losing Team's Championship Shirts?

Matt Soniak

After a big game in any sport, from a league championship to the World Series, Super Bowl, Stanley Cup, etc., people are going to be clamoring for commemorative merchandise.

8 Things Disney Parks Have Banned

Special Guest Star

by Alvin Ward Disneyland may be the Happiest Place on Earth, but don't think that means you can just waltz in and do whatever you want. presents: HDYK? - {day 3}

David K. Israel

It's an all-new 5-day trivia hunt, with an all-new set of puzzles, prizes, and now, a major sponsor! Co-puzzle Master Josh Halbur and I are thrilled to announce that How Did You Know?

Stormtroopers on Their Day Off

David K. Israel

When I was 13, I dressed up as a Stormtrooper for Halloween. The costume was as fun to make as it was to trick-or-treat in.

What a Blockbuster Movie Can Do to a Small Town

Miss Cellania

What if a story about your little hometown became extremely popular and brought visitors from all over the world seeking a piece of it?

Brain Game: Math Square #2

We offered our first Math Square last week, and the positive response led us to bring it back again for today's Brain Game.