Found Objects


Found Objects


America's New Ghost Towns

Ransom Riggs

Can a house be called "abandoned" if it's never been lived in?

An Adorable Floor Mop

Miss Cellania

What do you get when you cross a Swifter mop with a Roomba? You get something called Fukitorimushi, which literally means "wipe-up

Brain Game: Negative Capital

Welcome back from Independence Day weekend. Here's hoping that yours went well, since the next big holiday doesn't occur for another two months.

Are you ready? HDYK tonight at 8pm ET

David K. Israel

Play for your chance to WIN a $100 shopping spree in our store! [Because of the long weekend, we thought we'd run last Friday's challenge (along with all the links to last week's puzzl

Morning Cup of Links: Backdoor Pilots

Miss Cellania

10 Best Uses Of Classical Music In Classic Cartoons.

12 Essential Talking Points for the Deodorant Enthusiast

the mag

By Eric

Lunchtime Quiz Leftovers

Jason English

10 Fireworks Effects To Watch For

Stacy Conradt

Maybe I'm not a fireworks connoisseur, but I had no idea there were so many different types of effects and I definitely didn't know they had names.

The Weekend Links

Allison Keene

In honor of the Fourth of July, let's start with a medley of videos memorializing Fireworks gone wrong. * From Sydney, a student at NC State, comes an update on the Barrel Monster story from la

5 Things You Didn't Know About Cary Grant

Ethan Trex

This week's installment of our "5 Things You Didn't Know About..." series focuses on one of the finest comic actors of all time.

How Did You Know? - {day 4}

David K. Israel

Play for your chance to WIN a $100 shopping spree in our store! We're back with another 5-day trivia hunt! First let's meet our current champion, and big $100 winner, Daniel Wilson.

Why Do We Sing the National Anthem at Sporting Events?

Matt Soniak

On the night of September 13, 1814, Francis Scott Key, an American lawyer and amateur poet, accompanied American Prisoner Exchange Agent Colonel John Stuart Skinner to negotiate a prisoner release wit

4 More Forgotten Founding Fathers

Eric Johnson

This Saturday is July 4, a day when Americans of all shapes and sizes will come together to commemorate the founding of their country, and the noble pursuit of life, liberty, and overcooked hamburgers

The Late Movies: Eating Competitions

Mario Marsicano

Well, the 4th of July weekend is almost here. Time for fireworks, parades, and all those great outdoor cookouts.

The Sane Kenyan: Sane Wadu

Andréa Fernandes

Back at the end of May, I promised to cover 13 artists from 13 different countries in the 13 "Feel Art Again" posts for the month of June.