Pets or Meat?


Pets or Meat?


Morning Cup of Links: Feral Houses

Miss Cellania

Feral Houses of Detroit. An estimated 10,000 homes are empty and Mother Nature is claiming many of them.

Last Week's Most Popular Stories

Jason English

1. 12 Pickle Facts Everyone Should Immediately Commit to Memory, by Shannon Cothran 2. The Original Names of 7 Famous TV Characters, by Kara Kovalchik 3.

Lunchtime Quiz: Name the Original MTV VJs

David K. Israel

It was 28 years ago yesterday that MTV launched with The Buggles "Video Killed the Radio Star," and the world changed forever.

5 Times Crayola Fired Their Crayons

Special Guest Star

By Paul

The Late Movie: Gary Coleman Roasts Mr. T

Jason English

I'm putting together a quiz on celebrity roasts for next week—I give you the comedian and the joke, you tell me who the target is.

The Weekend Links

Allison Keene

Happy August! Let's kick things off with the simply amazing.

Stop! Grammar Time

the mag

by Ransom Riggs 1. It was good enough for

Lunchtime Quiz Leftovers

Jason English

5 Things You Didn't Know About Robert Todd Lincoln

Ethan Trex

Saturday is the 166th birthday of Robert Todd Lincoln, Abraham Lincoln's oldest son and the only Lincoln child to survive into adulthood.

Apollo Robbins Will Steal Your Wallet: A Conversation with the World's Best Pickpocket

Chetan Nandakumar

Apollo Robbins is good at stealing stuff. For years, this renown pickpocket entertained Vegas audiences by stealing their hearts-- generally by stealing their wristwatches and money clips.

Bugs Under a Street Light: Beautiful

Chris Higgins

By combining a series of still-camera shots into a video, photographer Charlie McCarthy has made something amazing.

The Slow 10: 10 Really Slow Things

Stacy Conradt

It's always the Quick 10, isn't it? Well, it's Friday, and I think I'm developing an immunity to caffeine, because I'm not moving very quick today.

What Makes Your Birthday So Special?

Jason English

1. As I made very clear yesterday, July 30th is my birthday.

Brewed Awakenings: The World's 4 Weirdest Coffees

Special Guest Star

By Gregory Peduto From beans plucked from cat poop to coffee flavored with monkey spit, java aficionados ingest some nutty stuff in the name of finding the ultimate buzz.

How Did You Know? - {day 4}

David K. Israel

It's an all-new 5-day trivia hunt, with an all-new set of puzzles, prizes, and collaborators! First, the prizes: In addition to the usual $100 and $50 gift certificates to our store for the fir