Fredric Baur invented the Pringles can. When he died in 2008, his ashes were buried in one.
In case you're feeling overwhelmed by the unnameable lately, you're in good company.
One of my all-time favorite documentaries is Errol Morris's 1997 film Fast, Cheap and Out of Control.
I'm traveling today, which means this Friday Happy Hour was definitely the most hastily thrown together of the series. But good parties don't necessarily require great planning.
My friend Omegamom and her family recently moved from Arizona to Alaska. Since they were flying to their new home, the plan was to ship their pet turtles separately.
It was almost like living near the ocean. Inside the apartment, the sound washed over you in an undulating, neverending wave, punctuated by the occasional honking cry of the Skylark or Mustang.
If you missed the news, my wife and I named our son Jack Nathaniel. We really did take all your comments into consideration, especially those who talked us out of Maximilian/Maxim/Max/etc.
Thank you, Shanghaiist for letting us know what's going on in certain Chinese education circles.
The principal of the 150-student Henan Child Prodigy School (æ²³å—ç¥žç«¥å¦æ ¡), Zhang Xuexin (å
I know, I know. I promise I won't be posting any more pics of animals in water today, but TheCellar had these terrific photos on their site, and I just couldn't resist.
The Daily Mail has this great photo of two little orphaned ducklings being nursed back to health.
I'm a big LOST fan, and have started re-watching first few seasons while waiting for season 4 to start in 2008.
(No, they weren't found stuck to one another.) The former belonged to Otzi the iceman, who died after a skirmish in the Alps about 5,000 years ago.
Sadako Sasaki was two years old when the atom bomb was dropped on her hometown of Hiroshima, Japan in 1945. Sadako's home was about a mile from the epicenter, and her family survived.
Continuing on my theme of matryoshkas from yesterday, I thought I'd share some funky ones I found doing research for the
There's really nothing like a humiliating incident that has oxidized into a funny story.
mental_floss is running a feature on election topics that we (as a staff) pretend to know about, but really don't.