The Best of TV on DVD

Chris Higgins

In recent years, I've spent countless hours watching serial TV shows on DVD, devouring episode after episode.

Things Nobody Told Me: Boy Scout Fashion

Mangesh Hattikudur

This is a new idea I'm trying out where I talk about something trivial I just learned about and then act outraged about how nobody told me.

Seven Curses That Seem To Be Doing Their Jobs (plus that Billy Goat one)

Stacy Conradt

Looks like the Curse of the Billy Goat has struck again, and with the Cubs' loss last weekend, it will be at least one more year until the curse is lifted.

You know him, you love him... Michael Stusser!

Mangesh Hattikudur

Good day!

Feel Art Again: The Persistence of Memory

Andréa Fernandes

Salvador Dali's La persistencia de la memoria (The Persistence of Memory), like the Mona Lisa, is one of the most famous and most referenced paintings of all time.

Crazy racist commercials

Ransom Riggs

It's just plain jaw-dropping what you can find on YouTube these days.

Ten Epic Halloween Costumes

Miss Cellania

The use of the word "epic" in the title could mean any of its uses, possibly "awesome," could be "larger than life," or it could mean "it's a long story"

October 11, 2007

Miss Cellania

Twirling Dancer Illusion: the right-brain vs. left brain test. I see her going a different way each time I look, and I can change it easily.

If you believe it: kids who live to tell


All the hype about the newly released Amir Bar-Lev documentary--"My Kid Could Paint That"--makes me think of when I was casting "Wiccan types" last year & more than a few mothe

11 Pictures Politicians Wish Were Never Taken

Jason English

This morning, subscribers to our newsletter read the story of our wildly embarrassing photo shoot in Central Park.

Guest Blog-star: Show Michael Stusser Some Love!

Mangesh Hattikudur

Good day!

Banned From SNL for Rocking Too Hard

Chris Higgins

Checking out the Your Daily Awesome archives, I came across this gem: a recounting of various performers barred from Saturday Night Live.

How do your memories smell?

Ransom Riggs

A new book called The Scent of Desire argues that smells are subjective; some people love the smell of roses, for instance, and some people -- like a woman interviewed in the book who first smelled ro

What's the coolest dream you've ever had?

David K. Israel

Looking over our archives, I'm noticing we like to post about sleep and sleep-related habits. Last winter, Higgins wrote a fabulous post about lucid dreams, or dreams you can control.

October 10, 2007

Miss Cellania

King Tut's mummy is to be displayed for the first time next month in Luxor.