Too weird to die

Ransom Riggs

The Zoological Society of London just announced a plan that would add the world's 100 most evolutionarily distinct species to international endangered lists.

Overweight panda turns off his mate

Mangesh Hattikudur

According to a Reuters report, the Thai panda Chuang Chuang is too heavy to engage in amorous activity with his panda partner.

Knit Wit

Mangesh Hattikudur

I'd never heard of the artist Dave Cole before, but when I saw this pic on Neatorama, I immediately rushed to look him up.

A few of 2006's worst

Ransom Riggs

A lot of folks try and find the worst movies of the year, TV shows of the year, even haircuts of the year. We found a few 2006 worst-of picks we thought were more interesting. 1.

Free art from Banksy!

Mangesh Hattikudur

We've covered the British renegade graffiti artist Banksy a few times on our blog (I think this was our first entry on him).

Definitely worth the 1000 words...

Mangesh Hattikudur

Worth 1000 is running a hilarious "statue remix" Photoshop contest today. I've posted a few of my favorites below, but you can click here to see more at the site. Link via

I have a (slightly less important) dream!

Mangesh Hattikudur

Since it's MLK Day and all, I figured I'd spotlight another man with a dream, albeit a considerably less important one: the dream of using the Internet to become a millionaire.

Public service announcement: The chain gang


I've mentioned this worthy organization on the blog before (albeit in passing), but one of our readers thought we ought to bring it to full attention in order to make the world a better place: C

Killing time at/with The Office

Jason English

Last night's episode of The Office was outstanding. Jim and Dwight on the road and Stanley's uncontrollable laughter made my night. I had low expectations for this series.

Coke and meth never tasted so good

Ransom Riggs

Your morning pick-me-up just got a wee bit stronger.

Perfect Circle Drawing Champion?

Mangesh Hattikudur

I don't know if the guy in this video is kidding about the World Freehand Perfect Circle Drawing Championships (which supposedly take place in Vegas...

A New York state of morning

Mangesh Hattikudur

I remember when my cousins from Bombay first came to visit us in the leafy suburbs of Delaware, and couldn't fall asleep because it was too quiet.

Weekend Word Wrap

David K. Israel

Today's Word Wrap keeps on with our tradition of bringing you the hippest, most happening new words and phrases being coined, as they're coined...

A laptop for the masses

Ransom Riggs

It may look like a green iMac, but it will cost less than 1/10th of what its trendier cousin retails for. And, oh yeah, it's powered by a wind-up crank.

You belong in a zoo


So, you know those scientific studies that recruit participants through ads on the subway and on college bulletin boards?