Mangesh Hattikudur

I know this is my second doggie post, and my third one that ends in a question mark, but

Bottled Toilet Water?

Mangesh Hattikudur

If your pampered pooch is getting fed up with that plain old bowl of tap water you keep perched next to his bed, you might want to check out K9 Water from Dog Bliss.

Was Martin Luther King a Trekkie?

Mangesh Hattikudur

I was doing some editing work for our next magazine this weekend (it's our annual 10 Issue!), when I read through Mark Juddery's fascinating piece on 10 TV Shows that Changed the World.

I never sausage a sport


Having thoroughly tired ourselves out over the weekend with cheese racing, my husband and I are looking for another quirky sport to adopt.

Brilliant British Bees

Will Pearson

A bumblebee in Great Britain recently set a record for the longest recorded flight (by a bumblebee) when scientists released it 8 miles away from its home and the bee still found its way back.

Forbidden Friday: Sloth


What better way to end your workweek than with a dose of complete and utter slackitude? That is, if you're even still at the office.

Forbidden Friday: Wrath


What?! You haven't been reading my Forbidden Friday posts all day? How could you?! Oh, you're gonna regret this, mister, 'cause I'm so angry I could scream!

Weekend Word Wrap

David K. Israel

I thought I'd turn to the physical today and look at word fonts.

Graffiti for the People?

Mangesh Hattikudur

This weekend I just finished reading Jonathan Lethem's Fortress of Solitude (which is messy, and poetic, and beautiful, and has a lot of great scenes featuring early hip-hop culture in Brooklyn i

Forbidden Friday: Gluttony


If you haven't eaten lunch by now, you might want to do that right now, because you're certainly not going to want much to eat or drink after reading these thorougly unappetizing and caution

Pong vs. Andy Roddick

Mangesh Hattikudur

Being a huge fan of old computer and video games (I used to use my Texas Instruments computer like a security blanket way before Tandys were popular), I saw this Andy Roddick commercial and thought it

Signs, Signs, Everywhere a Sign

Mangesh Hattikudur

Reuters is reporting today that police have ordered a British woman to take down a sign from her front yard that reads "Our dogs are fed on Jehovah's Witnesses." And while her neighbor

Forbidden Friday: Envy


Oh, the list of blogs we envy: Boingboing, Gawker, Engadget, the HuffPo"¦ Cory, Jessica, Pete, Arianna, link to us!


David K. Israel

I know you're all looking forward to the Weekend Word Wrap (wait for it!), but I thought I'd get Friday rolling with a new section I'm going to call IQ-Tips. (ed.

Forbidden Friday: Lust


If you've got a hot date tonight, you'll definitely want to read the following tidbits from our book Forbidden Knowledge: A Wickedly Smart Guide to History's Naughtiest Bits -- and then