Newspaper Nonsense

Ransom Riggs

As someone who loves non-sequiturs and absurd nonsense of all sorts, the newspaper has been of great comfort over the years.

6 Strange and Unique Fathers Day Gifts

Miss Cellania

The problem with buying a gift for Fathers Day is that most men just go buy things they want when they want them. If they can't afford it, chances are you can't afford it, either.

4 U.K. Game Shows Worth Seeing

David K. Israel

The U.K., as you probably know, is the quiz show/game show capital of the world. Most of the hit shows here in the states are mere adaptations of the original, which were first aired across the pond.

Brain Game: Really, Really Bad Rebus #3

The third in our series of Really, Really Bad Rebuses is, well, really, really bad. See if you can figure it out: Click here for the answer. Answer: The Incredibles ["D" + ink +

Morning Cup of Links: New Brain Discoveries

Miss Cellania

6 iconoclastic discoveries about the brain. We now know that what we thought we knew was wrong. Ya know? * 7 Modern Wonders of Green Technology.

The Quick 10: The 10 Most Expensive Movies Ever

Stacy Conradt

We're getting into summer blockbuster season - Hancock, The Incredible Hulk, WALL-E, Get Smart (which I am so excited for), The Love Guru, The Dark Knight - there are definitely a lot of options.

All Singing! All Dancing! All Failures! 4 Variety Shows that Failed to Find an Audience

Ben Smith

These days, the TV listings are full of reality shows, with The Mole, American Gladiators, and America's Next Top Model providing entertainment to the masses.

Why Can't You Pump Your Own Gas in Oregon and New Jersey?

Matt Soniak

My fellow Flossers Jason English & Chris Higgins will never know the joy of getting out of the car and filling their own tank. No, it's not mental deficiency or lack of opposable thumbs.

The Lesser-Known Race Riots of Los Angeles

Ransom Riggs

Sure, we've all heard about the Watts riots in 1965 and the 1992 Rodney King riots, each of which were sparked by racial tensions and cost the city of Los Angeles millions of dollars and dozens o

Shigeru Miyamoto: Nintendo's Version of Walt Disney

Chris Higgins

A recent New York Times profile of Shigeru Miyamoto, the creator of various Nintendo franchises, gives some insight on the man's history and creative process.

7 Inventions You Didn't Know Were Australian

Mark Juddery

When asked to name an Australian invention, most people might not be able to come up with anything more recent than the boomerang. But Aussies are a surprisingly inventive bunch.

Brain Game: Commander-in-Calamari

Do you like squid? I don't. I doubt I'd like squid jam either, and I'm almost positive I wouldn't like squid jam in a can.

ANEO Web Camera

Miss Cellania

Webcams come in all shapes, sizes, and configurations. The ANEO ANWC0804 Web Camera is one of the cutest, in the shape of a little guy with a big eye looking at you.

The Tale of Two Toothbrushes

David K. Israel

We've written here on this blog about lousy customer service, really lousy customer service, as well as lousy advice from customer service.

Morning Cup of Links: Peeps in Space

Miss Cellania

Peeps in Space. An adventurous astro-peep flies to the edge of space on a balloon mission, nearly 97,000 feet high! * Baby Farming in Victorian England.