All Your Base are Belong To Us: The Correct Translation

Chris Higgins

If you've been using the web in the last decade, you're likely aware of All your base are belong to us, a strange meme in which poorly translated video game dialogue led to a comedy wildfire

"Ninjas" in Blue Robes

Linda Rodriguez McRobbie

It's an ancient north Indian fighting style that nearly died out in the 19th century, after the British Raj outlawed it and other indigenous martial arts.

4 Simpsons Controversies That Didn't End in Lawsuits

Karma Waltonen

Meet Dr. Ecstasy

Ransom Riggs

At the turn of the last century, there were only two psychedelic compounds known to man: cannabis and mescaline (which is what makes peyote so popular with shamans and hippies).

Amazing Facts, 140 Characters at a Time

Jason English

(Make us happy by joining our growing posse on

6 Remarkable Medical Gadgets

Kara Kovalchik

Martha Mason of Lattimore, North Carolina, recently passed away at the age of 71. What makes her obituary different than the thousands of others that appear in newspapers each day?

Spira: The Foam Car

Miss Cellania

The Spira foam car is a the brainchild of Lon Ballard, who began the project by looking for ways to incorporate vehicle safety technology for pedestrians, bicyclists, and motorcycle riders as well as

Brain Game: Where's the Love?

If today's offering seems like a trivia question, it is. But the circumstances surrounding it are astounding (at least to me).

Top 11 Live Web Cams

David K. Israel

Live Web cams have changed in the last couple years.

Morning Cup of Links: Time Travel Rules

Miss Cellania

How an economics reporter for the New York Times became a typical victim of the mortgage crisis.

Meet Our New Interns!

Jason English

We're very excited about this year's crop of summer interns, who will be clocking in for the first time on June 1st. Here's a little bit about our new

10 American Car Brands That Went Under

Greg Sabin

After the recent announcement that Chrysler would be going into bankruptcy, the discontinuation of the Pontiac line, and the imminent demise of GM's Saturn, let's take a look back at some ot

The Weekly Recap

Jason English

In case you weren't obsessively refreshing all week, here's what you missed: Top 5 Stories Originally Posted This

The Weekend Links

Allison Keene

So Miss C already posted the link to the trailer for Mega Shark versus Giant Octopus, but I have another YouTube treasure to share. Hawk Jones - a movie made up entire of kids ... and it shows.

Lunchtime Quiz Leftovers

Jason English