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9 Stars Who Played Themselves

Aly Semigran

But the crop of current Hollywood stars that appear in This is the End are hardly the first to play an embellished version of themselves on the big or small screen.

How Eavesdropping Was Punished in Medieval Times

Arika Okrent

When people live together in small communities they can be a great source of comfort and support to each other—but they can also really get on each other's nerves.

The Missing Links: Where's That Ninja With My Water?

Colin Patrick

11 Niche Blogs to Start Your Summer

Miss Cellania

There are Giant Clouds of Alcohol Floating in Space

Lucas Reilly

Go home, universe. You're drunk.

The Night Sky: 6 Hours of Stars

Chris Higgins

We've Got Some Antimatter to Sell You

The Not-So-Glamorous Early Jobs of 23 Famous People

Ethan Trex

Lots of wildly successful celebrities have had some strange jobs before hitting it big.

18 Fan Art Tributes to Tony Soprano

Jill Harness

How Do Whales Hold Their Breath for Such a Long Time?

The Week

It's not only because they have huge lungs.

A.J. Jacobs Can Solve All Your Modern Problems

AJ Jacobs

Modern life is filled with annoyances and hurt, but compared to yesteryear, most of us live in an earthly paradise.

R.I.P., Slim Whitman

Chris Higgins

5 Books That Probably Won't Be Adapted into Movies

Erik van Rheenen

Not all authors are quick to hand over their movie rights to film producers.

9 Awards You Don't Want to Win

Stacy Conradt

Surprisingly, there are a lot of awards out there that you don’t want your name attached to.

The Missing Links: Refusing A Windfall

Colin Patrick