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Sardines: the food of choice for a cross-country trekker


Today I met a man who intends to walk across the country, and I bought him some sardines, his top request. My, some of those sardine tins are pretty--I thought I was at Sephora!

Feel Art Again: November Artists

Andréa Fernandes

As November winds to a close, let's take a look at some artists we otherwise wouldn't be able to cover.

7 Memorable Moments from Presidential (and VP) Debates

Jason English

The CNN/YouTube Republican debate is tomorrow, and I'll probably forget to watch. But perhaps in five or ten years I can cherry-pick some of the funnier moments and post them for you here.

10 Legendary Cartoon Voices (and where else you may have heard them)

Stacy Conradt

Well, there goes more of my childhood. Lucille Bliss, better known as the voice of Smurfette, passed away last week at the age of 96.

Mister Splashy Pants is Tough to Beat

Jason English

Our friend Evan Schiller (of "Ten Crazy Facebook Groups" fame) pointed us to a good old-fashioned online whale-naming.

Jim Henson's "Time Piece"

Chris Higgins

In 1965 Jim Henson produced a short film featuring a Leroy Anderson-style "found sound" composition.

Weekend Genius Challenge update

Thanks to everyone who played this past weekend's WGC, which ran over into Monday due to the holiday. We've whittled 500+ entries down to only 20 finalists.

The world's crappiest toys

Ransom Riggs

It was only a matter of time before toy manufacturers started listening to their customers' demands: kids want to laugh, they want to be grossed out and they want to play with slimy, ooky stuff.

5 Rediscovered Underground Temples

Miss Cellania

In the past week, the discoveries of two very different and amazing underground temples were in the news. But they are not the only ones. 1.

Signs your HGH injections might be fake

Jason Plautz

From Paul Byrd and Rick Ankiel to the upcoming Mitchell Report, accusations of HGH are flying around baseball.

Tuesday Turnip

David K. Israel

It's time for another whimsical Tuesday Turnip search wherein I type a random phrase and we see what kind of interesting factoids "turn-up." For all you would-be dentists/dental hygi

November 27, 2007

Miss Cellania

The top 10 IT disasters of all time. Yes, I would agree that almost starting World War III deserves the top spot. 20 gadgets you want Santa to bring this year.

The festivity of imbuing discarded DNA


A friend of mine is studying in Chiang Mai, Thailand, and she recently participated in Loi Kratong, an all-out lantern lighting festival that falls on the full moon of the 12th lunar month (usually

Really Skinny Housing

Mangesh Hattikudur

Wow. I really hope these skinny house pics don't give my (normal size) apartment a complex. Some astounding photos of what you can do with limited width at the weburbanist.

Photographs You're Not Supposed to See

Mangesh Hattikudur

The idea for Strictly No Photography is so mischievous that I simply had to post about it.