It's Thursday, it's late, it's time once again for the game that's sweeping the nation: GUESS THE THEME! All the clips below have something in common. Leave your best guesses in the comments.
Jude Law Reading Poker... READ ON
"Friendster doesn't fit in with President Bush's Internet strategy."
This 2004 BusinessWeek article examined how John Kerry and John Edwards leveraged Friendster to boost their campaigns.
Speaking of the Moon, It Will be Blue Tomorrow
That only happens once in a... well, you know the rest.
Internet Rule #1: All Bill Murray Items Must Be Reposted
Bill Wearing Socks from Niege Borges on Vimeo.
I’m only following the law of the internet here.
(Via Splitisder)... READ ON
It’s that time of year! Here's a look at all of the fascinating college classes you wish your school put on the course list.
1. Topics in Comparative Media: American Pro Wrestling,... READ ON
Each week Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books. If there’s something noteworthy going on in your local library, leave us a... READ ON
You know how people make lists of unusual town names to send out as a joke via email? I got one that had a list of "noisy" towns. I decided to look them up and see how "loud" these places really are. I found that most of them were simply nice, quiet places -with very loud names.1. Loudville,... READ ON
Today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Think Thursday challenge is a bit more involved than most, but it's still easy to play. Just please make sure to read these instructions carefully before tackling it:
Your goal: Make the equation [ 1 2 3 4 ] work by adding some combination of the four basic mathematical symbols + - × / and the equals sign = Important: You cannot change the position of the digits, nor add any digits, symbols, or marks other than some combination of the five mentioned.... READ ON
Waiting Out Hurricane Isaac in New Orleans. An eyewitness account of a woman who stayed put, now and during Katrina.
Storms and floods aren't enough for Hurricane Isaac. There's a possibility that it could stir up oil and debris from the 2010 BP spill.
A Little Girl Evacuating For Isaac Leaves Instructions For Her Stuffed Animals. This is cute and sad at the same time.
Mike took a picture of himself every day for five years to bring you this awesome video of his changing appearance. Somehow I... READ ON
by Brendan Spiegel
1. The Convention Turned... READ ON
Alternate history, long popular with fiction writers, has also been explored by historians and journalists. Here are some of their intriguing... READ ON