A Shell oil company ROV (remotely operated vehicle) caught video footage of a Magnapinna (big fin) squid near a deep oil well in the Gulf of Mexico. It is the weirdest animal you will see today.
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The Literary Review's annual Bad Sex in Fiction award was handed out last night. Here are excerpts from the finalists. (via Metafilter)
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A man carries twenty bricks on his head. I need an aspirin just to watch him.
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AskMen has the results of The Great Male Survey of over 75,000 men. Then check out The Great Female Survey with fewer participants and fewer questions. (via Neatorama)
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How science supersized your Thanksgiving dinner. The turkeys are larger, the corn is sweeter, but we enjoy it about as much as our ancestors did.
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Five Centuries of Board Games. What is most surprising is how little they have changed. (via Cynical-C)
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The (Somewhat Dark) History of Presidential Turkey Pardoning. Pardon me?