Van Gogh often added sketches or paintings to his letters, to illustrate what he wrote about. Some people were lucky enough to be his pen pals and recipients of personal art.
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If scientists and police investigators can reconstruct a face from a skull, why can't we figure out what Skeletor looked like before he was a skeleton? We can, so Manuel Calavera and Jack Skellington get the treatment as well. (via Laughing Squid)
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Homeless at age 97, Bessie Mae Berger and her two sons live in an SUV in Venice, California. They prefer this arrangement to being separated. (via YesButNoButYes)
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Pachelbel's Canon in D Major performed by a Korean orchestra with scratching, beatboxing, and breakdancing. If that's not enough of a cultural mashup for you, I don't know what is.
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The Pixar Lamp: the whole story. A much more sordid tale than the film studio would have you believe.
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The Blue Beanie. This point and click adventure game can eat up all your available time and more if you let it!
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5 Winter Sports The Olympics Are Missing. If there's an opportunity for someone to crash spectacularly, they might someday be included.