Whatever happened to the box-office bomb? Thanks to home video and overseas revenues, even bad movies will make money if you give them enough time.
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Jewel goes to a karaoke bar in disguise and sings her own songs. I think anyone who can stay on key would be a hit at this place.
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A huge timeline plots 120 science fiction events into the years they were set. Apparently we have been living in a post-apocalyptic dystopia for years. (via NeatoGeek)
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The 10 Best Bars in Namibia. Let's hope the Serious Bar isn't all that serious, and Taliban is just a nice-sounding word.
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The New Abortion Providers. How abortion was pushed out of medical schools and hospitals, and how it is starting to return to regular medical training and care. (via Metafilter)
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Firewalking for Personal Growth or Burnt Feet? If my boss requested me to walk on hot coals as a team-building exercise, I think I'd reconsider my place of employment.
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10 Mind-Boggling Psychiatric Treatments. During certain parts of our history, you'd have to be crazy to let anyone know you were mentally ill.