The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain is now in the public domain. A publisher is releasing a version with the n-word removed, hoping schools will go back to using the book, but the idea has provoked anger over messing with a classic. (via Neatorama)
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No soap or shampoo for a year? Sean Bonner gave them up, although he still showers, and he says he's just fine without the chemicals.
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French astrophotographer Thierry Legault went all the way to Oman to take a picture of a solar eclipse. The shot he wanted was only available for a split second, and he got it!
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The life of a migrant farm worker. Of course it's honorable work, but this is not a way of life you want to aspire to. (via Metafilter)
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A Blind Date between pi and e. The relationship between numbers can be as complicated as human relationships. Or more.
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The U.S. Border Wall is supposed to be difficult to cross, but two young women scaled it in 18 seconds flat. Imagine how fast you could do it with a little planning and a ladder.
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The World Ends Today: 7 Modern Doomsday Predictions that Didn’t Pan Out. By the time everyone knew they were wrong, the prophets were gone along with the profits.