2011 In Pop Music, According To DJ Earworm. His annual mashup of pop hits is this year titled “World Go Boom.”
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2011's Top UFO Sightings And Paranormal News. You might call the year "out of this world."
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The 7 biggest political downfalls of 2011. You can tell it was a big year, as the U.S. barely made the top five.
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The best cat video of 2011. My four cats will probably smother me in my sleep for laughing at this, but I couldn't help myself.
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The Forgotten Cold War: 20 Years Later, Myths About U.S. Victory Persist. Helping the Soviets to lose was a delicate and complicated process.
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Louis CK’s Shameful Dirty Comedy. The comedian touches something in all of us when he explores the idea of right and wrong and how he -meaning we- fail to live up to our concept of ourselves. (via Metafilter)
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A four-word review of the new film War Horse. I could just tell you the words, but you really should see the pictures that go with it.
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When you put a pair of pants on this dog, something magical happens. Now you can go out and buy tiny little pants, but your mileage may vary.
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A close look at a cereal box reveal a basic mistake about the difference between Batman and those who want to be Batman. The end is downright tragic.
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Jerome Simpson Scores the Most Ridiculous Touchdown Flip Into the Endzone Ever. Is this American football or Olympic gymnastics?
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A young Pomeranian puppy hears and returns the call of the wild. Who knew a dog dreaming of being a wolf could be so gosh-darned adorable?
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10 Sleep Snippets. Some facts you really ought to know as you try your best to get the necessary hours of regeneration in.