Up, Up and Away

Are space elevators really possible?


Capital Laughs

The world of politics received a few much-needed laughs yesterday when Seth Rogen peppered his introduction to a very serious talk with a few lighthearted jokes, and President Obama announced the building of a superhero.


For Your Reading List

Our friends down the hall at The Week launched something called Speed Reads today. If you want to know what's going on in the world but don't have mountains of available time, bookmark it.


Driving People Crazy

Here are 10 of the best car pranks of all time.


Stand and Deliver

Everyone loves a great storyteller. Here’s how you can be one.


The Tale of Two Normans

Filmmaker Steven Soderbergh has combined Hitchcock’s masterful Psycho and Gus Van Sant’s awful Psycho into one single film. (Via EW)



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