The difference between Spider-Man and Santa Claus is very small.
More than you want to know about mistletoe.
Worst nativity sets.
Top scientific discoveries of 2011.
Top 20 weird news stories of 2011.
Great works of public art.
Jon Stewart: “I celebrated Thanksgiving in an old-fashioned way. I invited everyone in my neighborhood to my house, we had an enormous feast, and then I killed them and took their land.”
Samoan rugby manager fined 100 pigs for losing.
Meet Dentist in a Box.
Gallery: Journey into the MicroWorld.
Verify That You Have Good Scotch, With Lasers.
Cuban gynecologist/American used-car salesman’s TV commercial.
What Makes a Rabbit’s Foot Lucky?
Time-Lapse Dam ‘Removal’ Video.
In honor of Columbus Day, here’s a list of the top ten accidental discoveries.
The origins of Uncle Sam.
The “Blog” of “Unnecessary” Quotation Marks.
Florida Lawmaker Wants to Overturn Ban on Dwarf Tossing.
Could I take down a ...
Ancient War Machines, with schematics for models, a 1955 article.
A 78-year-old woman famous for streaking on an airline information video has rescued a man who fell into a creek he was trying to urinate in.
A few million virtual monkeys ...
BBC Video: How to artificially inseminate a rhino.
Japan Earthquake: Six Months Later. Many of the photos are before (just post-earthquake) and after (recently).
World’s funniest analogies. Also: Everyday sayings explained.
Raising Teenagers Is Hard — Regardless of Your Species.
Hobbit house in Montana.
Batman Villains Psychoanalyzed by Mental Health Experts.
Crop field art.
Ten Products Discovered By Accident.
The Inside Scoop on the Fake Barf Industry.
Flowchart: Which NFL team should I root for?
Fifteen Insects You Can Use to Cure Wounds and Diseases.
Ninety-one-year-old: I’ve been posting my letters in the dog poo box for two years.
Man Rides Bicycle from Shanghai to London.
Toilet Construction Disasters.
Before They Were Famous: 25 Actors In 3 Minutes.
Roaches Love Dancing to Lady Gaga.
Baboons kidnap and raise feral dogs as pets and guards. Vaguely related: How what you name your dog affects their personality.
Dieting forces brain to eat itself.
How much insulation is provided by your underwear?
One year old boy in ...
World’s most beautiful cow on display in Quebec: “Rose has a world-class udder.”
Gallery: Space Shuttle Era Ends. Related: Abandoned Remains of the Russian Space Shuttle Project Buran.
How Much Does it Cost to go to Hogwarts?
Twenty-five Everyday ...
Camelot scene from Monty Python’s Holy Grail, in Lego.
Parasitic Wasp Employs Zombie Ladybug to Guard Cocoon.
Gallery of car hood ornaments.
How to Bake Cookies on Your Dashboard.
Eighty-year-old arrested for gardening naked.
Animated Gifs of Babies Tasting ...
Snails migrate by getting eaten by birds and pooped out elsewhere.
Stop monkeying around and pass me a leaf.
New Method for Making Human-Based Gelatin. I didn’t even realize there was an old method.
Why do we get “pruney” ...
Dental bling: Viking marauders had patterns filed into their teeth.
Grandmother Assaults Nine-Year-Old Grandson for Eating Too Much Bacon.
15 Foods that Could Survive the Apocalypse.
Mike the headless chicken.
Fatty foods trigger the body to produce chemicals much like those ...
Twelfth-century skyscraper deep in the Afghan mountains.
Viagra Beer. Also, 400 trillion trillion pints of beer lost in space.
Monty Python Reunites to Raise Graham Chapman from the Dead.
LEGO Masters Recreate Middle-Earth. All of It.
A Few Links to End the Month
Is Your Shampoo Making You Fat?
25 Drunkest Countries.
Gallery: Dogs With Human Bodies.
Did Shakespeare smoke weed?
Video compilation of movie bridge explosions.
Absurd warnings and disclaimers.
Photos of the world’s ugliest animals.
Twenty-one Unique Chandeliers.
Build your own grass couch.
A 1958 article on jetpack mailmen of the future. Related: a 1957 article on rocket mail.
Whatever is dreamed on this night, will come to pass.
Justice League of America membership quiz.
Beer Bottle Chandeliers.
Classic Humorous Photos from Life Magazine.
The science behind hangovers.
Today is Bloomsday. Favorite quote from Joyce’s obscenity trial: “In respect of the recurrent emergence of the theme of sex in the minds of [Joyce's] characters, it must always be remembered that his locale was Celtic and his ...
Amazing paper sculptures. Related, the Book Surgeon.
Van Gogh’s “Wheatfield with Cypresses” Recreated with 8,000 Living Plants.
Teen’s dad waves at school bus each morning — in a different costume every day.
Edison-Era Inventions Emerge from the Vaults of General ...
How poor wiping habits can ruin a wedding.
Color photographs from the Great Depression era.
Vintage Arcade Machines.
Unbreakable: Eight codes we can’t crack.
Meat product (OK, dog food) of the day: Holistic Gourmet Canned Beaver.
June is Goat Trauma Awareness Month.
Top 10 Funny Beer Commercials. If you don’t like the taste of beer, there’s Adult Chocolate Milk.
How far do cats roam?
Police baffled by exploding excrement.
10 Interesting Numbers in American Culture.
Gallery: moment of impact.
Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about male lactation.
Hand sanitizer marketing genius of the day.
A rare inflated-buttock accident.
The Miniature Life of Food and Drinks.
A Few Links to Start the Week
Evil drunk birds are falling from the sky.
How to build your own Taser. And while you’re feeling crafty, here are instructions for making a urinal out of video game cartridges.
The World’s Biggest Treehouse.
Extreme Knitting and ...
Feral Camels Plague Australian Outback.
Winner of the World’s Best Beard contest. Related, the best facial hair in the Civil War.
MacRecipes describes what MacGyver used to get out of trouble over the course of seven TV seasons.
250 square feet Lego-style apartment.
Scottish Homes Powered by Whisky.
10 Badly Translated Ads.
Father’s Day gift idea — the pocket urinal.
DIY Sistine Chapel.
Sci-fi Ikea manuals.
What’s living in your bellybutton?
The mind-controlling brain fungus that makes ants always bite at noon.
Two-headed baby born in China.
Condensing all three Star Wars prequels into two minutes, in Lego.
10 Greatest Handguns in All of Science Fiction and Fantasy.
1950s: adding nuclear to everything.
Man high on bath salts kills neighbor’s goat.
The Amazing Origin of Silly Putty.
How hummingbird tongues work.
English Descendant of Medieval Psychopaths To Wed! Also, 12 Most Bizarre ‘Royal Wedding’ Merchandise Items.
Should toilet paper be over or under?
Superman is renouncing his U.S. citizenship.
I, for one, welcome our new insect overlords.
Attractive Men Have Long . . . Ring Fingers
The Math of Pringles.
Bat Bombs of World War II.
Will hookworms relieve my asthma?
Zsa Zsa Gabor to become new mother at 94.
The Difference between Spider-Man and Santa Claus Is Very Small.
More than you want to know about mistletoe.
Worst nativity sets.
Top Scientific Discoveries of 2011
Top 20 Weird News Stories of 2011
Great works of public art.
Is the stench of massed zombies toxic?
Would you wear elephant dung shoes?
Gallery: inside waves.
Man stacks 3,118 coins on a single dime.
The Easter Island “Heads” Have Bodies.
U.K. Man Sets Fire to Apartment Trying to Turn Feces into Gold.
Witches Accused of Zombie Abuse.
The Mathematics of Ideal Breasts.
Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer, Literally.
The Evolution of Swing Sets.
Naked Ex-postman Superglues Himself ...
Gallery: Frisbee Dog Champions.
Chocolate is as good for you as exercise.
World’s Smallest People.
People don’t think as clearly when their bladders are full.
Gallery of decrepit cars.
How Shakespearean are you? Related: Things We Say Today And Owe To Shakespeare.
Fat bank aims to let patients store removed fat for future use.
Reconstruction of an antique Roman road map with internet technology.
Did Mozart die of a lack of sunlight?
Excellent gallery: The Quest for Perpetual Motion.
Panties puzzle: 1,700 pairs dropped along the side of Ohio road.
A brief history of the ancient science of sword making.
What Your Groceries Say About ...
Flaming raccoon starts grass fire.
How sex with Neanderthals made us stronger. (Keeping ex-husband comments to myself.)
Related (never mind how): Just why do people get more attractive when you’re drunk?
The Strange History of the Sunflower.
Butter sculpture ...
Kangaroo goes on lingerie-theft rampage in Czech Republic.
The science of smiles.
25 Greatest Unscripted Scenes in Films. NSFW — language.
The strange history of the sunflower.
TV appearance of Lincoln assassination witness.
Mega Dashboards and Instrument Panels, Part 1 and Part 2.
Orange goo baffles remote Alaska village.
Posters for First World problems.
What kids of the world eat at school.
River rock balancing.
The World’s Largest Men’s Underpants have gone missing.
Tooth Fairy payouts are down.
A Handy Map of Hell.
A fitting tribute for your deceased outdoorsman: cremated ash placed in live ammunition.
Working pianos made out of jello and ...
Walnuts Are Drugs, Says FDA.
Color pictures of the London blitz.
Test your vocabulary.
Zodiac Killer’s code cracked?
Humans are most at risk of being eaten by lions just after a full moon.
Ten Fascinating Facts about Phone Numbers.
Lasers reveal the scientific basis for sparkly vampires.
How Much Information Does Your Cellphone Reveal Without You Knowing?
Completely Useless Signs.
The physics of Superman.
Clever, Crazy Patents.
Wedding Vending Machine.
How do trick candles work?
Extreme Sports & Weird Stunts.
1936 article on robots: Mechanical Wonder Man Is Operated By Radio Control.
Mail-order hymens available to Canadians.
The physics of beer chilling.
How Did Animals’ Antlers Evolve? Related: New Theory On Origin of Birds.
7 Weird Micronations of the World.
Gallery: Monarch migration.
The History of English in Ten Minutes.
Mess with a crow, and it will remember your face for over five years.
25 Cartoon Characters Whose Real Names You Never Knew.
Gettysburg: The Great Reunion of 1913.
Cemetery of giant aliens found in Central Africa.
Ants that raise other insects ...
Spanish Baby Jump.
Almost Cast: Who Lost Iconic Roles?
It’s time for Serbia’s annual testicle cooking championships.
Greatest Car Crashes in Science Fiction and Fantasy.
The science of gray hair.
Realistic skeletons of cartoon characters.
Guy Fowlkes Arrested in “Gunpowder Plot”.
Army chef serves Spam, Spam, Spam and Spam.
Photographs of Superheroes Performing Household Chores.
Recreating “Starry Night” With Household Objects.
U.S. government anti-marijuana film from 1968, starring Sonny Bono.
The neuroscience of female moodiness.
My Little Pony fanboys. And what if every little girl’s dream became mankind’s nightmare?
Animals dressed as other animals.
Bizarre World Records.
What is the most scientifically plausible superpower?
Giant Transformers sculptures from old car parts.
Are the Smurfs Crypto-Fascists?
How can I make my own spaceship? And while you’re feeling creative, here’s how to make moonshine.
Is being left-handed actually a form of cognitive ...
Vampire Blood could be outlawed.
Seductive sculptures made from cabbage.
Rice field art.
Rat fashion show.
Miniature Crafted Cities.
Anatomy of the Centaur.
Top 10 Evil Lairs.
20 Weird Pieces of Presidential Art.
Why a Typical Work Day is Eight Hours Long.
Men and their inflatable dolls compete in swimming race.
Don’t panic — today is Towel Day.
Great Moments in Syfy Films.
The economic forces behind the rising cost of beer.
Victorian tech support.
Severed head of patron saint for genital diseases is up for sale.
Man has hand amputated so he can be fitted with a bionic one.
1959 booklet on building yourself a fallout shelter.
“‘Armageddon House’ Built to Stand Through Doomsday.”
Good news: Red wine and chocolate are good for the mind and even ...
The Physics of Clown Cars.
Giant guitar made with 7,000 trees.
Ten Weird Action Figures.
Your Age on Other Worlds.
The Oceans’ Oddest Creatures and Why They Matter.
May Is Zombie Awareness Month.
Phil Kirkland illustrations for early 1970s science textbooks.
How to recreate Van Gogh’s “Starry Night” in bacon.
Star Wars Propaganda Posters.
1968 Playboy Bunny handbook. (Safe for work.)
Today is International No Pants Day.
Vampires may be coming out of the closet — Trublood is real.
Gallery: Waves vs. Lighthouses.
The DC Superheroes Super Healthy Cookbook (1981).
The Air Sex World Championships.
Jell-O Jiggles Filmed at 6,200 Frames Per Second.
Kyrgyz Parliament Sacrifices Sheep, Expels ‘Evil Spirits’.
New British Beer Is Laced with Viagra.
For $70,000 a night, you can rent Liechtenstein.
The Economics of the Jetsons.
How big an explosion could you realistically survive?