Caitlin Levin and Henry Hargreaves, who brought us Deep Fried Gadgets and Gingerbread Galleries, now have created a series of maps of places all over the world made of food!
(Unrelated photo via eBay seller snoozleshop) Police in Friendswood, Texas say that a witness claimed to see 2 men sneak into a construction site.
(YouTube link) McSweeney’s collaborated with Vulture to bring you an animated version of the classic tale In Which I Fix My Girlfriend’s Grandparents’ WiFi and Am Hailed as a Conquering Hero.
Paul Gervais was a renowned French paleontologist and entomologist, and a professor of zoology at the Sorbonne.
(YouTube link) "Deep Note" is the nickname of the sound you hear when it is announced that a movie will be heard in THX, an audio certification standard developed by Lucasfilm.
The riots in Kiev, Ukraine, which subsequently turned into a full blown revolution, weren't started by soldiers or police officers, they were started by average people willing to fight for their rights against a corrupt government.
(YouTube link) In the latest mental_floss video, John Green gives us the lowdown on children’s TV. I well recall the panic over the seizure-inducing Pokemon show.
Artist Sipho Mabona took a 50x50-foot square of paper and folded it into a ten-foot-tall origami elephant!
(Video Link) It’s hard to believe by looking at him, but Kevin Bacon has been acting in Hollywood since 1978, so if he can’t explain the importance of 80s Awareness to Millennials then nobody can.
It's nice to get a new, stylish home fixture, but many times these chic designs soon look old and tired and you're left with the choice of getting rid of them or leaving them to make your home look outdated and ugly.
(YouTube link) A cat who doesn’t want to exercise needs a little incentive. Dangling a carrot in front of a mule might work, but a cat wants cat food.
Three years ago, we looked at trivia about the famous action television show Xena: Warrior Princess. That show was a spin-off of Hercules: The Legendary Journeys.
A family in Portland, Oregon, was held hostage in a bedroom by their 22-pound cat Lux. The cat had attacked and scratched Lee Palmer’s 7-month-old baby and threatened the rest of the family.
I used to say that hot fudge is the best sundae topping, but now I realize how terribly wrong I was. The best topping is even more ice cream, as the restaurant Café Est!
(YouTube link) Remember the video of Jonas the tiger asking for pizza? Zookeeper Kevin Thatcher saw how much everyone liked the video of Jonas when he was young, so he dug up more home video from 2008.
(Photo: Dominik Hartmann) Father and son mathematicians Lionel and Roger Penrose devised the Penrose triangle--an impossible object that looks like a twisting 3-dimensional triangle.
Volunteers were busy cleaning up a pond near Beaulieu, Hants when one of the volunteers, sales executive Marc Oakland, shifted a tree branch and saw humanity’s worst fear come to the surface.
(Image: VAMPT) Among some runners, there's a tradition of running and drinking beer. It's not just fun.
(YouTube link) Screen Junkies has another honest trailer, this time for the biggest Disney film in, like, forever, Frozen.
(Image: AccuWeather) It is spring yet? No. It's not even close--at least in the American northeast and Great Lakes region.