1. Holy overused headline, Batman!

    Riddle us this, riddle us that, who’s afraid of dirty water in the land of Chow Yun-Fat? Nananananananana … Batman!

    Photo: Warner Bros. Pictures

  2. Corn stars

    The King Corn documentarians have decided to live corn free (as free as the wind blows …) for 30 days, cobbling together a diet sans the cornucopia of corn-related products. Call them brave, call them crazy — call them anything but corny.

    Photo: iStockphoto

  3. Hope on a rope

    Tree sitting is so late ’90s. Today’s preferred method of tree-related awareness raising: climbing them. All of them.

    Photo: iStockphoto

  4. Reinvent the wheel

    If necessity is the mother of invention, the coming oil crisis should be an inventor’s mother lode. Get your creative gears turning with the Innovate or Die Pedal-powered Machine Contest. And remember it’s OK to love your bike, just don’t love your bike.

    Image: Specialized

  5. Miso horny

    When it comes to eco-friendly Asian cuisine, the latest trend is BYOC. But where to store those chopsticks you’ve brought-with? Your bra, of course. Your. Bra.

    Photo: Toru Hanai / Reuters