What would Keystone XL look like as a human being? Probably how he's portrayed in this video.
Stephen Colbert has learned a few things about the current drought.
E.T., a 30-year-old walrus at Tacoma’s Point Defiance Zoo, is clearly in training to replace Wilford Brimley. He has the looks down, and he’s working on his acting; he can already do eight different types of vocalization on command.
Mike Roberts, former president and CEO of McDonald's, co-founded Lyfe Kitchen, a restaurant that aims to do healthy food on a fast-food scale.
If you were looking for the perfect capstone to your “driving your tiny car to the woods for an awesome camping adventure” mix, then your problems are solved: Just throw the whole playlist away and replace it with this song 19 times.
For 40 years, satellites have been chilling up above the planet, capturing images of the surface for scientific purposes. But it happens that many of these photos look like incredible paintings. Here are a few of our favorites.
Hey! Are you a jackass? Then you could probably use this advice: As much goodwill and admiration as you may think you’re earning by knowing everything about everything, I guarantee you it will not make up for what you lose when you tell a 10-year-old to pet a rabid bat. Last week a bunch of kids in Spencer, Mass., crowded around to look at a bat that had fallen from a tree, like you do. They didn’t want to touch it, until a so-called adult picked the bat up and encouraged the assembled kids to hold or stroke it. The …
Here’s a kind of awesome way to get trucks off the road: put them inside trucks inside other trucks, like some kind of truck turducken. Turtrucken. It’s three, or four, or nine trucks for the carbon footprint of one! This picture came originally via Reddit, so there’s little context, other than that it was taken in England and there’s a relevant Simpsons reference: But England would not win a recursive truck contest. It’s China, apparently, that has mastered the art of turtrucken: Four’s better than three, obviously:
New York City is treating wayward cyclists the same way a driver who’s racked up one too many DUIs might be: It’s sending them to class to review the basic rules of the road. The New York Times reports: This spring, the Midtown Community Court began sentencing cyclists who had been issued tickets for certain offenses in and around Midtown Manhattan to a class to learn about bicycles and traffic. Think remedial driver’s education — for bike riders. In theory, it’s a reasonable idea: Bikers aren’t required to get a license the way that drivers are, and if they’ve been …