1. What can beige do for you?

    This poor albino penguin has no luck with the birds; but he’s got brothas in the Beige Brigade, a Kiwi cricket club whose tastes lie beyond the pale. Aw, the li’l fluffball finally found some mates.

    Photo: The Beige Brigade

  2. The kids on the bus go melt, melt, melt

    Got a giant butter school-bus sculpture you don’t know what to do with? (Who doesn’t?) Penn State’s got the solution: Melt it down and stick it in your tank. If only all kids were that easy to deal with.

    Photo: pwbaker via flickr

  3. Sven will we be loved?

    The sexy Swedes are using human hotness to warm an office building. So if it’s always freezing in our office, does that mean … sigh.

    Photo: iStockphoto

  4. Telly like it is

    We’ve got one more New Year’s resolution — to seek sustainability through laziness in 2008. We’ll watch lots of Green Porno on our Eco TV, and not leave the house ’til Knut hits the big screen.

    Photo: iStockphoto

  5. An Austrian went yam-eling

    The Vienna Vegetable Orchestra is just what it sounds like: an ensemble that toodles away on carrot flutes, pumpkin basses, and cucumberophones. Because actually eating veggies is for skinny bitches.

    Photo: Vienna Vegetable Orchestra