Why shouldn’t Paul Rudd help you make it to Saturday? (Last week: pirates, plants, and pundits.)

Oktoberfest is getting vegan options:

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The Yeti was actually just a hybrid polar bear:

Banksy sold original prints on the streets of NYC for $60:

The Supreme Court will hear a challenge to EPA greenhouse-gas laws — and that’s a good thing:

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Animals ran amok on the White House lawns during the shutdown:

Eating bacon makes your semen suck:

Illinois will stop brainwashing kids to like coal: