10 Things I Learned From Losing 110 Pounds

I have struggled with being overweight (and by “overweight”, I mean pretty much straight-up obese) for most of my life. As a kid I preferred movies, video games and playing music to exercising, and spent way too much time sitting in front of the TV and eating unhealthy junk. If the body is a […]

Tuesday Open Thread

The Memorial Day festivities included bacon-wrapped cream or cheddar cheese stuffed jalapenos. God bless ‘Murica!

Daily Special: Most Dangerous Game

A restaurant in Nigeria is shut down for serving, allegedly, human flesh:

The police were tipped off by locals who suspected something horrific was taking place inside the kitchen. They raided the hotel restaurant to discover human heads which were still dripping with blood in plastic bags.

A local priest who ate at the restaurant […]

Wednesday Open Thread

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Thursday Open Thread

On this date Coca-Cola released it’s “New” Coke. It was a case study in how a giant popular coproration could almost kill the goose that laid the golden egg. They backed away from that ledge shortly.

Wednesday Open Thread

Hell no.

Legacy

Recently passed North Carolina Tar Heels basketball Coach Dean Smith left everyone of his former players $200 paid out of his trust for “dinner out” on Coach.

In his will, Smith bequeathed $200 to each of his former players from his trust. The reason? The coach wanted them to “enjoy a dinner out compliments […]

Thursday Open Thread

Photo of the aftermath

On this date in 1919 the Boston Molasses Disaster occurred in the North End. A large molasses storage tank burst, and a wave of molasses rushed through the streets at an estimated 35 mph, killing 21 and injuring 150. 

Merry Christmas Y’all

I love Texas.

Chanel No. 2

I would’ve thought the French thought their farts didn’t stink.

A Frenchman has developed a range of pills aimed at making people’s flatulence smell sweeter – of chocolate or of roses – which he says will make the perfect Christmas present.

The 65-year-old artist and inventor says his pills are aimed at […]