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Don’t Panic, but We Found a Weird Hunk of Metal on Mars

Now, everyone just settle down. It’s probably fine. But we should be aware that the…

A Kilogram Might Not Actually Weigh a Kilogram. Scientists Freaking Out.

Kilograms—which have long been defined as the weight of the International Prototype kilogram—a cylinder stored…

P.O.D. Is Going to Play at the NFC Championship Halftime Show

Remember P.O.D? Sure you do. They’re from Southtown. They have a thing for satellites. And…

Tech-Pioneer Aaron Swartz Commits Suicide

Twenty-six-year old Internet savant Aaron Swartz committed suicide on Friday. Swartz, who pioneered innovations in…

Meet Chuck Hagel, Obama’s Nominee for Secretary of Defense

Just when you were starting to get used to no bitter fighting, mudslinging or hand-wringing…

When You Stare Into the Meme, the Meme Stares Back Into You

All memes, of course, are self-parodies. Each meme is just a reference to its own…

Some States Sort Of Legalized Marijuana

Both Colorado and Washington voted to legalize marijuana on Tuesday, and both victories were celebrated…

Finally. A Reason to Watch the Golden Globes.

The Golden Globes are sort of dumb. Always the bridesmaid, never the Oscars. And although…

KitchenAid May Be Rethinking Its Social Media Team

It’s hard to imagine what sort of things KitchenAid usually tweets about. Admittedly, it’s 2012…

The War On Obesity Is Becoming a War Of Obesity

The Few and the Proud are going to be a lot fewer if America doesn’t…

10-Year-Old Trying to Solve Hunger By Himself Has the Right Idea

Kadin Adam, a ten-year-old from Portland, spends all week collecting cans and bottles, and uses…

‘The Office’ Sees the Writing on the Wall

Greg Daniels, the creator of The Office, has officially announced that the show’s upcoming season…

Pressure Mounts for Todd Akin to Withdraw From Senate Race

The calls for Republican Rep. Todd Akin to remove himself from his race against Democratic…

Our Sleep Is So Boring

This is how sperm whales sleep, so it’s time for all of us to rethink…

Question of the Day: What’s One Thing Everyone Else Likes That You Don’t?

Some of us just don’t laugh at Seinfeld. Others of us might not get what…

The President is a Regular Kiss Cammander in Chief

The President, Mrs. Obama and Malia attended the USA basketball game on Monday night and…

The Latest Thing: Shoe Pants

Are you a fashionable man or woman who is also completely overwhelmed by the most…

A Farewell to Arms (Now With More “Farewells” and “Arms”)

Hemingway allegedly wrote 39 copies of A Farewell to Arms before settling on one that…

Man’s Attempt to Invent “Sparkler Bomb” Goes As Well As You’d Expect

The Airplane. The Ice Cream Sundae. Slap bracelets. Americans are known the world over for…

Does Your Tattoo Artist Know How to Spell?

There are many factors to consider when going to get a new tattoo. Moral: is…

Always Think Twice Before Saving Somebody’s Life

Look, it’s always tempting to save somebody’s life. The drama. The praise. The needling sense…

WWJB?

Guy Consolmagnom is the Pope’s personal astronomer—which is a real job, apparently. And he has…

Bow Before Your Perfectly Cast Queen

Hollywood is making a Princess Diana movie which, in retrospect, it’s almost weird they hadn’t…

Andy Griffith Has Died

Andy Griffith, the beloved Sheriff Andy Taylor of Mayberry, passed away at his home on…

Siri vs Google Now: War of Our Future Overlords

Business Insider got their hands on Google’s new “Google Now” for Android, and they’re saying…

Picture of a Bald Eagle Stealing a Fish Is Probably a Metaphor

This picture — snapped of a bald eagle, America’s favorite bird, who swooped in on…

Mexican Elections Reinstate Old Party Back to Power

Enrique Pena Nieto of Mexico’s Institutional Revolutionary Party carried the election on Sunday with 38%…

Question of the Day: This 4th of July, I’m Most Excited To _________________.

Watch fireworks with the family? Take a boat out on the lake? Prove, once and…

M83 and Skrillex Want to be Even More Famous

M83 and Skrillex, two little electronic-y bands with small but devoted followings, have each been…

Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes Call It Quits

Oh great. If Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes can’t make it work, who can?

Question of the Day: Who’s Your Dream Coffee Date?

Joe DiMaggio? C.S. Lewis? Regina Spektor? Stan Lee? If you could go get coffee with…

Is the Loch Ness Monster Proof That Evolution is a Myth?

Christian schools in Louisiana are going to start using curriculum that teaches the Loch Ness…

That’s Not a Sudoku. This is a Sudoku.

So you’ve played Sudoku, have you? That’s great. A Finnish mathematician named Arto Inkala has…

Chad Ochocinco is a Master of Multi-tasking, Romance

Most guys have to devote days or even weeks of time planning their big, crazy,…

Land of the Free. Home of the New Google Thing.

There’s a lot of cool things about Google’s new “Nexus Q,” a billiards ball-sized streaming…

Apparently, Nobody Will Ever Graduate From Greendale

Despite rampant speculation to the contrary, Chevy Chase has agreed to come back for Community’s…

Lawsuit Alleges TBN Covered Up Rape

Trinity Broadcasting Network, the world’s largest religious broadcaster, is being sued by Carra Crouch, granddaughter…

Celebrate Caps Lock Day By Not Writing In All Caps, Please

Today has been declared Caps Lock Day by whoever gets to decide these sort of…

Supreme Court Upholds the Individual Mandate

In a groundbreaking decision, the Supreme Court have upheld President Obama’s mandate that most Americans…

Tastes Great, Less Filling. Coca-Cola.

A new study says that lots of soft drinks, including Coca-Cola, contain trace amounts of…