50 Strange Buildings of the World. Stolen from da blue.
Saving Buffalo’s Untold Beauty. A nice look at what was once a top ten (by population) US city. Growing up within range of Buffalo TV, I know more about this city than I should, considering I only ever visit to see the Bisons.
If you can't say something nice try anyway. Voters are asked to come up with something nice to say about the candidate they aren't voting for. Can we give it a try? more inside
Altered Album Covers. Several artists' creations on top of existing album art.
Jerry Reed dead at 71. Smokey unavailable for comment.
Map of Olympic Medals shows a geographic representation of medals won for every Olympic Games since 1896.
Curious George: See rocket run! Run, rocket, run! I've given myself seven weeks to train for a 5K. more inside
On a Monday morning last month highway patrol officers visited 20 classrooms at El Camino High School to announce some horrible news: Several students had been killed in car wrecks over the weekend. But wait...there's more...
Pedal car deemed safe. A judge has decided that a human-powered car is safe for use on the streets of Toronto. The modified Buick was powered by the pedaling of the driver and up to three passengers and was complete with hand brakes and candle headlights.
The milestone threads Since we're slow today, I give you some glimpses at MonkeyFilter history. They're not our best, threads, by far, but they were milestones: 50, 100, 500, 1000, 5000, 10000, . Added bonus: 666.
Ike Turner 1931-2007. The man who wrote the first rock and roll song has died at his home in San Diego.
You-Tubal Ligation YouTube-less George: Can we talk about the use/abuse of YouTube links in FPPs? more inside
Battle Cries. When war comes, songwriters take up their pens.
First Concert Memories. What people remember is all the stuff around the concert; begging your mom to let you go, sitting next to intimidating weirdos, rocking your concert T-shirt the next week at school, etc. These are the memories that endure. From the blue.
Happy Conception Day! The Governor of Ulyanovsk, Russia has decreed Sept. 12 a Day of Conception and is giving couples time off from work to procreate.
Happy Friday the 13th! Are you superstitious about it? How do you celebrate it? Here in Southern Ontario, tens of thousands of bikers will converge on the tiny Lake Erie beach town of Port Dover, as they do every Friday the 13th, for a traditional day of hard partying that seems to grow bigger every time. The party may be over in 22 years, however, as Friday April 13, 2029 may be the last...ever.
China state TV bans pig images in ads to avoid offending Muslims.Page 1 2