(Photo: BBC) This majestic structure in Clifton, UK is a monument to a bygone era of British culture.
The arrival of December heralds the beginning of “the Drinking Season.” BACtrack, a company that makes smartphone-enabled breathalyzers, compiled data on 300,000 blood-alcohol content (BAC) tests in the U.S.
(Video Link) The 1964 television special Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer is a treasure of storytelling and stop-motion animation.
In a few days/months, it'll be time for you to take down your Christmas tree. In the meantime, anchor it down so it doesn't fly away.
You are a unique person--just like everyone else! To show your individuality, wear the latest fashions--just like everyone else!
Trees come in all colors, and it just takes a sense of humor to turn a blue one into Cookie Monster! Redditor enhydra-lutris did just that, with a couple of styrofoam balls and a pillowcase for his mouth.
Astronaut Bear by Mike Jacobsen One lucky little bear went for a float amongst the stars, and when ground control checked in he told them he was ready for a major award...in the form of a triple scoop ice cream cone!
Better count to more than ten if you're playing hide and seek with these kids. They may need a little time to perfect their games.
(YouTube link) Joe Cocker is remembered best for singing “With a Little Help From My Friends,” which closed out his set at Woodstock in 1969, and for the love song “You Are So Beautiful.” He was also renowned for his jerky movements and sometimes incoherent lyrics, parodied by John Belushi on Saturday Night Live.
Christmas is the king of commercialized holidays, the one time of year when we buy-buy-buy and give-give-give, but some of the crazy holiday themed crap some companies come up with takes the spirit of giving straight over the top!
(YouTube link) Back when I had an “office” job, Christmas parties were great, mainly because that was a bit of time we weren’t working.
There are those who say that the online life is an empty one--that relationships that are mediated by an internet connection aren't real.
And now, for something ridiculously cute. This three-week-old greater one-horned rhino calf (the largest of the rhino species) is already a big boy.
Roxy's Dream is a maker of custom pet furniture--especially geeky pet custom furniture. The company is named for the owner's late cat, Roxy.
A court case involving Sandra, a 29-year-old orangutan in Argentina may have ramifications for other apes, or even other non-primates.
General George S. Patton (1885-1945) was a great American general who led armies to victory in north Africa, Sicily, France, and Germany during World War II.
Those who work for tips are at the mercy of their customers. Sometimes, particularly during slumps in the economy, it pays to do whatever you possibly can to put the public in the mood to part with their hard-earned money.
What Do You Want To Do Tonight? by Wirdou Doctor Horrible Brain is cursed, which doesn't seem surprising considering he chose to become a supervillain rather than finding honest work as a lab rat or trash picker, but his curse doesn't stem from his career choice.
Arcangelo, a woodworker from Italy, does amazing fantasy-inspired work. We've previously featured his pipe that looks like that of Thorin Oakenshield, a character in The Hobbit movies.
YouTube Link Six-year-old Sadie Adam has been hearing impaired since birth. In previous years, when Sadia visited Santa, any communication she had with him required a sign language interpreter.