April 20, 2010
Summer Jobs That Pay Well
Many people are still unemployed. And, since economists are saying those looking for summer work should start now (as in, literally, right this very second), we thought we'd streamline your search by making some seasonal suggestions, guaranteed to bring in more money than that old lemonade stand.
The 14 Freakiest Serial Killers You’ve Probably Never Heard Of
We all know of the Mansons, Dahmers and John Wayne Gacys of the world—the mass killers that are media darlings. But for every nutbar killer who are splashed all over the headlines, there are plenty who never make the limelight. Some are from other parts of the world, some from too long ago to remember. But each of them is interesting and terrifying in their own right.
Eating Contests to Avoid
You’d think that with all the donut, hot dog, and pie eating contests there are in the world, there’d be no call for the competitions listed below. Try telling that to the International Federation of Competitive Eating (IFOCE), which has certified all of the following contests.
Apple Asks for Its "iPhone 4" Back
Apple has reportedly sent a letter to tech site Gizmodo, requesting the return of the now infamous iPhone 4. Gizmodo yesterday claimed to have got its hands on a prototype fourth-generation iPhone, that was accidentally left in a bar close to Apple's Palo Alto headquarters.
Red Pandas: The Cutest Thing I've Ever Seen
In the past they had been misclassified as being in the same families as raccoons and bears, but have recently been reclassified in a family all their own; they are considered “living fossils”, which means they’re more closely related to animals found in fossils than any living species.
25 Ridiculous Inventions
With our advanced brain and opposable thumbs, mankind, without a doubt, rules the world. Using these two great characteristics, we have come up with many wonderful things that have contributed to the development of civilizations. Sometimes, though, the creative process becomes a seemingly weird mix of strange genius, lack of common sense, skills, and perhaps alcohol. The result: ridiculous inventions.