March 7, 2011
Meet Beast, Mark Zuckerberg's New Puppy
Mark Zuckerberg created a Facebook profile for his new puppy. His name is Beast and he is cuter than God. According to the profile, Beast is a type of Hungarian Sheepdog known as a Puli. "Puli," in Hungarian, means "brilliant public relations strategy to soften your image."
King Philip IV Signs Autographs
More urban pranksterism from Improv Everywhere, this time deploying an actor with an eerie resemblance to the Velázquez portrait of Spain's King Philip IV to sign autographs at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. If you don't get the gag, and because I'm prone to condescension, King Philip IV has been dead for 371 years.
7 Terrible Life Lessons Learned from 'the Neverending Story'
It's hard to find someone who hasn't seen 1984's The NeverEnding Story at least once, if only on cable. It's one of those movies like The Shawshank Redemption that didn't seem like a big deal at the time, but now is as much a part of our childhoods as playing with Legos or shooting people because we knew the courts couldn't prosecute minors.
Katie Couric Investigates the Sillies from Katie Couric, Jake, Seth , LOOSEWORLD, and FOD Team
Katie Couric compiles this report investigating the myth that is known as "shaking the sillies out". She also speaks with a class of young school children who still believe in the possibility of "shaking ones sillies out".