Well no wonder there was a housing crises: banks were loaning money to vampires!
Kanye West's "My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy" explained via lolcats.
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A writer declares in The New York Times that Americans eat far too many animal products; he advises that if we do as the French do and limit our intake of meat, we will be healthier and spend less money on food. Michael Pollan, in this month’s food issue of the Times Magazine? No, a reader with the initials A.B.C., writing to the paper—in 1856. Instead of bacon and eggs, A.B.C. suggests Americans begin their mornings with café au lait, defined as a “decoction” of coffee with boiled milk—still a popular breakfast choice, as the lines at any Starbucks will attest.
If you’re a fan of literary flatulence—a genre populated by Tucker Max’s I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell—then Adam Carolla’s new book, In Fifty Years We’ll All Be Chicks, will fit in perfectly with your Friday-night pizza and porn. Carolla made his name as the jocular co-host (along with Dr. Drew Pinsky) of MTV’s Loveline, and has gone on to host the most popular podcast on iTunes, The Adam Carolla Show.
Time to talk serious politics—like the Oscars. Toy Story 3 is the most successful movie of the year, and the top-grossing cartoon of all time. It was also adored by 99 percent of America's movie critics (and it's on DVD this week, which is why we're talking about it).
Lance Armstrong: An Exclusive: Why He Said Adieu To The Tour and Bonjour to Couture. Vogue Unveils His Livestrong Dress.
A Physics professor's reaction to the "Troll Physics" meme.
Jonah Lehrer writes about the link between depression and creativity.
Feeling nostalgic for your ’80s childhood? Popwatch points us to a wonderful music video that makes use of one our favorite toys: Lite-Brite. (Can we just take a moment to express how glad we are that these still exist?) This touching, stop-motion Lite-Brite clip tells a story of lifelong love that can’t help but remind us of Up. We can’t say the David Crowder Band song that accompanies it, “SMS [Shine],” is particularly our style, but the video itself is definitely worth watching.
Found an apartment, but not sure how you're going to carry your extensive vinyl collection up six flights of stairs? Look no further.
The Statue of Liberty being struck by lightning, as photographed by New Yorker Jay Fine during a storm last month.
Awesome journalism allowed Star to publish this story culled directly from a spoof news site, aptly named The Spoof.
LIEV SCHREIBER: Hey, honey? NAOMI WATTS: Yes? LIEV: You do know we're not just in our living room, right?