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From the Attorney General to the Ku Klux Klan: "Kiss My Ass"

In 1970, Bill Baxley, the new Attorney General of the State of Alabama, reopened the investigation of the 1963 bombing of a church in which four little African-American girls died. For doing so, he received death threats from the Klan and similar organizations. Baxley’s response to one was short and to the point. Link | Photo: [...]

Cereal Monsters: The Good, The Bad and The Mummy

Over forty years ago, General Mills introduced its first monster cereals, Frankenberry and Count Chocula. You might not know that there were a total of five different monster cereals in the series, some not as successful as others. Read about each and a theory on what makes a monster cereal successful at Food Diggity. Link [...]

Lucky Charms Sifter Gets Rid of All of that Unnecessary Cereal

Since 1964, General Mills has sold Lucky Charms cereal, padding the weight with toasted oat bits. Why? No idea. All they do is get in the way of the marshmallows, which contain all of the good luck (toasted oats are not good luck). Thankfully, Tom Lombardi warmed up his 3d printer and came up with [...]

Celebrities As Russian Generals

I was surprised when I learned just how well Bill Murray could pull off the look of an 1800’s Russian general. But he’s not the only celebrity that looks right in the role. Replaceface features an array of modern celebrities in this classic portrait style. Link Via BuzzFeed

How to Regrow the US Economy: Fire All the MBAs

What do we need to do to grow the US economy again? Fire the MBAs, and let engineers run the show. That’s what Bob Lutz, the former Vice Chairman of General Motors, suggested. He noted that American companies started to lose its way when the MBAs took over from the engineers: The auto industry is actually a [...]

Mini Electric Humvee

General Motors closed the HUMMER automotive plant in 2010, right on the brink of releasing the incredible HX™ model, a vehicle, that the majority believe would have saved them. The compact MEV HUMMER HX is a mini vehicle that features classic HUMMER design including the louver grille, custom wheels, door sills, styled seats and floor mats. [...]

1:1 Model of Car Sculpted out of Play-Doh

To promote its new Chevrolet Orlando, General Motors had artists sculpt a full-size model of its new car. The company then placed it on a street in London: The company crafted a full-scale Play-Doh model of the MPV and parked it in downtown London. The instillation weighs in at a staggering 1.5 tons and measures 15 [...]

Apocalypse Moby

What happens when you mashup Moby Dick and Apocalypse Now? You get a movie script by Perry Hall, available in its entirety in a .pdf. MAN (GENERAL AHAB) Blood and thunder! Mobys gone off the reservation– he’s swimming and fighting out there, General, answering to no one but himself. An albino daemon! He’s collected his own army [...]

The Late Movies: Pants on the Ground!

Those of you who don’t watch American Idol may not have been privy to this little nugget of pop-cultural weirdness, and I feel compelled to share it. My wife likes to watch Idol, and though I’m not a huge fan of the competition itself, I do have a guilty-pleasure soft spot for the auditions, many [...]

Widow of Roswell General speaks out

The widow of General Harry Nations Cordes speaks out about her husband’s involvement in the infamous Roswell Incident. Cordes was a high-placed Genera…