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Cat on Keyboard

First of congratulations to Matt for getting a cat, he probably needs it after that terrible terrible week of depressing comics from Cyanide and Happiness. I wonder what would happen if I brought my dog with me to work.. que Scrubs-esque day dream. I probably wouldn’t get a whole lot done, end up playing let-go-of-that [...]

11 of The Weirdest Burgers Ever

Happy National Cheeseburger Day everyone! In honor of the holiday celebrating one of the world’s most popular foods, here are a few of the strangest hamburgers ever grilled up and served on a bun. 1. Nutburger from  Matt’s Place in Butte, Montana I’m not a big fan of nuts, especially peanuts, so this burger sounds gross to [...]

Air Guitar World Championships

Now that we’re done with the Olympic Games, we can finally focus on the important thing: the 2012 Air Guitar World Championships in Oulu, Finland. American (USA! USA!) Justin "Nordic Thunder" Howard won gold, [...]

11 Internet Tattoos

While I may be a tattooed professional blogger, I’ve never been driven to get a tattoo of something related to the internet—especially given how fast things fizzle out online. These folks don’t seem to mind the short shelf-life of most websites, though. Here are 11 people with internet-related tattoos. 1. Reddit Star Wars You knew someone out [...]

Why Do People Get Ice Cream Headaches?

Reader Susann writes in to ask, “What exactly is the cause of a brain freeze?” You may know ice cream headaches by one of its other names: brain freeze, a cold-stimulus headache, or sphenopalatine ganglioneuralgia (“nerve pain of the sphenopalatine ganglion“). But no matter what you call it, it hurts like hell. Brain freeze is brought on [...]

How Much Gold is in a Gold Medal?

On our last semi-regular “Ask Matt” day, reader Mel asked, “Are there standards for just how much gold is in those gold medals these Olympic athletes are getting?” Getty Images The amount of gold in medals is indeed regulated, and there’s a lot less than there used to be. The prizes awarded at the Olympics have varied over [...]

Let’s Ask Matt Soniak Some Questions

Matt Soniak is our in-house answer man. Since 2008, he’s answered hundreds of Big Questions, and saved me valuable time whenever I’m wondering anything. (He’s my ChaCha.) We’re working out his August schedule today, so if there’s something you’d like him to consider, let us know! If we use your question, we’ll give you a shout [...]

Every Product Billy Mays Ever Pitched

Billy Mays, America’s favorite infomercial star, died three years ago today. He began his career selling the WashMatik, a car-washing brush that siphoned water through the bristles without electricity. He moved from that to the Ultimate Chopper, and some of his other products not featured here include The Ding King (dent and ding repair kit), Turbo [...]

Behind the Scenes With Where the Hell Is Matt?

Surely by now you’ve seen the awesome video Where the Hell Is Matt? 2012. Marilyn Terrell of National Geographic has a look behind the scenes, because she was there taking pictures when Matt Harding recorded a portion of the dance video on the USS Abraham Lincoln last August! Read about the experience, and see a [...]

Matt and Asia’s Minecraft Wedding

(vimeo link) Matt and Asia are both avid Minecraft players. He even proposed to her onstage at MineCon! The wedding was beautiful and geeky -see lots of pictures at The Goodness. Link -via Boing Boing