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Heavy Bombardment of the Moon

Link Scroll down for today’s pictures & links. Heavy Bombardment of the Moon This NASA video is called the “Evolution of the Moon”, but we think that “heavy, brutal, merciless bombardment” will be better way to describe the epic cataclysmic events that shaped our Moon in the distant past. Link Today’s pictures & links: The Edge of the World Beachy Head cliff, [...]

The Quick 10: 10 McRib Facts

The McRib is back! Here are ten fun facts about America’s favorite limited-time fast food sandwich. 1. There’s more to a McRib than barbecue sauce-slathered pork on a bun with onions and pickles. The sandwich contains a staggering 70 different ingredients, the least innocuous of which are “pig bits like tripe, heart, and scalded stomach.” [...]

Coney Island: Dreamland by the Sea

The following is an article from the book Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader Plunges Into History Again. The place that gave Mr. and Mrs. Joe Schmoe the crazy idea that happiness was just a few subway stops away. Between about 1880 and World War II, Coney Island was the largest amusement park in the United States. But back [...]

Guitar Lessons

Argentine illustrator Maxim Dalton created this poster with 35 well-known guitarists. How many do you recognize? Larger images are at his website, as well the names, and your opportunity to reserve a limited edition print. Link -via Popped Culture

Frosty the Inappropriate Snowman

Proving the maxim that nothing succeeds like controversy – or at least attract free press like one, CBS’ online mash up of Frosty (with sound bites from the TV series “How I Met Your Mother” and “Two and a Half Men”) is now generating some heat. Is it bad? Judge for yourself (warning NFSW audio): [YouTube [...]

11 Things Wal-Mart Has Banned

Retail giant Wal-Mart is the world’s largest public company, and whether or not you’re a fan of shopping at the House that Sam Walton Built, you’ve got to admit that the store stocks just about everything. But not quite, though. There are a number of things that Wal-Mart has banned from its stores at some [...]