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Kitten Rescued from Inside Wall

Heather Dopp of Miami Beach knew a mother cat had kittens on the roof, but when she began hearing meows a bit closer, she called a friend to help find him. Heather thought the meows were coming from the roof top, but soon after discovered the cries were closer than she thought. “I’ve heard the mother [...]

Our Readers’ Best Halloween Costumes

At the beginning of the month, we asked for photos of your best Halloween costumes — the geeky ones, the nerdy ones, the ones of which you’re particularly proud. After sifting through all the e-mails, we’re proud to present our readers’ best Halloween costumes. Enjoy! (40 photos is a lot for one post, so we’ve paginated [...]

Man has Where’s Wally? scene tattoo

John Mosley has had an entire Where’s Wally? scene tattooed on his back complete with 150 characters. It took 24 hours to complete and Mosley raised £…

Dilbert Characters

Dilbert PVC Figure Set – $24.95 Say hello to Dilbert, Dogbert, Boss, Wally, Alice and Catbert! It’s a half dozen of your favorite characters from the Scott Adams comic Dilbert in one set of PVC figurines. The perfect inspiration for your cubicle, available now at the NeatoShop! Link | More Action Figures

The Quick 10: 10 Television Firsts

Today marks the anniversary of the day Lucy Ricardo gave birth to Little Ricky on national T.V. This may not be a big deal these days, but in 1953, the word “pregnant” wasn’t even supposed to be uttered on the airwaves for fear of offending someone. Of course, as the saying goes, there’s a first [...]

9 Surprising Things Found in "Where’s Waldo?" Books

Since 1987, illustrator Martin Handford’s Where’s Waldo? (Where’s Wally in the UK) books have challenged the pattern recognition skills of children and adults. In the many books featuring Waldo, Handford has occasionally hidden strange if not a touch scandalous images. Adrian Beiting of of the geekery blog Topless Robot has compiled nine of the oddities, [...]

The WHY Super-Yacht

When Hermés yacht brand executive Pierre-Alexis Dumas met Wally builder Luca Bassani Antivari they hatched a dream- to combine the terrestrial luxury of your own island with the aquatic bliss of yachting. The fruit of their efforts is WHY (Wally Hermés Yachts), a 36,000 square foot, energy-saving, sustainable yacht unlike any seen before. Antivari: This revolutionary [...]

9 Muppets Kicked Off Sesame Street

In 40 seasons, Sesame Street has featured over 1,000 characters. Although we’ll always have mainstays like Big Bird, Elmo, Bert and Ernie, many Muppets have been forgotten or deemed unnecessary. Here are a few Sesame Street residents who were evicted. 1. Roosevelt Franklin Perhaps the most famous of the retired Sesame Street Muppets is Roosevelt Franklin. Originally [...]

The (TV) Taxman Cometh

A few weeks ago, my husband got us a digital cable box, despite the fact that we don’t have a television. The reasoning behind the cable box is that should we ever decide to get a television, using it would somehow be free, with our cable plan. But one of the reasons we don’t have [...]