Miscellaneous | Stuff I Like

The Reason Why Ships Are Often Painted Red on the Bottom | Mental Floss

No matter the color of a vessel, the hull below the water line is often painted red. The reason has something to do with worms.

Humor | Cool & Interesting

My co-worker enjoys giving credit where credit is due... • /r/funny

312 points and 37 comments so far on reddit

Miscellaneous | Other Kinds of Whatnot

6 Weird Monthly Clubs You Can Join

Do you belong to any “of the month” clubs, where a membership or subscription fee entitles you to a mon

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Mathematicians shocked to find pattern in "random" prime numbers | New Scientist

Unexpected trends in the last digits of prime numbers mean they are less random than previously thought, much to the surprise of mathematicians

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

15 Common Expressions Younger Generations Won't Understand | Mental Floss

Here are 15 etymologies to answer the questions of future English speakers. Because the future is already here.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Hilarious, Wise And Totally Random Quotes From Kids This Week

Parents everywhere know it's true that kids really do say the darndest things. And these words are often worth recording. That's why mom Lacey Ellis created LittleHoots, an app that allows on-the-go parents to type out, stylize, and archive their ...

Miscellaneous | OTHER STUFF

Video: Puppet Drummer Completely Nails Rush's "Tom Sawyer": Gothamist

NYC-based musician, street performer, and puppeteer RicKy Syers pulled off a drum performance for the ages with his Peart and parcel hippy-rocker marionette rendition of Rush's "Tom Sawyer.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

The Secret Origin of 7 Extremely Important Actions

From high-fives to air quotes, these smooth moves had to start somewhere.

Miscellaneous | Los Angeles Stuff

Giant rubber duck sails into Port of Los Angeles | abc7.com

The famous giant duck, designed by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman, sailed into the Port of Los Angeles early Wednesday morning.

Miscellaneous | Other Kinds of Whatnot

Man Finds Family Living In His Miami Home « CBS Miami

A South Florida renter came home to find people living inside his house but the family illegally squatting inside said they are not leaving.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Photographer Documents Customers Snoozing at Chinese Ikeas

Try it before you buy it.

Or, if you're in one of China's Ikea stores, fall fast asleep on a bed in a display room.

Miscellaneous | Guy Stuff

The Carpool DeVille Is a Fully Functional Car and Hot Tub

When they were engineering students at McMaster University in Ontario, Phil Weicker and Duncan Forster built a hot tub inside a 1969 Cadillac DeVille. It remains a fully functional car, with the original engine in the front. The water circulation system i

Miscellaneous | Other Stuff

Kill time on the train by transforming fellow commuters into cartoon characters - Lost At E Minor: For creative people

Bored with your bus, train or even plane commute? Put that crossword puzzle aside and try out what UK-born writer and illustrator October Jones did. He kil

Miscellaneous | Fun Stuff

8 vending machines you didn't know you needed!

From holy water in ancient Egypt to burritos and gold bars -- how vending machines have evolved.

Books | Books

Library nerds: This candle will lift your soul with the smell of old books - Lost At E Minor: For creative people

It’s amazing just what scents you can get out of candles these days. There was one of Kentucky Fried Chicken, and now we’ve found a candle that library ner