Too much said, even.

‘Sharknado': The Worst Worst Movie Ever Made

Sharknado is getting a sequel. It must be stopped. Because it’s worse than the worst movie ever made. They could film the ten-thousandth zombie movie, fulfilling an ancient prophecy to resurrect the rotting god of [...]


Vroom vroom! Make way for Professor Fun!

A Day in the Life of…Nikola Tesla

graphic by Brendan McGinley Nikola Tesla was, as per his Wikipedia entry, “a was a Serbian-American inventor, electrical engineer, mechanical engineer, and futurist,” but they forget to include his most popular roles: supergenius, heartthrob, and [...]


This is pretty much how every prediction we make ends up--even what we'll be having for lunch.

A Day in the Life of…the Large Hadron Collider

graphic by Brendan McGinley The Large Hadron Collider at CERN — who can explain what it is and what it does? Nobody except scientists. And who trusts scientists? They’re the ones who invented global warming–or [...]



The Worst Things that Ever Happened on a Riding Mower

For many suburban, middle-aged males, owning a riding mower is the ultimate reward for a lifetime of toil. A mechanized, potentially hazardous steed that both symbolizes a man’s mastery of the 5,000 or so square [...]


It absolutely will not stop, ever, until the franchise is dead.

The Tale of the Tired Terminator

Schwarzenegger has revealed that in the next Terminator movie we’ll see the flesh of T-800s age, because CGI body doubling is still really expensive. Hopefully Skynet will be able build titanium-coltan alloy zimmer frames as [...]


This man brought rock 'n' roll to space.

The Greatest Self-Help Book Ever Written

Self-help books have a reputation for being terrible. Because they are. They’re worse wastes of paper than a Toilet Paper Recycling License application form. The textual equivalent of someone patting your shoulder and saying “There, [...]


What a wonderful phrase.

Remedial Rugby: The Haka!

Every sport has an athlete or team that’s so good that it almost isn’t fair on everyone else. The 100 meters has Usain Bolt, men’s swimming has possible merman Michael Phelps and the sport of [...]


There's no single correct way to make a martini, but lord, there are some wrong ones.

What’s the Perfect Martini Ratio?

The martini is the one of the greatest drinks in existence. Notice how I didn’t say cocktails. I said drinks. It’s second only to Manhattans and water, and even then only because water has a [...]


It wasn't as fun as the song made it sound.

This Badass Day in History: June 18

Yea, though the skies themselves be rent asunder and the demons of a thousand years’ penance spill forth from the crack in the sky, ‘twon’t be half sad badass a day as this date in [...]


No need to get upset when you're riding in a miracle of engineering.

Elevate Yourself In Airports for a Better Journey

Airports are palaces to the power of human progress. Armed with nothing but the ability to notice when we’d fallen over, we worked out the law of gravity and then built at it until we [...]