The Math Behind Love-Matching

The founder of online dating site OKCupid explains how his site’s love-matching algorithms work. [Read more…]

How to Catch a Rabbit Using a Venomous Snake

Have you ever needed to catch a wild rabbit? Here’s how: Step #1 – Find a deadly snake . . . (Via: 22 Words) [Read more…]

This Hatchet-wielding Homeless Hitchhiker is a Hero

In what will likely go down as one of the most bizarre stories of 2013, a hatchet-wielding homeless hitchhiker saves the day by stopping an attack by a racist who thinks he’s Jesus Christ. [Read more…]

The Seven Best Super Bowl Commercials (That Aren’t Beer Ads)

Contrary to the trite assertion made every year by people who don’t know how to appreciate football, it’s not really true that the commercials are the best thing about the Super Bowl (at least not always). Sure, it seems that way because the television viewer is seeing commercials than actual game play (in an average [Read More…]

God Made a Farmer

And on the eighth day, God looked down on his planned paradise and said, “I need a caretaker.” So God made a farmer. (Via: Reformissionary) [Read more…]

Not Cool Robert Frost

A charming pep talk from Kid President. [Read more…]

People Who are Amazing—and Amazingly Reckless

All of the people in this video are amazing. And about 90% of them are also amazingly reckless and willing to take unnecessary risks in order to perform incredible feats. God bless these danger-loving idiots. Related: The Improbable is the New Normal [Read more…]

What Happens When An Unstoppable Force Meets An Immovable Object?

If you pit an immovable object against an unstoppable force, which Wins?The answer is not only surprising, but surprisingly satisfying. [Read more…]

John Hodgman’s Advice to Writers

Author and former literary agent John Hodgman gives tips on how to make it as a writer. [Read more…]

The Art of Pickpocketing

Apollo Robbins is is widely considered the best in the world at what he does, which is taking things from people’s jackets, pants, purses, wrists, fingers, and necks, then returning them in amusing and mind-boggling ways. In this video he shows reveals the secret of his craft. [Read more…]