The Story Behind "Suicide is Painless.” An unforgettable hit started out as “the stupidest song ever written.”
The Insecure World of Freelancing. The gig economy doesn’t use “employees,” so those workers have no basic labor protections.
23 Things All Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy Fans Will Find Funny.
The Secret Nazi Tunnels Under a German Vacation Town.
A Hillside of Rainbow Homes. (via Daily of the Day)
There are labeled maps of Pluto and Charon now, with place names of famous people and fictional characters. Almost all the visible features of Charon are named for science fiction terms.
10 Obscene Hand Gestures From Around the World. Learn how to offend people everywhere you go.
There’s a Nosferatu Remake in the Works. The first movie version of Dracula is still the most horrifying, so I’m all for a new one.
Reddit Disasters Pile Up: Are The Trolls Running the Site? This is why we can’t have nice things.
A complete guide to the minimum wage. Raising it doesn’t have to be a nightmare; it's been done before.