16 Very Bizarre Deaths. Eddie Deezen has the stories.
NASA’s SDO captures the Mercury Transit in time lapse. This video is the safest and quickest way to stare at the sun.
How the CIA Took Down a Democratically Elected Leader For the Good of Bananas. And profits, let’s never forget profits.
The 'Hamburger Report' uncovers the hard truth about your veggie burgers. Missing ingredients, traces of meat, and pathogens are some of the problems uncovered.
Shopping for Happiness. The way you spend you money can make all the difference in how happy the purchase makes you. (via Metafilter)
How a Fine-Dining Empire Made the Southwest Palatable to Outsiders. The story of Fred Harvey and Harvey House.
Fingal’s Cave: an Eternal Inspiration of Nature. (via the Presurfer)
My Life So Far, by Pard (the cat). Part one and part two.
A treatment for a gendered-reversed James Bond film.
Nathan Yau at Flowing Data has a chart that explains where you are on the age continuum. Select your age, and find out what percentage of people are older than you are, and what percentage are younger.