A The Problem with My Books. You must be very explicit when you ask someone to alphabetize your library.
Canadian wanting to visit the U.S. are being turned away by border patrols. But only if they aren't white.
You can now buy coffee that you can spread on your toast -if you're in Japan. (via Boing Boing)
Declines in manufacturing employment are shaping the structure of the American family.
A farmer in the Chita region of Russia (north of Mongolia) found that a new litter of kittens had been born in his barn, but they were unlike any kittens he'd seen before. The source is in Russian, but there's an English version here. (via reddit)
The Drought That Led to the Death of a Whole Civilization. The Akkadian Empire of Mesopotamia fell apart when its people starved or left.
Wheelchair Man: The Superhero Based on a True Story. Afghan immigrant Mohammad Sayed has lived several lives in his 19 years. (via Metafilter)
10 Animals That Are No Longer On the Endangered Species List. After we almost killed them off a few decades ago. (via Neatorama)
Jackie Chan's Most Gruelling Scene Ever. He shot one sequence over and over for forty days.
The Loneliest Five-Star Restaurant in the World. Italy sends their best and brightest chefs to Concordia Station, Antarctica. (via Digg)