World Went Crazy. Remembering the panic of the Y2K bug.
Why Ham Radio Fans Want to Spend Next Summer on an Island Full of Bird Poop. Baker Island is uninhabited and geographically unique.
Ridley Scott’s Very Candid Account of How He Saved All the Money in the World. A complete re-edit at lightning speed kept the film in contention for 2017 awards.
Terror-Nuggets: Winners of This Year's 15 Second Horror Film Contest. Filmmakers competed to jam dread into every second of the allotted time.
The Last Jedi Creature Designer Neal Scanlan Talks About Porgs, Fathiers, and Green Milk. The puppeteers deserve a medal for the conditions they endured during production. (via io9)
The Mystery of Who Stole One of the World’s Finest Champagnes. It was the perfect crime, still unsolved four years later.
The 100-year capitalist experiment that keeps Appalachia poor, sick, and stuck on coal. "...untangling the knotty problems of central Appalachia holds lessons for the rest of the country about how imbalances of wealth and power, created generations ago, can trap places and their people in the past."
Don't Eat Blue Snow. (via Strange Company)
How to Survive a Fall Through the Ice. (via Nag on the Lake)
The REAL 13 Things Your Pizza Guy Won’t Tell You.