YouTube Videos of All Time, Ranked. Watching them all will keep you too busy to argue about the ranking.
Brain in a Bucket. A new method for tissue analysis got a man sent to prison for life on its first use in forensics. (via Nag on the Lake)
Why Coca-Cola Purposely Designed a Soft Drink to Fail.
Wollemi Pines Are Dinosaur Trees. After flourishing for 100 million years, they had to be rescued from extinction in the 1990s.
Why the Finns Don't Want to be Happy. Despite the highest quality of life in the world, they aren't going to press their luck.
The Heyday of Penny Restaurants. The food wasn't free, because that would rob the transaction of its dignity.
Forget the World Cup, Let’s Play Motor-Ball! Soccer played on motorcycles was exciting, but not at all safe.
The Curious Death of George Wythe. And why no one paid the price. (via Strange Company)
Bringing the Thunder.
After her child is born, a mother learns that equal parenting means giving dad a chance.
A blast from the past (2014): French Fries Around the World.