Human and Elephant Relationship. A new exhibit at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History shows how elephants went from prey to a revered species to conserve.
The Cheesecake Factory had a promotional giveaway on Wednesday that ended in chaos. Who knew that so many people would respond to an offer for free cheesecake delivered to their door? (via Metafilter)
The Case for Treating Bigotry Like a Disease. If it’s both harmful and contagious, as research suggests, then a public health approach to the problem is warranted.
Feliz Navidad. (via Everlasting Blort)
Everyday Objects That Started Out As Something Else Entirely. Human resilience includes the ability to take a failed idea (or even a successful one) and use it for a completely different purpose.
Trump's Favorite Things. A new song from Randy Rainbow.
The Most Amazing, Smelly, and Deadly Fungi in North America.