The Battle to Make Tim Burton’s Batman. Michael Uslan had dreamed of making a dark Batman film for years, and even after he got the rights to the character, no studio was interested. (via Metafilter)
Twins For a Day. A set of identical brothers ambivalently attends the world’s largest gathering for twins.
Trump’s war on refugees is tearing down US's life-changing resettlement program.
The Unexpected History of the Air Conditioner.
The Martini-Drinking Cat.
When Pepsi Had a Navy. They didn't set out deliberately to do it, and they never engaged in naval warfare, but at one time, the Pepsi company once had 17 diesel attack submarines and a fleet of oil tankers. (via Digg)
The Gorilla Crow.
A blast from the past (2012): 10 Horrible Things We Do to Teddy Bears.