sold chocolate door to door. Viewers remembered this ridiculous scene. And some folks did a spot-on cosplay of it at New York Comic Con!
What 3.5 Million Books Say About Men and Women. The adjectives most used are quite different. (via Boing Boing)
The Life, Death, and Afterlife of Charles Dickens’s Raven. (via Strange Company)
Elizabeth Warren Wants to Know If Facebook Changed Ad Policies to Appease Trump. https://gizmodo.com/elizabeth-warren-wants-to-know-if-facebook-changed-ad-p-1838866109 After Zuckerberg met with Trump, Facebook dropped its truth rule for political ads.
One Mai Tai, Hold the Colonialism Please. The next generation of bartenders is working to undo the original sin of tiki. (via Digg)
The Last Mammoths Died on a Remote Island. What made them different from the ones who died earlier? (via Kottke)
Useless Police Robot Fails to Call For Help When Needed. The $60,000 robocop is quite limited in its abilities.
You've seen costumes where you swap out your legs for some creature's legs, and it's usually pretty funny. This T-rex costume uses the same idea in a totally different class.
Tomorrowland’s empty hope. Walt Disney’s 1955 dreamworld is painfully out of sync with the present. Can it survive?
A blast from the past (2012): 8 Scary Tale Castles.