Zero Hour: The First Days of New Berlin. In the year between the fall of the wall and reunification, anarchists had free rein in the city. (via Digg)
The Heartland Billionaire Destroying the Working Class. Joe Ricketts’ memoir tells of making it on his own—while crushing unions, scamming customers, and undermining local media. Meet others like him in the comments here.
Saving Sobański Palace. Sobański palace is a lovely French castle in the tiny polish town of Guzów, with quite a story behind it.
How Living With Baboons Prepared Me for Living Through High School. Her story is Mean Girls in real life.
30 Jokes About Every College Major That Are So, So Dead On.
The Ugly, Gory, Bloody Secret Life of NHL Dentists. (via Metafilter)
Critiquing Horse Emojis. They are designed to be cute, but that sometimes means that biological accuracy is sacrificed, more so from some services than from others, and completely unintentional. (via Kottke)
Man Fights Off Home Invasion with Battle Axe. This story is funnier than it should be.
The Constitution Says ‘Bribery’ Is Impeachable. What Does That Mean?
A blast from the past (2007): 8 Examples of Witty Knitting.