Name That American Island. They're quite diverse, and each has a story.
Yassin Terou left Syria and settled into Knoxville, Tennessee without knowing anyone. Now he is friends with everyone. (via Metafilter)
Trump Advisor Stephen Miller, The Architect Of The Muslim Ban, Has Ties To White Supremacists And Neo-Nazis. Steve Bannon isn't the only one infesting the executive branch.
How Author Timothy Tyson Found the Woman at the Center of the Emmett Till Case. (via Metafilter)
Improbable Research was surprised to read that Donald Trump won an Ig Nobel Prize. That's one of those "alternative facts" we hear so much of lately.
The Anime Snowmen of Japan. (via Everlasting Blort)
Libertas Shrugs. An open letter from Zach Weinersmith.
Funny or Die's Guide To Who You Are Supposed To Tip And How Much. Obviously gleaned from personal experiences.
“Thirteen” going on “30 Something”: Growing up according to pop music. There's a song for every age of the music-buying public.
Is it really OK to never get your period? If you're pregnant, that's expected, but skipping period with birth control pills will cause doctors to look at you funny.