The Top of Mount Everest. After a show about the dangerous business of tourists climbing an ever-more-crowded Mt. Everest, John Oliver and his show Last Week Tonight launched a website that lets you take a shortcut to that photograph you could have spent many thousands of dollars and risked your life getting.
The Black Bird of Chernobyl. (via Strange Company)
I’m a Journalist but I Didn’t Fully Realize the Terrible Power of U.S. Border Officials Until They Violated My Rights and Privacy.
The Nations of the World as Anime Characters. You can see thirty of the characters in a list labeled in English at Bored Panda.
How to Be a Better Tourist.
Night of the Living Compromise. By Tom Tomorrow.
This Is What Happened When I Tried to Bully My Plant to Death. The experiment affected the author more than it affected the plants.
The Disappearance of Dennis Lloyd Martin: 50 Years Later. (via Strange Company)
“The Bastard Professor.” (via Nag on the Lake)
A blast from the past (2012): 10 Legendary Monsters of North America: Part One and Part Two.