kept an online diary between 1999 and 2003 that chronicled his time filming The Lord of the Rings trilogy. (via Kottke)
Here Are 21 Things People Have Only Just Realized. All I can say is: duh.
Easter Island’s Monoliths Made the Crops Grow.
In-Flight Surgery Using Fork, Knife, Coat Hanger, and Cognac.
I bought a plumbing snake to take care of our clogged shower. My wife was recording while my son “helped” me. (Sound on)
Facebook issues stance on deceptive political ads: Figure it out yourself.
Jail Inmates Worked for a $16 Billion Company Without Pay. Now They Want Their Wages. (via Metafilter)
Parrots Will Share Currency to Help Their Pals Purchase Food.
The first Star Wars is still the weirdest trip to the galaxy far, far away.
The Herpetologist Who Documented His Own Death For Science.
A blast from the past (2012): Four Feline Photographers.