Welcome to Slab City. Is it the last bastion of true freedom and independence in America, or a stinking, sunbaked, postapocalyptic ticking-time-bomb vision of hell on earth?
The web’s funniest stories. This should keep you busy for days. (via Nimble Pundit)
The Creators of This is Spinal Tap Still Haven't Been Paid. It's lawsuit time in a 33-year-old case of Hollywood accounting. (via Digg)
Why Poverty Is Like a Disease. The effects can last for generations.
In April of 1945, Swedish Jew Norbert Masur met with Gestapo chief
Heinrich Himmler as a representative of the World Jewish Congress.
Himmler spent the time him actions and covering his tracks. [PDF] (via Metafilter)
Does Iceland Really Have the Best Hot Dog in the World? Here are opinions from two correspondents who tried them.
Disposable lighters come in all colors, but the white ones are bad luck. How did this superstition ever come about?
DoggoLingo is the internet language about dogs. Even if you've never heard of it, you recognize it when you read it. (via Metafilter)
19 Fictional Characters Whose Names You Don't Know. But you will after you read this!