The folks at Macmillan digital in NYC produced this thigh-slapping contrafactual account of the internal workings of book publishing. I especially like the idea that "Second Life and World of Warcraft Avatars" constitute the bulk to digital publicity spending, and result in the majority of book sales.
Check out this HILARIOUS "political ad" by a man who calls himself "Dixon Butts," from Gilbert, Arizona (a suburb of Phoenix). In the ad, Dixon Butts, wearing a black cowboy hat, a blue cowboy shirt, and blue jeans, stands next to a sign that has an American flag flying next to a photo of Dixon… READ THE REST
Cenzoo the silverback gorilla has the best slide and swagger in the animal kingdom. Tina Flick caught the monkey (ape) shenanigans below at the Riverbanks Zoo in Columbia, South Carolina. READ THE REST
When I was a youngster, my mom wouldn't buy me Stretch Armstrong because she insisted his rubbery skin would tear and the gooey gel inside would get all over everything. (She probably wasn't wrong.) Now that I've shared my childhood disappointment, watch this video starring Stretch: (Thanks, UPSO!) READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Summer may be coming to an end, but that doesn't mean your adventures have to stop. Whether it's a business trip or weekend galavanting around town, broadening your world can be… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Nothing's worse than trying to find that random image someone sent you, however many months back, frantically searching through email threads for something that looks familiar. Not only is that stressful, but it's… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Studying has become incredibly unconventional, starting with doing everything online and continuing with giving textbooks the axe. So if you're ditching the stacks for a more modern way to focus on your… READ THE REST