Urooj Kahn, 46, died of cyanide poisoning after winning a $1m lottery jackpot. He left no will, and the suspicion around the circumstances of his death led to a probate battle over the cash. This week, Mary Wisniewski writes, his body will be exhumed in a search for answers.
Former NASA Engineer turned YouTuber Mark Rober is probably best known for his anti-porch-pirate Glitter Bombs but, during a longer First We Feast segment, he shares his trick for always winning a coin toss. Mark has a new project in the works, a "hidden-camera, science-focused prank" show on Discovery Channel called Revengineers. (Digg) READ THE REST
Mr. David Rush has a wonderful talent for scouring the Guinness Book of World Records and finding crazy achievements wherein he may usurp the title. Most recently Rush became the king of balancing rolls of TP on one's head. Rush's slicing of limes with a katana whilst riding a balance board is also of interest.… READ THE REST
A High School student purportedly offered pot brownies to football players in trade for homecoming queen votes. The student both failed in her bid for office and faces criminal charges. I'd have eaten the brownies and stayed home. Via WaPo: Police told TV station WWMT that the 17-year-old at Hartford High School wanted the crown… READ THE REST
There's a lot of reasons to buy a new smoking piece. Maybe you dropped your old one and that cool glass octopus build doesn't work so well when it's in a million pieces. Perhaps you're making the switch from rolling your own to something a little less cumbersome. Or maybe you just want an upgrade. Whatever… READ THE REST
From ensuring you have enough money for gas this week to keeping up with today's politics, life is far from easy. And everyday things like making dinner, commuting to work, and even lighting candles should be the least of your worries. But when it comes to reaching down into the jar of your favorite candle, unable to… READ THE REST
Gaming is something that most people can appreciate. Whether you're into the classics, a casual gamer, or a die-hard who plays all the time, there are many different ways to enjoy the hobby. But we think it's safe to say, novice or professional, we're all interested in how games even come to be. If you're fascinated by gaming… READ THE REST