Supercut of Spongebob Squarepants characters screaming "My leg!"

It is, as they say, a running joke. One meticulously catalogued here by Noah Spongy and Jasbre. Read the rest

‘SpongeBob Squarepants’ creator Stephen Hillenburg has died of ALS. He was 57.

Stephen Hillenburg, who created the Nickelodeon megahit cartoon TV series “SpongeBob SquarePants,” died on Monday. He was 57.

The cause of death was Amyotrophic Lateral Scleroris, or ALS, which Hillenburg said in March of 2017 he'd been diagnosed with. Read the rest

SpongeBob bread and other carb-based delights

Konel Bread specializes in bread that depicts animals, cartoon characters, and other fun stuff when it's sliced. Read the rest

Iranian soccer star suspended for wearing SpongeBob pants

Sosha Makani, 29, was goalkeeper of Tehran's Persepolis soccer club. But not any more, after Iranian morality police saw him photographed in a pair of SpongeBob Squarepants pants.

“Sosha suspended for six months because of yellow trousers,” read the headline of Varzesh3, an Iranian sports news agency. “SpongeBob [trousers] cause six-month suspension for Sosha,” said the online news agency Asriran. ... Last month, Iranian news agencies reported that Makani, who played for Iran’s national football team at the 2014 World Cup, was being scrutinised by the authorities over his trousers.

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Let Plankton from Spongebob teach you the importance of plankton

For World Oceans Day, BBC Earth teamed up with SpongeBob SquarePants and Sheldon J. Plankton to teach kids (and adults) about the importance of plankton. Read the rest