A Cloud That Looks Like Abe Lincoln

Hamilton Nolan · 08/03/15 04:25PM

Amateur photographer Linda Pelletier of Suffern, NY has sent us the following image of a cloud formation that bears an uncanny resemblance to Abe Lincoln.

Henry Blodget Found a Newspaper

Hamilton Nolan · 03/22/13 12:27PM

Henry Blodget, a full grown adult who's held a highly compensated job in finance and founded a multimillion-dollar media company, still retains his ability to be astounded by the little things in life. Like airplanes: what is it like to ride in one? Or women: are they too lazy to get good jobs? Or Jews: why do people hate them so much? Today, Henry Blodget, who has retained the wonderful ability to see the world through a child's eyes (which so many of his cynical peers have lost), has found something outside of his hotel room door. But what??

The Most Exciting Version of a Newspaper War You'll Ever See

Hamilton Nolan · 09/08/10 02:19PM

Hacks like to call the Times vs. Journal battle "Bald men fighting over a comb." But in this CGI epic, it's more like "A sharkman fighting Pinch Sulzberger with a money cannon, West Side Story-style." Amazing journalism.

Things to See in Kansas

Hamilton Nolan · 01/27/10 10:37AM

Greensburg, Kansas is building a $3 million museum to accompany its "Big Well," a 32-by-109-foot hole in the ground. But that's not all: "There's a composting toilet on display in an empty field, and a solar-powered shower as well." [WSJ]

Useless Planets Discovered

Hamilton Nolan · 01/05/10 11:35AM

Scientists found five new planets! Two hot planets, two even hotter planets, and "a planet with the density of Styrofoam." No aliens though :(. Well, keep looking, guys. [WP. Pic via]

Stupid Cokehead Toys

Hamilton Nolan · 05/01/09 02:09PM

Have you always wished you had an iPhone app that made it look like you were sniffing coke off your phone? Now you have one. Happy Friday, you broke bastard. [The iSnort]

The Frickin' Awesomest Bike Stunt Video Ever

Hamilton Nolan · 04/23/09 02:28PM

If you only watch one video of a guy doing insane, mind-blowing, beautiful tricks on a bike, in Edinburgh, make it this one. In-fucking-credible.