urlesque: So if you’ve seen Showtime’s hit series Dexter, you’re familiar with a couple of recurring schticks that no one ever seems to acknowledge as ridiculous. For instance, the fact that talking to Deb is like playing Mad Libs with swear words, or...

[gallery] All America Heard Last Night: ‘Salmon’ Last night, after it was over, NPR asked its listeners to describe Obama’s address in three words. They then tallied up all 4,000 or so responses and made that into a word cloud — a snapshot of what people took...

[gallery] Protest spreads in the Middle East - The Big Picture  Egyptian demonstrators pray in central Cairo during a protest to demand the ouster of President Hosni Mubarak and call for reforms January 25, 2011....

[gallery] The world’s coolest nationalities: Where do you rank?  Is it possible to call an entire nation cool? Is it fair to say one nation is more cool than another? Given that most countries have their own share of murderers, tyrants and reality TV stars, the answer is...

[gallery] A Simple Concrete Bridge That Could Save America’s Wildlife  When it comes to solving America’s reported $8 billion roadkill problem, simplicity reigns supreme. “The real genius of the design is in the structure.”...

[gallery] This T-Shirt Company Needs a Copy Editor Wet Seal is selling a T-shirt that reads, “If Your Single, So Am I.” We’ve all been known to make typos, but didn’t the company check the shirt before manufacturing thousands of them? Not that illiterate teenagers care either...

[gallery] Have We Reached a World of Infinite Information? Between 2009 and 2020, the amount of digital information created and replicated in the world will grow to an astounding 35 trillion gigabytes, or 35 zettabytes, as all major forms of media – voice, TV, radio, print –...

[gallery] Gap Between Rich And Poor Named 8th Wonder Of The World | The Onion At a press conference Tuesday, the World Heritage Committee officially recognized the Gap Between Rich and Poor as the “Eighth Wonder of the World,” describing the global wealth divide as the “most...