Shared from The Quantum Thief Fighting a cabal of planetary mind-controlling masterminds with a group of masked vigilantes – that’s what life should be all about.’
How Australia Became the Dirtiest Polluter in the Developed World Australians like to think of themselves as green. Their island country boasts some 3 million square miles of breathtaking landscape. They were an early global leader in solar power. They’ve had environmental regulations on the books since colonial times. And in 2007 they elected a […]
Which Banned Book Are You? Banned Books Week is September 21st through the 27th. Celebrate the freedom to read. Stand up against censorship. Take our quiz to find out which banned book you are, and exhibit the right to read!
Chinese City Opens Sidewalk For Mobile Phone Users | Amusing Planet Walking the streets in any major city today is a peril for pedestrians, not from cars, but from fellow pedestrians who are too engrossed on their smartphones to see where they are going. Despite warnings from authorities about the risk of texting while walking, […]
Why Isn’t Cat Food Mouse-Flavored? Cats love to chew on mice, so why not feed them meals with delicious rodent flavoring? Because, according to Shaun Belongie, the national brand manager for cat food company Friskies, the FDA says you can’t. It holds pet food to the same sanitation and safety standards as it does human food, […]
Time-Lapse Video of an Amish Barn Raising in Ohio YouTube user Penny Miller shot time-lapse video of an Amish barn raising in Ohio. The incredibly efficient process, which took a total of 10 hours, three minutes and 30 seconds, was condensed into …