After 244 years and more than 7 million sets sold, Encyclopedia Britannica is discontinuing the printed edition of its revered reference books. All future editions will be served online. So why the change in course? This 1985 ad for the product explains it all.
Italian Giuliano Stroe, who holds two Guinness world records, is known as the World’s Strongest Kid. Check out this video of the freakishly musclebound 7-year-old hoisting himself on four glass bottles and tirelessly performing push-ups.
Thanks to the fine work of Tauntr’s photoshop extraordinaire Jon Defreest, we can now imagine what the magazines for various social media services would look like if they had physical magazines. Facebook’s is just about perfect.
After Esperanza Spalding beat Justin Bieber for Best New Artist at the Grammys, a vandalism war broke out on Spalding’s Wikipedia page. And now Bieber’s fans are out for her blood.