odds and ends

I used to love reading the Baby Sitter’s Club books when I was younger. If you know what I’m talking about and enjoyed them too, you’ll like this imagining of them all grown up.

Web Ecoist has a collection of amazing topiary from around the world.

I’ve never been to Paris but exploring the catacombs is definitely on my to do list for the city.

This details fitness enthusiast Jack LaLanne‘s 10 strangest stunts.

If you’ve ever wondered how the months got their names, no need to wonder anymore.  Here are the meanings.

Love Ricky Gervais? Check out the 13 of his most awesomely offensive bits.

Apparently, the Nazis were enraged by a dog trained to mock Hitler. Looks like they didn’t have anything better to do with their time…

On Planet Oddity is an article on the amazing oasis of Crescent Lake.

If this doesn’t show you the effect that humans can have on their environment, I don’t know what will.

This is sad but true, and totally a reason to hate Facebook.

Bringing new meaning to bringing the outdoors inside is a collection of photos on the Namib Desert.

A picture a day keeps the doctor away? Maybe….

Forget Twilight and True Blood, there are plants that are vampires too!


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