And the gold medal in pole dancing goes to…
Frank Oz talks Muppets and Little Shop of Horrors.
“Over the past 30 years, food companies like Nestlé, Mars, Barry Callebaut, and Hershey’s — among the world’s biggest producers of chocolate — have poured millions of dollars into scientific studies and research grants that support cocoa science.”
When people said “I read it for the articles”, this is what they were talking about.
“All of our observations find a complete symmetry between matter and antimatter, which is why the universe should not actually exist“.
“Over the last century or so, the precise reasoning behind why America fed its students had a strong influence on how we did it. And the rationale has changed more times than you’d think.”
“We do not currently have a clear public vocabulary of civic freedom in the US or a cultural penumbra that surrounds support for the same. We didn’t need them before. Now we do.”
“A ThinkProgress investigation found that fake Twitter accounts run out of Russia had wormed their way into dozens of [media] outlets from across the American political spectrum over the past two years.”
RIP, Paul Weitz, retired NASA astronaut who commanded the first flight of the space shuttle Challenger and also piloted the Skylab in the early 1970s.
RIP, Robert Guillaume, two-time Emmy-winning actor, best known for Benson and Soap.
RIP, Fats Domino, rock and roll pioneer and legend.
An oral history of “The Contest”, the famous “master of my domain” episode of Seinfeld.
This year’s Doctor Who Christmas special will premier in the theaters, and will include the first look at Jodie Whitaker in the title role.
Weird Al Yankovic on the craft of making his polka-fied cover song medleys.
“So now, after a year of revelations on this scandal, it’s worth taking a step back to consider why and how political journalism failed so badly prior to the election.”
RIP, Catherine Nance, a Houston Moms Demand Action activist that I’m sorry I never knew.
Why was Team Trump such easy pickings for Putin?
“Astronomers may have discovered the first interstellar object, a comet or asteroid that’s broken free of another star to pay a visit to our sun.”