:: Remember that Stuff White People Like website? And remember how lots of us found the concept goofy (but still good for a quiz-thing)? Well, the joke's on us, because that guy's got himself a book deal.
You know, you'd think there would be a market out there for a book of George Lucas hero-worship. I'm just sayin', folks.
:: On a related note, we have Stuff Nobody Likes. Where's this guy's book deal? Huh? Huh?!
:: Via Warren Ellis, we have Russian skydiving. This cracked me up.
:: You may remember that the Soviet Union was crafting its own space shuttle during the 1980s, with said program being scuttled when the USSR collapsed; the Russian space program since has continued to rely on capsule-like craft. But if you've ever wondered what became of the prototype orbiters the Soviets built, Jason's got the goods, along with a terrific photograph. Check it out.
Yup, I love me some weird stuff. Thank God we've got Teh Interweb!