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See The Painstaking Process Behind Sculpting This Spellbinding Scarecrow

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 07.10.2016 | Arts

It started life as a simple sketch. Two years of weekend work later and New York artist Jim McKenzie was putting the finishing touches on his spellbin...

Sex Doll Serves As Scarecrow, Is Big Turnoff For Birds

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.18.2016 | Weird News

Maybe now the soil can get its rocks off. A blowup sex doll serves as a scarecrow in Chengdu, China, watching over crops near a construction site, acc...

'Just What the Doctor Ordered'

Jerry Zezima | Posted 08.18.2016 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

I began to wonder about my longevity when I read that researchers in the United Kingdom had created a survey that can calculate a person's chances of dying in the next five years.

This Goofy Scarecrow Is Hiding Something Terrifying

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.13.2014 | Comedy

Warning: Don't be quick to approach a scarecrow with a goofy smile, crooked teeth and wide eyes. In fact, if you see said scarecrow, start running....

Factory Farms Of The Future: Part II

Sonia Faruqi | Posted 12.17.2013 | Home
Sonia Faruqi

Extreme genetic selection, accelerated by artificial insemination, leads farm animals today to yield far more meat, milk, and eggs -- while eating far less -- than they ever have.

Factory Farms of the Future: Part I

Sonia Faruqi | Posted 02.08.2014 | Home
Sonia Faruqi

The future of animal agriculture can be summed up in a single sentence by, appropriately, a science fiction writer. "The future is already here," said William Gibson, "it's just not very evenly distributed."

Scarecrow Boehner

Jeff Danziger | Posted 08.21.2013 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


There's A Wizard Of Oz Silent Film?!

Posted 02.09.2012 | Arts

We've all seen Judy Garland follow the yellow brick road in the 1939's classic film, "The Wizard Of Oz," and hopefully most of us have seen Diana Ross...

Woman Arrested For Driving Golf Cart Drunk To Buy Scarecrow

Posted 11.29.2011 | Chicago

An Indiana woman was arrested Wednesday as she left a drug store with a scarecrow and a bottle of whiskey following reports that she had been driving ...

Chaplin's time traveler and the Tea Party

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I've been meaning to write about the supposed phenomenon of the woman with the cell phone in the extras for the DVD of the Charlie Chaplin film The Ci...

Happy Halloween - 10 Sights from New Orleans

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Karen Dalton-Beninato

Happy Halloween from New Orleans, a city so nestled in the spirit world a Day of the Dead is practically redundant. From Saturday Night's Halloween Pa...

Baldacci, Coben and Connelly: The Boys of Summer's Audiobooks - Reviewed

Tom Alderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tom Alderman

The bright rays of the coming summer brings the bright stars of pop publishing.