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$9 Million Later, Exploding Kittens Card Game Begins Shipping

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 07.30.2015 | Technology

After a successful $9 million Kickstarter campaign, the Exploding Kittens card game will be unleashed on the world Thursday. Elan Lee and...

Running From the 'Blerch'

Linda Flanagan | Posted 12.02.2014 | Books
Linda Flanagan

Non-runners don't get it, but Matthew Inman, aka "The Oatmeal," does. In offering strategies for how to stick with it, he provides advice that's familiar to anyone who has ever struggled to maintain athletic or dietary discipline; "shut up and run" is a ruder variation of Nike's spot-on campaign to "just do it."

Exploring Denver's New Dinosaur-Themed Hotel With Greg and Meredith Tally

The Denver Diatribe | Posted 04.16.2013 | Denver
The Denver Diatribe

This week, Joel, Vanessa and Jared turn the Denver Diatribe into one of those awesome Saturday-afternoon Syfy movies where '80s C-list actors battle it out against bad-CGI monsters.

Redesigning Public Services So They Can Actually Help People

Rachael Chong | Posted 04.03.2013 | Impact
Rachael Chong

Reboot is a design agency that focuses on service design in international development. In other words, fixing aid programs so that they provide enough...

Designing Better Ways to Give Back

Rachael Chong | Posted 03.25.2013 | Impact
Rachael Chong

Firebelly's Dawn Hancock has found a way to inextricably link her design practice to helping her community, by incubating businesses and mentoring des...

A Visit to Nikola Tesla's Wardenclyffe Labratory and Tower (video)

Kim Mance | Posted 11.07.2012 | Travel
Kim Mance

I hopped in a zipcar and drove from NYC out to Shoreham, Long Island several months ago and trespassed around the site of inventor Nikola Tesla's Wardenclyffe tower and laboratory to see how it looks. As of April 2012, it's looking pretty bad.

Help Save Nikola Tesla's Lab

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 08.16.2012 | Science

Nikola Tesla (1856-1943), the innovative physicist and engineer, had a hand in the invention of the light bulb, the radio, the transistor and the X-ra...

Popular Cartoonist: 'Philanthropy Trumps Douchebaggery And Greed'

Huffington Post | Laura Rothkopf | Posted 07.11.2012 | Impact

On Monday, Matthew Inman, the cartoonist behind "The Oatmeal," fulfilled an odd promise to his Internet followers when he posted photos to his website...

PHOTO: 'The Oatmeal' Comic Creates Fundraising Cartoon As Response To Lawsuit

The Huffington Post | Anna Mazarakis | Posted 06.15.2012 | Impact

If only all copyright and false accusation legal matters could be settled with a fundraiser to help save wildlife and also cure cancer. After claim...

How God Is Managing The 2011 Rapture

Posted 07.21.2011 | Comedy

Check out this great comic from "The Oatmeal" explaining why no one may be saved during this particular Rapture. Click the image for the full story: ...

How Climate Change Is Screwing With Your Average Business Traveler

Stanley Bing | Posted 06.21.2011 | Travel
Stanley Bing

It used to be that business travel represented an all-expenses paid way to get out of whatever obnoxious climate you were sick of. Except now when you get places, they're all sort of the same. Rain. Gush. Clouds. Cheesy wind.

The Oatmeal: One Man's Sketches Are Another's Hysterical Laughter

Ed Zitron | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Ed Zitron

The creator of The Oatmeal has released a book, 5 Very Good Reasons to Punch a Dolphin in the Mouth, and I took some time to question him on life, the universe, and sea captains.

Vampires Among Us or Are We Entering the Twilight Zone?

Cicily Janus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Cicily Janus

As a writer and an intern with Folio Literary Agency, I see way too many manuscripts with rip-off vampire-esque tales. Can we, as a human race, please obsess about something else?

Why 'Twilight' Is Popular: The Oatmeal Explains (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

We at HuffPost Books love The Oatmeal. They always seem to know just the right way to express our literary-related frustrations, like our grammar and ...

The Grammar Police Strikes Again!

Stanley Bing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stanley Bing

I must be out of my mind to care about this spelling, punctuation and grammar nonsense. Nobody else seems to.