Hippie? Love the Dead? Here's your chance to own Grateful Dead Converse! From Jezebel.
- Chris Chelios, I know you meant well, but "hillbilly" is not a flattering term.
- So pretty: The Glass Doorknob.
- Wonkette, you've outdone yourself with snark and charm for your gift-giving guide.
- It's Allie, Dearest's birthday!
- Take a "trip" through the movies.
- Trivia from John Green, Mental_Flosser,
The Fragrance of Vagrants: If the Iowa winds are wafting a slightly peculiar breeze in your direction, you might be in for an unexpected treat. The over 200-year old National Hobo Convention takes place in August in Britt, Iowa, and highlights include a crowning of the Hobo King and Queen. Though it's not the greatest gig in royalty, there's fierce competition for the title. Previous kings include Beef Steak Charlie, Frypan Jack and Songbird McCue.
- Weird pictures of Barak Obama, also from Mental Floss.
- Cutest animal videos ever.