Town Bans Winnie The Pooh For Lack of Genitals, "Dubious Sexuality"

Council members in the Polish town of Tuszyn have deemed Winnie the Pooh too depraved to feature as the public face of a local playground, on account of the honey-fetishizing cubby's "dubious sexuality," "inappropriate dress," and lack of genitals due to castration by razor. » 11/23/14 8:46am Today 8:46am

These LEGO Instructions from 1974 Are Awesome (And Yes, They're Real)

This photo of a note to parents, purportedly printed on a pamphlet included in a LEGO set from the 1970s, has been making laps around the Internet. The legitimacy of the note, which is noteworthy for its egalitarian tone, has been called into question – but there's good reason to believe it's real. » 11/22/14 4:00pm Yesterday 4:00pm

Why You Get Sick On Planes – And How To Keep It From Happening

If you're about to fly somewhere for Thanksgiving, you're probably dreading the possibility that you'll catch a bug along the way, and with good reason: Many people come down with something nasty in the days following an airplane flight. Why does this happen, and how can you keep yourself from getting sick? » 11/21/14 12:34pm Friday 12:34pm

An Incredibly Detailed Geologic Map Of Giant Asteroid Vesta

Appearing in the December issue of the journal Icarus, this beautiful geologic map of big ol' asteroid/minor-planet Vesta was created by a team led by planetary scientist David Williams, from data collected by NASA's Dawn spacecraft during its 15-month orbit of the oblong object between 2011 and 2012. » 11/20/14 7:00pm Thursday 7:00pm