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‘The Princess Bride’ By The Numbers

‘The Princess Bride’ was released 30 years ago today, and it has since become a classic beloved by people of all ages. ‘The Onion’ looks back at ‘The Princess Bride’ 30 years later.

National Zoo Announces Giant Pandas To Divorce

WASHINGTON—Assuring the public that the decision was difficult but the right thing to do for all parties involved, the Smithsonian National Zoological Park announced Friday that their giant pandas would be divorcing.

New Climate Change Report Just List Of Years Each Country Becomes Uninhabitable

GENEVA—Stating that the data published within its pages represented the scientific consensus of top researchers around the world, the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released its annual report this week, which consists solely of an alphabetized list of every country on earth and the years each of them will become uninhabitable.
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‘Hunger Games’ Name Among Most Popular Of 2014

According to the baby names site Nameberry, “Katniss,” a name created for the sci-fi Hunger Games trilogy and the films based on those works, is one of the most frequently searched-for names on the site’s database. What do you think?

  • “I don’t want my child growing up in a world where they have to distinguish between Katniss L. and Katniss S. in her class.”

    Marnie Shrump Vandal, Midwest Region
  • “At least with a name like Katniss, you know that two social outcasts managed to find love.”

    Byron Whitfield Social Smoker
  • “Those kids are so lucky. I had to be named after my stupid fucking grandmother.”

    Karen Mobley Plant Critic

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