Today is Cook Something Bold Day, and I’m hoping Diana will make some of that fabulous green salsa with tomatillos in it! Since you can’t get any, I recommend grabbing this stuff, instead.
Ever suffered 40 lashes with a wet noodle? Maybe it was just the common punishment for pint-sized misdemeanors when I was growing up, but I can’t help but hope that this rich tradition of minor affliction in the face of tiny crimes has lived on.
For those who decry my seemingly sadomasochistic sentimentality, 40 lashes with a wet noodle don’t actually hurt — but you can serve the noodle for dinner afterwards without dessert if you really want a kid to rethink the choices of his or her so-far short lifetime.
And when you run out of wet noodles, you can just make more.
Happy World Pasta Day!
Today is National Boss’ Day, depending on where you live. And if you live in Hazzard County, make sure Hogg’s not the boss of you.
If a national holiday happens during a government shutdown and no one’s around to make it official, does it still get celebrated?
Officially, today is Columbus Day in the United States. The Oatmeal proposes that we ditch Columbus entirely and make it Bartolome de las Casas Day, instead, and offers more than a few compelling ideas why. What do you think?
This isn’t the first time The Oatmeal has made us rethink a thing or two. Here’s another quality example of The Oatmeal’s brilliance.
In celebration of National Bald and Free Day, we embrace Captain Jean-Luc Picard and his favorite drink: Tea, Earl Grey, Hot! Of course, you don’t have a replicator, so you’ll have to scoop out this blend into your favorite looseleaf brewer.
Today is Crush a Can Day. Can anyone tell me where I left my bottle of Tylenol?
Would this Halloween costume look better on me than my Stormtrooper suit?
Economist Juliet Shor says that a medieval peasant got more vacation time than you (but still less than Congress).
Happy Labor Day!
Labor Day? Sounds like work.