Leonard Nimoy's Legacy

Leonard Nimoy, best known for playing the character Spock in the Star Trek television shows and films, died at 83.

From The New York Times


Leonard Nimoy: Origin of Vulcan Greeting

As part of the Yiddish Book Center Wexler Oral History Project, Leonard Nimoy explains the origin of the Vulcan hand signal used by Spock, his character in the “Star Trek” series.

Produced by: Yiddish Book Center

From The New York Times


Existential Cookie Monster

Cookie Monster is a Muppet of few -- mostly cookie-related -- words. But the furry blue monster goes deep with profound thoughts about food.

Additional thanks to Cookie Monster, Sesame Street, the Guggenheim Museum, the Metropolitan Museum, the Museum of Modern Art, and Mashable.

From Shower Thoughts on Reddit


DIY Improvised Human Skatepark: Plywood

When the spots are sparse, sometimes you gotta make one yourself. When all you have is a piece of plywood, sometimes you gotta take one for the crew and make the spot out of yourself. It’s hard to know what’s more sketchy—skating the most rudimentary spot, or being the most rudimentary spot. DIY or die?

From The Berrics


Bill Burr: Gay Divorce

A newly married Bill talks about how marriages -- gay or straight -- all end in divorce.

From The Pete Holmes Show