Children: Please do not run away from home and sleep inside of IKEA

Just when you thought telling your kids not to eat laundry detergent was the dumbest thing you’d have to do this year, it’s time for the terribly named “24 Hour Challenge.” According to U.K. police, this particularly inane social media challenge “encourages members of the public, particularly youngsters, to hide and…

IKEA releases instructions on how to turn their rugs into Night’s Watch capes

Last week, Game Of Thrones fans learned that the reason everyone in the Night’s Watch looks like they’re wearing a cheap rug for a cape is because they are in fact wearing cheap rugs for capes. Specifically, they’re IKEA rugs that have been cut, shaved, waxed, frosted, and who knows what else to make them look like…

Video game videos to relax you, and there’s more to Ikea than couches

In recent months, I’ve become a big fan of the video game video content coming out of Polygon, which makes for a perfect end-of-day wind-down by putting personality and humor ahead of technical details and commentary. (It doesn’t hurt that two of my favorite podcasters, My Brother, My Brother, And Me’s Justin and…

Uma Thurman and a Bollywood star join forces for an Extraordinary Journey

According to a report in Variety, Uma Thurman, Captain Phillips’ Barkhad Abdi, and Little White Lies’s Laurent Lafitte have been cast in Persepolis author Marjane Satrapi’s upcoming feature, The Extraordinary Journey Of The Fakir. They join Bollywood star Dhanush—who will be making his Hollywood debut in the film—…