May 2, 2014, 5am PDT
Parts of the East Coast got hit this week by rain and floods in what must certainly be cosmic salt in the wound of a long and intense winter. Luckily for our moods, one local news broadcast caught one biker rising above the wet conditions.
November 1, 2013, 2pm PDT
Subway conductors, especially in New York, can be a gruff lot. And not without reason: they have a serious and essential job to do in very public, often stressful, conditions. To show their appreciation, two riders devised a way to make them smile.
September 28, 2012, 2pm PDT
In today's Friday Funny, we add to our collection of images of pets acting like people. If you happen to find yourself in London, you may get to ride the train with this Great Dane.
August 15, 2008, 1pm PDT
Google Streetview is slowly taking pictures of every street in the world, and capturing unexpected vignettes along the way like an Australian man passed out on his front lawn.
September 26, 2006, 6am PDT
The Internet blog Gawker releases an interactive map showing what each subway station in New York City smells like, complete with a legend distinguishing the occasional pleasant and usually not-so-pleasant smells found below.