It might sound crazy, but Thursday’s links bring you ideas that are actually serious, if far-fetched.
Pastrami on Rye? America isn’t a melting pot. It’s a sandwich. Here’s why. (GOOD)
Name Game: You’ve certainly played with a Rubik’s Cube before. But have you met Mr. Rubik? See the people behind iconic brand names. (LIFE)
Cool Characters: Fonzie: The original hipster. No, seriously. Check out the storied history of hipsters on television. (Flavorwire)
Social Studies: Facebook sure looks a lot different recently. But have these tweaks changed social networking forever? (TIME)
Past Its Prime: Get with the times, fair reader. It’s the ’90s after all, or so this supercut says. (The Daily What)
Whimsical World: Balloon hats: The great equalizer. (Stuff I Stole from the Internet)