Reading While Eating for September 19: Talk Like a Pirate Day

Arrr you ready for these links, matey? In honor of this annual holiday, we present the finest in pirate fare for your lunch break.

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Groggy After Grog: We know how much pirates like their rum. Here’s an in-depth look at why alcohol gives you the spins. (mental_floss)

“X” Marks the Spot: A photo of a cross-eyed cat in a pirate’s hat. (BuzzFeed)

Message in a Bottle: Nowadays, if your ship is captured by pirates, you’ll receive a very professional memo. (The Daily What)

Pirate’s Booty: $7 million worth of gold bars and coins were discovered in a Nevada recluse’s home. (

The Poop Deck: Check out these 10 coolest restrooms in America. (

Abandon Ship: Here’s a list of authors who dropped out of school. (Flavorwire)

Trend-Surfing: U.S. Naval Academy cadets (not pirates) spoof PSY’s “Gangnam Style.” (FOX News)