St. Louis poet Neil Hilborn blew the Internet away with his recital of "OCD," a poem about having obsessive compulsive disorder while being in love, originally filmed during this year's Rustbelt Regional Poetry Slam in July.
China is fighting the good fight against nature - doing everything it can to keep Winter at bay.
To help battle the blues, the city of Changchun in China is installing plastic sheeting with pictures of lush, green shrubbery around the edge of the street, hiding all of the real plants which are now brown and bare.
"Many people feel depressed in the winter, and the site of the denuded trees only contributes to that feeling," said a local official. "We want to try and cheer people up a bit by putting some greenery around to make them feel better."
Thousands of meters of the plastic sheeting were rolled out this week, and if they're lucky, plastic flowers may be on the way as well. Seriously.
Just don't bother stopping to smell these roses.
The mostly Canadian crowd came to the rescue of singer Michelle Madeira, who was struggling with "The Star Spangled Banner" Tuesday night when her microphone started cutting out.
She was performing both the U.S. and Canadian anthems prior to the Nashville Predators vs. Toronto Maple Leafs game at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto.
Unfortunately, for Canada, the Maple Leafs lost 9-2.
The British Embassy in Kiev sassily tweeted out a helpful guide on Wednesday to help the Russians identify their tanks in Ukraine, which they claim aren't actually there.
The image includes a graphic showing some of the features of a T-72BM tank, as well as photos of them reportedly spotted in the area in the past few months.
At the G20 summit this past week, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper told Russian President Vladimir Putin to "get out of the Ukraine."
Putin's response: "That's impossible because we are not there."
Nature photographer Jeff Cremer was working in the jungles of Tambopata, Peru a few years ago, when he uncovered several dozen worms in the soil glowing a strange green color.
Local entomologists had never seen anything like it before in the region but came to the conclusion that the animal is possibly the larvae of an unknown species of click beetle. He initially posted pictures of his findings on Reddit to help solve the mystery.
The .5-inch long worms have since been determined to be carnivorous as well, and use the glowing light to attract their prey into their terrifying jaws before chowing down.
Entomologist Aaron Pomerantz recently took a trip down to Peru with Cremer to investigate further, which you can watch in the video above.
Mike Nichols, famed director/writer/producer and one of a select few people to have achieved the coveted EGOT (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, Tony) died on Wednesday.
He worked on a number of memorable projects including "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?", "The Graduate," "The Birdcage," "Charlie Wilson's War," Monty Python's "Spamalot" and "Angels in America."
Here's his acceptance speech after winning the AFI Lifetime Achievement Award in 2010, presented by Meryl Streep, which he ended with this memorable quote:
"Goodnight moon, goodnight stars. I'll see you on the set and the beach and in the kitchen. And at the movies."