Come join our April non-fools day Indoor Scavenger Hunt! Can you find all the things? Post a photo or poem etc of your finds, and suggest things for people to seek.
Members look back over their AskMe questions, reminding us things can get better over time
Photo quiz: Can you find the cat hiding in plain sight?
Grooming confessions: How and where do Mefites cut our toenails?
Can't transport enough fuel to your remote mining site? With 19th century ingenuity you can run your industrial equipment all on water power.
Falconetti says, "I was just on Jeopardy! a week and a half ago..."
Are salt grinders any good? furnace.heart answers, as a person who used to work in a retail salt store
So MANY great photo posts this month: a rare view of Victorian Women of Color; "Through Our Eyes" asked 100 homeless people in Spartanburg, South Carolina to take pictures of their lives; Vintage aerial photos of rural America; Was Diane Arbus the Most Radical Photographer of the 20th Century?; Six degrees of Copenhagen by Jens Juul; WaterWigs project by Tim Tadder; Restricted Areas series by Russian photographer Danila Tkachenko; freaky and cute Secret Friends; photographs by Degas; using drones to portray scenes of inequality in South Africa; Famous landmarks photographed from the "wrong" direction.
Ever wonder what a "nor'easter" is? Check out the great answers from Seymour Zamboni, plastic_animals, and weathergal in rules of thumb for weather patterns in the USA.
Different cultures also have their own languages of flower-meanings. Plus some cool info from sukeban on how new imported flowers like roses made their way into kimono designs in the late 19th century.
Did you see the new photos from the formerly-hidden-from-visitors North Korean subway system?
Recently on Mefi, people and places around the world, enchanting, mysterious and magnetic:
The Banjo Bands of Malawi is a video clip featuring three different performances of a certain strain of folk music from the small African nation.
From the 1920s to the 1960s, German people loved to pose with actors dressed as polar bears.
LA-based art duo kozyndan posted an immersive "VR" experience of their 2009 Miyazaki-esque piece "Nakano In Spring".
"Wow, I love a lot of these. But as I was going through the reddit thread, I came across this picture. It isn't the most stunning example of colorization, but it was striking to me nonetheless. The person in the photo is my great uncle, Raymond Bowman..."
milkcrateman recognizes a relative.