The Barkley Marathons Is The Kobayashi Maru Of Sporting Events

Participants in the annual Barkley Marathons are allotted just 60 hours to claw through more than 100-miles of unmerciful wilderness, enduring extreme temperatures and changes in elevation that equate to climbing up and down Mount Everest. Twice. Since 1986, only fourteen out of over 1,000 participants have finished… » 6/11/14 5:48pm 6/11/14 5:48pm

The Creator Of Calvin and Hobbes Has Been Drawing A Comic In Secret!

Bill Watterson, the famously reclusive creator of beloved comic strip Calvin and Hobbes, returned to your newspaper's comics page this week, and you probably didn't even notice. The sub rosa comic strips – three of them, to be exact – are the first Watterson has illustrated and published in almost 20 years. » 6/07/14 12:44pm 6/07/14 12:44pm