Consider this. You can eat an apple vertically and the core just becomes part of the snack. Not buying it? At least read this impassioned argument from James Hamblin. “The core is a product of society, man. There is a thin fibrous band, smaller in diameter than a pencil and not bad to the taste. If you eat your apple vertically, it is not noticeable.”

+ More than 109 feet. That’s a long basketball shot.

+ A hunter in Florida pulled over and shot a deer. Only it wasn’t a real deer. It was a robotic deer. Seriously, how long is it before the robotic deer decides to make the first move?

+ Twenty years later, a look back at the Mickey Mouse Club members who would become really, really famous.

+ For a Volvo ad, Jean Claude Van Damme does his signature split between two moving trucks. I’m really not sure what we’re supposed to be rooting for here.