“Sailors usually lobbed grenades in this manner, but when they weren’t under direct threat—which was most of the time—they loaded the gun with less-lethal ammunition, like potatoes. When Winston Churchill observed a demonstration and someone forgot the grenades, operators used beer bottles instead.” An Explosive History of the T-Shirt Cannon.

+ 16 Facts About Squirrels for Squirrel Appreciation Day. (And the great Sarah Silverman on squirrels…)

+ A dentist was filmed extracting a tooth while on a hoverboard. He was found guilty on 46 counts. (After sentencing, he’s gonna find himself on the other end of a cavity search.)