Bryan Kelly

Bryan Kelly is a writer living the remote lifestyle. A graduate of the University of Michigan, Bryan's work has appeared on the Absurdist and the Ann Arbor Independent. He blogs on sports and politics at www.TheMashedPotatoCircuit.com.

Entertainment
Culture

The Nine Lives of San Francisco's Presidio Pet Cemetery

What is the appeal of a 63-year-old pet cemetery in a historic urban park? Plenty, actually.

Science

It's High Time to Put Restaurant Styrofoam in the Historical Landfill

The options for compostable or recyclable dinner and tableware are, finally, affordable.

Entertainment

How to Talk to Your State Legislator to Get a Law Changed or Passed

Giving testimony to state lawmakers is much, much easier than you would expect.

Innovation

Does Anyone Care You Don't Own a TV?

One of the standby benchmarks of snooty hipsterdom is edging toward the mainstream.

Entertainment

Eight Halloween Pranks That Won't Get You Arrested

You can get a lot of mileage out of a Pennywise costume.

Science

Why Do Most Police, Fire, and Ambulance Sirens Sound the Same?

God bless 'em, but they've scared a shitload of people through time.

Science

Intellectual Arrogance Leads to Better Academic Performance

The pushiest jerks get the best grades, according to science and your own common sense.

Mind and Body

Dig These 10 Legit Non-Candy Things to Give Trick-Or-Treaters

Curing America's sugar addiction, one street-block at a time.

Culture
Innovation

Why Your Disaster Kit Should Include a Drone

The Red Cross agrees: The life your sUAS saves may be your own.

Culture
Culture

Reconsidering America's Languid March to the 6-Hour Workday

Sweden is shortening its workdays. But in the States, the economics of it still look dicey.

Entertainment

The Dry Brilliance of the Silica Gel Packet and Its Many Uses

To see the universe in a grain of sand, and wisdom in an inedible, discardable plastic bag.

Innovation

Facebook 'Likes' Sway Public Opinion of Politicians

A University of Delaware study finds perceived Facebook popularity can attract votes IRL.

Innovation

Why Canadians Are Going Online to Try to Vote 'Strategically'

With a federal election days away, Canada's fractured left is trying to unite. Sorta.

Mind and Body
Entertainment

The Life (and Death) Cycle of the Halloween Superstore

What do the citizens of Halloween City and Spirit Halloween do the other 11 months of the year?

Mind and Body

The International Coding of Diseases-10 Is Hilariously Specific

The people behind ICD-10 thought of absolutely everything and don't seem to understand waterskiing.

Innovation

Google Has Become Alphabet

How will the world take to the world's most interesting company becoming a whole new brand?