Links of the Day: What You Missed This Weekend

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Monica Lewinsky is back. In a recent TED talk, the former White House intern calls herself “Patient Zero” of public shaming and speaks out against Internet trolls. [NYT] The “supermoon” caused a “supertide” that turned France’s Mont Saint-Michel into an island. [The Atlantic] The mystery of the naked Panama City …

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Donation of the Day: Someone Gave Human Ashes to Goodwill

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Some people avoid buying used clothing at a thrift shop because they think the previous owner may have died in them. Well this story takes that fear to a whole new level. A Goodwill in Lafayette, Indiana discovered some cremated human remains in their donation pile. The ashes were found …

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RIP of the Day: EGOT Champion Mike Nichols Dead at 83

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Mike Nichols, famed director/writer/producer and one of a select few people to have achieved the coveted EGOT (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, Tony) died on Wednesday. He worked on a number of memorable projects including “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?”, “The Graduate,” “The Birdcage,” “Charlie Wilson’s War,” Monty Python’s “Spamalot” and “Angels …

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