The Morning Open Thread: Character Crush Edition

Good morning everyone. I trust no one is falling for the array of "jokes" that are pervading the internet on this ruined holiday. Today's suggested topic is character crushes. Who is your character crush? Who do you secretly ship with yours... I mean with an "OC"? Share below or discuss something else entirely. » 4/01/15 9:10am Today 9:10am

The Morning Open Thread: End Of The World Edition

Good morning everybody. Today's suggested topic is for the end times. Like in Ghostbusters, you now have the option of choosing your world's demise. Choose your preferred end-of-the-world format and share below. Or discuss something else. It's your choice. » 3/31/15 9:38am Yesterday 9:38am

The Morning Open Thread: Mondays Edition

Good morning everyone. It's time for the morning open thread. Today's suggested topic is Mondays. I know this will seem strangely coincidental as it just happens to be a Monday as well, but try not to let it bother you. That's what Monday's are for. What you do love/hate about this glorious day of the week? Share… » 3/30/15 9:26am Monday 9:26am

The Morning Open Thread: Favorite Spaceship Edition

Good morning everybody. I trust we're all enjoying our weekend. Today's suggested topic is inspired from a visit to tvtropes. What is your favorite starship? Choose from any median to make your choice. Share with us below or discuss something else. » 3/29/15 10:38am Sunday 10:38am

The Morning Open Thread: Dream Vacation Edition

Good morning everyone. It's time for the morning open thread. I'm scheduling this post ahead of time so hopefully it has appeared at the correct time. Today's suggested topic is dream vacations. Share your ideal vacation below or discuss something else entirely. » 3/27/15 9:15am Friday 9:15am

The Morning Open Thread: Children's Television Edition

Good morning everybody. It's morning open thread time. Today's suggested theme is children's television. As I continue my nephew-sitting adventures I find myself exposed to the horror of modern children's television. This game me a topic idea. Growing up, what was your favorite program to watch? Share below or discuss… » 3/25/15 9:09am 3/25/15 9:09am

The Morning Open Thread: Lottery Dreams Edition

Good morning everybody. It's time for the morning open thread. Some say the lottery is a tax on hope, but it's still fun to think about. Imagine you've just won the lottery. Millions upon millions of dollars are suddenly in your bank account. What do you do? Share your dreams below or discuss something else entirely. » 3/24/15 9:39am 3/24/15 9:39am

The Morning Open Thread: Favorite Board Game Edition

Good morning everybody. It's time for the morning open thread. Time to throw off the shackles of sleep, possibly the result of waking up in the middle of the night to quiet a screaming toddler. Today's suggested topic is board games. What was/is your favorites? Share below or discuss whatever. » 3/23/15 9:04am 3/23/15 9:04am

The Morning Open Thread: Pure Open Thread Edition

Going out of town so I can't be bothered to come up with a suggested topic. So... discuss whatever you want. This is a pure open thread. It's up to you. You can do it. I... believe in you? » 3/22/15 10:40am 3/22/15 10:40am

The Morning Open Thread: Weekend Edition

Good morning everyone. Simple prompt today. What are your plans for the weekend? Feel free to share below or discuss whatever else you'd like. It's an open thread. That's kinda the whole point. » 3/21/15 10:17am 3/21/15 10:17am

The Morning Open Thread: Favorite Car Edition

Good morning. It's currently raining and a bit gloomy, but I'll just shake it off (haters gonna hate) and welcome you to another morning open thread. Today's suggested topic is your favorite car. What was your favorite car you've owned? Or wish you owned? Share below or discuss whatever you like. I'm not the… » 3/20/15 10:33am 3/20/15 10:33am

Explore The Solar System Through These Amazing Retro Travel Posters

Ron Guyatt started his Solar System travel posters project a few years ago with locations on Mars, and he has since branched out to create a master work highlighting the best our Solar System has to offer. » 3/19/15 1:25pm 3/19/15 1:25pm

The Morning Open Thread: Conversation Stoppers Edition

Good morning. It's time for the morning open thread. Today's suggested topic is conversation stoppers. You know what it's like, you're having a discussion, and suddenly someone throws out a key phrase that automatically shuts down your interest in furthering the conversation. Share yours below or discuss whatever. » 3/18/15 9:53am 3/18/15 9:53am

The Morning Open Thread: Famous People Edition

Good morning everybody. The sun is out, and it's going to be a lovely day today. Unless you live somewhere where it's not. Sorry. Today's suggested topic is famous people. Who is the most famous person you've met? Could be a local celebrity, politician, Hollywood type, whatever. Share below or discuss something else.… » 3/17/15 10:16am 3/17/15 10:16am

The Morning Open Thread: Favorite Quotes Edition

Good morning everyone. As you can tell by the post title the suggested topic for today is your favorite quotes. Could be a line from a book, an utterance in a movie, or perhaps the final words of a famous historical figure. Or none of the above. It's an open thread. I'm not telling you what to do. » 3/15/15 10:26am 3/15/15 10:26am

The Morning Open Thread: Weekend Plans Edition

Good morning everybody. I think it's still morning. The nephew screamed for half the bloody night so I'm a bit hazy on details. But my babysitting purgatory is coming to its end, and it has inspired me to suggest for today's topic... what are your plans for the weekend? Let us know or discuss whatever below. » 3/13/15 10:14am 3/13/15 10:14am

Sir Terry Pratchett, creator of the Discworld, has passed away

Truly sad news today. It has been reported that Terry Pratchett has passed away. Easily my favorite author and creator of what I consider to be the best series of books ever. He shall be missed. » 3/12/15 11:17am 3/12/15 11:17am

The Morning Open Thread: Concert Edition

Good morning everybody. I trust everyone is doing well this fine day. It's time for this morning's open thread. Today's suggested topic is concerts. Could be your first concert, your favorite, or the one you wish you could attend. Share below or discuss whatever. It's up to you. » 3/11/15 9:54am 3/11/15 9:54am

The Morning Open Thread: Favorite Drink Edition

Bienvenue, Welcome, Willkommen. It's time for the morning open thread. I know mornings tend to be the domain of the coffee drinkers, but it's always fun drinking time somewhere, so I thought the suggested topic could be to list your favorite drink. Or not. Discuss whatever you'd like below. » 3/10/15 10:11am 3/10/15 10:11am

The Morning Open Thread: Favorite Words Edition

Good morning everyone. (Yes, yes, I know) It's time for the daily morning open thread. Today's conversation starter involves words. Most people have favorite words. What are yours? Share below or discuss whatever. It's perfectly cromulent either way. » 3/09/15 9:55am 3/09/15 9:55am