http://crookedtimber.org/2012/02/16/so-what-would-your-plan-for-greece-be/ Solve the Greek sovereign debt crisis in a choose your own adventure style!
http://www.gladwell.com/2010/2010_02_15_a_drinking.html Intoxicated behavior is largely influenced by culture.
http://twitter.com/Horse_ebooks @horse_ebooks is a Twitter account which posts random, out of context lines from ebooks about horses. This is a collection of some of the best posts, these are comics made from its tweets and this blog has short stories made from @horse_ebooks quotes.
http://www.ediblegeography.com/spaces-of-banana-control/ I'll bet you had no idea you could use ripening bananas to heat your house.
http://www.popularmechanics.com/technology/aviation/crashes/what-really-happened-aboard-air-france-447-6611877 This article goes over the last minutes of flight of Air France 447.
http://nymag.com/print/?/news/features/harold-camping-2011-10/ How did Harold Camping handle the day after the end of the world?
http://www.gq.com/entertainment/movies-and-tv/201111/movie-set-that-ate-itself-dau-ilya-khrzhanovsky?printable=true¤tPage=all An investigation into a very strange movie set. I thought it was fiction but it's real.