A plain grilled cheese sandwich from The Melt costs $5, which makes it a natural fit for the rich babies of San Francisco, who can't even dress themselves, let alone put a piece of cheese between two pieces of bread over heat without causing a gas explosion.

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No One Knows What's Causing These Mysterious Radio Bursts From Space

Back in 2007, astronomers detected an incredibly brief, incredibly strong radio wave burst in Australia. And now, on the opposite side of the world, astronomers have detected a second blast of similar proportions. Meaning that A) the first one wasn't a fluke, and B) we have absolutely no idea what's causing them. » 7/28/14 4:08pm Monday 4:08pm

Not Just Comcast: 19 Stories From Call Center Hell

Recently, Comcast and its call center habits have been thoroughly lambasted from all sides—and for good reason. But what many of us keep forgetting is that it's not just Comcast. The call center system as a whole is broken. And as you'll see from the tales below, it's breaking its employees along with it. » 7/28/14 1:16pm Monday 1:16pm

Comcast Employees Spill How Hellish Life Is on Their End of the Phone

Last week, the Comcast call heard 'round the world struck a major chord with nearly everyone. We've all had that maddening phone call with a sales rep who just won't quit. What you might not realize is that as we're slamming our heads against our phones, they are too. It's not they won't stop, but that they can't » 7/24/14 5:41pm 7/24/14 5:41pm

A Japanese soldier had no idea WWII ended—and fought for 29 more years

When Hiroo Onoda got dropped off on in the Philippines during World War II, the Japanese soldier was told two things: 1) You are absolutely forbidden to die by your own hand. And 2) It may take three years, it may take five, but whatever happens, we'll come back for you. They didn't come back, but Onoda obeyed his… » 7/23/14 4:00pm 7/23/14 4:00pm