A recent side project has been perfecting nachos. Given the relatively recent creation of the dish it’s not really a matter of authenticity as much as trying to ensure a satisfying distribution of ingredients, balance of flavours and textures, and, of course, crunch. Mental Floss posted a video and accompanying article providing the history of …

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Channel 9 used to have a repeat of Ellen at 4.30am weekdays. Since Ellen has been banished from even early morning tv they’re now showing infomercials instead. Infomercials are more socially acceptable than Ellen. Drill-bits, Mattress Overlays, Ladders, Home Treadmills, and Static-Electric Dusters. All more socially acceptable than Ellen.