1. Score one for the Giant Flying Spaghetti Monster. A Czech man who identifies himself as a Pastafarian—a member of a joke religion which “believes” that the spaghetti monster created the world and that Heaven includes a beer volcano—has won the legal right to wear a pasta strainer on his head when being photographed for his government-issued ID. The spaghetti monster was not available for comment.
2. It turns out we’ve all been pronouncing “Helvetica” wrong. That’s according to one Mr. Ralf Herrmann, who has created this nifty pronunciation guide to various fancy, European typefaces. If you want to impress all of your friends with the correct pronunciation of “Peignot,” this is the site for you! (Via Gawker)
3. Hit single + Jimmy Fallon + The Roots + children’s instruments = YouTube gold. It’s a formula that’s worked for Carly Rae Jepsen and Mariah Carey; now it’s very much working for Robin Thicke, the man behind “Blurred Lines.”