"I was in hospital last week. I asked the nurse if I could do my own stitches. She said 'suture self'" was one of the bits of wordplay that secured the UK Pun Championship for Leo Kearse last week. Read more of them at The Independent. » 2/24/15 3:00am 2/24/15 3:00am

This Stan Lee Cameo Is A Pun You Can Wear

What do you get as a present for Stan Lee, the man who has a cameo in every Marvel movie? How about a sculpture of his face fashioned into a cameo jewel? Someone commissioned this Stan Lee cameo as a gift for Lee and you can buy one for yourself. » 10/28/14 7:00pm 10/28/14 7:00pm

Plutonium: Why science should officially not be taken seriously

Did you know that plutonium is a literal joke? Not the full name, which is a fair enough name (though unaffiliated with an actual planet anymore). That little square on the periodic table is a joke, made by plutonium's discoverer, meant to stay up there for all time. » 12/29/13 7:30am 12/29/13 7:30am

Charmin's Thor-themed ad reminds us their toilet paper is Asgardian

Toilet paper seller Charmin had the most winning Thor 2 tie-in with this punny image, complete with a toilet paper roll forged for the butts of the worthy. » 11/09/13 1:00pm 11/09/13 1:00pm

Saturday Webcomic: The Princess Planet is a land of myth, magic, and…

On a world where nearly every girl is a princess, not every princess is going to sing to birds or go off looking for her one true love. Princess Christi, the star of Brian McLachlan's The Princess Planet decides to trade in her ball gown for a spandex suit. With her snowman companion, Princess Christi travels her… » 1/19/13 8:30am 1/19/13 8:30am

NASA gives us the best astronomical pun ever

About 6500 light years from earth, there's a red chicken in the sky. There may even be more than one. Many people report seeing a chicken in this new Hubble image of the Lambda Centauri Nebula, earning it the nickname "Angry Bird Nebula" and "Chicken Nebula," but they clash over exactly where the bird is. Some see… » 9/21/11 6:40am 9/21/11 6:40am