The pros and cons of a man sitting down to pee, Egypt's lost pyramids uncovered: top Diggs

The most popular news, videos and images as picked by Digg users during the last seven days, recorded on May 31.

1. 7 Insane Easter Eggs Hidden in Movies and TV Shows
Cracked.com uncovers images, languages and plots that have been hidden in movies and TV shows. Examples include naked women on the cover of The Silence of the Lambs film poster, characters from the next Pixar movie hidden in the previous one, and a hidden McBain movie in The Simpsons episodes aired between 1991 and 1993.

2. Marijuana Advocates Sue to Force Legalization in All 50 States
Marijuana advocates have filed a suit in a US Circuit Court in the hope of making the federal government "recognize cannabis as a drug with acceptable medical uses."

3. Egypt finds 17 lost pyramids using infra-red images to detect underground buildings
A new satellite survey that used infra-red images to scan objects under the ground in Egypt has uncovered underground buildings which appear to include 17 "lost" pyramids, 1,000 tombs and 3,000 ancient settlements.

4. The pros and cons of a man sitting down to pee - The Oatmeal
A cartoon that lists the pros ("lets you hunch over and relax," "Penis is 100% safe from zipper") and the cons ("takes more time" and "Pretty much makes you a sissy little bitch") of a man sitting down to pee.

5. The United States Postal Service Nears Collapse
Mail volume in the US is "falling at a staggering rate" and the USPS is struggling to cover its annual budget, says an article on the Businessweek website.

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