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TED, three men, and a little lady

As you may recall, Will, Mangesh and I traveled to the Idea Festival a few weeks ago, and one of the speakers we had the privilege of hearing was Burt Rutan -- who believes you can fly, provided you do so in his crazy-genius space-travel vehicle. His Idea Festival speech isn't available on the web, but you can now watch a similar presentation he gave at the TED conference in February here. Highly recommended.

Also, allow me a quick sidenote/rant: I love me some TED, but check out the three people it chose as representatives of its new slogan for 2007, "Icons. Geniuses. Mavericks.": 

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Um, one of these things is not like the other? Why would TED choose Marilyn Monroe when there are so many other smart women around? Icon or not, compared to Rutan, Van Gogh, and Einstein, I think she might be missing something, and I don't mean well-groomed facial hair.

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Finding Art in Everyday Sights
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Artist Paul Gledhill "draws on" everyday sights for inspiration. See more on Instagram.

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Can You Find the Money in Santa’s Sack in This Hidden Image Puzzle?
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Vouchercloud, a website and app for online deals, brings us this holiday-themed test of your vision just in time for Christmas. Hidden among all the identical Santa Clauses carrying sacks of presents, one financially-savvy Santa is carrying a big sack of money. Can you figure out where he is? (Warning: Spoilers below.)

Spot him yet? If you’re stumped, check out the solution below. If this one was a breeze for you, try out a few more hidden-object puzzles here, here, and here. Or if you’re looking for something with a little more real-life relevancy, try to figure out where the snake is in this photo. Happy hunting!

A hidden-object image features rows of Santas carrying sacks with the solution circled in red.

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