September 21, 2007

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Professor Randy Pausch makes his last lecture one to remember. The 46-year-old father of three has terminal pancreatic cancer, but his message is one of encouragement and hope.

October 8, 1871: The deadliest fire in the history of the United States occurred, but NOT in Chicago. 1,200 people died in Peshtigo, Wisconsin the same day as the start of the Great Chicago Fire, so the deadlier fire got hardly any press.

Your odds of winning the Powerball, illustrated with M&Ms. No wonder they call the lottery "a tax on people who are bad at math."

Velociraptor, the terrifying predator made famous in the movie "Jurassic Park," appears to have had feathers in real life. This brings to mind the image of the 6-Foot Man Eating Chicken you've seen at carnivals.

Darth Vader Blues. C'mon, admit it -you've thought about this one before.

September 20, 2007 - 9:28pm
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