January 15th, 2008

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Growing a new beating heart from stem cells. Imagine growing unrejectable replacement parts with our own stem cells using this method.
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Did Christopher Columbus bring syphilis to Europe from the New World? Geneticists seem to think so, and there was that incriminating pandemic in Europe right after the explorer's voyages.
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A: Did you hear about that series of illogical events that occurred involving a duck? They turned out to be congruent in some unexpected way! B: Har har! Please excuse me while I breathe spasmodically and become moist! Scientists study laughter.
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This video shows you how three guys recreated the D-Day Normandy Beach Invasion for a TV show on a shoestring budget with no actors. Besides themselves.
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Soccer player Mauro Bressan's Bicycle Kick. A beautiful once-in-a-career goal.
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You Bought What?! 10 Extraordinarily Peculiar eBay Purchases. I remember the wedding dress story; you've got to read that one!
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Tetrical: Tetris in 3D. Take some time to get used to the many ways you can manipulate this. Then you'll really have fun!
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An earthquake simulator to reduce stress? Sounds as relaxing as an amusement park ride.

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