February 5th, 2008

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History's Greatest Gadgets. Ancient batteries and calculators show that human ingenuity is as old as the hills.
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Scientists are finding clues about why water is so utterly weird. You may not know because water is so familiar to us, but it acts very different from other liquids.
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From National Geographic, a photo gallery of caves all over the world. This just scrapes the surface (as it were) of the beauty found underground.
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The Top Ten Giant Movie Monsters. From Godzilla to the Sta-Puf Man to a bird as big as a battleship! (audio NSFW)
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Ozoux has links to all the Academy Award nominees for Best Animated Short. You won't see any of the other categories available online.
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Today is Mardi Gras! Also commemorated as Shrove Tuesday or Pancake Day. See a New Orleans parade from 1941 in this video.
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What is the manliest manly dish you could serve for Superbowl Sunday? Carl made a Bacon Pig, a hotdog wrapped in ground pork wrapped in bacon. In a pig shape.
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I'll Have What Her Majesty's Having. Famous folk and their drinks of choice.

February 4, 2008 - 8:50pm
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