February 12th, 2008

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The history of The Evil Eye. And how heavy metal fans keep it away. Really.
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America's 50 Greenest Cities. The list is not all that surprising, but the notes on some are fascinating.
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The 20 Worst Foods in America. This ranking is based on their impact on your health; no doubt they taste pretty good.
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Swimming at the edge of Victoria Falls. These pictures are bound to make you just a little nervous. Or very nervous.
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Nothing is sacred. Dave Grohl of the Foo Fighters performs Stairway to Heaven, beautifully and horribly at the sme time.
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Where did the myth of using only 10% of our brain power come from? We humans are wasteful, but not THAT wasteful!
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Police departments are dealing with budget cutbacks which leave them without proper bagpipes. That doesn't mean they will do without.
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Weirdest Things Found in Sewers and Drains. Things don't just dissapear from existence when you flush them down the toilet.
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Behind Prokofiev's music for the ballet Romeo and Juliet. With bonus video of Margot Fonteyn and Rudolph Nureyev.

February 11, 2008 - 9:43pm
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