March 18th, 2008

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Thousands of sheep died one night in 1968 in Skull Valley, Utah. Army officials, who were in charge of testing a nerve agent that caused death within ten minutes, got busy drafting a denial.
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Top 10 Badass Female Warriors. What? You've never heard of Fu Hao, Gudit, or Tri Tha Trinh? Now you have.
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Questionaut is a beautiful click game where you answer and collect elementary-level questions. It's from the creators of Samorost.
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The biggest of the big cats is one that exists, but not in the natural world. The artificially-bred liger can grow up to 900 pounds, twice the size of a lion or tiger.
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The story of the fig tree, the fig wasp, and the parasite wasp illustrates the delicate balance of nature. It also shows how parasites can be beneficial in ways we could never guess.
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How to tip like a gentleman. Or a lady, since there's no advice here that is gender-specific.
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The dog who needs no master. Why beg when you can reload your own computerized ball pitcher?
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How To Train A Cat. It's not easy, but here are three cats who set a good example.

March 17, 2008 - 10:50pm
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