March 19th, 2008

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The Top Ten Weirdest Rock and Roll Deaths. Or nine, really, since Cass Elliot's entry was the rumor about her death.
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Salamanders can regrow limbs after they are torn off; why can't humans do the same? The April issue of Scientific American looks at research that may one day lead to self-regeneration of human body parts.
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50% of College Students Think We See Like Superman. Increasingly obvious clues to the real process show that ingrained ideas are very hard to change.
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The 8 Least Impressive Guinness World Records. If you can't win a footrace or climb a mountain, maybe you can let snails walk on your face.
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Geeks are making the world a better place by doing what they do best. Engineers Without Borders equips off-the-grid villages with wind-generated electricity.
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In the early 1800s, medical schools found corpses difficult to obtain, illegal to dissect, and hard to preserve. A student named Louis Auzoux developed and produced anatomical models made of papier-mache, some of which are still around today.
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Never trust a badger trying to sell you a car. I swear I used to work with this fellow.
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WebCrosswords. The easiest way to do a crossword puzzle, with a new one everyday.
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How marshmallow Peeps are used in modern art. They look good in an Easter basket, too!

March 18, 2008 - 10:49pm
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