April 11th, 2008

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Cognitive dissonance and the Monty Hall Problem. Is there a fatal flaw behind door number one?
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Coffins to die for. When you absolutely, positively must have the most fashionable funeral ever.
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Biomimetics, applying designs from nature to solve problems in engineering, materials science, medicine, and other fields. Mother Nature has already done extensive real-world testing.
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When good bananas go bad. Just like that dream where you're chased by a giant banana... what? Is that just me?
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What if we could set up a system where spacecraft were in almost perpetual motion orbiting between Earth and Mars, using each planet's gravity to sling it toward the other? We could send crews to Mars using a fraction of the fuel of a conventional mission.
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A gallery of 50 wonderful signs badly translated into English. Be careful not to be injured all the time, please.
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It's true: everything seems weirder in slow-motion. Take a look for yourself!

April 10, 2008 - 10:01pm
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