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April 17th, 2008

Mathematical Quilts. Elaine Krajenke Ellison is a retired math teacher who makes quilts with patterns that represent math concepts in a beautiful way.
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A live Norway spruce in Sweden has a root system that has been growing for 9,550 years! The tree is only about 13 feet tall, but the trunk is not the first first one grown from the roots. The age of the root system was determined by radiocarbon dating.
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Sky-High Ads Float Like Clouds. "Flogos" are made from biodegradable foam and can be cut into the shape of company logos.
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10 annoyingly brilliant office interiors. All my workplaces have tried to look as cheap as possible, so employees would never expect raises!
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The first Earth Day was in 1970. Environmental awareness has changed a lot since then.
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Dancing Cupcakes. My kids told me this is the best video ever, but maybe they were just hungry. It is downright delightful.
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A grilled cheese sandwich cooking competition! The National Grilled Cheese Invitational is Saturday in Los Angeles.
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14 Sentences about 14 Shakespeare Comedies. This will get you up to snuff on what they are all about!

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Finding Art in Everyday Sights
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Artist Paul Gledhill "draws on" everyday sights for inspiration. See more on Instagram.

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Can You Find the Money in Santa’s Sack in This Hidden Image Puzzle?
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A hidden-object image features rows of Santas carrying sacks.
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Vouchercloud, a website and app for online deals, brings us this holiday-themed test of your vision just in time for Christmas. Hidden among all the identical Santa Clauses carrying sacks of presents, one financially-savvy Santa is carrying a big sack of money. Can you figure out where he is? (Warning: Spoilers below.)

Spot him yet? If you’re stumped, check out the solution below. If this one was a breeze for you, try out a few more hidden-object puzzles here, here, and here. Or if you’re looking for something with a little more real-life relevancy, try to figure out where the snake is in this photo. Happy hunting!

A hidden-object image features rows of Santas carrying sacks with the solution circled in red.

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