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Dr. Harvey Cushing revolutionized brain surgery in the early 20th century. Before imaging, antibiotics, or even effective anesthesia, he could remove brain tumors and extend patients' lives. (via Boing Boing)
Sentient Fireballs and Biting Lights. Historical accounts of luminescent anomalies, or, as Jerry Lee Lewis would say, "great balls of fire".
How to write a scientific paper. This guide goes way beyond the scientific method and tells you what you really need to know.
Play the drums in an apartment complex and people will complain. It's what they don't complain about that will make you stop and think.
How to Turn a Frog Egg Into a Robot's Artificial Nose. They don't really expect you to do it, but some scientists plan to!
Pee-Wee Herman attended the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in South Dakota. He got a tattoo, rode his bike, and swapped stories with veteran bikers.
Behind the Scenes of Macbeth. Getting the cursed play to the stage for the first time was an epic adventure in itself.

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August 25, 2010 - 12:02am
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