What constitutes a Final Frontier in science these days? Can we cure cancer? Achieve immortality? Find the soul or any neighbors out there in space? Popular Mechanics breaks down some of science's greatest unsolved mysteries with a Progress Report. (Thanks Jill!)
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Another tear-jerker tale, this time from Flossy reader Holly, about a pilot who waited for takeoff in order to assist a grandfather making his way to see his grandson for the last time. (This one goes out to all my fellow Road Warriors, to warm the cockles of our jaded hearts).
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In other airplane news, FlightLite shows your flight's (or the flight of the person you are about to go pick up) real-time route and progress. Brilliant stuff!
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There never seem to be an end to bizarre shoe sculptures on the internet. I wonder what that portends? (These are particularly creepy).
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Step right up for the fight: Google versus Bing, in a game of Jeopardy! Apparently Google reigns victorious, but there are some interesting comparative stats (such as Wikipedia's complete fail … although that may potentially be a result of their rudimentary search engine).
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From Sarah, I've seen a few of these narrated BBC animal videos, and they never cease to amuse me! Here's another installment to the series.
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From the Annals of Too Much Time: A Smores Keyboard.
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Ok beer fans, just how well do you know the liquid courage inwhich you imbibe? Can you recognize these closeups of beer labels? (Bonus: additional facts about each company are included so you can memorize them and wow people at the watering hole tonight).
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