If you're fully entrenched in NCAA March Madness, branch out a little bit and test your NBA knowledge in an attempt to stump this 6 Degrees of Separation game. Harvard students have put together this handy procrastination tool that, according to Matt who sent in the link, is impossible to beat (though some of the sequences have used 8 degrees, he hasn't found one longer than that).
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Beautiful, delightful bubbles being blown in slow motion on a windy beach. I could watch this all day!
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Another word game that asks you to provide the desired lexeme based on a definition (they do give you the first letter as a hint).
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Artist Miquel Bacelo creates a fantastic and colorful stalactite-esque ceiling. How cool would this be in a house with high ceilings? (Although my luck would be that some part would break off an impale a guest).
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A pro-gadget story (yaaaay gadgets!): here are 8 Great Gadgets for College Dorms (these are pretty legitimate, I have to agree).
Eight great gadgets for college dorms
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An anti-gadget story (boooo gadgets!): As if anyone is surprised, gadgets are depriving us of our sleep (take heed, Robot Revolution watchers: note how the gadgets distract us from sleep and make us weak!). As someone whose building was without power for most of the day today, it's always good to have a reminder that we don't always need to be SO plugged in 24 hours a day.
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You didn't know you were a Justin Bieber fan, did you? Well you just might be - although it's more accurate to say that you're a fan of Shamantis (a.k.a. Nick Pittsinger) who, using free software called PaulStretch conceived rather brilliantly to slow down Justin Bieber's "U Smile" by, well, 800%. The result is something altogether unrecognizable … it's ethereal, encompassing, epic and almost haunting. Fingers crossed this becomes a trend and we here some other unexpected tracks offered up in new ways. In the meantime, you can hear the 35 minute long version here.
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Yes Mardi Gras proper has passed us by, but here's a pretty cool look at 7 Marvelous Mardi Gras Floats and Decorations. Have any of you Flossers been to Mardi Gras, or made or ridden on a float there or elsewhere?
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