Tuesday Turnip


Tuesday Turnip


The First Good News to Hit the Newsstands!

Mangesh & Jason

There's a lot of horrible, terrible, no good, very bad news out there.

Because you need somewhere to keep your iPhone

Mangesh Hattikudur

Designer Kyle Bean's portfolio is really fun to look through. I saw these cellphone nesting dolls on Boingboing's excellent Gadget site, and realized I had to share them.

4 Quick Stories About Iran's Supreme Leader

Eric Johnson

While the protests in Iran continue to rage on, it might help to gain a bit of perspective on the country's leadership.

Body Anomaly Tattoos

Miss Cellania

More people than you realize have some condition that makes their physical bodies different from the majority.

The Solar System's Weirdest Object?

Ransom Riggs

The astronomy that's been making headlines recently is all deep-space stuff -- the search for planets like our own orbiting distant suns in galaxies most of us have never heard of.

Brain Game: The Lineup Card

Logic puzzle aficionados may be able to solve this one in their heads; the rest of us may need pencil and paper (or at least an open spreadsheet).

Morning Cup of Links: Jell-O Contest

Miss Cellania

7 Man-Made Substances that Laugh in the Face of Physics.

The Late Movies: Great Voiceover

Ransom Riggs

In film school, it's a lesson they try to hammer into you early and often: using voiceover in your movies is bad form. It's a lazy way to tell a story. It's undramatic.

The Coolest T-shirt We Don't Print

Mangesh Hattikudur

After seeing this hilarious book-bound print out of Wikipedia, I decided to check out the artist's homepage. I wasn't disappointed.

Our First Nerd President?

Chris Higgins

An important moment in nerd history took place three days ago.

The Quick 10: The 10 Best-Selling LPs of All Time

Stacy Conradt

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Oh, North Korea.

Mangesh Hattikudur

News of the tragic Iran election protests is dominating headlines everywhere. It's the lead story at the NY Times, CNN, the BBC and most other international news sources.

5 Familiar Numbers and the Logic Behind Them

Casey Johnston

Given how digital the world has become, we are hardly bothered by having to deal with one string of numbers after the next: credit card numbers, social security numbers, IP addresses and so on.

Get a Cluedo: The Wonderful Story of Everyone's Favorite Mystery Game

Linda Rodriguez McRobbie

A few days ago, I was in the grocery store when I came across a board game promising endless hours of family fun called "Cluedo." To my surprise, the game parked at the endcap was the Briti

How to Console Your Very Obese Planet

Mangesh Hattikudur

In one of the stranger headlines I've read today, New Scientist is reporting that several planets struggle with obesity issues.