"Minority Report" Computing Gets Slightly More Real

Chris Higgins

Since 2002, the film Minority Report has inspired computer geeks the world over.

Using the PlayStation to Protect the Nation

Colin Patrick

Put 1,760 PlayStation 3 consoles together in a room and what do you get?

15 Snowmen You Wish You'd Made

Miss Cellania

It's time for snowmen! And snow women, and animals, and pop culture icons ...anything you can make out of snow.

Brain Game: Five-by-Five #10

Unscramble the ten words in the list and place them into the 5 × 5 grid so that they link together. One letter is already provided to get you started.

When the Comments Are More Interesting Than the Post

Ransom Riggs

Last year I did a massive, solo road-trip through the deserts of California and Nevada to take pictures for my Strange Geographies photo essay column (I know, it's been awhile since I wrote one .

Morning Cup of Links: Krampus and Qwop

Miss Cellania

The Once and Future Brain.

The Late Giveaway: Science Tape!

Jason English

If you want to distract people from the gift underneath the wrapping paper, this Science Tape from UncommonGoods is just what you need.

The Late Movies: 3-2-1 Contact!

Chris Higgins

3-2-1 Contact was an educational TV show that aired from 1980 to 1988.

The Quick 10: 10 Strange Christmas Songs

Stacy Conradt

It won’t be long before you’re totally sick of jingling bells, angels on high and drummer boys. But how about Wookiees?

At the Libraries: The 10 Best Illustrated Children's Books

Miss Kathleen

Every week, Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books.

11 New Uses for Old Churches

Colin Patrick

Rare Art From the Genius Behind Calvin & Hobbes

Colin Patrick

Fans of Calvin & Hobbes will delight in this all-encompassing fan site – which includes among its many treasures a collection of rare art by the strip’s brilliant creator Bill Watterson.

TONIGHT: President Obama on MythBusters

Chris Higgins

Tonight at 9pm ET/PT: The MythBusters tackle, once and for all, the "Archimedes Solar Ray" myth!

A Short History of Long-Haired Music: Amadeus, Part 3

David K. Israel

If you missed our previous installments, check out A Short History of Long-Haired Music

Rare Portraits from the Civil War

Ransom Riggs

As many of you know, I'm an old photo nerd. (By which I mean, I'm a nerd for old photos, not ...