Tuesday Turnip


Tuesday Turnip


A Letter From The Man Who Married A Video Game

Jill Harness

By now, you have probably already heard about the Japanese man who married his virtual girlfriend from the Nintendo DS game Love Plus at a Make: Japan meetup.

Brain Game: Pocket Change?

What's the next number in this sequence, and what is the pattern behind this Brain Game? 2, 6, 10, 11, 15, 20, 26, 30, 35, ? Here is the SOLUTION. THE SOLUTION: 50.

Morning Cup of Links: Lego Matrix

Miss Cellania

The world's most extreme and dangerous roads. You don't even have to go there, the pictures are scary enough!

The Late Movies: Springsteen's Last Stand

Matt Soniak

Philadelphia recently said goodbye to a beloved institution when the Wachovia Spectrum closed its doors forever on Halloween night.

How Did You Know, Kris & Ryan Kelly?!

David K. Israel

First a little update: We're now over 700 fans over on the Hunt's Facebook page! Gamers are taking it upon themselves to trade answers through cryptic clues! Nice going Fans!

The Quick 10: 10 Obsolete Units of Measurement

Stacy Conradt

Do you ever wonder if someday, things that we say and use every single day will be totally obsolete?

Dogs May Prevent Asthma In Kids

Jill Harness

A recent study by the University of Arizona has shown that having a dog around children will not cause asthma, and may actually help prevent it.

Time Lapse: 5 Years of Graffiti in 2 Minutes

Chris Higgins

The video below, by Arnaud Jourdain, is a time lapse animation showing five years' worth of graffiti at 5a Rue de Verneuil in Paris.

A Christmas Tree Rental Service

Linda Rodriguez McRobbie

These days, you can rent just about everything—Segways, leprechauns, little people, sheep, dogs.

10 Bizarre Divorce Settlements

Ethan Trex

Divorce is almost always a messy business, but certain settlements between former beloveds end up being downright absurd.

Red Adair, Global Firefighter

Miss Cellania

Red Adair put out fires for a living.

Brain Game: Eleven to One

By removing one letter and rearranging the others (if necessary) to form a new word on each line, reduce the word INCREMENTAL down to the single letter A: I N C R E M E N T A L _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

Tuesday Turnip

David K. Israel

In case you're not familiar with the Turnip, it's a whimsical Google search, wherein I type a random phrase and we see what kind of interesting pages "turn-up." As always with thi

Morning Cup of Links: Bad Sex

Miss Cellania

Neurobiologist Ben Barres writes about the differences in how male and females scientists are regarded.

The Late Movies: TV Shows Cancelled After Just One Episode

Ransom Riggs

Sure, TV is a tough business -- but having the show you've slaved over for the better part of a year canceled by executives after just one episode? Heartbreaking!