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Stem cells: a meaty issue

Mary

I have no doubt that NASCAR-flavored bacon will be a big hit with red-state folks, but what about those of us in the blue states who love a good cheeseburger "“ and also were moved by the "l

A wonderfully long list of long things

Will Pearson

After seeing the story this week on the new Guinness record for largest/longest buffett (510 different dishes on 500 feet of table), I stumbled into TheLongestListofTheLongestStuff AtTheLongestDomainN

Wake up and Smell the Nascar!

Mangesh Hattikudur

Not sure if you guys read about this, but BoingBoing was reporting today that NASCAR has launched a new line of meat products (their slogan is "Taste the Excitement.") It's true!

Snooze Radio

Mangesh Hattikudur

Sometimes I forget what a crafty genius I am in the morning.

Hooters Airlines: A Failure Not Without Precedent

David K. Israel

Sad news for anyone who enjoys air travel or has ever thought a stripper was hitting on him: after three short years flying the friendly skies, Hooters Airlines is discontinuing public service.

Cartesian Freakonomics

John

Today is the 410th birthday of noted French philosopher and mathematician Rene "I think therefore I am" Descartes.

Doggy Day Camp

Mangesh Hattikudur

This AP story, which is presumably headlined "Pet Boarding Industry Finds Pampering Pays" because the title "People Willing to Pay $78 a Night So Their Dogs Can Have Storytime Are Idiot

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-40 degrees Fahrenheit and -40 degrees Celsius are identical. That's the point at which both temperature scales converge

-40 degrees Fahrenheit and -40 degrees Celsius are identical. That's the point at which both temperature scales converge

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5 Questions: My Hero!

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An earthquake on December 16<sup>th</sup>, 1811, caused parts of the Mississippi River to flow backwards.

An earthquake on December 16th, 1811, caused parts of the Mississippi River to flow backwards.

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