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8 Weird and Wonderful Musical Instruments

Miss Cellania

If an object can produce a tone, someone somewhere will make a musical instrument out of it.

A New Kind of Recipe

Ransom Riggs

The advent of tablet computers like the iPad is opening up all sorts of new possibilities for the way multimedia content is consumed.

Brain Game: Disappearing Act

Can you make the word DISAPPEAR disappear by removing one letter and rearranging the others to form new English words in each step below?

Dreaming Baby Art

Jill Harness

There are few things sweeter than a sleeping baby, but Adele Enersen has managed to make her little one's naps even more precious by creating stunning artworks incorporating her fantasies of her

The Cute Show: a Show About Cute Things

Ransom Riggs

I can usually count on VBS.tv for videos about prostitution in Liberia, sewer-dwellers in Bogota and mutants in Chernobyl.

Morning Cup of Links: Zombie Pizza Delivery

Miss Cellania

Many of the scientists who left ScienceBlogs are now gathered at a new blogging collective called Scientopia.

The Number of the Day: 29.6%

Will Treece

Paper is thrown 29.6% of the time in Rock, Paper, Scissors, making it the most unlikely option.

The Late Movies: Un-American Idols

Ransom Riggs

It's easy to forget, what with the iron grip American Idol seems to have on our airwaves every year, that the series is a franchise reproduced in a lot of other nations.

Neatorama presents: HDYK? "“ {day 5}

David K. Israel

It's an all-new 5-day trivia hunt! Co-puzzle Master Josh Halbur and I are happy to bring you the next How Did You Know?

The Quick 10: Happy Birthday, MTV!

Stacy Conradt

MTV turned 29 yesterday! I wasn't around for that first day they started broadcasting videos on 1981, but it makes me feel old anyway.

Ultra Slo-Mo Lightning Strike (9,000fps)

Chris Higgins

Photographer Tom A. Warner managed to catch lightning strikes at 9,000 frames per second (that's 300x slower than realtime video).

A Nintendo Nuptial

Colin Patrick

From Imgur comes the geek wedding invitation to end all geek wedding invitations.

How Do You Insure an Astronaut?

Special Guest Star

When it comes to buying an insurance policy, high risk jobs such as acting, working on an oil rig, or being an aircraft pilot will obviously push up the price.

Ants are Amazing

Ransom Riggs

I spent many an afternoon during my childhood battling ants in my backyard.

Brain Game: Math Square #35

The nine white squares inside the main red grid should be filled with the digits 1 through 9. Each digit should appear only once in this main grid (the red square).

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