July 14, 2013

Babies grok quantum mechanics The title of this article is misleading- according to the article itself, babies lose their "understanding" of QM when they learn to play Peekaboo.

October 02, 2012

A funny yet informative article that "mythbusts" commonly held beliefs about various survival techniques.

January 09, 2012

Scientists make events "disappear" using "Time-holes" There's about a four-year stretch I refer to as "High School" that I'm hoping they can erase retroactively.

July 01, 2009

Bamboo Bikes An intriguing, enterprising and eco-friendly idea but at $900 a pop, will it sell?

January 15, 2009

Patrick McGoohan's number has been retired. One of my favorite actors of all time has passed away at the age of 80.

December 23, 2008

Elf Yourself! Upload up to 5 pics of people you know and watch them perform hot dances moves in an elf suit. Utterly ridiculous but undeniably hilarious.

September 16, 2008

Crazy shit on a skateboard (skip ahead to about the two minute mark) plus skateboarding on the autobahn not to mention skiing down an escalator. via

July 03, 2008

Thought Police no longer fiction Google must divulge the viewing habits of every user who has ever watched any video on YouTube, a US court has ruled. Thank goodness I have nothing to worry about- oh, wait!

May 09, 2008

Great tits cope well with warming Seems obvious but this is indeed a good news story.

April 25, 2008

Autonomous Robotic Jellyfish Jellyfish robots that are autonomous.

April 23, 2008

Very promising cancer treatment based on an incredibly simple idea from a retired radio engineer, John Kanzius. more inside

March 20, 2008

Sing along with Carmina Burana! (flash video) This is one even the kids will be glad to join in. Or perhaps you've always wondered what they were saying in those Bollywood videos. (YouTube) more inside

March 09, 2008

Britain makes camera that "sees" under clothes I'm pretty sure a technological breakthrough of this magnitude is too important a subject to warrant tarnishing the subsequent thread with any sort of puerile comment. Thank you for your restraint. more inside

February 26, 2008

Are you man enough to survive the Cello Challenge? Personally, I doubt it, but for the fearless among you yearning to release that inner Yo Yo Ma, this Flash game might be just the ticket.

February 23, 2008

Sweden's Ice Hotel draws creative artists every year to create the hotel's guest suites with inspiring results. Also, a reporter's account of a visit. Here are some more photos. At the official website, you can book your stay.

February 14, 2008

Fast Food: Ads vs. Reality This a lot like my self-image vs. what I actually see in the mirror in the morning.

February 07, 2008

Plastic patch in the Pacific now twice the size of the US. This is pretty shocking news even in this day of shocking environmental news. You can see a map of the full extent of the blight here. more inside

February 05, 2008

Hopefully this study doesn't suck. Its author contends that high heels are good for women's pelvic health. Being a fan, I can only pray she's right. more inside

December 13, 2007

Buy less crap this year. Please! Nothing here that won't be familiar to most MoFians but it doesn't hurt to have a timely seasonal reminder that our profligate lifestyle's days are necessarily numbered. (Flash Animation) more inside

November 02, 2007

New Zealand: Hotbed of Terrorism If you think that New Zealand is just a giant movie set overrun with a lot of sheep- think again! more inside
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