From Debby, the OLG:
20 Funniest Newspaper Headlines ever.
Photographs showing the development of a chicken from an egg.
Jewelry made from octopus tentacles, recast in sterling silver.
A man’s irregular heartbeat returned to normal after he was shot with a Taser gun in a hospital emergency room.
Set of essays on The Singularity, by enthusiasts and skeptics.
The number of moves necessary to solve an arbitrary Rubik’s cube configuration has been cut down to 23 moves.
Beautiful detailed 3-D optical images of the interior workings of cells.
YouTube clip of the best water slide ever.
Ms. Software, Meet Mr. Hardware: 175 years ago today, Lord Byron’s daughter met Charles Babbage.
Successful test of a new thin-disk laser.
Homeless people who live at Heathrow airport, blending in with sleeping travelers.
Researchers are working on a generator which can convert heat from car exhaust fumes into electricity.
The Moral Life of Cubicles: The Utopian Origins of Dilbert’s Workspace.
Researchers at MIT have developed a new paper-like material that can sop up oil and other environmental spills and leave the water behind.
Update: From a reader:
Your “History of the Castrati” link needs to be updated. There is no mention of the current Republican leadership, which is surely the largest collection of castrati in the modern world.