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Monday Stuff

This was supposed to be for Saturday:

Double amputee has won an appeal and will compete to qualify for the Beijing Olympics.

5 Classics Written Under the Influence.

Prehistoric Inca neurosurgery.

Nazi UFO myths.

Backyard ethanol brewer that can produce up to 35 gallons of ethanol a week.

Photosynthetic “photographs” created by letting different amount of lights through on a field of growing grass.

Frontal lobe damage changes performance on the ’Pepsi challenge’.

Playable Lego harpsichord.

Political Interpretations of Quantum Theory.

Children’s drawings turned into real life photography.

7 Coolest Beer Gadgets.

Strange Origins of Velcro.

How many days old are you?

And this one was in my mail box for a while and I just noticed it. So forgive any datedness:

Cool Personal Electric Vehicle.

Esquire has a list of 75 things every man should master.

 Super-slow-motion Mentos/Diet Coke video.

The world’s largest Lego tower.  

Japanese guy playing Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star on a red pepper.

How to reconstruct a chicken carcass into a chickensaurus skeleton.

How David Blaine held his breath for 17 minutes.

How to make a mouth organ from old markers.

Illustrated article on early exercise machines.

Various personality types show distinct regional clustering

NY Skyline now, and 50 years ago (written in 1930).

Duck-billed platypus’ genetic code has been determined.

Gallery of Urban Decay: St. Petersburg.

5 Psychological Experiments That Prove Humanity is Doomed.

Video: How to Escape From Handcuffs.

Here’s some good news – Scientists found having a big rear end protects you from diabetes. 

eBay item of the day – Tim Burton’s Batmobile.

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