Absinthe, Nerds, and Rocket Packs

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Sorry, Absinthe Trippers: Scientists Say You're Just Really Drunk. Wormwood is not the hallucinogenic it's made out to be.
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9 Greatest Nerds on Film: "I'm a nerd, and uh, I'm pretty proud of it." And they made us all proud to be nerds!
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The Trouble with Rocket Packs. They're crowd-pleasers, but they'll never live up to the expectation Buck Rogers set in the 1920s.
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How to start a fire without matches. These nine methods might save your life someday, or more likely may impress your friends.
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Staying healthy and happy is a struggle for about half of Americans, according to a survey of 100,000 people. 49% say they are thriving, while 83% of people in Denmark are.
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The Art Of Creating Creatures. Theo Jansen discusses his beach-walking "animals" and the marvelous engineering that makes them possible.
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Happy May Day!  ...Whatever that means to you.

April 30, 2008 - 10:28pm
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