October 2, 2007

Miss Cellania

The truth about Sputnik. The first artificial satellite launch was not quite as well-planned or scientific as it should have been, because the entire purpose was to beat the Americans.

Weight-loss tips from the Food Lab at Cornell. Buy new dishes, put the serving bowl away, and whatever you do, don't eat while you email!

The history of Ranch Dressing. Why do Americans love it? How can you not love a condiment that makes salad taste like junk food?

Iceland had exactly one troop in Iraq. But now he's going home, and leaves us a farewell song. The Loneliest Icelander.

Contortionists in training. These girls can do things with their bodies that others never dream of! I bet they don't eat ranch dressing while emailing.