December 7, 2007

Miss Cellania

December 7, 1941: The Japanese attack Pearl Harbor, leading to the entry of the United States into World War II. Wired has the short course on what happened. President Roosevelt decared it A Date Which Will Live in Infamy.

Over 16 years of performing, Evel Knievel was injured numerous times and had the scars to prove it. Steve Mandich has a look back at the different reports on Knievel's injuries.

The Programmer Dress Code. The world's greatest ubergeeks all seem to share sartorial challenges. And they can't get their hair to behave.

A High Price for Healthy Food. When cost-per-calorie is calculated, healthy food cost ten times as much as junk food.

Make your own Sierpinski triangles out of clay! You don't have to be a mathematician to appreciate the beauty in this project.

Wasps use venom to turn roaches into zombie slaves. Scientists can reverse the process, leading to a new defense tactic when the zombie invasion comes.

Have you ever heard the full story of how Murphy's Law originated? The tale is more exciting than you would expect.

The Many Uses for Gummi Bears. Those little guys are both flexible and versatile!