Over a thousand species have been discovered over the past ten years in the Mekong River area of southeast Asia. They include a bright pink millipede, a miniature deer, and a spider with a 12-inch legspan.
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The Pug Head Tilt. They only do this so we can all say "Awww" together.
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The Beautiful Mind is a collection of neuroscience photographs presented as art. Mouseover each photo for an explanation. (via Metafilter)
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Christmas shopping is different this year. "The thrill of insane bargains and the suggestion that we can rescue our economy by spending money is colliding with the nauseating sensation that we should be saving up for a long, dark winter."
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Beginning in the 1600s, almost a million nameless people were buried in an old rock quarry in Fontanelle, Italy. Those who live often "adopt a skull" and mourn for anonymous remains.
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The Sun-Sentinel's Scared of Santa picture gallery now has 269 photographs of disastrous holiday sittings. That's 110 more than last year!
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13 Plush Toys Grownups Will Love. They might made good gifts for a kid, but be sure you know the kid pretty well before you buy.