The Science of Nostalgia. Things were always better back when we didn't remember them so well.
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7 Celebrity Careers That Launched by Accident. Remember that the luckiest people in the world are the ones who take advantage of opportunity when it presents itself.
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A comparison of cells in the human body and stars in a galaxy. It makes you wonder what amazing patterns are beyond the realm of our understanding. (via Dark Roasted Blend)
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Of the 160 or so space launch failures, here are five of the worst.
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Every 48 years, a bamboo forest in northeast India flowers and goes to seed. This is always followed by a plague of rats, which was filmed for the first time in 2008. Watch the NOVA program here. (via Metafilter)
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Watch a computer recreation of the Hudson River plane crash, with audio from control-tower dialogue. How they stay so calm, I'll never know.
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Mel Gibson vows revenge on chickens in The Colonel. Harland Sanders himself would get a kick out of this. (via Gorilla Mask)
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23 Album Covers that Changed Everything! They made as much of a statement as the music we found inside.