Every scientific post should begin with a fun little quiz like this one. Then continue with a lesson on something interesting, like how some people have an amazing ability to recognize faces.
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Sneezing in slow motion. This PSA from Australia is gross but effective -it made me want a flu shot.
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President Nixon had a speech prepared by William Safire in 1969 to use in the event that the Apollo 11 astronauts were marooned on the moon. Or on the sound stage where the moon landing was faked.
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Why Tech Support Sucks. There are reasons for the pain you go through when you call, and it's not personal. Honestly.
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My Students. My Cellphone. My Ordeal. A teacher who was investigating "sexting" by students preserved the evidence on orders from his boss and was charged with possessing child pornography. (via Boing Boing)
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What if The Muppets had starred in Ocean's Eleven? It would have been an even bigger hit!
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Josephine Cochrane was tired of her servants breaking dishes, so she invented the dishwasher. I always thought that what kids are for.