Author and illustrator Maira Kalman took a trip to Monticello, the home of Thomas Jefferson. Her fascination with the man makes us want to go, too!
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The dancing inmates of Cebu prison in the Philippines pay tribute to Michael Jackson. Don't miss the Thriller dance without the Thriller music.
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You know you've arrived as a blogger when a fan wants to use your site to propose marriage. Pharyngula is already popular, but for Scienceblogger PZ Myers, this is a first.
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A brief history of the bikini. "It is hardly necessary to waste words over the so-called bikini since it is inconceivable that any girl with tact and decency would ever wear such a thing."
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Time-lapse Tattoos. Four videos that don't begin to explain what it's like to get a tattoo, but are pretty neat to watch anyway.
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Oceansize is a beautiful and horrifying student film. Exactly the kind of thing 3D animation was meant for.
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From lynching to dunces: 10 Awful Words and the people they're named for. In some cases, being immortalized is not all it's cracked up to be.