NASA needs lots of help sorting through the hundreds of thousands of images they've collected from the surface of Mars. To enlist volunteer participation, they developed the online game Be A Martian, in which players analyze data and collect points. (via Metafilter)
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Will turkeys respond to beatboxing any sooner than plain turkey calls? Well, you also have to factor in the giggling.
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Foreign Afflictions: Mental Disorders across Country Borders. Are mental illnesses in other cultures really different, or are the underlying processes the same with different manifestations?
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Children re-enact the First Thanksgiving. And and then go on to illustrate a big chunk of American history.
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Watch Stefanie Germanotta perform at an NYU Talent Show. She would later make a name for herself as Lady Gaga.
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It's the Mother Nature we rarely get to see. Feast your eyes on the winners of the Olympus BioScapes 2009 digital imaging competition. (via Neatorama)
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Five Other Thanksgiving Holidays. As much as we appreciate the Pilgrims' contribution to our holiday calendar, they are far from the first to set aside a holiday to give thanks for a bountiful harvest.