On the Ski Slopes With Avalanche Patrollers. This occupation combines skiing, explosions, saving lives, and risking your own, which leaves you plenty of stories to tell.
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100 cupcakes decorated with 100 games you know and love. How many games can you identify from the cupcake version?
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It Beats Rocks and Tear Gas. A serious look at the history and political meaning of streaking. (via Metafilter)
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Use Better Tools to Be a Better Student in 2010. A college professor has tips on using your computer to make your life and classwork easier.
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You may have stumbled across references to Lukeywes1234 over the past few days. Salon has the short version of how a YouTube kid became 4chan's latest excuse for mischief on the internet.
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There is a natural inclination among humans to take the best videos games and bring them out of the machine and into real life. Going old school in the geekiest way possible, Windell Oskay of Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories has built a tabletop version of Pong.
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The World's Most Annoying Alarm Clocks. Hey, if waking you up the nice way doesn't work...