NASA has discovered what may be a trillion pounds of ice on the moon. Deposited in craters near the moon's north pole, it could be a substantial source of water.
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Ten Ways to Win an Oscar. Continue with the slide show for evidence of each scheme's success. (via YesButNoButYes)
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OK Go's second video for "This Too Shall Pass" goes the Rube Goldberg route. The making-of story says it was done in one continuous shot, after about 60 tries.
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Supervisors and managers of low-income workers see the unfairness in our economic system, but often don't have the power to change it. This sometimes leads them to the moral gray area of "economic disobedience". (via Metafilter)
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Economist Daniel Johnson developed a usually-accurate formula for predicting how many medals each nation will win at the winter Olympics. His predictions for the Vancouver games were way off, especially for the US.
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Have you ever "seen" a sonic boom? Watch the effect when a sonic boom meets a sundog during the launch of an Atlas V rocket.
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Fun "╦ťFrasier' Facts
You Might Not Know. The show began 17 years ago and became "the little spinoff that could."