The Virtual Choir, composed of 185 singers who never sang together. All recorded separately but blended together in a YouTube video. (via Metafilter)
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The 5 Creepiest Unsolved Crimes Nobody Can Explain. If this didn't have source links, you'd think these cases were urban legends.
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Geeky Variations of "Dogs Playing Poker". It's hard to believe anyone could improve on the original, but any of these would look right at home in my office. (via Neatorama)
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Detecting Wine Fraud in the Nuclear Age. Scientists can detect a wine's vintage to within a year using methods to detect traces of radioactive carbon-14 released into the atmosphere by nuclear testing. (via Arbroath)
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Peek into a nest with Molly the doting mother owl and her babies Max and Pattison on this live webcam. More eggs should be hatching any day!
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A plastic bag with the voice of Werner Herzog goes on a quest to find its maker. You have to laugh, and maybe even cry, at the existential angst of an inanimate object with a not-so-subtle environmental message.
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Han Solo gets the final piece of the puzzle. It all makes sense now! Wait, no, it really doesn't.
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Our Readers Are Nerds! (We Have Proof) A list of submitted mental_floss readers and authors back when we were nerdy kids.