Mathematician Skip Garibaldi worked out the most geometric layouts for more stars if the US flag has to be updated when more states join the union. Slate posted a calculator in which you can enter a number of states, from one to a hundred, and see the best star patterns according to a Garibaldi's computer program.
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How does a true geek express his love? With a song about comic books, video games, or alternate-reality avatars, or course!
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Fathers Day Gift Suggestions from The Art of Manliness. Because even men with simple tastes should get the best every now and then. (via Holy Kaw!)
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Wildlife experts use perfume to attract jungle animals to camera traps so they can be photographed and identified. The most successful scent for animal attraction is Obsession For Men. (via Everlasting Blort)
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To fill time while they waited for an appearance on The Jack Paar Program in 1964, Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Don Sahlin and Jerry Juhl decorated some pipes in their dressing room. The pipes remain as they have been for 46 years so far.  (via Metafilter)
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Weird, Wild & Wheeled: The Top 10 Craziest RVs. Before you decide they are too strange to stay in, consider the price of hotels, and then see how much nicer these vehicles start to look.
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Presidents, Pierogies and Other Strange Things That Race at Ballparks. Mascot racing should have a league and stadiums of their own.