Randall Munroe of xkcd updated his 2007 map of online communities. In the new map,  you'll see jokes like Facebook's privacy controls isolated in a pool of lava, and a meteor crater where Craiglist adult services used to be. (via Metafilter)
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A Walk Through the Solar System. Is your city cool enough to install a scale model of the distances between our nearby planets? (via Boing Boing)
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Jess Bradley's Rather Odd Alphabet contains unforgettable alliterations and illustrations. My favorites are the abandoned astronaut and the malodorous mudskippers.
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I love this Rube Golberg-inspired installation at the St. Louis City Museum. Now I want to build my own machine that does a lot of nothing in particular!
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You can't wait to get your hands on the latest hi-tech gadget! Calm down now, stop and think about it, and you might save yourself some serious money.
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Why Do We Love Our Dentists? Science says it's because pain creates loyalty; I thought it was because my dentist is cute and doesn't frighten my children.
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10 People Killed in Duels. I bet they never do that again.