Albert Einstein spent the summer of 1939 vacationing at the beach. His quest for a sundial led to the later notoriety of a picture taken that summer.
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Baba Yetu is the first song specifically written for a video to ever win a Grammy. But who needs the video game when you can just listen to the music?
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The game Cheese or Font? gives you a word, and you decide whether it’s a cheese or  font. How hard could this be? Surprise! There are way more of both in the world than I realized.
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15 Things Kurt Vonnegut Said Better Than Anyone Else Ever Has Or Will. It had to be hard to just select 15 things. (via The Daily What)
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Boy Without a Cerebellum Baffles Doctors. Chase Britton has “the MRI of a vegetable,” but the 3-year-old is learning to walk and talk and use a computer. (via Metafilter)
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Doctors removed the entire right half of Jody Miller’s cerebrum to stop constant seizures. She recovered from surgery, and the left half of her brain has taken over all functions.
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The Pudú is the world’s smallest deer, and is exceptionally cute. The world’s largest deer is a moose, and they are quite strong.
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Weird Wedding Laws Still on the Books. For each of these laws, you know there’s a great story that caused it to be enacted.