Form Constants and the Visual Cortex. Science explains why hallucinations tend to be similar no matter what the cause or the cultural background of the visualizer. (via Metafilter)
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Simon Pegg and Nick Frost try to recreate Star Wars. The one scene they completed doesn't quite live up to the original. (via Geeks Are Sexy)
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Mom blows her nose, and baby doesn't know whether to be amused or horrified. Which makes for a hilariously adorable video.
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The Origins of Genetic Quirks. The Sonic hedgehog gene is responsible for polydactylism in Hemingway cats. Got it? (Thanks, E Willse!)
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A Brief History of Movie Title Design. Not so much a learning experience as a delightful interlude into Hollywood memories.
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The Biggest Microwave Bottle Explosion Yet. Don't try this at home, or anywhere else.
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Why do we sing the National Anthem at sporting events? Or, at least some of us try to!