Why it's good to be a high school loser. Not only does it get better, but freaks, geeks, and bully-bait turn out to be the folks who run the world.
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The 6 Most Terrifying Historical Car Races. The concept of safety and survivability came very gradually to the sport of auto racing.
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The lengths to which authors will go to get publicity for their books. (NYT link) "Self marketing" takes many forms, from bribery to deception to embarrassment. (via Boing Boing)
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A classic site everyone should know: Molecules with Silly Names. Erotic Acid, Traumatic Acid, and Moronic Acid are some of the tamer terms.
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The World's Deepest Garbage Can. Cities should do this to random trash bins; people would bring litter all day long.
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How Heavy Metal Is Keeping Us Sane. I can tell you from experience that it can also make you fairly deaf.
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If you didn't catch the royal wedding on Friday (or even if you did), you can watch the abridged version with just the fun stuff going really fast. And of course, the voices had to be dubbed back in with more amusing dialog.
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7 Geeky Flowcharts you can use to avoid work this week. Hey, it's a better excuse than "spring fever"!