Tatiana and Krista Hogan 4-year-old craniopagus conjoined twins. The connection between their brains may allow them to feel each other's sensations, and possibly read each other's thoughts! (NYT link)
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In 1955, the Atomic Energy Commission started getting complaints from local citizens about nuclear testing. The government responded by publishing a cartoon booklet that made a nuclear blast seem like a family picnic. (via Gorilla Mask)
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This guy set out to build the biggest domino pyramid ever, with 13,482 dominoes. He spent five weeks, or 30 hours of work, and stacked 13,043 of the dominoes when the unthinkable happened.
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I can't vouch for the quality or the safety of this recipe, but English Russia has a how-to post on making your own absinthe. One of the steps is to put the concoction away for two weeks, presumably to give you time to ponder the wisdom of the whole enterprise. (via Dangerous Minds)
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10 Modern Movies That Are Better in Black and White. Includes video and commentary for all ten, which convinced me.
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In 2004, Dark Horse comics published a 10-page story starring both Han Solo and Indiana Jones. It was inspired by the legend of Bigfoot. (via Metafilter)
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A little boy and an otter share a moment of hyperactivity. No surprise for those who know little boys and otters.
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7 Things You Should Know About The Indy 500. Especially if you want to show off to your guests as you watch the race this holiday weekend.