If you think packing for a long trip is the worst, consider being an explorer! Check out what Meriwether Lewis packed for his long trip (very enlightening both personally and historically).
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Department of Deep Thoughts: "Is time real, or is change just a kind of optical illusion resting on a deeper unchanging reality?"
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Another long read, but a fascinating(ly creepy) one: meet Frédéric Bourdin, called "the chameleon," he's an adult who pulls a continuous 21 Jump Street: that is, a man who pretends to be a child.
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The Best Origami? The kind that folds itself. The only thing I can make is a cootie-catcher/fortune-teller.
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Terrifying(ly cool): an underwater spider uses air bubble as oxygen tank.
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A long but really great TED video lecture by Beau Lotto on optical illusions, and they show how we see.
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And while you're thinking about color, take this lil color personality quiz. Maybe I'm just gullible, but I did find it spooky-accurate ...
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I've never encountered something quite as startling as The Most Frightening Bridge Ever, but some of the choices the DOT have made on roads I've been on have been just as confounding.
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Some fun tongue-and-cheek maps of Europe, According to … every country there and around it, plus America. [Light language warning]
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Finally, just because: what happens if you put a bunch of shopping carts in the back of a truck and don't close it?
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