Saturday, April 26, 2014

VFA-27's "Shoot 'Em If You Got 'Em"

How to Get an Egg in a Bottle

Time To Cut The Watermelons

The world’s boozing habits revealed

Does booze play a part in world events?  Don’t tell your kids — or your parents — but probably yes.

The Worst Places To Get Stung By A Bee

It started when a honeybee flew up Michael Smith’s shorts and stung him in the testicles.

10 Novels That Will Scare The Hell Out Of You

Here are 10 haunted house novels that will scare you more than the chained-up shed at the edge of your neighbor's property or that condemned mansion behind your elementary school.

Honey Badger Houdini - Honey Badgers: Masters of Mayhem

Did You Know That Pen Spinning Is A Thing?

India Has A Problem With People Sh*tting In Public...

I'm not sure this is going to help! 

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Cell vs. virus: A battle for health

Picked Up This Fever Neo Queen Pachinko Game Today

Fever Neo Queen © 2004 Sankyo

The four drums right below the slot reels are magnetic.  If a ball touches a drum it sticks and is delivered to the center catch.

Tuesday, April 01, 2014

Flying the world's fastest plane: Behind the stick of the SR-71

The Lockheed SR-71 "Blackbird" is the fastest jet ever built, a machine so far ahead of its time even its own pilots thought it looked more like a spaceship than an airplane. It is an engineering marvel, powered by innovative engines that operated most efficiently at Mach 3.2, its typical cruising speed. From 1966 to 1998, it operated in secrecy, flown only by a handful of the Air Force's most elite pilots. Rick McCrary was one of them.

Are you creative or analytical? Find out in 5 seconds

Everything Wrong With Indiana Jones & The Kingdom Of The Crystal Skull

Meanwhile At Kilauea

Mars One Way

How Much Does Your State Drink?

How to impress in meetings

The Story Behind The THX Deep Note

Something between a black MIDI glissando and a brown note, the THX "Deep Note" is one of the world's most recognizable audio logos, signaling the highest quality audio standard in films. Parodied by The Simpsons and sampled by Dr. Dre (which got him sued), at peak popularity the THX Deep Note was played in front of 4,000 movie theater audiences a day, or around once every 20 seconds. Yet despite its distinctive crescendo, the THX Deep Note wasn't actually composed so much as it was programmed, which makes it a fascinating success story of early computer audio design.

What Does the World Eat for Breakfast?

The Skinny on Harvard’s Rare Book Collection

A few individuals give new meaning to the idea of spending forever in the library—their skin binds three of the books in Harvard’s 15-million-volume collection.

Without extensive genetic testing, Harvard librarians still do not have the “foggiest notion” of how many volumes wrapped in human hide exist throughout the system, says Director of University Libraries Sidney Verba ’53. But they have identified three such volumes in the Langdell Law Library, Countway Library of Medicine, and the Houghton Collection. The three books range in content from medieval law to Roman poetry to French philosophy.

40-Year-Old Deaf Woman Hears For The First Time

Mousetrap Chain Reaction in Slow Motion

Naughty Dog

Have You Been Putting On Cologne All Wrong?

Building Collapses From A Single Jump

The Curse of Khat

Secret persuasion mind trick

How The Economic Machine Works: Well Done!

The complete map to Earth's deepest cave—7,208 feet deep, 8 miles long

 Abhazya Krubera Mağarası

At 2,197 meters (7,208 feet) the Krubera cave is the deepest on Earth. Located in the Arabika Massif, of the Western Caucasus in Abkhazia, Georgia, it extends for 13.432 kilometers (8,346 miles.)