Tuesday, June 02, 2015


Demystifying the opening chord of "A Hard Day's Night".... ooo, music!

Check out this neat visualization of falsehoods that people actually believe.

Fun MetaFilter thread about Ace and Doctor Who and companions in general.

Some people are really annoyed that DC is going to have in comic ads.

Does This Thing Really Work? - energetic reviews of "As Seen on TV" junk.

Literally, gun nuts... lead poisoning. This is an aspect of shooting ranges I never would have suspected.

Life and Death at Cirque de Soleil, the story of how and why an acrobat fell to her death during a performance.

If I understand the history correctly... Yeah, that's Matthew 7:5 for you.

You asked me to write my life, the story of Omar ibn Seid, an educated man who was captured and sold as a slave at age 37 in 1807.