Monday, September 16, 2019
Sunday, September 15, 2019
If only the deep sea waters were as colorful as a Kurzgesagt video! Sunlight can't penetrate to the deepest depths of the ocean, but there are creatures living there. They are as different from life here at the surface that it may as well be an alien planet. And the deeper you go, the weirder it gets. This deep sea tour is ten minutes long; the rest is an ad.
Saturday, September 14, 2019
The PAC dance team at Walden Grove High School in Sahuarita, Arizona, gave us a Wizard of Oz dance routine and a Harry Potter dance routine that really impressed us in previous years. They've set our expectations pretty high, and still came through with this production featuring the heroes and villains of the Marvel Cinematic Universe for this year's homecoming assembly. (via Digg)
Funny how words can change everything. Once you let the meaning of this comic sink in, you might want to know that scholars believe the poem "Ozymandias" was inspired by a relic retaining to Ramesses II, whose fame was not exactly fleeting. Many monuments to him survive, and his mummy is in pretty good shape, too. This comic is from Zack Weinersmith at Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal.
A Pennsylvania urban legend about a green man, or "Charlie No Face," has been circulating in western Pennsylvania since the 1950s. It seems like just a campfire story, but there's a kernel of truth behind it. Simon Whistler has the real story. He also explains goosebumps.