Friday, December 28, 2007

Learn Something today!

The most spectacular places to ring in the New Year. Oh sure, Times Square is there, but it’s not the only party in the world.

A boy and his dog. If this story doesn’t make you cry, I don’t know what will.

Some advertisers consider women to be prostitutes, and I’m sick of it.

Curious Expeditions has a rundown of several of history’s more interesting duels.

Can Planes Get in Midair Traffic Jams? The answer is yes, and here’s why.

The Best Times to Shop for Bargains. You might figure that winter would be the time to get a good deal on a gas grill, but who knew that flooring was at its cheapest in winter?

Twas the Day After Christmas. If there were (or have ever been) any toys or gadgets under your tree, you can relate to this.

The Aptera Electric Typ-1e. 300 miles to the gallon, sticker price starts at $27,000 and looks like a car of the future. Set for release in 2008.

Archaeological evidence shows that ice skates are the oldest human powered means of transport, dating back to 3000 BC. We’ve been falling for them (and from them) ever since.

Why is that song stuck in your head? The short course on earworms, musical memory aids, and reprogramming your inner music.

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