Making Visible Embryos. Eight sections of this site detail the history of how we came to understand and illustrate unborn humans. (via Bioephemera)
A Shell oil company ROV (remotely operated vehicle) caught video footage of a Magnapinna (big fin) squid near a deep oil well in the Gulf of Mexico. It is the weirdest animal you will see today.
AskMen has the results of The Great Male Survey of over 75,000 men. Then check out The Great Female Survey of fewer participants and fewer questions.
Five Centuries of Board Games. What is most surprising is how little they have changed. (via Cynical-C)
The World in 2009, according to The Economist. Why we can't believe economic predictions, according to Slate.
The only known wreck of a slave ship has been found off the Turks and Caicos Islands. Descendants of the survivors still live on those islands.
The Most Unethical Psychological Experiments, This is where the term "scarred for life" comes from.
The "Dance Your PhD" contest has become an annual event. A little boogie must be a welcome relief from defending your dissertation. (via Metafilter)