Can Lab-grown Brains Become Conscious? How do we even define consciousness for this purpose? (via Damn Interesting)
Why Does Blood Look So Strange in Old Horror Movies? Read the history of fake blood and the cost of authenticity. (via Digg)
He finally mustered the courage to announce to his dad that he wanted to be a dancer.
High-visibility Halloween Costumes for Distanced Viewing. Artificial intelligence has some strange ideas.
The Uncertain Heavens: Christiaan Huygens’ Ideas of Extraterrestrial Life. (via Damn Interesting)
29 Weird Things Non-Americans Love About American Culture. Actually, they love to poke fun at them.
That Time Toilets Gave Away a Cold War Secret.
A blast from the past (2009): What a Blockbuster Movie Can Do to a Small Town.