Science reporter John Tierney has challenged his readers to come up with an inventive name and/or explanation for the Saturn hexagon. I’ve already posted one theory about it, but here’s another one: it’s part of a publicity campaign by the Saturn Corporation. You know, the company that makes Saturn cars. They will soon be unveiling…
A polar vortex is (in the words of Wikipedia) “a persistent, large-scale cyclone located near the Earth’s poles.” But some other planets have them too.
According to CNet, the phenomenon of blogging is ten years old this year — but we don’t really know who invented the blog.
Like a lot of big cities, Liverpool has a pigeon problem. The city council has decided to try a new solution: bring in a bunch of robotic predator birds to scare the pigeons away.
Ordinarily, I would not consider a Web site consisting of cat photos to be worth a mention here.
If you liked the song “Code Monkey”, check out this music video that Mike Spiff Booth made of it.
Did you know that American and British troops use Silly String to detect the tripwires of booby traps?
The folks at Weta Workshop have an online store called Weta Collectibles. In addition to the movie-related merchandise, the store also offers rayguns.
A couple of years ago, I wrote about a report that rats laugh ultrasonically when tickled.
In case you were wondering, duct tape does not cure warts.