Category Archives: Odds and ends

Casual Friday — "Impossible Motion," the best illusion of 2010

This illusion, dubbed “Impossible Motion,” was created by Koukichi Sugihara of Japan — and won the 2010 Best Illusion of the Year Contest in Naples, Florida…

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Casual Friday — a bunch of garbage

Sure, everybody takes out the trash now and then. But do you think you know what’s in it?

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Casual Friday — How's a USB flash drive made?

USB flash drives are so common and cheap that it’s easy to forget there’s actually a lot of expensive equipment involved in making them…

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Casual Friday — thermite welding

Today you get a “two-fer” — two videos showing the process of thermite welding…

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The Lost Generation

This has little to do with science, but I just ran across this video and was completely blown away

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Happy New Year

And welcome to the International Year of Astronomy 2009!

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Casual Friday — do you have five friends in the U.S.?

If you do, I’ve got a favor to ask of you…

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A hat tip to the Science Scouts

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Carnivalia — 6/11 – 6/17

The past week’s selection of (mostly) science-related blog carnivals…

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Things I'd blog about if I only had the time…

Life’s been crazy busy for me the past few weeks (thus, no podcast episode for a while), and it won’t get better for a few more days, but I thought at least I could pass along some interesting links I’ve run across. Yeah, it’s a cop out, but I guess it’s better than nothing….

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