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Even More Spooky Halloween Cocktails

Mmmm…A bloody eye ball shooter. Perhaps you prefer witches stockings or zombie brain hemorrage though -don’t worry, they’re there too. Link

This Is One Weird Ball

(Video Link) It’s heavy and I can’t get my teeth through it…it’s almost like it’s not a ball at all. Via I Can Has Cheezburger

The Average Football Game Has Only 11 Minutes of Action

Does it seem like there’s not much going on during the typical NFL game broadcast? That’s because out of an average of 174 minutes, the ball is in play only 11 minutes: In other words, if you tally up everything that happens between the time the ball is snapped and the play is whistled dead by [...]

LEGO Great Ball Contraption

(YouTube link) Which will win -the blue ball or the red ball? LEGO master akiyuky built the most elaborate LEGO ball machine you’ve ever seen over the course of two years. This is all at his house! You’ll enjoy it even more if you mute the video and listen to this song while watching instead. -via [...]

Kicking It Old School: Kickball Rules From the 1920s

If you like kickball but hate the baseball-style rules, why not play like they did in the 1920s? To start, as many as 30 players could play at one time. Batters would place the ball on home plate and kick it without a pitcher. As for the fielders, they had to be at least 20 feet [...]

Basketball Tree

Photo: Stephane Chalmeau/a/LTA Architectural firm a/LTA created the "Tree Basketball" that caters to people and children with differing B-ball skill levels. I call dibs on the lowest one, because sadly "dribbling" [...]

Who Invented the Knuckleball?

RAY STUBBLEBINE/Reuters/Landov New York Mets pitcher R.A. Dickey, the only active major leaguer who throws a knuckleball, hasn’t allowed an earned run in 42 2/3 innings and recently became the first pitcher since 1988 to throw back-to-back one-hitters. The 37-year-old, who looks to continue his mastery of opposing hitters on Sunday against the Yankees, is reinventing [...]

Does ancient oyster contain huge pearl ?

An ancient oyster ten times larger than its modern counterparts could contain a golf ball sized pearl. The 100 million-year-old fossil discovered off …

Blind Tennis

The photo of a tennis game above may look a bit strange to you: the court is a bit small, the net is a badminton net lowered to the ground, and the oversized ball bounces two to three times and jingles [...]

Honduran White Bats

Take a cotton ball and add little yellow pig ears and snout. It might resemble a Honduran White Bat, but still still wouldn’t be as cute! These bats are about two inches long and snuggle up in groups under large leaves in the forest. See more photographs at Baby Animal Zoo. Link -via Metafilter