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Quiz: There’s An App For THAT?!

Here’s a fun quiz I posted over on BoingBoing but you can take it right here, right now by clicking the arrow button above. Let us know how you did in the comments below!

Could This Line Get Any Longer?

“I’ve got two moles to attack, a cub to feed and a field to frolic in, can we get this line moving already?” Just be patient Mr. Fox, be patient, you’ll get to use the ATM eventually. First spotted by Ash Warner Via BoingBoing

Deaths – In old games

Our pal Rob Beschizza over at BoingBoing made this great, original MIDI cover of “Mad World,” by Tears for Fears. Awesome montage of death scenes from classic 8-bit games. Link I BoingBoing

Namco Arcade Game Quiz

“Pac-man’s skeleton” by Le Gentil Garçon, in collaboration with François Escuilié, palaeontologist David Israel’s latest BoingBoing quiz: something that should tax even the hardest-core retrogamers. The subject: musical scores from arcade and video games by Namco, one of the golden-age greats from Japan. Click to play: </p> <p>

BoingBoing’s Obscure Muppets Quiz

Everyone knows Kermit, Miss Piggy and Elmo. But how well do you know your more obscure muppets? (Some more obscure than others, of course). Take my latest BoingBoing quiz and find out:

BoingBoing’s Obscure Muppets Quiz

Everyone knows Kermit, Miss Piggy and Elmo. But how well do you know your more obscure muppets? (Some more obscure than others, of course). Take my latest BoingBoing quiz and find out:

Eiffel Tower Blueprints!

Boingboing linked to these beautiful blueprints straight from Gustave Eiffel’s pen, and I completely fell in love with them. Scanning the pics made me think back on the origins of the Eiffel Tower, and how it got to Paris. Here’s what we wrote in our book, In the Beginning: Believe it or not, the Eiffel Tower was originally [...]

Quebec’s Vaccine Distribution Inspired by Disneyland

If you’ve tried to get the H1N1 vaccine, then you may know just how hard it is to find a place that actually has the shots in stock and won’t make you wait in line for hours. In order to avoid the mess of lines, Quebec took a tip from Disneyland and set up a [...]

Man Finds Lost Wedding Ring A Year Later

A 42-year old ecologist lost his wedding ring in the swampy water of the Wellington Harbor in New Zealand just a few month after he got married. He was determined to find it, despite the fact that everyone, including his wife, thought he was crazy. Amazingly, a year and a half later he discovered it at [...]