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St. Patrick’s Day Parade

(YouTube link) Okay, so only one entry showed up, but he’s well worth watching by himself! -via The Daily What

We Are All a Part of the Same Thing

For her entry in this year’s Positive Posters, Dominique Falla hammered this clever design out of a few nails and strings: For too long, people have viewed themselves as separate and I wanted [...]

Case History Of A Wikipedia Page: Nabokov’s ‘Lolita’

There are some websites that are so interesting and extensive they are known as “black holes” or “time sucks,” because once you get started, you may not be able to escape. Wikipedia is near the top of the list. Even more perilous to your workday than reading is joining Wikipedia as an editor. Before you [...]

Mal and Chad’s Fill in the Bubble Frenzy 21

It’s time once again for the Fill in the Bubble Frenzy with boy genius Mal and his talking dog Chad! What goes in this empty speech bubble? Tell us and you might win any T-shirt available in the NeatoShop -take a look around, pick one out and tell us what shirt you’d like with your [...]

Mal and Chad’s Fill in the Bubble Frenzy 20

It’s time for the Fill in the Bubble Frenzy with boy genius Mal and his talking dog Chad! What is he saying in this empty speech bubble? Tell us and you might win any T-shirt available in the NeatoShop -take a look around, pick one out and tell us what shirt you’d like with your [...]

Watering Plant, the Rube Goldbergian Way!

In the 2011 Rube Goldberg Machine Contest at Purdue, 11 teams compete to water a plant in 20 or more steps. Here’s the winning entry: [YouTube Clip] The winning entry was based on a time machine that followed the history of the world from the big bang to the present. It took 212 steps to finally [...]

Mal and Chad’s Fill in the Bubble Frenzy 19

It’s time once again for the Fill in the Bubble Frenzy with boy genius Mal and his talking dog Chad! Tell us what goes in the empty speech bubble and you might win any T-shirt available in the NeatoShop -take a look around, pick one out and tell us what shirt you’d like with your [...]

Say What, Batman?

So. What did Robin do that got him a scolding by the Dark Knight? Let’s have a little fun this weekend. Funniest answer (sly wit is appreciated, but keep it clean, OK?) wins you a T-shirt of your choice from the NeatoShop. (May we suggest looking at the Funny T-Shirts and Science T-Shirts sections?) Write your [...]

Mal and Chad’s Fill in the Bubble Frenzy 18

It’s time now for the Fill in the Bubble Frenzy with boy genius Mal and his talking dog Chad! What’s he saying in the empty speech bubble? Tell us and you might win any T-shirt available in the NeatoShop -take a look around, pick one out and tell us what shirt you’d like with your [...]

Mal and Chad’s Fill in the Bubble Frenzy 17

It’s time once again for the Fill in the Bubble Frenzy with boy genius Mal and his talking dog Chad! What goes in this empty speech bubble? Tell us and you might win any T-shirt available in the NeatoShop -take a look around, pick one out and tell us what shirt you’d like with your [...]