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The Philosophers Love Song

(Video Link)  “Hegel, I Goethe Goethe Goethe have you ’cause I Nietzsche Nietzsche Nietzsche so bad.” In a triumph of misunderstood lyrics, Jeremy Boor sings a love song using the names of philosophers, most of them German and while occasionally stretching the definition of “philosopher.” Lyrics -via Nerdcore

World’s Smallest Wedding Rings

Goethe University chemistry professor Alexander Heckel was working on DNA nanotechnology when he got married, so naturally he made something fitting: the world’s smallest wedding rings, made from interlocking loops of DNA molecules! Prof. Alexander Heckel and his doctoral student Thorsten Schmidt of Goethe University were able to create two rings of DNA only 18 nanometers [...]