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The Eggheaded, Noggin-Filling Story of Eggnog

There’s something deeply polarizing about eggnog. People either love it or hate it and of those that love it, even they are usually at opposing sides when it comes to homemade nog versus the commercial variety. Whether you love it have drank gallons of it this year or hate it and gag at the very [...]

Toy Shining: The Shining and Toy Story Mash Up

Heeere’s Woody! Illustrator Kyle Lambert mashed up The Shining with Toy Story to come up with this gem (drawn on the iPad, no less): Toy Shining – via The [...]

The Most Awkward 404 Error Page in the World

Steve Lambert, an artist, set out to create the most awkward 404 error page. That’s what’s generated when a server cannot find a requested webpage. He’s definitely accomplished that goal. At the link, you can view a long video in which Lambert greets the viewer like a house guest who hasn’t figured out that the [...]

Paper Airplane Producers: Morning Types vs. Evening Types

The following article is reprinted from The Annals of Improbable Research. by David L. Dickinson, Dept. of Economics, Appalachian State University, and Todd McElroy, Dept. of Psychology, Appalachian State University People differ in their diurnal (time of day) preferences: some are morning-types and others are evening-types. These differences are explored in a unique experiment design in which [...]