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How Hourglasses Are Made

Machinery, glass and fire – this video by Philip Andelman of how watchmaker Ikepod makes wonderful hourglasses has got it all. Take a look over at Random-Good-Stuff, you won’t regret it: Link [embedded YouTube clip]

Frog Legs Twitch When Dashed with Salt

(Video Link) YouTube user thearchipelago went frog gigging and brought back these three whoppers. When he adds salt to the raw meat, they start twitching wildly. Why does this happen? Marshall Brain of How Stuff Works explains: Because these are fresh frog legs, the cells inside them are all still intact. The biochemical machinery still functions. There [...]