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The Secret City of London: Government

A while back, Miss C told us about a video clip by C.G.P. Grey that explains the most complicated political entity in the world: The City of London. No, not London, the capital of England. [...]

The Curiosity Rover Landing

Remember Miss C’s post about the Curiosity Rover’s 7 Minutes of Terror? Well, it’s less than a week away now. Hank Green, over on The SciFi Show, just published this amazing, amazing, AMAZING narrated, animated look at the rover landing coming on the 5th. He’ll also be living tweeting it! So check out the vid, [...]

Math Food for Pi Approximation Day

July 22 is Pi Approximation Day because pi’s fractional approximation is 22/7. To celebrate, here are some math foods Miss C rounded up last year. Food is often used to illustrate shapes, and recipes are used to introduce children to measurement and proportions. But if you really care about your mathematics -and your food- there are [...]

8 Bogus Ideas About Animals

Do lemmings really jump off cliffs? Are “daddy longlegs” the deadliest spiders, but with fangs too small to hurt you? Do dogs only see in black-and-white? In this fun and educational video, truthwizard C.G.P Grey busts these and five other longstanding myths and misconceptions about our cuddly (and creepy-but-non-deadly) animal friends. [...]

TimeScapes: Rapture

Tom Lowe, the creator of TimeScapes that Miss C featured on Neatorama, told us of his newest trailer for the movie, called TimeScapes: Rapture. Take a look over at Vimeo, where you can see it in [...]

10 More Things You Don’t Know About Sex

It was only a week or so ago that Miss C posted a link to Oddee’s 10 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Sex, but as it turns out, there is plenty more information you might be missing out on. That’s why io9 was able to post a similar article with almost the exact same [...]

An Update On Lil’ Drac

(Video Link) Regular readers might recognize this adorable little guy from Miss C’s post on him from last month, but just in case you don’t recognize him, here’s the original post. Now that you’re familiar with Lil’ Drac, you can watch this update on the cute little bat that stole the world’s heart. Via Cute Overload

Surfing with Flares

(Video Link) This viral video ad for Red Bull features pro surfers Bruce Irons, Kolohe Andino and Jamie O’Brien riding the waves with flares attached to the backs of their boards. The nighttime shots are really beautiful. I want some of this action! Tomorrow, Alex and I will attach flares to the back of Miss C’s [...]

A Huge Collection of Niche Blogs

<p><img class=”aligncenter size-full wp-image-50770″ title=”tumblr_lpb01w7bHA1qa9b8ro1_500″ src=”” alt=”" width=”500″ height=”638″/></p> <p>I don’t know about you guys, but I’m a big fan of weird new niche blogs, which is why I love it when Miss C posts her niche blog posts over at Mental Floss. My favorite blog from this roundup is most certainly <a rel=”nofollow” target=”_blank” href=””>Black [...]

10 Cool Tiny Artworks

Over on Mental Floss, Miss C has a great round up of tiny artworks by extremely talented artists. My personal favorite is the tiny working gun seen here, created by Michel Lefaivre. I can’t help but wonder how much damage this little thing could actually do. Link