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MathRun

Here’s a math quiz that starts out deceptively simple and slow, but gradually becomes more difficult while you’re telling yourself how well you’re doing. Before you know it, you’re scrambling to keep up! I got to one point where I didn’t even recognize the symbols, but figured it out somehow. I cannot tell you what [...]

Monstrous But Realistic Baby Dolls

At some point, every parent thinks that s/he’s somehow brought a demon into this world. They’d be more convinced if their children looked this this doll on a regular basis. Bean Shanine, the artist behind The Twisted Beanstalk Nursery, makes baby dolls that are both cute and terrifying. Link -via Technabob

Why Uninformed Opinion is Better

What’s the point of having opinions? Scott Adams of Dilbert Comics explains it all in just 8 panels: Link – via CubicleBot

13 Little-Known Punctuation Marks We Should Be Using

Because sometimes periods, commas, colons, semi-colons, dashes, hyphens, apostrophes, question marks, exclamation points, quotation marks, brackets, parentheses, braces, and ellipses won’t do. 1. Interrobang You probably already know the interrobang, thanks to its excellent moniker and increasing popularity. Though the combination exclamation point and question mark can be replaced by using one of each (You did what!? [...]

Two-Fluid Snap Off

At what point does a drop of fluid pinch off into two droplets? University of Chicago professor of physics Sidney Nagel snapped the photo of such an event: How does one fluid body become two? At what point do the two separate, [...]

Your All-Time Favorite Children’s Books

1. Whether or not you have kids, you were one at some point. Can I get your help compiling a list of the best children’s books? There must be some parents out there looking for reading material. 2. What is the most underrated city you’ve visited or lived in? 3. If you had to be roommates with [...]

A History of the Exclamation Point!

Exclamation points are useful for communicating emphasis! But where did this punctuation mark come from?! The current running theory is that it comes from Latin. In Latin, the exclamation of joy was io, where the i was written above the o. And, since all their letters were written as capitals, an I with an o below it looks [...]

The Olympic Mini Mini

Did you know they did this? To ferry the javelins and discuses thrown in the Olympics back to the starting point, they use adorable little Mini Coopers! See pictures of javelins here. You’ll find more pictures linked in the reddit thread. Link

The Creepiest Ways To Say “I Love You”

Whether you spell it out, say it in a foreign language or use symbols to get your point across, there are plenty of ways to tell someone you love them. Of course, unless you’re a stalker, you probably won’t want to turn to any of these creepy methods seen on Oddee. Link

How to Kill a Reanimated Skeleton

By this point, we all know how to deal with zombies: aim for the head. Destroy the brain and you’ve put a zombie down for good. A hit anywhere else just wastes ammunition. But what about reanimated skeletons? You’re far more likely to encounter them than zombies, which are just imaginary. Aiming for center mass [...]