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5 Questions: Don’t Lose Your Marbles

Roll on with Tuesday’s mentalfloss.com 5 Questions quiz: Don’t Lose Your Marbles

Optimus Prime Knitted Hat

It’s cold outside, but that won’t stop us. Autobots, roll out! Etsy seller BeeBeeKins knitted this non-transforming hat for those days when your antifreeze is low. Link -via Fashionably Geek

Monsters Of Rock By Jason Edmiston

Jason Edmiston confirms what I’ve always suspected-some of the biggest legends in rock and roll history are actually monsters in disguise! Watch them shred, claw and roar their way into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, one twisted chord at a time. I’m surprised Keith Richards isn’t featured among this motley crew, because there has to [...]

This Little Guy Will Grow Up To Be The New Piano Man

(YouTube Link) Move over Billy Joel, because Ethan W. is coming to take over your position as Rock’s Piano Man, and he’s got a lot of growing up to do yet! Watch as Ethan delivers an Emmy worthy performance, accompanied by his dad on acoustic guitar, all the while proving that he’s the new face of Rock [...]

Bubble Roll Message Maker

Bubble Roll Message Maker - $3.45 Shhh. Come closer. We have a secret to tell you.  You need to check out the Bubble Roll Message Maker from the NeatoShop. This fantastic little confectionery do0-dad allows you to write your own secret message on a bubble gum roll. We are pretty sure Bond didn’t have one of [...]

How to Make Glowing Sushi

What hath science wrought?! If geneticists can create fish that are bioluminescent under black light, then it’s not much of a leap to make sushi that glows. Zach Denfeld and Cat Kramer of the Center for Genomic Gastronomy have a cooking show devoted to that task. Watch the video at the link to learn how [...]

Banana and Peanut Butter Sushi Roll

That would be disgusting, except that there’s no fish in this concoction. It just looks like a sushi roll. Katelyn of Domestic Charm devised a simple recipe that uses only bananas, tortillas, honey, raisins and cinnamon. Roll them together for breakfast or an afternoon snack. Link -via Cathy Grande

10 Entertaining Easter Eggs From Google

Did you know you can make Google do a barrel roll or go askew? Even if you did, you probably didn’t know at least a few of these funny Google Easter Eggs. Link

World’s Largest Sushi Roll on a Restaurant Menu

No, this isn’t just a roll that a chef made to get into the record books. You can actually order this five kilogram roll at the Umewaka Restaurant in Anjo City, Japan. You’ll have to place your order two days in advance and pay ¥15,000 ($197 USD), but at least you’ll walk away full. Link -via [...]

MTV’s First Hour on the Air (I Mean: on Cable)

On August 1, 1981, MTV launched at 12:01am. Below you can see the first hour of MTV, in six ten-minute chunks. It’s historically interesting for the commercials, shows a surprisingly seat-of-the-pants approach to cable TV complete with lots of dead air and bad audio cuts, and features a surprising mix of videos. Oh, and they [...]