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What Is It? Game 257

W00t! It’s time for another collaboration with the always-excellent What Is It? blog. Can you guess what this strange object is used for? Put your guess in the comment section below (click the +). One guess per comment, though you can enter as many guesses as you’d like. Please do [...]

Caviar Vending Machine

You’ll need a lot of quarters when using this vending machine. It and others like it in the Burbank, California area offer caviar and other luxury foods: Beverly Hills Caviar has unveiled its first touch-screen vending machine at the Burbank Town Center, offering “a large selection of the world’s finest selection of caviar, truffles, escargot, bottarga, [...]

What Is It? game 249

Once again, it’s time for our collaboration with the always amusing What Is It? Blog! Do you know what the object in this picture is? You can win even if you don’t know! Place your guess in the comment section below. One guess per comment, please, though you can enter as many as you’d like. Post [...]

Bandits Attack Village, Villagers Set Bandits on Fire

In 2009, twenty bandits in India experienced a catastrophic victim selection failure when villagers fought back and slaughtered them: About 20 robbers raided a remote village in Jharkhand state late on Wednesday, but they were surrounded by hundreds of villagers, who began chasing them, police said. “Four were beaten to death, while eight took shelter in a [...]

What Is It? game 247

Once again, it’s time for our collaboration with the always fascinating What Is It? Blog. Do you know what this thing is? Or can you make an amusing wild guess? Place your guess in the comment section below. One guess per comment, please, though you can enter as many as you’d like. Post no URLs or [...]

What Is It? game 242

Once again, it’s time for our collaboration with the always amusing What Is It? Blog! Do you know what the object in this picture is? Place your guess in the comment section below. One guess per comment, please, though you can enter as many as you’d like. Post no URLs or weblinks, as doing so will [...]

What Is It? game 240

It’s once again time for our collaboration with the always amusing What Is It? Blog. Can you guess what the pictured item is? Or can you make up something interesting? Place your guess in the comment section below. One guess per comment, please, though you can enter as many guesses as you’d like in separate comments. [...]

What Is It? game 239

Once again, it’s time for our collaboration with the always amusing What Is It? Blog! Do you know what the object in this picture is? You can win even if you don’t know! Place your guess in the comment section below. One guess per comment, please, though you can enter as many as you’d like. Post [...]

What Is It? game 238

Once again, it’s time for our collaboration with the always fascinating What Is It? Blog. Do you know what this thing is? Or can you make an amusing wild guess? Place your guess in the comment section below. One guess per comment, please, though you can enter as many as you’d like. Post no URLs or [...]

Scientists create ‘perfect’ pop song

Researchers are using natural selection to turn random sounds in to a musical masterpiece. The study is being carried out in an effort to apply the sa…