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Skywriters Write Out the Value of Pi to 1,000 Places

The value of pi has been calculated to ten trillion places, so these skywriters in the San Francisco area have a bit more to go for their Pi in the Sky project. But keep it up, guys. You’re doing great so far.  Link -via DVICE (where there’s a video)

Disturbing Works From The History Of Art

Paintings are often viewed for their illustrative value, and the stories behind the images are either speculated about or left up to individual interpretation. But this list of disturbing works leaves nothing to the imagination, and the stories behind these paintings can be downright sick! Read for yourself what these paintings are really all about, you may [...]

11 Toys Worth More Than My Car

I drive a 2000 Hyundai Elantra with its factory original tape deck. It’s in “fair” shape — low miles but a lotta dents. MSRP for this thing was about $12,000, and Blue Book value is now around $3,500. Let’s take a look at some literal children’s toys that cost more than my [...]

Nike Is About To Take Shoes Back To The Future

(YouTube Link) If you thought you had to go back in time to see the shoes Marty McFly wore in Back To The Future II, you’ll be positively delighted by Nike’s release of the 2011 MAG, faithful reproductions of the shoes seen in the film which are being auctioned off to benefit the Michael J. Fox [...]

Man Arrested Over Photo of Oil Refinery

Talk about a tough audience. Granted, it can be hard to take a photo that everyone is happy with, but recently a Long Beach newspaper photographer was arrested for taking pictures of “no aesthetic value.” Ouch. Long Beach, Calif., police arrested a man for taking a photograph of “no aesthetic value.” Sander Wolff, who takes photos [...]

Bjork Releases The First Ever "iPad Album"

Bjork’s new album may sound good to her fans, but the real value is in its interactivity with the iPad. All of the songs on her album will have their own custom-designed app, that allow users to manipulate the songs on the device. The first song released revolves around the formation of crystals in the [...]

Why Are Coupons Worth 1/100th of a Cent?

The next time a coupon shows up in your mail, take a look at the fine print. There’s a pretty good chance it will read something to the effect of “Cash Value 1/100th of a cent.” Why in the world is that writing on there? And are 10,000 copies of this coupon really worth a [...]