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I know using Sesame Street to teach a lesson to Republicans is like trying to use Turkish to order in a Mexican restaurant, but here’s a lesson the rest of us (who weren’t raised to want to murder Big Bird in his sleep) learned as children. One of these is a compromise. One of these is not. Your lesson today was brought to you by the letters O, B, A, M, C, R, E, and the support of viewers like you.

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Check out this fully functional compound microscope made out of LEGOs by Carl Merriam. Well done!

[via The Brothers Brick]

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You may not know the name Gilbert Taylor but you’ve more than likely sat through one of the cinematographer’s films. In a career that spanned nearly 50 years the director of photography was responsible for shooting one or two lesser known films such as Star Wars and Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb. His career also includes The BeatlesA Hard Day’s Night, Roman Polanski‘s Repulsion, and 1980′s Flash Gordon. Taylor passed away at his home on Isle of Wight on August 23 at the age of 99.

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Is your love for The Doctor matched only by the joy you take in reading charts and graphs. If so, do we have the site for you.

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Here’s a look at the introduction of Peter Capaldi as the Twelfth Doctor. Capaldi will take over the role of The Doctor for the departing Matt Smith at the end of this year’s Christmas special.

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The Pee Analyser

by Cap'n Carrot on July 23, 2013 · 0 comments

in Sci-Tech

In an attempt to make the roads safer in Singapore the dance club Zouk has developed a urinal-based system designed to tell drivers when they’ve had one too many.

The Pee Analyser via Walyou

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Well done Miss Ann Makosinski (and you can suck it Duracell)!

The Hollow (Thermoelectric) Flashlight – Google Science Fair

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Any questions?

This is Your Brain on Music

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It turns out NASA is using LEGO to help inspire the space fights of tomorrow. NASA is currently running two competitions for those interested in designing one of NASA’s future planned excursions into space using one of the coolest toys around.

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Not sure this exactly qualifies as “breaking news” (as it seems to happen in Washington D.C. every day of the week), but the short video still worth a look for fans of The Onion.

Authorities On Alert As Hundreds Of Crazed Sociopaths Enter Congressional Chambers

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