Lenny Pickett

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Illustrations Show the Pun-derful Side of Everyday Objects

If you think these illustrations are going to brighten your day, you're definitely drawing the right conclusion.<p>Illustrator Jaco Haasbroek shows the …

Crab Nebula’s Beating Heart is a Pulsing Dead Star

You probably recognize the Crab Nebula. Thanks to the Hubble Telescope, the public has astounding pictures of what looks like an apple photographed …

The Strangest Animals You've Never Heard Of

Here’s a small collection of bizarre animals that we hope some of you may have never heard of. The animal kingdom does love variety - and feel free …

Being Liberal

16 Panoramic Photo Fails That Turned Humans Into Mutants

Panoramic photos capture an entire landscape with one smooth swoop of the camera. But add a moving human to the scene, and the bucolic countryside …

Left Brain vs. Right: It's a Myth, Research Finds

It's the foundation of myriad personality assessment tests, self-motivation books and team-building exercises – and it's all bunk.<p>Popular culture …

The Brain

Amazing Found Photos of Life During Wartime

<i>Ransom Riggs turned his found photo collection into a book called Talking Pictures.</i><p>I have all kinds of snapshots with writing on them, but some of my …

I fucking love science

The surface of the human brain.<p>Image courtesy Robert Ludlow, UCL Institute of Neurology, London.

The New Yorker

The Wilderness.–“This is one of the horrors of fighting in dense woods, where the bursting shells invariably in dry weather set fire to the dead leaves and branches.”–Diary of Josiah Marshall Favill. — Daily Observations from The Civil War

<i>May 6th.</i> At five o’clock this morning, the battle opened vigorously on the right, and soon heavy musketry firing rolled sonorously along the entire …

Planetary Landscapes

Laser Pulse Imaged Through Bottle At 1 Trillion Frames Per Second

Disney’s award-winning film Frozen is the highest grossing animated film of all time and was shot at 24 frames per second (fps). Some of the most …

How to Win At Rock, Paper, Scissors With Science

A study of common strategies playing Rock, Paper, Scissors has provided advice on the best way to win, at least as long as your opponent has not read …

Nobel Prize

Tumblr’s mobile app now offers blog editing

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Blogging platform Tumblr (s yhoo) has had a working mobile app for the last five years, but until now it’s been missing a …

Baseball

Lil Wayne Involved in Intense Altercation After Mayweather-Maidana Fight

Lil Wayne talks a big game, but the rapper nearly had to back it up after a post-fight confrontation with Marcos Maidana’s entourage. The member of Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s walkout crew on Saturday night nearly came to blows after an incident following the Mayweather-Maidana bout.<p>According to TMZ …

Boxing

Liverpool Blows A 3-0 Lead With 11 Minutes Left, Kills Premier League Title Hopes In The Worst Way Possible

Liverpool came into the game tied with Manchester City on points with two matches to play. Since City owned the goal differential tiebreaker, Liverpool kept trying to score goals after they went up 3-0.<p>That aggressiveness ended up burning them, as Palace scored three times after the 79th minute to …

Soccer

The CIA Probably Has A Huge Secret Arms Cache At This Base In Texas

Until now, nobody has known the exact location of the cache known only as Midwest Depot, which the CIA has used to collect and distribute untraceable CIA weapons to conflicts throughout the world, including several of the agency's most famous operations like Bay of Pigs.<p>However, retired CIA analyst …

Military

Microsoft Is Having A One-Day Windows 8 Sale: Get An Asus Touch PC For $199

It's selling an 11.6-inch Asus touch-screen laptop for $199.<p>The PC is called the Asus X200-MA and it runs the latest Intel processor, and the full-featured version of Windows 8. Here's the full specifications.<p>You can get it online at the Microsoft Store or at Microsoft's retail locations in the US, …

Touchscreens

‘What motherf*cking color are writers supposed to be?’: The righteous rage of Chester Himes

Chester Himes’ early life was as disjointed and chaotic as the crime fictions he later wrote. Born into an African-American family in Jefferson, …