Archives for March, 2012

Cheating Men, Grass-Eating Dogs

Could ask.com provide a snapshot of our collective inquiring minds?

Cut and Paste Bible Towards Reason

“I am of a sect by myself, as far as I know.” –Thomas Jefferson, 1819 Thomas Jefferson’s audacious act of cutting and pasting passages from various translations of the New Testament has always fascinated me. Why did he do it?

LSD, Hangover Cure?

Alcoholic Anonymous founder Bill Wilson put forth the controversial idea of using LSD, yes, LSD to reduce alcohol abuse. Is there any scientific evidence for this?

Here is a fascinating insight into President Obama as a young law student at Harvard, in 1991.

Liberate your Shoelaces, Flexagons!

Ads of the World. Can business cards evoke creativity, spark interest? Standard business cards seem outdated, dull, uninspiring. Liberate your shoelaces, your flexagons!

“30 Rock” Meets Icy Finger of Death

This undersea video looks like science fiction showing an icy finger of death killing everything in its path, but is a stunning portrayal of freezing point depression – with narrative by the inimitable Alec Baldwin of “30 Rock” fame on NBC.