World's Fair

How about a sampling of the lists over at McSweeney’s, the perfect Friday activity. Here are a bunch that are either science-related, engineering-related, invention-related, or plain unrelated.

I’d be interested in any kind of ranking people have, the bests of the links, that is.

We’ll do these in reverse chronological order…

Failed NASA Sapce Programs, by Jonathan Shipley

Hoover Dam Fast-Fact Pamphlet If Hoover Dam Were a Scale Model Made of Legos, by Orr Goehring

Dr. Phil’s Inventions, by Scott Smith

Unpublished Sequels to Famous Science-Fiction Novels, by Steve Rushmore

Terrifying Bioengineered Animal-Snack Hybrids Not Mentioned as Potential Threats During the State of the Union Address, by Matthew Brehm and Brian Leatherman

Chapter Titles From My Creationist Textbook (this is Dave’s list, which we’ve linked to before, because it’s good)

Ways in Which She Could Have Blinded Me With Science, by Jules Lipoff

Things I’d Probably Say If the Bush Administration Were Just a Weekly TV Show and I Were a Regular Viewer, by Eric Maierson

Moons That Orbit Distant Planets or Female Birth Control Brand Names?, by Danny Gallagher

Papers appearing in Science Magazine’s “Reflections of Self” Issue, by Jennifer Frazier