|Super geeky: before slide rules there were Genaille-Lucas Rulers for doing math.|
Today's the last day of banned books week, mocking attempts to protect our children from Captain Underpants.
|This would take all the fun out of hunting for sea glass but it's really not fair - California's Glass Beach is a protected area.|
Speaking of good ideas, the Stand Up is a simple, disposable product that lets women pee easily while standing. HOWEVER, the first thing I'll tell the ladies is that no guy drops his trousers around his ankles while tinkling so the photos on the web site are misleading.
|Bill Snyder, Horsehead Nebula (IC 434) - Winner in the Deep Space category for Astronomy Photographer of the Year.|
More maps? OK, here's U.S. states and cities with the best weather.
More? How about the brands most googled in each state? (Why in the hell are people googling Facebook?)
|The award-winning Prism Table.|
Fascinating reading: The Smithsonian Magazine gets a tour of the CIA's museum.
|This alphabet made of human body parts is creepy. It's from a book about how typography is all around us.|