Mystery Science Theater is one of the two funniest TV shows I've even seen, the other being Most Extreme Elimination Challenge. There's a Kickstarter campaign to bring MST back and it's already exceeded its goal of $2 million.
|A new gene here, a new gene there and soon you have a blue strawberry.|
History buffs should enjoy this high-resolution 3D photo tour of Ellis Island.
College majors with the highest starting salaries. Yes, comp sci and engineering are #1 and #2. But check out #6.
|Distance to the nearest grocery store. Longer lines identify food deserts.|
Writing a novel or screenplay? You're in luck. The 37 basic plots were documented back in 1919 for your reference. #13 Disastrous situation precipitated without criminal intent: fatal indiscretion.
Or you can just consult the Writer's Guild of America's list of the 101 funniest screenplays. #4 is Airplane!
NASA's Voyager spacecraft includes 116 images to introduce humans to extraterrestrials. But I bet there are a lot of humans who'd benefit from understanding them too.
|The periodic table of jack o' lanterns. (Only a month late.)|
UCSB has made available recordings made from old cylinders.
Color photos from America in 1910.
|Brice Marden, Uphill 4, 2014. From his exhibition at Matthew Marks Gallery in NYC.|
And in other "lost things" news, does anyone know how to assemble a whale skeleton?
|Just in time for holiday shopping comes the history of electronic music in poster form - Electric Love Blueprint (detail shown above).|
|Average marriage age worldwide. source (This map's data legend can use a little Tufte-esque improvement to make it more legible cuz I can't tell what age is indicated by the color for the U.S.)|
Nutscaping. Think about what that might be, then click the link. On a related note, there's still time to fund the Scrote'n'Tote.
And now, a dance party.
...to the imagination. ~John Lennon