Thursday, October 31, 2013
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
here are five high-tech suggestions for keeping up with the Uncle Festers this Halloween.
The Apollo suits were blends of cutting-edge technology and Old World craftsmanship.
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
it is believed to be the biggest wave ever ridden.
A pygmy goat becomes the ultimate escape artist, using just some steps and a neighbouring donkey to break free. The animal, which shared an enclosure with the donkey, spots some steps and uses them to jump onto the back of its unsuspecting accomplice. As the donkey starts to move the goat makes a break for freedom and jumps from the donkey's back on to the other side of the pen.
Monday, October 28, 2013
I’m going to ruin sea otters for you.
By Brian Switek /continue
Joshua Arlington, 22, took the pictures on a visit to his local zoo in Erie, Pennsylvania.
“Today there were more problems with the Obamacare website. It seems when you type in your age, it’s confusing because it’s not clear if they want the age you are right now, or the age you’ll be when you finally log in.” – Jay Leno
As explained by Bytesize Science—with the help of Abigail Marsh, Ph.D., associate professor of psychology at Georgetown University—there are actually a few different chemicals at play when your brain is gearing into "OH CRAP" mode. Of course there's trusty adrenaline, but cortisol and glucose play a big roll too, priming both your brain and your body to get the hell out of dodge in case that creak at the door is actually an axe murderer. Of course, knowing how all this works doesn't let you stop it, and these ancient chemical wheels will still get set in motion the next time someone sneaks up behind you and yells in your ear. But at least it'll give you something to think about while you try to calm yourself down.
This weekend a handful of women in Saudi Arabia defied a ban on driving and took to the wheel - many posted videos of themselves on YouTube - but what got the biggest response on social media was a video made by a Saudi comedian. Who is he, and what does the video mean?
With Reed at the helm, they stretched the boundaries of rock 'n' roll.
Sunday, October 27, 2013
"If all our happiness is bound up entirely in our personal circumstances it is difficult not to demand of life more than it has to give." Bertrand Russell