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Turings Cathedral audiobook

Win the Audiobook of Turing’s...

It’s Turing’s Cathedral by George Dyson, hitting CD from Random House Audio. It’s unabridged and read by Arthur Morey. Here’s what they have to say for themselves: In the 1940s and ’50s, a group of eccentric...

The Oatmeal on Nikola Tesla

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Red Bull vending machine

Excellent News! I’m Not An Addict...

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Chef Keith Schroeder of High Road Craft Ice Cream, Atlanta

A Conversation With Chef Keith Schroeder of...

When we first stumbled across High Road Craft Ice Cream, it was almost as if they were targeting us specifically. As stated in our initial review, when you have “caffeine” in the name of your ice cream flavor, prepare for me to...

Frozen World: Story of the Ice Age DVD

Win Frozen World on DVD!

It’s Frozen World: The Story of the Ice Age from The History Channel, hitting DVD next month. Here’s what they have to say for themselves: In FROZEN WORLD: THE STORY OF THE ICE AGE, take a remarkable journey through a fascinating...

Ready to Walk Through It, Now Just Searching...

Recently, photographer, writer, all around interesting person, and friend of the show, Ms. Katie West wrote an article on the impact of The Matrix on the culture and minds of a certain generation: “I CAN ONLY SHOW YOU THE DOOR...

The Hokey Pokey

What If: The Hokey Pokeyocentric Theory

Editor’s Note: The question has been asked many times, many ways. From a song by Jimmy Buffett to an online musing by a Jesuit priest…but nobody’s really seriously given it the same amount of thought that Big Dub has here...

Mercury Men Title

The Mercury Men Are Here

Many of us have been a vegetable in the cubicle farm. Many of us have scars on our souls from the bureaucratic monotony and have had our humanity dulled by the neutral color schemes specially developed to do so. But here’s a thought:...

Evil Dayball

Not News: Caffeine Will Protect You From the...

So Scott sent this over: io9 is reporting on a new study that links caffeine with protecting your ass (not to mention the rest of you) from skin cancer. This in itself is not news, as we reported on a BBC article literally–holy crap...