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April 19, 2010 A Slovenian jazz choir turns syncopated claps and stomps into thunder and rain. This simple, but astonishing, a cappella feat gradually gives way to a song — actually a cover of the 80s hit "Africa" by the Californian rock band, Toto.
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April 12, 2010 Pythagoras thought there was a heavenly chorus of sounds given off by the planets as they spun around in space. The only problem was ... no one could hear them! 2600 years later, a British design team imagines what that celestial choir sounds like.
April 6, 2010 Imagine if the laws of nature not only allow the possibility of a universe different from ours, but also maybe three, or twenty, or a gazillion universes. Illustrator Sam Molleur did.
Maths in Deauville, Normandy (Rene Maltete)
March 9, 2010 If this photo were a genetics lesson, could you spot what's wrong?
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March 5, 2010 Wanna know what movies might get your neighbor's vote? A New York Times interactive has a breakdown of top Netflix rentals by ZIP code.
Screengrab of starfish from a BBC YouTube video
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March 3, 2010 Right here, right where we live, are creatures so extraordinarily spooky, in landscapes so deeply strange, they might as well be on the Planet Zantar.
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Google Earth images of the Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tuscon, Ariz.
March 2, 2010 This satellite view of 2,600 acres in Tucson, Ariz., lays bare the soul of an artist in an unlikely place.
February 12, 2010 No roses, no candy, no kisses. For those of you who like your Valentine Days upside down, here is the ultimate UN-valentine: a beautiful seductress who isn't what she seems. In fact, she isn't a she. She's a trick.
January 26, 2010 It's hard to make choices because our brains get tired, and yet we have more and more and more choices all the time. For example, how are we supposed to choose from 120 different crayon color options?
January 21, 2010 Have you ever wished you could time travel? Now you can! Kind of.
January 20, 2010 Ever wonder what the Earth would look like with Saturn's rings? Animator Roy Prol shows us in this YouTube video.
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