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Brain boggler #3 - the conundrum of conundrums!
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2/29/2008   9 comments
Here's a puzzle of my own that's been lurking in the back of my mind for years, but I'm still no closer to a solution. Maybe you can answer this puzzling poser.
Brain boggler #2 - can you wrap your thinking organ around this little beauty?
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2/28/2008   2 comments
Here's a conundrum that I saw ages and ages ago. I know what the answer is, but I no longer remember the proof - maybe you can help?
Earthquake in the UK
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2/27/2008   Post a comment
Which leads to a tale in which I show great presence of mind and consume a lot of whiskey in a very short time.
Can you solve this brainteaser?
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2/26/2008   13 comments
Even though I actually know the answer to this one, I still cannot "wrap my brain" around it.
Yet more amazing (some may say insane) pranks
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2/26/2008   Post a comment
In which we see unsuspecting victims being unexpectedly deposited (sans clothing) on a snow-covered mountain (and then things start to get strange).
There's good news ... and there's bad news
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2/25/2008   3 comments
I thought we'd have at least 5 billion years (starting today) before the end of life on earth, but it now seems this is a tad optimistic.
Ask not for whom the duck quacks...
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2/22/2008   3 comments
I was just informed of an interesting piece of "uncommon knowledge" pertaining to ducks that has me scratching my head...
Monster Machines - Barge Transporter
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2/22/2008   Post a comment
This is amazing - a transporter in Russia that carries a huge barge a few miles from one river to another.
More amazing pranks!
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2/21/2008   Post a comment
A reader points us at a video on YouTube showing some more amazing "real-world" pranks.
What are the origins of (and meaning behind) your name?
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2/20/2008   Post a comment
Here's a rather interesting little website that will "suck-you-in-for-hours" if you're not very careful.
Is this the best prank ever?
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2/19/2008   Post a comment
I just saw a video of an AMAZING stunt. This totally blew my mind. I so wish I could have been there to see this!
Total lunar eclipse on Wed 20 Feb 2008
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2/18/2008   Post a comment
If you live in the Americas, make sure you take the time to watch the last total lunar eclipse until 2010.
Can you spot the difference?
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2/15/2008   Post a comment
In this photo of two dubious characters, can you tell which one is me (and which one isn't)?
Two good jokes
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2/14/2008   Post a comment
You may moan and groan, but you'll be telling these to someone yourself before the day is over!
Son of "What do you call a man who...?"
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2/13/2008   Post a comment
Here are a pile of entries readers have submitted with regard to one-line jokes based on folks names...
Pickled onions that bite back
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2/12/2008   Post a comment
I recently received an email from someone who had tried one of my recipes with some success, so I thought I'd share this little scamp...
Don't forget Valentine's Day!
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2/11/2008   Post a comment
Valentine's Day (February 14) is racing toward us - make sure you don't mess up like this guy last year...
Cool Pool Tricks and Amazing Loudspeakers
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2/8/2008   Post a comment
I don't know which I want most - to own these $54,000 loudspeakers or to be able to play pool like the folks in this video.
The latest-and-greatest in pussy-cat-camera technology
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2/6/2008   Post a comment
Well, this actually may not be the state-of-the-art, but it's still rather interesting to be able to see what your cat gets up to while you're not looking.
Turning bits of aircraft into furniture
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2/5/2008   Post a comment
Some of this stuff is very cool - I really love the "get bombed" table, which is made out of a real bomb!
Are you being served?
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2/4/2008   Post a comment
Dutch inventors create a robot that can automatically fill your car with gas.
I thought I'd seen everything, and then...
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2/1/2008   Post a comment
I tell you, just when I thought I'd seen everything, along comes an inflatable mouse (and you don't expect to hear yourself saying that every day!)


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