Daily Archives: 19 May 19, 2009

Study Ball

The Study Ball gadget is a prison-style ball and chain that you can program to keep track of how much time you spend studying. Once you’ve selected the desired duration, you chain the ball to your ankle and the manacle … Continue reading

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Mass. Christian College Adopts New Mascot; Drops ‘Crusaders’

A Christian college in Massachusetts heralded in a new mascot this week in response to the changing connotation of its previous mascot. As of Wednesday, the athletic teams of Eastern Nazarene College in Quincy will be known as the ENC … Continue reading

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Fast Food: Calories per Dollar

Check out the article and larger version at TheBigMoney.com.

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The Clock Clock

A bunch of regular clocks turn into on large digital clock.

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Schools switching to clip-on ties

Clip-on ties are replacing knotted school ties as schools worry about health and safety, says a survey of school uniform suppliers. The Schoolwear Association says 10 schools a week in the UK are switching, because of fears of ties getting … Continue reading

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The break of the curveball

This is actually pretty cool, especially for those of you that have actuallly seen a curveball.  Be sure to check out the animation here. In baseball, a curveball creates a physical effect and a perceptual puzzle. The physical effect (the … Continue reading

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Bag of Randomness

I friend of mine had to work extra hours and come in on Sunday, unfortunately he was stuck in the elevator for an hour.  At least he had his lunch with him. For longtime DFW viewers of the local news, … Continue reading

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