September 29, 2015

Miscellany 21

Wow!.  Kurt Steiner world record of 88 skips of a stone over water.  Video at link.

Ten reasons why it's good to be a redhead: From Spartacus and scent to standing up for difference.

 Redhead Girl  By Vianaarts-D5531Ab

But watch out for the "ginger extremists".

Europe trotter on Flickr.

 Trees-Growing On Roof

Russian 5-year-olds dig tunnel out of nursery ‘to buy Jaguar’

Selfies are killing more people than shark attacks  So far this year, 12 people have died while trying to take a selfie

Ten most offensive collective nouns, among them,  a herd of harlots, an obedience of servants, an impatience of wives and an unhappiness of husbands.

Correlation is not causation: charts of weird things that correlate with each other.

 Weird Correlation

New Scientist The lies we tell are more convincing when we need to pee  Urgency conveys sincerity

Progress!  Father pulls out his daughter's wobbly tooth with a drone,  Video at link.

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