YT: In a field near Elberton, Georgia, USA, sit a set of mysterious standing stones: mysterious not because they're ancient, but because they were funded by someone anonymous in 1980, perhaps as a message... continue reading
posted by Fantomas11 months 3 weeks ago • 393 views • 3:08
It’s an 1980s pop music cliche that dates back to 1910.
If you listen to the first few seconds of Bruno Mars’ “Finesse” (hint: listen to the Cardi B remix) you’ll hear... continue reading
posted by Aard Vark (oritteropo) 1 year 6 months ago • 586 views • 9:26
Coined in 1990 by author and attorney Mike Godwin, Godwin’s Law was originally, to quote Godwin “a project in memetic engineering”, partially inspired by a 1980s article he read in Whole Earth Review... continue reading
posted by Mordhaus1 year 7 months 2 weeks ago • 17 views • 5:38
I'd never heard of moiré effect beacons until I got an email asking me about them. It seemed like a really clever idea - but it was really hard to research. Or at least it was, until I stumbled upon one... continue reading
posted by Mordhaus1 year 8 months 2 weeks ago • 1,214 views • 3:54
The average American consumes more than 3,600 calories daily – a 24% increase from 1961, when the average was just 2,880 calories.
Americans haven't increased their consumption... continue reading
posted by Aard Vark (oritteropo) 2 years 4 months 3 weeks ago • 691 views • 1:37
In March 1974, Chinese farmers digging a well unearthed the greatest archaeological find of the century - the buried Terracotta Army. After coming across a life-sized human head... continue reading
posted by Aard Vark (oritteropo) 2 years 6 months 2 weeks ago • 628 views