Apr 292014
‘What Is a Photocopier’ Deposition Is The Most Ridiculous Legal Exchange Ever

In 2010, Ohio’s Cuyahoga County Recorder’s office was sued for charging $2 a page for photocopies of public documents. During the deposition, what could arguably be called the most ridiculous legal exchange ever took place over the word ‘photocopier.’ 

The New York Times recreated the deposition, verbatim, in this highly entertaining dramatization. These are the type of conversations that drive lawyers to insanity.


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Apr 082014
Playing The World’s Biggest Tetris Game

Tetris is a world famous cultural icon. That’s what inspired Drexel University professor Frank Lee to use the lights of a Philadelphia skyscraper to recreate the game on the largest light projection ever. He actually broke a world record by creating the largest video game ‘screen’ in the world, reports The New York Times


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Dec 292013
Etch A Sketch Inventor Tribute

Many famous personalities, celebrities, and musicians passed in 2013.

André Cassagnes, the inventor of the iconic Etch A Sketch drawing toy, is one of the lesser known people who left our world this year.  

The New York Times honors the man and his invention in this mesmerizing animation


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Dec 192013
The Incredible Physics of Ants

Ants are truly amazing creatures. 

The tiny bugs may seem simple enough, but, as The New York Times demonstrates in this new viral video, they are far from it. 

When researchers ‘pour’ fire ants from a funnel, the mass of insects act as a liquid. But when scientists softly smash a ball of ants, the mass spring back as if a solid like rubber.


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