Sep 162014
A Fish That Spits With Perfect Aim

The Archerfish gets its name from its impressive spitting abilities. The fish is one of the only creatures in the animal kingdom that can spit with such accuracy and distance. The fish spits water to shoot down yummy insects and bugs to eat, but as The New York Times explains, scientists are studying the Archerfish to create better fire hoses, sprayers, and more.


Share URL:

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.


Share URL:

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


Share URL:

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


Share URL: