Amusing News Aliquots
Silly samplings from this week’s science news, compiled by Bethany Halford and Lauren Wolf.
Winnipeg just got geek-i-fied: Giant statue of a steaming chemistry flask graces the city’s downtown. [Lumenpulse]
Diagramming panda accidents and penguin poop: The best figures in scientific peer-reviewed papers you’ll see all day. [iO9]
These guys tested the safety of kitchen versus pumpkin-carving knives on CADAVER hands. Thank you, Improbable Research. [Improbable]
The Newscripts gang loves 3D printing. So we were intrigued to hear some folks are planning on printing plane parts and satellite components. [Design News]
The ultimate in DIY: A Tesla coil gun that shoots foot-long sparks. [PopSci]
Even Indiana Jones can’t get tenure. [McSweeney’s]
French bees develop a taste for M&Ms, make funky-colored honey. [Fox News]
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