This CNN article shared the eleven/"11 things to know about Lunar New Year -- It's that time again: Lunar New Year. Red packets of money will change hands and dragon dances will roar through the streets as people around the world, predominately of Chinese descent, usher in the Year of the Horse. Beyond the usual Lunar New Year traditions, however, is a holiday full of interesting quirks and customs..."
VideoSift shared three/3 minutes and ten/10 seconds animated YouTube video showing "... Although one third of the population suffers from motion sickness, scientists aren't exactly sure what causes it. Like the common cold, it's a seemingly simple problem that's still without a cure. And if you think it's bad on a long family car ride, imagine being a motion sick astronaut! Rose Eveleth explains what's happening in our bodies when we get the car sick blues..."
This xkcd comic strip shows what your overlord's computers are like like the one on Friday morning PST. :/
Boing Boing shared a CBS News article saying "'Enough' with the multivitamins already. That's the message from doctors behind three/3 new studies and an editorial that tackled an oft-debated question in medicine: Do daily multivitamins make you healthier? After reviewing the available evidence and conducting new trials, the authors have come to a conclusion of 'no.'..."
Buzz Hoot Roar answered "Why Some Ants Dress in Drag" question -- Some males of the ant species Cardiocondyla obscurior show how it is done.
Blue's News and Unreal shared Gallery of Coloring Book Pictures as X-Rays -- Artist Chris Panda's Facebook image gallery with his "eye for anatomy, even fictional anatomy, and has brought his talents to bear with this series of 'X-Ray' coloring book pictures. Rather than simply stay in the lines with some primary colors, he's taken it upon himself to assemble internal skeletons for a variety of coloring book characters...
WONT_CAPITALIZE_i's Reddit comment shared a musical The Nicest Place on the In(t)ernet web site -- "Having one of those days? Yeah, been there too. And sometimes, a little pick-me-up is hard to come by. So come on by to turn the :( into :) and the :) into a celebration. Cause this is a nice place to visit on days like today."
Been through life experience(s) with many human deaths of close ones (e.g., family and friends) within a year?Submitted by ant on Fri, 11/29/2013 - 5:42am. Health | History | Nature | Personal
Boing Boing shared an over one minute YouTube video showing "Urinal Dynamics: a tactical summary -- We illustrate the importance of good technique when using a urinal and offer some advice. Through high-speed video footage of a simulated male urine stream we show that reduced splash can be achieved by aiming at a vertical surface, moving closer to the urinal and by decreasing the impact angle."