Bearing in mind I spend most of my life in Wikipedia, it's safe to say "Philosophy" will be the last posting on Yattix.com.[...read more]
Really just a polite way of saying "bullsh*t", it's science that isn't scientific, but people believe it anyway.[...read more]
I'm wearing mine right now! I can tell that you're not, though. And so can the government.[...read more]
A nice Russian lady who can look inside your body and describe your internal organs to you. Bit of a mood-killer on a date, mind you.[...read more]
An utterly fantastic name for your next heavy metal band, and a curious natural phenomena.
The explosion of animals is an uncommon event arising through natural causes or human activity. Among the best known examples are the post-mortem explosion of whales, either as a result of natural decomposition or deliberate attempts at carcass disposal. Other instances of exploding animals are defensive in nature or the result of human intervention. [...read more]
A deadly weapon in the wrong hands, or the right hands. You'd be surprised what a storied history the humble spork boasts.[...read more]
Why not build a nuclear reactor in your shed? Well, here's why not.[...read more]
An interesting way to give yourself a headche, or a portal to new ways of thinking.
The dreamachine (or dream machine) is a stroboscopic flicker device that produces visual stimuli. Artist Brion Gysin and William S. Burroughs's "systems adviser" Ian Sommerville created the dreamachine after reading William Grey Walter's book, The Living Brain. [...read more]
A bit of a grim one today, but interesting nonetheless. A Russian scientist who transplanted dog's heads for a laugh.[...read more]
Not to be confused with the one that blew itself up with a grenade. That was the The Tree That Pwns Itself.
The Tree That Owns Itself is a white oak tree, widely assumed to have legal ownership of itself and of all land within eight feet (2.4 m) of its base. The tree, also called the Jackson Oak, is located at the corner of South Finley and Dearing Streets in Athens, Georgia, United States. The original tree fell in 1942, but a new tree was grown from one of its acorns, and planted in the same location. The current tree is sometimes referred to as the Son of The Tree That Owns Itself. Both trees have appeared in numerous national publications, and the site is a local landmark. [...read more]