The Null Device
Dermatology expert Professor Jonathan Rees has announced that redheads are sexier; more specifically, that the red-hair gene, present in 40% of the Scottish population, owes its proliferation to sexual selection (much like peacock tails), rather than practical factors.
To commemorate Mental Health Week, I bought a copy of the Avalanches' Frontier Psychiatrist single. (And because it's a pretty doovy track.)
Slashdot is running a stupid patent contest. All you need to do to enter is come up with something blindingly obvious, the dafter the better, and write it up in the form of a patent application.
A new spin on the cartoon caption contest, U B Funny, with groovy retro-styled graphics by Mark Frauenfelder. (from you know where)
The top 20 scientific blunders of the past 20 years. (via FollowMeHere)