PETA upset over spiders!

Well, it's not our everyday treatment of spiders that is upsetting PETA, it's more like a one time deal that apparently mistreated millions of spiders. It's all about the creation of this gold spidey-cape! A one-of-a-kind gold cape that took four years -- and one million spiders -- to make, is on display at the Victoria... Continue Reading →

Bored at the urinal?

Bored at the urinal? Play a video game! Sega has announced that bars in Japan have started to install urinal video games that are controlled by urine. Players have their choice of five games. One game measures the force of a player's stream and translates it to wind in the video game. The harder a... Continue Reading →

Hate brocoli? It’s mom’s fault!

Well now! It looks like distaste for broccoli is genetic!! Many vegetables, but particularly cruciferous vegetables like broccoli, contain compounds called glucosinolates. Some people can taste these compounds, finding them incredibly bitter, while others can't taste them at all. That said, recent research found that there is a gene (gene hTAS2R38 if you really want to know)... Continue Reading →

Spectaculor Toronto

I never thought I would put those two words together (!), but this photo of Toronto is absolutely spectaculor! Not only is the photo great, but the story of how the photo came to be is also pretty sweet! It all started last year when Michael Chrisman placed a pinhole camera in Toronto’s Port Lands and... Continue Reading →

2012 Baby names inspired by me?!

NameCandy.com is a website that digs through public records in the US and compiles a list of the names of babies born on New Year’s day as a way of trendspotting baby names for the coming year. Their 2012 list is out and it looks like K names are totally a trend! Six cropped up... Continue Reading →

IKEA Webseries?!

IKEA Heights is the name of the webseries and it was shot entirely inside a California IKEA!! More interestingly though is that the store, for the most part, had no idea they were filming Ikea Heights! Actors and crew were seen and asked to leave many times but they would just come back the next day!... Continue Reading →

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