Doctor Who fan service:
David Tennant and the cast and crew of Doctor Who lipsyncing to "500 Miles" by The Pretenders.
Why movies don't have sonic screwdrivers. (and why the writers took it away from Doctors 5-8)
Pumpkin carving... WITH SCIENCE!
Long ago the world was ruled by huge reptilian mathematicians - the Pythagasaurus.
A voice from the 1%. Short version: dude, why aren't you taxing me MORE? Long version: [link]
Steam powered bike. [link]
The UN estimates that the global population reached 7 billion people Monday. This video talks about that and illustrates how we got there. [link]
The audio NPR report is similar enough that you don't need both the video and the radio version.
Eliza (1966) and Siri (2011) having a chat. [link]
The eulogy given by Steve Jobs' sister. [link]
Pictures of the construction of the Statue of Liberty. [link]
Best Buy has a dilemma. If they win this case it means their customer service is crap. But if they claim their customer service is great they don't have a legal leg to stand on. [link]
Game: Orange Gravity. Manipulate gravity to get the orange to eat the lemons. [link]
Do you smell what The Rock is cooking? Brontoburgers! [link]
Game: Absorption - help the detective through the vaguely Portal-ish maze to escape the evil Dr Badcharacter. [link]
After a veteran got his skull cracked by police at an Occupy Wallstreet gathering a whole bunch more veterans have been showing up. [link]
In related news, the police are trying to figure out how to deal with the 60's style protesters while not coming off as 60's style police. [link]
Game show host falls into a giggle loop. [link]
If you don't know what a giggle loop is you need to watch this.
Mastodon bone indicates that they may have been hunted by people before people were thought to have been in North America. So that story about early Americans crossing the frozen Bering Strait? It seems that anyone who crossed then found people here before them. [link]
Heidi Klum's Halloween costume. [link]
Literary jack-o-lanterns. [link]
The last of the B53 nukes have been dismantled. [link]
Those of you living inside the orbit of the moon may want to duck next week. [link]
Read about Elizabeth Warren, the woman responsible for the creation of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and how she made too many enemies to be made head of that bureau. [link]