This is awesome: high-speed images of shock waves
Spirit, that little nicotine/caffeine energy drink thingy? Its commercials are bad. Bad, bad, bad.
The sample text here reminds me of some of those garbage Usenet posts I used to see a lot. Almost like weird Beatnik poetry (if you'll pardon the redundancy) in a way.
BoingBoing also had some plush Tetris blocks.
The crusade against drugs has gone way too far when basic and necessary medicines are banned or their manufacturers sued because some dumbass can use it in his meth lab. The guy's making meth, ok? He'll get his hands on some illegal pseudoephedrine, and the rest of us will suffer the loss of one of the best basic OTC cold medicines.
And to end the afternoon, a history of names.