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Surprise Stash of Sweets Found in Cambridge Library

2 hours agoOdd : Neatorama

A book on the shelves of a library at Cambridge housed a sweet secret awaiting any student who cracked it. A Newnham College Library stock check turned up chocolate bars stashed in a hollowed out area inside the cover of The Oxford Companion to English Literature by Margaret Drabble, a Newnham alumna. Show More Summary

Drone Beat: Fireworks, Arrests, Shooting Ranges and More

The United States government uses them to bomb alleged terrorists in far-away places. Tech companies like Amazon, Google and Facebook are all toying with the idea of using them, and now they're a photographer's secret weapon. Drones are a big part of our lives, whether we see them or not. Show More Summary

Inside The Secret Building Bringing Mobile Phone Service To New York City's Subway System

As Hurricane Sandy revealed almost two years ago, New York’s 100-year-old subway is not a modern and robust system. In fact, compared to other cities, it’s downright dirty, unpredictable and technologically behind. But the Metro Transit Authority is currently dragging it into the future — and I got the chance to go behind the scenes of the MTA’s mission. More »      

Cool Cars Lightning McQueen Cake

Imagine the scene: A group of kids gathered around the table waiting for the arrival of the birthday cake. The birthday boy or girl is anxiously anticipating your next move. You've been keeping the birthday cake a secret, because you cant resist the look of pure joy on your child's face.

‘Doctor Who’: New trailer promises Daleks, a dinosaur and ‘darkness’

Up until now, Doctor Who showrunner Steven Moffat has been holding onto the secrets of the long-running British science fiction

3D Printing The Future Of Animation

It’s no secret I’m slightly obsessed with 3D printing. It’s a really fascinating process, and it’s only poised to get better. Cheaper, faster printers, larger print beds, more ‘ink’ options, etc. While the technology is improving, people will also find new ways to use the technology. Such is the case …

What Do You Find Out When You Put An Alligator On A Treadmill?

12 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

When you come across a paper on "alligator kinematics," it's time to pay attention. Somewhere, at some time, a scientist wanted to find out deep secrets of evolution and decided the best way to do it was putting an alligator on a treadmill. Read more...

“Roman Candle” turns 20: Secrets of Elliott Smith’s accidental masterpiece (slideshow)

The complicatedly charming behind-the-scenes story of a heartbreaking album which launched a singular talent

“Roman Candle” turns 20: Secrets of Elliott Smith’s accidental masterpiece

The complicatedly charming behind-the-scenes story of a heartbreaking album that launched a singular talent

Bill Gates’ Favorite Business Book: The Secret To His Success?

Bill Gates has just revealed his favorite book about business. It’s decades old, far from famous and it was out of print until Bill vouched for it. The book is called Business Adventures and it’s by a man named John Brooks. Brooks contributed to the New Yorker for years and decided to compile all of

Yep, Susan Sarandon is "Down with Cannabis"

13 hours agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

It's not exactly a secret that Susan Sarandon, like many other reasonable human beings enjoys cannabis from time to time/at almost all the award shows. But at 67, the lady's done something right, and she's shared with Britain's Hello! her secret: Read more...

VW Tiguan to get three-row version?

The Volkswagen Tiguan is starting to get a little long in the tooth, and the German automaker is reportedly already deep in development on the second-generation model. If rumors prove true, Volkswagen may be keeping a big secret when it comes to the new compact crossover. Show More Summary

Tony Blair May Be Summoned To Parliament Over IRA Amnesty

Tony Blair faces being called before Parliament to explain the secret deals given to Irish Republican Army (IRA) suspects confirming they would not be prosecuted for terrorist offences. The Sunday Telegraph reports that he did deals with the IRA's political wing, Sinn Fein, that involved sending "comfort letters" to "on the run" suspects. Show More Summary

The Daily Grind: How much time do you spend on irritating quests?

Yesterday I spent an hour and a half doing this stupid jumping puzzle in The Secret World. It was the fifth tier of a six-tier sabotage quest in Transylvania, and I absolutely hated every minute of it! I kept at, though, inventing aShow More Summary

THE DEEP STATE DOESN’T LIKE OPENNESS, AND DOES KEEP SECRETS: The place of secrecy within “Wisconsin…

THE DEEP STATE DOESN’T LIKE OPENNESS, AND DOES KEEP SECRETS: The place of secrecy within “Wisconsin’s Tradition of Clean and Open Government.” The last couple of years have demonstrated that that “tradition” was actually pretty much a lie. Plus, from the comments: “What does it say about the state of government and the justice system [...]

The Week’s Best Longreads

18 hours agoNews : The Daily Beast

From a secret Confederate colony in Brazil to the LeBron profile Nike never wanted you to see, The Daily Beast picks the best journalism from around the web this week.

How Indie Games Are REALLY Made [Video]

Super Meat Boy, Braid, Minecraft, No Mans Sky & Hotline Miami are huge Indie game hits. So what’s the secret to success? [Mashed]

Hiding In Plain Sight

“Shhhh. Be vewwy, vewwy QUIET. I haz a secret hiding place?” DP&F.Filed under: Uncategorized Tagged: Caturday, No Kittehs to See Here

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