I almost wish weed made me freak out as hard as this film suggests it does—always being giggly, sleepy, and hungry is no way to go through life. Oh wait, yes it is.
Seriously people, there is such a thing as having too much time on your hands. [Nerd Approved]
After discovering a mysterious double-capped metal cylinder lying in the street Wednesday morning, a San Diego area man did what we'd all do in his situation—he tossed it in his car's trunk to show the mechanics at the auto dealership where he worked.
The mechanics had a pretty good guess as to what it was— unfortunately, they guessed pipe bomb. Two hours, 300 evacuees, and an inspection by the San Diego Fire-Rescue EOD robot later, police realized that they did not in fact have a pipe bomb on their hands but instead had been attempting to disarm a magnetic stash can—the kind that sticks to the underside of vehicles. The lesson from all this—if you're going to pick up random detritus off the street, always be sure to check it for weed. [High Times]
Wait, wait, wait. Let me get this straight. So I can not only buy magic mushrooms, one-liter beers, and used women's undergarments from vending machines, I can also own an adorable exotic primate like this? Oh Japan, where you been all my life? [Boing Boing]
Watching Human Migration Has Never Been So Mesmerizing (Or Really All That Mesmerizing to Begin With)
Using data gleaned from 43 million public profiles at Geni.com, Whitehead Fellow Dr. Yaniv Erlich distilled the travels of the human genome since the Middle Ages down to a 36 second video.