Rookie of the Year: Not So Empty Nest

To prep for the Newborn of the Year, Matt Marrone spies on his family with a new surveillance camera.

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Unwinnable Weekly Issue Fifty-Three

Stu Horvath weighs in on the latest Gawker kerfluffle.

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Lightning in a Bottle

Ian Snyder creates a new interactive toy to create black and white lightning.

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Unwinnable Weekly Issue Twenty-Seven

Welcome to the new year, as shocking and depressing as the old year.

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Two Cautionary Tales

It’s all fun and games until somebody gets hurt.

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Barnacles

If you’ve been anywhere near the ocean, you’ve likely seen barnacles – the hard-shelled crustaceans that crust over wharves and rocks and the hulls of boats by the hundreds. Once they attach themselves to a solid surface, they are there forever, resting when the tide is out, feeding on plankton when the tide is in.

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