See that gigantic spiral? Yeah. That's just the first 55,000.
To kick off its 2013 Summer Reading Program, the Seattle Public Library set a world record with a library-appropriate domino chain. Twenty-seven volunteers lined up 2,131 books and knocked them all down.
It's been been covered with a heat-activated label that changes from black to a picture of a pizza once it's done a few thousand revolutions inside your DVD player. At which point it also smells like pizza. Utterly dumb, or totally brilliant? We report – YOU DECIDE.
We've already seen domino guru FlippyCat recreate Van Gogh's Starry Night in falling dominoes. Now the endlessly patient domino-plotter has recreated the extinction of the dinosaurs with domino dinos, a domino Earth, and a hurtling plastic asteroid to get it all started.
It may not have the luminosity of Van Gogh's original painting, but FlippyCat's is an impressive feat in itself. This 7,000-domino construction dissolves into a neat simulacrum of The Starry Night.
Fast food is loaded with salt. This should come at no surprise. What is surprising, however, is that the same menu items often have different salt levels depending on where they're served.
This may just be a less savory medical paper than the case of the STD-giving blow-up doll. In a recent study — "Subcutaneous Penile Insertion of Domino Fragments by Incarcerated Males in Southwest United States Prisons: A Report of Three Cases" — from the Journal of Sexual Medicine, researchers investigated a series…