We interrupt your morning stupor for some news of our universe's most fundamental particles! The NYT advises us of the hottest news in physics today: researchers at Fermilab's particle accelerator think that they may have discovered the Higgs boson, a heretofore purely theoretical particle that endows certain things with mass, such as your ill-informed arguments about the nature of the universe, if you casually toss around the term "Higgs boson" like you know what it means.
We were told ahead of time that "colorful events will take place" for Dear Leader Kim Jong-il's birthday on Wednesday, but we could have never guessed just how awe inspiring the celebration of his 69th year of life would be. According to the Korean Central News Agency, a "mysterious natural wonder" took place above Kim's magical mountain birthplace, Mount Paektu:
While examining the death of a magic shop owner, Castle and Beckett revisit their childhood as well as cliched themes à la The Prestige. However, secrets of the trade aren't the only ones being revealed during the investigation. Highlights inside.
Want to learn how to pour salt from your hand and impress girls while wearing trucker hats? You're in luck, with the "Magician of the Century"'s own magic kit. Hilariously, Criss isn't in this, and opted for a stand-in.
In this clip, street magician Gavin McInnes attempts to wow an audience with an old fashioned card trick that keeps going awry. Luckily, he's got an unexpected trick up his, um, sleeve.
In case lighting a candle, listening to "Rhiannon" on repeat, and saying "wingardium leviosa" aren't working, here's how to cast a magic spell.
Well well well, shut our collective mouths, magically! Last August, a woman accused David Copperfield of luring her to his private island, raping her repeatedly, and then threatening to kill her if she told anyone. Copperfield denied it at the time. But let's be honest: everyone already thought David Copperfield was kind of creepy, so it's the sort of accusation one might be inclined to believe.
A pencil is pushed between two independently moving nuts. Or is it? Is that even a pencil? Are those nuts independently moving? Are they even nuts? Is this even happening? DID I JUST BLOW YOUR MIND!?!?