This video of Homer Simpson and the ancient Cerne Abbas giant carved out of an English hillside is too hilarious not to share. Youtube has no fewer than four different videos of Homer and the giant. This one is up close and personal in the windy environs. Remember, you got it here first given that the total views of the four on Youtube have yet to hit a mere 250 (I confess: I saw it on CNN.com).
The English are calling the pairing "Homererotic." The prank aims to promote The Simpsons Movie. Regardless, it’s very funny.
The Dutch are known for their love of bicycling, and they’ve also long been early adopters of green-energy and smart-city technologies. So it seems fitting that a town in which painter Vincent van Gogh once lived has given him a very Dutch-like tribute -- a bike path lit by a special smart paint in the style of the artist's “Starry Night” painting.
For decades, engineers have worked to combat erosion by developing high-strength alloys, composites, and surface coatings. However, in a new paper, a team at Jilin University in China turned to one of the most deadly animals in the world for inspiration -- the yellow fat-backed scorpion.
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