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Help Me Identify This Cookie

Many years ago, I had a coworker from Long Island who made these delicious cookies and brought them into the office. I've never been able to find them since, and cannot remember what she called them. [more inside]
posted by dotgirl on Mar 14, 2014 - 9 answers

It's alive!

I ate some sort of multi-layered, rainbow Jell-O-like snack once. What was it? Where can I find it in Boston or NYC? [more inside]
posted by topoisomerase on Jan 26, 2013 - 8 answers

Rainbow-themed playlist.

I'm making a Rainbow-themed playlist for my boyfriend. Could you recommend colour-themed songs? I'm doing fine for "Reds" and "Blues." It's the Indigos and Violets (or Purples) and Oranges and Yellows (and the non-rainbowy colours, like Browns and Whites and Blacks) that are tripping me up.
posted by flibbertigibbet on Jul 7, 2012 - 77 answers

Somewhere Over the Rainbow... We'll have a bunch of kids needing to be entertained...

We're having a rainbow-themed family reunion and I'd like to keep people moving with games. So far I've come up with RED Rover and a WHITE elephant. What other games have a color in the title? [more inside]
posted by meindee on Jun 24, 2012 - 16 answers

Made of Rainbows

I really love the rainbow sweater Marcus wears in About A Boy. Is this a real thing? [more inside]
posted by troublewithwolves on Jul 24, 2011 - 4 answers

What do you call this rainbow metal jewelry?

What do you call this rainbow metal style of jewelry? [more inside]
posted by ladypants on Mar 23, 2011 - 8 answers

How do I take a picture of the rainbow sparkle when sunlight hits a snowflake?

How do I take a picture of the rainbow sparkle when sunlight hits a snowflake? [more inside]
posted by AllieTessKipp on Nov 22, 2010 - 12 answers

How to respond to a Charlie the Unicorn when you can't take his freakin' kidney.

Every week during Poetry Workshop, we write criticisms on our classmates' poems. This week, my friend handed me this. How can I retaliate next week? [more inside]
posted by yaymukund on Nov 10, 2010 - 31 answers

Explain a magic upside down rainbow in remedial physics terms

[PhysicsFilter] Yesterday I saw what appeared to be an upside-down rainbow, in a part of the sky nearish the sun, but only when I was wearing my polarized sunglasses. This goes against everything I know about rainbows. Can someone explain? [more inside]
posted by emyd on Jun 4, 2010 - 11 answers

Identify This Rainbow Print

Can anyone Identify this print? [more inside]
posted by saxamo on Nov 11, 2009 - 3 answers

Half-mast rainbow flag?

A NYT article on Prop 8 begins, "A giant rainbow-colored flag in the gay-friendly Castro neighborhood of San Francisco was flying at half-staff on Wednesday..." Where can I find that image? [more inside]
posted by fogster on Nov 5, 2008 - 2 answers

Help me find an educational reward/prize for our reading contest

In the spirit of our local library's summer reading program, we've done a similar program of our own (since our children flew through the initial 1000 minutes of the library program). Help me find an appropriate educational-yet-awesome reward to give them for completing our contest! [more inside]
posted by AaronRaphael on Aug 6, 2008 - 10 answers

I hear rainbow pee is in this season

Best way to die my urine all of the ROY G. BIV rainbow colors? [Not all at once, one color at a time.] The brighter and more vibrant, the better. [more inside]
posted by davidstandaford on Nov 25, 2007 - 16 answers

rainbows can be elegant, can't they

Please suggest elegant graphic/web/web-viewable designs featuring rainbows or rainbow-like/themed elements to inspire me. I'm working on a site for an organization with "Rainbow" in the name, and am having a hard time avoiding both hokeyness (on one end) and austerity (as I overcompensate). [more inside]
posted by amtho on Oct 20, 2007 - 17 answers

Where to find clip art of ballerinas and rainbows?

Anyone know where to find nice images (clip art or otherwise) of rainbows and ballerinas? [more inside]
posted by eileen on Mar 14, 2007 - 9 answers

Why is a color spectrum nicely represented as a circular wheel?

In the continuum of visible-light colors that makes a rainbow, we have red, orange, ... blue, indigo, and violet. But aestheticists tend to join the two ends together to make a "color wheel". They use this to predict pairs, trios, or quads of colors that are symmetrically placed in the wheel and therefore look nice or bad together. But, why does the continuum map to a circle at all? [more inside]
posted by cmiller on Nov 30, 2006 - 21 answers

What's a Good Middle Name for a Girl That Meshes With "Moonbeam" and "Rainbow"?

First girl has middle name Moonbeam. Second girl has middle name Rainbow. What's a good middle name for a third girl in a similar vein? [more inside]
posted by meehawl on Jun 18, 2006 - 90 answers

a weird rainbow

On a recent flight, I saw a weird circular 'rainbow' around the shadow of the plane (on a cloud). What's the physics behind this? [more inside]
posted by dhruva on Apr 4, 2005 - 10 answers

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