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Mathematical moments of wonder like Cantor's diagonal method

I've been reading Godel, Escher, Bach and I want to find more mind-expanding concepts that give the sense of understanding some fundamental truth. [more inside]
posted by StephenF on Jun 8, 2014 - 14 answers

Where should I take my wife for a birthday surprise?

Help me plan an awesome and affordable surprise birthday trip for my pregnant wife between Christmas and New Years. Details inside. [more inside]
posted by avrobie on Aug 29, 2012 - 10 answers

Helloooooo, Phineas

I love "discoveries" that add to seemingly-cold stories. Misfiled negatives unearthed, unlabeled photos finally identified, new connections made. Stuff like the identification of the first photo of Phineas Gage, or the recently-uncovered Lincoln inauguration photos, or to a much lesser extent (because it's "soft"), this TED talk about finding the face of Leonardo da Vinci. What other incidents/discoveries/ideas like this will enthrall me? And can you point me to a book (or at least a Wikipedia page) about it? [more inside]
posted by peachfuzz on Apr 23, 2012 - 9 answers

The world is just awesome.

I want to mainline wonder! Recommend me nonfiction books or films (science, nature, history, culture, the human mind) that will make me fall in love with the world we live in. [more inside]
posted by stuck on an island on Apr 15, 2012 - 35 answers

Bust out your Stevie Wonder trivia, I am in need!

Please help me figure out this Stevie Wonder riff off the Innervisions classic, Misttra Know It All [more inside]
posted by msali on Mar 17, 2011 - 4 answers

Recomend any good Wonder Woman stories?

Recommend any good Wonder Woman graphic novels/storylines? [more inside]
posted by bartleby on Mar 9, 2009 - 8 answers

Why does google image search find no images of Stevie Wonder?

If you do a google image search for Stevie Wonder, no images are found. Any idea why? I have never searched for something and found nothing.
posted by rollo tomassi on Feb 6, 2009 - 48 answers

Twenty-Four Day Rollercoaster

I want an advent calendar that will give me a genuine thrill of surprise and delight every day. I've been disappointed too many times. Give me spoiler-free recommendations. [more inside]
posted by Acheman on Nov 21, 2008 - 19 answers

Got To Delete Them Freakin All

How to reset completely one of them new fangled game carts. Befuddled SNES user ahead inside. [more inside]
posted by jeribus on Apr 14, 2007 - 9 answers

Does anyone know what happened to Taco the Wonder Dog that used to be hosted by Something Awful?

Does anyone know what happened to Taco the Wonder Dog that used to be hosted by Something Awful? Or if the artistic genius behind TTWD has moved onto bigger and better things?
posted by Satapher on Nov 11, 2004 - 8 answers

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