A ‘My Little Pony’ Edition of the Classic Board Game ‘The Game of Life’

My Little Pony LIFE Box

The classic board game The Game of Life now has a special My Little Pony edition thanks to the company USAopoly, which releases brand-licensed versions of popular board games. The set comes with four collectible pony figurines and replaces the game’s traditional play money with “Friendship Points.” The set is available from ThinkGeek.

My Little Pony LIFE Set

My Little Pony LIFE Board

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MIT Graduate Student Proves the Benefit of Wearing Crying Babies Into Battle at BAHFest

MIT graduate student Tomer Ullman proved the benefits of wearing a crying baby into battle in a 2013 presentation titled, “The Crying Game: Infant distress vocalization as competitive advantage during violent conflict,” at The Festival of Bad Ad Hoc Hypothesis, or BAHFest. BAHFest celebrates well-researched and presented, but still ultimately wrong, hypotheses about evolutionary theory.

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Siamese Cat and Little Owl Are the Closest of Friends and Have Been That Way For a Long Time

A beautiful siamese cat named Cleo and an elegant little owl named Forbi play together like they’ve done since Forbi was a fluffy baby. The two live together in a wonderful home that was created by André Costa, an animal biologist for Buriki Environmental Activities in São Caetano do Sul, Brazil, which allowed these natural predatory enemies to become the very best of friends.

Baby Owl and Kitty

Grown Up Owl and Kitty

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An Art Print Featuring the Top 100 Billboard Songs of All Time Represented With Graphs and Diagrams

Chart-Topping Songs

Statistician Nathan Yau of FlowingData has created an art print featuring the top 100 Billboard songs of all time represented with graphs and diagrams. The 24″ by 36″ signed and hand-numbered prints are available to pre-order online and are expected to ship late October 2014.

Dreams, hope, and most importantly, love, mixed with some parties and dranking.

Chart-Topping Songs

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