Our weekly roundup of the quirky, bizarre, entertaining, and astounding news from the world outside. Here's the stuff you should click on this week.
Now You See It, Now You Don't:
Then and Now: Repeat Photography Captures Changing Landscapes (Wired Science)
Cycling, Doping, Contador, and... Ping-Pong?
Dimitrij Ovtcharov to Face WADA Appeal (ESPN)
Hey, LEGO My... Ancient Greek Eclipse Computer:
Apple Engineer Re-creates Ancient Computer with Legos (CNET)
Girls Who Walk, Bike to School Do Better in Tests (Reuters)
Bodysuits Not Included:
Ice Hotel in Sweden is Homage to TRON (Treehugger)
That's a Spicy Noodle:
Pringle Climbs Spicy Noodle, Other 5.14s (Climbing)
'Tis the Season?
From Eels to Kisses: 6 Wacky Ways Cities Are Light Lighting Up Christmas Trees (Treehugger)
Least Surprising News of the Year:
And the Most Popular Road-Trip Song Is ... (Wired Autopia)
Shameless Plug for Our Contributors:
The Best Travel Books of 2010 (World Hum)
Bison, Beer, and Alberta, Eh?
Bailey the Buffalo Rides in Car, Drinks Beer in Alberta, Canada (Huffington Post)