In case you missed it, here's a transcript and video of president Obama's inaugural speech. And a bird's eye view of the crowd on the national mall.
The bark of a male cheetah will cause a female to begin ovulating. This discovery will help conservation breeding programs for the endangered species, if those in charge can figure how to make a cat bark.
January is the perfect time to dream about summer and plan your garden. If you’ve never had one before, read 7 Tips for Starting Your Own Vegetable Garden. (via Lifehacker)
Dangerous Psychology Experiments from the Past. Stage a rape to see what bystanders will do -what could possibly go wrong?
10 Awesome Things You Didn't Know About Clint Eastwood. (via Unique Daily)
Soldiers returning from war must pay for lost or damaged equipment, including bloodstained uniforms.
Clever Critters: 8 Best Non-Human Tool Users. Scratch "tool use" as the dividing line between humans and other animals.
Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions. The choices we make about spending our money are dependent on many things besides logic. (via Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories)
Deaths on the Movie Set explains some of the different ways movie producers have dealt with the sudden loss of an actor in the middle of filming.
The discovery of methane on Mars caused a media frenzy last week, because one source of methane is "little critters basically farting." We still don't know the reason it's there.