Apparently made from telephone cords, dental floss, Muppet fur, glitter, and blobs of recycled plasticine porters with looking-glass ties, this remains the best video we've seen on how your parents' DNA turns into you. Really, it's fantastic. Well worth the 7+ minutes.
Ten Things You Probably Didn’t Know About DNA. I knew 9 of them, but I used to teach this stuff.
A quixotic Kickstarter-funded project has won the Sikorsky Prize, one of the most elusive goals in aviation, by keeping a human powered helicopter aloft for more than a minute.