Holiday gifts from Bass International

Fabulous time wasters

Mike's Electric Stuff . This site is for very-hard-core geeks only. Think digital nixie tubes, photoelectric cells, and fun with plasma.

Mensa Test . Think you're quick mentally? Try this. It's a timed test and you have just 10 seconds to click on the answer. (Careful, there's sound.)

Magic Trick . A buddy of mine, George Siegel (he's now a member of the Hollywood Magic Castle and a magic aficionado) sent me this last week. It's a stunning variation on a very old technique. (For the magicians in the audience, think of the standard stage illusion that starts with the letter Z. Work through the magician's routine and it'll make sense.)

Christmas lights

Last year about this time I told you about an Astonishing Computerized Christmas Light Show. This year's entry is equally astonishing.

M&M's 50 Dark Movies

The site's spooky and the music's weird. The goal is to find the 50 movie titles hidden in visual riddles within the picture. [Thanks to Brent K. and his 68 buddies.]

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