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Five years ago, Pip Hall co-founded Wet Hot Beauties, the amateur synchronised swimming troupe which took Auckland by storm. Now Pip has

to talk about the joy of jumping in and doing stuff - whether you're any good or not - as part of the TED global talent search. Wonderfully uplifting, unpretentious and a tonic for all.

Picture this: Combat Garden Gnomes...
Video: As a 12-year-old Jeremiah McDonald taped himself pretending to talk to his future self. Now at 32 and a film maker he makes "A Conversation With My 12-Year-Old Self: 20th Anniversary Edition", Uttterly brilliant deadpan comedy.

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Science: A single drop of this venom from this viper is dripped onto a petri dish of blood, and in seconds the blood clots into a chunk of solid gunk. Now that's lethal *shudder*

Creepy: Photographer Harold Feinstein was born in 1931 and included in his body of work is a collection of photographs from when he was a draftee in the Korean War in 1951. One of those photos, GI In Photo Booth, caught the eye of a Photoshop whiz, who decided to give the picture a spooky spin.

Video: Ex-pat Tim McCready is living in London and set a goal of visiting every London Underground station. He didn't realise quite how long it'd take but he has finally finished visiting all 270 stations and documented it here.

Video: A clam eating salt off a table is something to see alright...

PS It's actually the clam's foot.