Sad news from Cuba. Looks like the state is recentralising, possibly to consolidate power for Castro's successor? World Jump Day! The science behind it is highly suspect, but it's an excuse to jump up and down, so who cares? Customized iPod shuffles! What the Oscar Presenters and Performers got in their prize bags (warning: may make you wonder just why these people, who are probably quite rich in the first place, need all this stuff). The history of Vimto! A bizarre Japanese Flash game. Origami Apple Macs and iPods!