Well No One Saw This Coming of the Day

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Modern Family's boneheaded-but-insightful son Luke (Nolan Gould) visited Ellen this week to announce his graduation from high school. But wait -- isn't he only 13?

Turns out, he's a bona fide genius, with a Mensa membership and an IQ of 150:

Over the summer I did a lot of studying and I took an exam and tested at high school, so I'm hopefully going to go on and do some online community college courses.

When Gould visited Ellen in January, he revealed that he likes to discuss nuclear fusion in household microwaves, and that his allowance is a paltry $30 a week, with the rest of his income being squirreled away for college.

We'll never watch Luke and Phil's hijinks the same way again.

1/3 Of Pussy Riot Goes Free of the Day

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The good news: One member of Pussy Riot, Yekaterina Samutsevich, was released from prison today on probation; her lawyers argued earlier this month that because the 30-year-old was kicked out of the cathedral shortly after entering, she was not part of the "aggressive movements" that offended Russia's Orthodox church and resulted in the trio's imprisonment.

The bad news: Samutsevich's bandmates, both of whom are younger than her with small children, will be transferred to a prison colony to serve out their two-year sentences.

Gangnam Style Tattoo of the Day

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This won't be totally regrettable by this time next year tomorrow.

Monsters University's Insanely Detailed Fake Website of the Day

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In a genius marketing campaign for Monsters University, Pixar has created an extensively elaborate website for the institute, down to a calendar of events, departments and required textbooks, school merchandise (for four-armed monsters), dining halls, maps, and even more.

Do they accept transfers?

[thanks, marina!]

Live Free Fall From Space of the Day [UPDATED]

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Live Free Fall From Space of the Day [UPDATED]
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UPDATE: The jump has been aborted due to "gusty winds." No word on when it will be rescheduled.

You don't want to miss this -- watch live on YouTube at 10:30 a.m. PST/1:30 p.m. EST as Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner attempts to make history:

Baumgartner will undertake a stratospheric balloon flight to more than 120,000 feet and make a record-breaking freefall jump in the attempt to become the first man to break the speed of sound in freefall (an estimated 690 miles per hour), while delivering valuable data for medical and scientific advancement.

Fingers crossed that this ends well.

Kickass Cat of the Day

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Kickass Cat of the Day
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Meet Ozzy, a Vancouver cat who took a crossbow shot to the neck last week -- and promptly became the Internet's newest meme.

(And not to worry: Several days and $1,000 worth of vet services later, he's all good.)