A good list is useful for sorting and making sense of the world as well as highlighting important information. And, the List Visual Arts Center is one of the coolest galleries in the Boston area. Take a sideways look at 'list' through Quick Take, an MIT Alumni Association Web feature.
Read the current edition of Quick Take for an enumeration of research projects approaching human trials or public use, award winners, MIT artifacts, interesting Slice of MIT blog posts you should read but probably haven't, and more.
You can also puzzle through the Mystery Catergory — what's the thread that is common to this odd group of cool technologies?