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New sport: Ethernet cable detangling

Be astonished at these advanced methods of disentanglement.

Xeni Jardin has a way of digging up nuggets of sublime weirdness and subtle hilarity for her video blog on BoingBoing. The latest proof is BBtv's video on the L.A. Cable Untangling Championships--the IT version of calf roping and bronco riding, essential professional skills that have evolved into their own athletic events.

Learn about the finer points of cable-sorting technique and knot theory on BoingBoingTV: "BBtv: Speed Cabling--competitive ethernet detangling"

CNET's own Mike Yamamoto proposes a nuanced analysis on Crave: "'Speedcabling': Do you have what it takes?"