staemstuff.jpgOne of our favorite sites on the Web, HowStuffWorks.com, takes on Emmy coverage with nary a mention of what the hell E! is going to do for its red carpet coverage now that Ryan Seacrest is hosting the show.

Instead, the site takes a high-school-science-text-book approach to the awards, letting readers know that the statuette was designed by a TV engineer who modeled it after his wife, and that it weighs 4 3/4 pounds, made of an amalgam of copper, nickel and silver, covered in 18 karat gold.

So, if you’re feeling particularly geeky, check out the story here.