Archive for August 14th, 2011

Glass Beach

Glass Beach is a section of coastline in MacK­er­richer State Park in California. After World War II, it was used as a public dump for two decades until local officials halted the practice. Since that time, the wav...

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Forensic Psychiatrists Analyze Batman Villains

Dr. Vasilis K. Pozios is a forensic psychiatrist and reader of superhero comic books. He's spent his career studying dangerous criminals and is now applying that knowledge to comic book villains and the way in which Batm...

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Bottle Cap Nautilus Sculpture

Virginia art student Ryan Lytle created Nautilus, the awesome 3D sculpture shown above, from bottle caps, lots of wire, some keys, a gas mask lens and other recycled materials. Lytle calls the process of wra...

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Space Invaders Cross-Stitch Sampler

This is definitely not your grandmother's alphabet sampler. If your interest in old-school gaming overlaps with an appreciation for needlecraft, then this may be your new favorite thing. The Space Invaders sampler m...

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Hello Kitty Flashlight Keychain

Hello Kitty Flashlight Keychain - $6.95 Are you a fan of Hello Kitty and all things cute? You need to check out the Hello Kitty Flashlight Keychain from the NeatoShop. This adorable keychain will light up your life wi...

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St. George and the Dragonet

(Video Link) In 1953, satirist Stan Freberg released an audio spoof of the radio show Dragnet which imagined the legend of St. George and the Dragon as a hard-boiled cop show. Here's a stop-motion animated...

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The Tiny Origami of Anja Markiewicz

Anja Markiewicz creates amazing, tiny works of origami. This crane was formed from a 9mm sheet of paper. Link -via Colossal | Artist's Website (Google Translate) Previously: The Tiny Origami of Mui-Ling Tehorigami...

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Diamond Encrusted Contact Lenses

Chandrashekhar Chawan, an optometrist, wanted to offer his customers an extra sparkle for their eyes. Initially, he tried gold, but it didn't work that well. After his wife had diamonds mounted into her teeth, Chawan...

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The 1990s Are Back!

Remember the 1990s? You know, Rugrats, Saved by the Bell, and - gasp - New Kids on the Block? Well ... love 'em or not, get ready: they're baaaack! Claire Suddath of TIME gets us all re...

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South Koreans Go to the Beach to Avoid the Sun

Aah, the beach. The shimmering ocean, the scantily clad girls frolicking in the sun ... wait scratch the last one, at least if you're in South Korea. John Glionna of the Los Angeles Tim...

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Where Children Sleep

[caption id="attachment_51297" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="9-year-old Jamie shares a top-floor apartment on New York's Fifth Avenue with his parents and three siblings. The family's two other homes a...

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Kittywood Studios

(YouTube link) If you've ever wondered where all those cat videos came from, now you know. Here's a look behind the scenes at the magic of Kittywood Studios. -via MetafilterCat, videos, hollywood, parody, production...

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