Archive for October 25th, 2014

10 Minimalist Horror Movie Posters

Artist: Thomas EmeryIt is crazy to think that a movie that took years to write and direct and produce can often be summed up in one single, minimalist frame of artwork. One picture that grabs the entirety of the mov...

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The 18 Strangest Buildings in China

This building is a museum in Meitan County, Guizhou, China. Can you guess the theme of the museum? Yes, it's tea! This is the National Tea Museum. Appropriately, the building is shaped like a teapot. It's 242 feet tall....

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Getting in Shape: Expectations vs. Reality

Kathryn Rose illustrated this comic about the differences between expectations and reality of getting in shape. Expectations are on the left side and reality's at right.  I'm sure that none of us can relate; ou...

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For Sale: A Ghost Town in Connecticut

(Photo: RM Bradley, The Courant)Johnsonville is a village in East Haddam, Connecticut. It used to be a small milltown until the 1970s, when a fire gutted the local economy. The owner, Raymond Schmitt, was an ecc...

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We Can’t Spell Success

Maybe the cake decorator should have stopped after “We can’t spell s-cces” or even after “We can’t spell.” The misspelling draws attention away from the unnecessary quote marks (the be...

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Old School vs. New School

So for a moment, let's say video games are real. Just pretend for a sec, dammit. What would happen if old school, pixel games somehow met up and clashed with the new school, realistic looking games? In my head, I imagine...

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We're Frying out Here on the Hot Beach!

(Photo: Cameron Spencer)This is Tamarama Beach in Sydney, Australia, where it must be hot enough to fry an egg on the sand--if you have the right equipment. Andrew Hankin has provided it by building this enormous sculptu...

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10 Cases That Changed How We Investigate Murder

Before we had the many tools of forensic science we employ in crime investigation today, it was easier to get away with murder. At the same time, it was easier to be convicted of a crime you didn’t commit. Over the...

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Party God! - Float On

Party God! by BeastPopGiant floating wolf heads don't come much cooler, or fun to party with, than the original party animal himself- the Party God! Everyone knows the Party God brings the bash with him wherever he goes...

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A Chip off the New Stock

Blueberry | Image: SeattleFlyerGuyThe companies responsible for the manufacture of most popular food products work to keep their lines interesting to consumers by creating new versions of old standbys. For example,...

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Massive Mullet Migration

[http://youtu.be/poPKsFQcQE4] (YouTube link)The migration of mullet takes place every year off the east coast of Florida. The small fish are like a buffet for big fish, so look out for tarpon, jacks, sharks, snook, and o...

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Spider Fixes a Leaf

Photographer Bertrand Kulik snapped this fantastic shot. There was a hole in the leaf where the spider built his web. From the right angle, it looks like the spider patched up the hole. You can see a clo...

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R.I.P. Jack Bruce

For many of us, just the mention of the name Jack Bruce makes the ten note bass line of “Sunshine of Your Love” play in one’s head. The bass player/singer made up a third of the band Cream, along with E...

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Leopard Mama and Cub Cross the River

[http://youtu.be/c1qjpKi5APw]YouTube LinkThis footage captured in Kruger National Park in South Africa shows a careful, protective mama leopard demonsrating the moves and jumps necessary to navigate the...

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The 10 Best Walking Dead Episodes So Far

Image Credit: Angela GeorgeI do not hide my love affair with AMC's The Walking Dead. Though it has the bad habit of being inconsistent from time to time, it still offers us something very different on the modern...

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The Slow Mo Guys Do Internet Memes

[http://youtu.be/gpybxbeZfn4] (YouTube link)Gav and Dan, the Slow Mo Guys (previously) were challenged to illustrate internet memes in super slo-mo video. The memes they selected are actually just internet slang terms, a...

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The 25 Most Terrifying Urban Legends in the World

Image Credit: Marcus QuigmireSo what urban legend pulls you in the most? I would love to say it is the "guy with hook on his hand who just escaped the mental asylum" story, but for me, it is actually the "don't flas...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/25/The-25-Most-Terrifying-Urban-Legends-in-the-World/

Delicious Popsicles Shaped Like Deadly Microorgamisms

From left to right, you can see MRSA, influenza, chicken pox, e. coli, and HIV.Go ahead and take a lick! They're perfectly safe. Artist Wei Li made these popsicles just look like deadly pathogens. They're part o...

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Yard Sard and Other Delights

How can we misspell “yard sale’? Let me count the ways -because there are a lot more than two. Oh, I can’t count because after a few, I just giggled too much. And they go on and on, in a picture...

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What Does The Tonberry Say? - The Final Words Of Fantasy Critters

What Does The Tonberry Say? by CArxangelYou encounter all kinds of strange creatures when you're exploring the world in search of gil and XP, some you're forced to fight and others are friends, and they all make some se...

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This Highly Realistic Bacon Scarf Looks Good Enough to Eat

Although it looks like thinly sliced bacon ready to slide into your skillet, this is actually a silk scarf designed by Natalie Luder. She calls it Fou Lard, which means "insane bacon." It's about 6 feet...

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Startup Ideas

Shen’s Startup Ideas from Owl Turd are, in order, 1. useless, 2. dumb, and 3. incomprehensible. But hey, those qualities (or lack thereof) never stopped a startup from making a ton of money. What r...

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A Cinderella Story:The Best Of Bill Murray

Bill Murray is the man. A million people have said it before me, and a million more will say afterwards. He is just one of those actors that transcended his celebrity status and just seems like an awesome, approachable,...

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