Archive for January 16th, 2015

Designer Chairs

Grant Snider presents us with a world of fancy seating possibilities with his latest comic. Some of these avant-garde pieces your derrière may have to occupy at its own risk. As with every Gr...

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Yip Yip Into The Moonlight - Sometimes The Trip Home Is Easy

Yip Yip Into The Moonlight by Cattoc_CDespite all the adventures they'd gone through as a group, and all the crazy things they'd seen in their young lives, there was still something so magical about riding a sky bison h...

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Not Your Everyday Pullups

[http://youtu.be/Ogt_wE90mpI](YouTube link)Marisa Inda is pretty fit. She also has a style that seems to defy gravity, and this video was not recorded in outer space. It’s not magic, it’s muscles. Pullups are...

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Cantaloupe + Ice Cream = Happiness

People in Japan love cantaloupe, where last year one lovely pair of melons sold for $17,500. Hokkaido, the northernmost of the large islands of the Japanese archipelago, is particularly well known for its cantaloupe. Whe...

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I Jiggle, Therefore I Am

The U.K. government agency Sport England has a new campaign called This Girl Can to encourage women to become active in sports and recreational activities.It comes as research, carried out by us, reveals that at by every...

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The Original Plan Was for Captain Picard to Speak in a French Accent

(Image: CBS)Patrick Stewart played Captain Jean-Luc Picard on Star Trek: The Next Generation. He was an early pick for casting directors, but they took some time to develop the character. Although the character...

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Award-Winning Wedding Photos of 2014

First Place in All About Light Category | Image: Chris HuangWedding photography is a competitive business model. The market is flooded with photographers, from young start-ups to established businesses that...

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X-Ray Shows How a Hamster Can Store So Much Food in Its Cheeks

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jbYBGKSxyac] (Video Link)Hamsters appear to be able to stuff vast amounts of food inside their cheeks—even more than you can! How? This clip from the British television series W...

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Aaron Johnson's Sock Paintings

Ship of Fools (2014), socks and acrylic on canvas One of your socks gone missing? Maybe it ran away from home to join the art world. Specifically, to be in one of Aaron Johnson's sock paintings....

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Hungry, Hungry Hippo Chases Boat

Hippopotami are adorable creatures that can swallow you whole and kill 3,000 people a year. When they play Hungry, Hungry Hippos, they’re craving your flesh, not marbles.David Jackson and his son Craig learned that...

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You the Seal

[http://youtu.be/KV4et_KApVQ] (YouTube link)A friendly young seal has become quite popular with surfers and other beachgoers on the shore near  Cap Ferret, France. They’ve named him “You.” Here, yo...

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The Trippy History of Flip Books

(Photos: Ben Zurawski)Long before there were smartphones or even animated .gif files (like the one below) on desktop computers, there were flip books. It's an old art form that Ben Zurawski continues today. He's an artis...

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The Virus - That's One Catchy Album!

The Virus by Jango SnowMario had no idea how far his career would go when he decided to go back to school and get his doctorate, but who could have guessed curing viruses with pills would lead to releasing a hit album?...

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15 Unique Illnesses You Can Only Come Down With in German

Every language develops its own diagnoses of maladies, or on the milder side, descriptions of feelings. In German, they have some syndromes that could be called by another name in another language, but they sound much mo...

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Signs of the Zodiac Reimagined as Monsters

CancerArtist Damon Hellandbrand has put a monstrous new spin on the signs of the zodiac. Instead of images evoking a sense of dreamy, new-agey magic, the artist has created symbols with a decidedly menacing vibe...

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100 Japanese Maids and a Pancake

[http://youtu.be/NewiSNS-vLk] (YouTube link)This is an ad for non-stick cookware. At least, I think it is, because what else would it be? The reaction of the man of the house evokes some kind of weird fantasy, especially...

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Hyper-Realistic Sculptures by Kazuhiro Tsuji

This sculpture of President Abraham Lincoln is almost unnerving in its realism. Kyoto-based artist Kazuhiro Tsuji certainly knows how to catch people off guard with his creations. Before working as a sculptor, ...

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Garbage Man—A Superhero for Real Life

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oujqv98ZsZM] (Video Link)He cannot fly, shatter walls with his fists, or shoot lasers out of his eyes. But Garbage Man is just the hero that this little boy needs.If what we have seen at...

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18 People Who Turned Their Casts Into Art

Another arm cast painting!! Thank you @donnae1963 for the blank canvas!! #armcastpainting, #casttattoo, #badasscast, #halfjapbettieA photo posted by Miyo Yamamoto (@halfjapbettie) on Apr 26, 2013 at 8:26am PDT...

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Nevermind the Blocks, Here's Punk Peach!

There are a lot of twists on Mario cosplay characters, but I totally love this great punk take on Princess Peach. She was one of a whole group of punk Super Mario characters cosplaying at Ichibancon. This lovely cosplaye...

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10 Living Things Thriving in Death Valley

There’s a reason it’s called Death Valley. This vast expanse of the Mojave Desert gets less than 2 inches of rain per year, the daytime temperatures can reach upwards of 120 degrees, and the landscape...

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Stormtrooper Armor Saves Star Wars Fan from Deadly Snake Bite

(Photo: Storming Australia)If you’re not wearing stormtrooper armor right now, you must have a death wish. Scott Loxley was on Wednesday and that’s why he’s still alive.Loxley is currently walking acros...

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Ermine Plays Peek-a-Boo

[http://youtu.be/vkemK00kPo4] (YouTube link)An ermine is a stoat wearing his white winter coat. I had no idea they were so cute, but this little guy is utterly charming as he peeks out of his cubbyhole in a hollow tree s...

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Epic Materia Handler Vince - A Valentine Sealed With A Fiery Kiss

Epic Materia Handler Vince by Barrett BiggersNobody can handle materia, or unleash the powers of the Land and Planet contained within, quite like Vince. Materia is his life, and his destiny, and he has very little compe...

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A Collection Of Hilarious Wedding Cake Toppers

(Image Link)Weddings are nerve wracking enough as it is, so why would the bride and groom want to darken that magical day with the same old boring ceremony leading to the same old reception serving the same old cake?The...

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The Strange Way to Say "Yes" in Northern Sweden

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=URgdIAz4QNg](Video Link)The Local news service journeyed to Umeå, a city in northern Sweden. There, a correspondent learned how to say "yes" in the local dialect of Swedish: purse y...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/16/The-Strange-Way-to-Say-Yes-in-Northern-Sweden/

The Workspaces of Famous People

Steve JobsGoogle the word "workspace" and you'll be inundated with articles that emphasize its importance. From keeping the space free of clutter to designing it to inspire both productivity and creativity, opin...

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