Archive for March 16th, 2015

Twenty Iconic Images From Alternate Perspectives

Skirt Blown Up Over Grate Shot of Marilyn Monroe from The Seven-Year-Itch | Image Source  Perspective is everything, and in the case of these famous photographs, seeing the scene from even a sligh...

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9 Modern Curses

(Gemma Correll)People living today will not be impressed if you curse them with withering flesh, perpetually bleeding eyeballs, or nightmares every night. Gemma Correll shows you how to really destroy li...

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What Do You Get When You Cross a Cow and an Octopus?

Biology grad students, make a note to yourself not to cross an octopus with a cow. As if that would ever be remotely possible. This is from a Buzzfeed list called 15 Jokes That Only Biologists Will Fully...

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Stunningly Beautiful Blown Glass Animals

When he was 17, Scott Bisson bent a glass tube over a Bunsen burner in his high school chemistry class. This began his fascination with shaping and folding glass as an art form. Now, from his studio in Philomath, Oregon,...

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Fifteen Fun Facts About Rocko's Modern Life

(Image Link)The 90s were a heyday for Nickelodeon Studios, who introduced the world to a batch of shows they called Nicktoons that would quickly become our favorite animated fare.In my opinion Rocko's Modern Life*/em...

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An Illustrated History of Americanized Chinese Food

Chinese cuisine, like that of any country, consists of a wide variety of available foods turned into dinner with a wide variety of recipe the family cook -or restaurant cook- knows. America has a tendency to adapt and ch...

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Sinking Titanic Cat Condo

Wait, isn't the rule that women, children, and cats get first call on the lifeboats? Someone forgot to tell Captain Whiskers, who is going down with his ship using this cat condo from the Hollywood Kitty...

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THE LEGEND OF DEADPOOL - A Link To Another Universe

THE LEGEND OF DEADPOOL by Oliver BanksWade was getting mighty used to switching bodies and tripping between dimensions, but when he ended up in a land called Hyrule he finally felt at home. He'd spent the better part of...

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Chips and Giggles

[https://youtu.be/q__8ex88Ow0]YouTube LinkYouTube user Timothy W. captured this video of his four-month-old baby watching his wife eat tortilla chips. For some reason, mommy crunching makes baby laugh. I...

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Bringing Lynx Back to Britain

Canada Lynx were almost wiped out in the Western U.S., until a program to re-introduce them to Colorado was initiated in the 1990s. After a few false starts, the lynx learned to hunt squirrels and other prey instead of r...

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Chewie Knievel and Other Pop Culture Paintings by Matt Dawson

Perhaps Chewie Knievel's greatest stunt was jumping the Millennium Falcon over the Snake River Canyon. He was larger than life and a character that he created himself. Etsy seller and artist Matt Dawson*...

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Big Dog, Small Bed: The Compilation

[https://youtu.be/fOygSrA7hMc]YouTube LinkIt's not hard to understand why some of the little dogs shown in this video choose big beds in which to stretch out. It must feel like one person basking in the...

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This Woman Turned Her House into a Shrine for Coca-Cola

(Photo: Red FM)For 28 years, Lillian, a woman in Glanmire, County Cork, Ireland has been fascinated with Coca-Cola. She's collected cans, bottles, and paraphernalia related to it from all over the world. Her entire house...

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Why are Calico Cats Almost Always Female?

Only one in about 3,000 calico cats are male. You knew that, but the explanation of how sex and cat fur color are so intertwined is a new one for me. The explanation starts with a refresher on X and Y chromosomes. Female...

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15 Last Survivors of Famous Events

(Photo via Library of Congress)From 1778 to 1782, Daniel Frederick Bakeman was a soldier in the Continental Army. On the final day of his life--April 5, 1869--he was the last surviving American veteran of the Revolutiona...

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Cruising From Above

Jeffrey Milstein is a New-York based photographer who took great aerial view images of some of the world's largest cruise ships. Milstein spent months on the shots, which he captured using high-resolution equip...

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9 Of The Strangest Animated TV Shows From The 1990s

(Image Link)In the 1990s animated TV shows were freed from their Saturday morning shackles and allowed to entertain older kids, adults even, leading to a change in industry attitudes toward the medium of animation.Compan...

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Taylor Swift's "Blank Space" -- Game of Thrones Style

In Taylor Swift's song "Blank Space," the singer says that the rumors are true: she's got a long list of ex-lovers who can testify that she'll take you to new heights of "magic, madness, heaven, sin." If you want to risk...

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Free Laboon - Where's Willy?

Free Laboon by LithiumThe giant whale Laboon has been banging his head against the wall for years, unable to reckon why he was abandoned by his beloved pirate pals, but when he met the Straw Hats his life became bearabl...

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Sign Language Interpeter Dances as He Signs

Tommy Krångh, a sign language interpreter, was tasked with providing a translation of the Eurovision Song Contest for a Swedish television network. Singer Magnus Carlsson captivated a live audience with his singing...

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Archery Tag with a Flyboard

Archery tag is a sport similar to paintball. They key difference is that players shoot each other with foam-tipped arrows fired from bows instead of paint beads from a compressed air gun. A flyboard is a cross between a...

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Animus: Women as Men

Carol, art director in advertisingCanadian photographer Melanie Gillis' gender bending project Animus consists of images of females as they appear in their everyday lives...

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The Diving Bell Spider Builds Its Own Underwater Air Tanks

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jjFew5Lk2r4](Video Link)The Diving Bell Spider (Argyroneta aquatica) is the only spider species that lives its entire life underwater.It accomplishes this amazing feet by maintai...

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27 Etsy Finds That Kids Would Love

Mermaid Tail BlanketIf you're looking for a way to treat or reward the kids in your life or are in need of a birthday gift or two, this collection of Etsy items is full of cute gifts — many hand knitted or...

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Neanderthal Jewelry

Neanderthals were stylish cavemen and cavewomen, and their jewelry was cool by today’s standards. Eight talons from white-tailed eagles were unearthed in a Croatian cave used by Neanderthals that were possibly worn...

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