Archive for March 17th, 2015

Wow, Look at That Cat!

It doesn’t matter how many cats you see every day, or how many cat pictures you look at on the internet. Every once in a while, one will come along that’s so fascinating to behold that you find yourself confu...

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Sword Of The Master - The Link Between Two Legends

Sword Of The Master by TeeKetchLink had been searching for a cave with a little old man inside for so long that he'd never stopped to consider the Master sword could be hanging out in plain view, stuck in a slab of ston...

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Puppies in Pajamas

Image: reddit.comIf there's any creature that isn't in need of pajamas, it's one who's covered in a cozy coat of fur. Yet these pups in pajamas for the sake of a picture are... I hate to admit it, but they'...

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Urine Powered Emergency Signal

(Image: Chemistry World)It's possible to use human urine to generate electricity and the flow of inventions that have resulted from this discovery has increased over recent years. Here's one clever application. The Brist...

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Muhammad Ali Explains His Greatness

[https://youtu.be/ejE-Do9PeJw] (YouTube link)If you are only familiar with Muhammad Ali in his later years, suffering the effects of Parkinson’s, here’s a reminder of what a silver-tongued self-promoter he wa...

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Before Rowan Atkinson: The Original Blackadder

In 1983, the great comic actor Rowan Atkinson brought us Blackadder, a serial about a witty man surrounded by idiots throughout English history. It begins with depicting Atkinson as a scheming member of the roya...

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14 Incredible, Edible Egg Tricks

[https://youtu.be/maoFISpmlYA]YouTube LinkHousehold Hacker presents this video full of egg tips and tricks. Not all involve the stove, either. Microwave and conventional oven tricks are included, which o...

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Medusa at the Ball Game

(Berkeley Mews/Ben Zaehringer)Every gorgon occasionally wants a day off to go the ballfield and see a game. But the jumbotron isn't for you. And don't even try to get featured on the kiss cam.webcomic, B...

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Hearty Corned Beef Salad for St. Patricks Day

Mid Century Menu is a blog where RetroRuth reproduces recipes of the 1950s and thereabouts. You know, the recipes that use Jell-o, Miracle Whip, and Campbell’s soup that we laugh at today. For St. Patricks Day last...

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The Quest to Save the First Taco Bell

(Photo: Taco Bell)Glenn Bell founded 7 different businesses before he finally hit upon the idea that would become a multibillion dollar company. In 1962, he built Taco Bell, a taco shop in Downey, California, a suburb of...

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Comedian Adds Fake Self-Help Books to Bookstore

Your child is transitioning from human to centaur. There's no point arguing that species is biologically determined. The child feels centaur and thus is. Accept and validate the child's identity. Dr. Pinder Chipps, a the...

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My Name is Bond. James Bond.

[https://youtu.be/jTW1TphMGnQ] (YouTube link)Lottie the African grey parrot has been watching a few James Bond movies! She’s got the voice down, the phrase, and even the theme song. But does she understand the impl...

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Terminion - I'll Be Back...Banana!

Terminion by DooomcatArnie the minion says he traveled back in time to save the future, or something like that. Truth is, that little guy with the big yellow muscles and gap in his teeth has been watching way too many T...

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Round Ping Pong Table

Singaporean artist Lee Wen made Ping-Pong Go Round, an interactive art installation. It's a modular ping pong table that allows several people to play at the same time. The set is portable, so he's taken...

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Whodunit: Myra's Three Sons

The following is a Whodunit by Hy Conrad.  These mysteries are from The Little Giant® Book of Whodunits by Hy Conrad and Matt LaFleur. Can you solve the mystery before you read the solution? (I...

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Spread Some Love For Your Favorite Shows With These 30 TV Inspired T-Shirts (& Win A Tee!)

Television programming is still going strong, and even though people aren't watching it all on TVs anymore due to streaming media the format is still called television and it's still beloved by billions to this day. We...

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A Message to the Cosmos

Buzz Aldrin was at Stonehenge on Sunday and “decided to send a message to the cosmos,” as he put it in his Tweet. If you can’t read the full slogan on his t-shirt, see the enlarged vers...

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Ten Historic Architectural Marvels That Proved to be Nearly Uninhabitable

The Farnsworth House | Image: Marco 2000 In 1945, wealthy nephrologist Dr. Edith Farnsworth of Chicago commissioned celebrated modern architect Mies van der Rohe to design a weekend home at which she c...

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Uptown Funk Treadmill Dance

[https://youtu.be/IWu9o5zrj3g] (YouTube link)Carson Dean has quite the skill -he can dance even when the floor is moving underneath him! Watch him get down to “Uptown Funk” without losing his balance even the...

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12 Very Creepy Lamps Found on Etsy

(Photo: Emily Yoshizawa)Is that a ribcage? Yes, it is. It may or may not be a real one. But this is Etsy. If you want a human ribcage lamp . . . well, there are artists who do custom work.It’s one of 12 ve...

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Free with Purchase: The Age of Trading Stamps

The following is an article from Uncle John's Unstoppable Bathroom Reader.These days almost every retailer has some kind of loyalty program- frequent flyer miles, grocery store club cards, even low-tech card...

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This Iceboat Is Propelled by a Buzzsaw

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XrG13DAGA3s] (Video Link)Fisherman Clayton Will isn’t going to allow chilly weather to keep him from enjoying a day out on the water. He’s built an iceboat by attaching skids...

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Ed Roberts' Wheelchair

Twenty years ago, the Smithsonian Institution received a donation of a wheelchair. It had belonged to Ed Roberts, who had recently died after an extraordinary life. The article is nominally about the wheelchair, but it&r...

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X-Banana - The Future Of Fruit Censorship

X-Banana by TheducThere is nothing obscene, X-rated or wrong with this banana, but due to a recent increase in online censorship regulations by Big Brother, especially in regard to shapes that could be misconstrued as p...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/17/X-Banana-The-Future-Of-Fruit-Censorship/

Letters Made to Resemble Twisting, Living Tentacles

Ari Weinkle, a digital artist in Boston, created Feelers, an animated typeface. His letters quiver and writhe like living creatures. This would be ideal for composing an online horror novel or a ré...

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Fifteen Lucky Facts About Leprechauns

(Image Via TovMauzer)They're an iconic symbol of St. Patrick's Day, they wear short pants, a buckled top hat and guard their pot o’gold with their lives, but how much do we really know about those wily little lepre...

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At This Restaurant, Press a Button When You Want Champagne

Food critic Mr. Sykes refers to the experience of the Bob Bob Ricard restaurant as "dining inside a faberge egg." The Bob Bob Richard is a luxury restaurant in the Soho neighborhood of London that serves Russian and Engl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/17/At-This-Restaurant-Press-a-Button-When-You-Want-Champagne/
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