Archive for December 11th, 2015

Unicorn Braids

Sean Fallon of Fashionably Geek refers to these hairstyles "unicorn braids." That's a great name! Shelley Gregory of Square Salon in Las Vegas is responsible for giving these women enchanted braids look like they emerged...

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SMASH The System - You Won't Like Hulk When He's Offline

SMASH The System! by cart00nlionHulk doesn't like to go shopping, especially on crowded days during the holiday season, but ever since he smashed his computer in a fit of rage over what some jerk said to him in a commen...

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The Radicalization of Luke Skywalker

We’ve seen Star Wars dissected this way and that, probed and evaluated and critiqued beyond measure. If you ascribe to the theory that the Galactic Empire was on the right side of history and the Rebel All...

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The Most Luxurious Airline Seat Would Offer a Private Canopy View

Sit down inside the plane? That's for the proles. For the ultimate luxury air travel experience, there's the SkyDeck.Windspeed, an aerospace start-up in Everett, Washington, is developing ways of making air travel more s...

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10 Fan Theories That Will Change The Way You See Your Favorite Movies

Fan theories come in all shapes and sizes, from the minor flight of fancy about a favorite character to the major league franchise universe crossover, and while fun to read they rarely change the way we feel about our fa...

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Russian Cemeteries to Offer Wi-Fi

(Photo of unrelated cemetery by James Case)How are you going to spend your time in your final resting place? In the future, technology will offer so many opportunities! With Wi-Fi access and a charging port, you can amus...

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What Certain Cities Could Look Like as a Result of Climate Change

London, after 4 degrees Celsius of warmingToday is the final day of the international climate change conference in Paris, where experts and government representatives from all over the globe have convened to dis...

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Crabs Get a Bridge to Cross a Road Safely

(Photo: Kristy Faulker/Mercury)Tens of millions of Christmas Island Red Crabs (Gecarcoidea natalis) migrate across Christmas Island in the south Pacific Ocean. Although they live in the forests on the island, th...

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The World War II Meme That Circled the World

My father taught me to draw Kilroy when I was very young, which was another reason my peers thought I was weird. I mean, even my father was too young for World War II, but we thought it was funny. You may be more familia...

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Perfecting the Bedroom Chair That's Covered in Your Clothes

What purpose does that piece of furniture serve? Let's not pretend that you're going to sit in it. It's covered in clothes and other junk and, like your otherwise unused exercise bike, it's going to stay that way.Birdie...

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Servers Dish About The Most Awkward Dating Experiences They've Seen At Work

(Image Link)Those who work in the service industry are exposed to different kinds of situations depending on where they work, and nobody knows how awkward dating can be quite like those who work in restaurants.Servers ar...

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Hamsters Compete on Tiny Agility Course

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tWkLiFwgeW0](Video Link)Dumptruck and Porkchop are best friends, but they're ruthless competitors when they get on the agility course. April Campbell and her father demonstrate this in th...

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Ralphie's Suit - That Style Is So Last Century

Ralphie's Suit by Taylor RosePoor Ralphie- we all felt his pain when he came walking down the stair wearing that stupid pink bunny getup his grandma sent him, and we all know what it's like to get something we hate for...

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Dream Job: What It's Like to be a Professional Chocolate Tester

Chocolates | Image:  André Karwath aka AkaMost of us, when thinking of our list of dream jobs, skip possibilities because we can't even conceive of the luck some people have in finding their cho...

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Cat Denied Gift Delivery for Lack of ID

Brittany Maher-Kirk’s mother found an advent calendar for cats that contained cat treats. She bought it and mailed it to her daughter’s cat, Ted, in London, UK. When the delivery came, Maher-Kirk wasn’t...

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Caramel Black Truffle Frozen S'more

(Photo: Quest Loves Food)Dominique Ansel is the chef who invented the cronut and the edible cookie shot. If there was a dessert category for the Nobel Prize, Ansel would have won it by now. But he's not one to rest on hi...

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Horror Stories About Nightmare IT Workers

The Cable Guy | Image: Columbia PicturesIt's an often used (and often unrealistic) element of plot in movies: those with knowledge about computers and other electronics are able to do practically any underhanded...

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Actors Who Were Surprisingly Almost Cast In Star Wars

The Star Wars movies feature such an iconic cast that it's hard to imagine seeing anybody else playing Han Solo or voicing Darth Vader, or in the case of the prequels, playing Mace Windu.It's a sure bet Samuel L...

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Australian Christmas Imagery

Christmas comes at the beginning of winter, so our festivities often incorporate fireplaces, comfy sweaters, hot cocoa, and sleigh rides with jingle bells. No to mention fatty winter food, evergreen trees, snowflakes, an...

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Six People (or Entities) You May Never Have Heard Of Who Secretly Rule the World

Image: AgnosticPreachersKidSo much of the world's business and governmental inner workings are not what they seem. Largely powerless figureheads abound, and they front others in power, both individuals and...

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6 Barnyard Animals and How They Came to Be

Have you ever wondered why we ended up with the livestock animals we have? Someone, somewere, selected which creatures we were going to raise for our own purposes.1. CHICKENSNearly 10,000 years ago, roosters and...

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Stork Clamps for Midwives

This isn't a pair of scissors, but a clamp and forceps. The Facebook page of the West Virginia Friends of Midwives says that the iconic stork scissors used in needlework began as a clamp. Midwives would use it to tie off...

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Man Who Lost 300 Pounds in 15 Months is an Inspiration to Many

[https://youtu.be/uDcGHJqx4LM]YouTube LinkIn this uplifting video, a man named Jared talks about how he lost an amazing 300 pounds in fifteen months, in part due to his practice of DDP Yoga, a fitness regimen developed b...

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Crazy Cat Lady - At Least She's Up Front About It!

Crazy Cat Lady by Sophie CorriganPeople have been using the term "crazy cat lady" like it's a bad thing for decades, but people with too many cats aren't the problem, people with no cats are the problem. Cats aren't lik...

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2015 Illustrated

As they did in 2013, Beutler Ink commissioned an illustration that sums up the memorable events of the past year. This year, the artist is Luke McGarry. There are 143 news items, pop culture icons, notable people, memes,...

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If Classic Children's Books Were Written Today

Arnold Lobel wrote Frog and Toad Are Friends in 1970, which was thankfully a different world at the time. What would the most famous works of children's literature be like if they were written in 2015? Kristi Ol...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/11/If-Classic-Childrens-Books-Were-Written-Today/

First Teaser for Godzilla: Resurgence

[https://youtu.be/192nSuo_FMM] (YouTube link)Toho Studios has released the first teaser trailer for Godzilla: Resurgence. Too bad it doesn’t show him! No doubt there will be more coming in the next few mon...

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