Archive for August 22nd, 2016

Semicolon

In 2011, Michael Gosselin jumped in to help a friend who was being mugged. The perpetrator stabbed him in the abdomen, and he had to have one kidney and part of his colon removed as a result of his heroic actions. His ch...

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Supervillain Origins: The Blob

(Image Link)The Blob is one of the most bizarre supervillains in the Marvel Universe, because many of his mutant abilities are seemingly derived from his super-powered fat.But the Blob is more than just a big bully with...

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The King’s Letters

Before the 15th century, Korean existed as a spoken language only. Korean writing used Chinese characters, which limited literacy to the elite class who could spend years learning the thousands of pictograms. Then in the...

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Ex-Cons Remember Their Worst Jobs After Being Released From Prison

(Image Link)People who wind up in prison often learn skills while they're locked up to help them get a job when they finish their sentence, but a felony on your record reduces your job options to virtually nil.So ex-cons...

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Unmanned Boat Reaches Hawaii; New Zealand Next

Damon McMillan and friends spent three years designing, building, and perfecting a solar-powered boat called the SeaCharger. The vessel is eight feet long and weighs 60 pounds, and is powered by two plastic sola...

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Watch This Speed Crocheter Craft A Yarn Flower In 90 Seconds

It's go time. #jjcrochetinNYC #speedcrochet #lightscameraactionA photo posted by Jayna Grassel (@jaynagrassel) on Mar 4, 2016 at 1:08pm PST I'm constantly impressed by the talented artists who show off their skills...

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Come Join Us - They Look Pretty Fly But Being Their Friend Bites

Come Join Us by The Cult of TeesIt's hard to make friends when you're the new kid in town, and it's even harder to figure out who you should or shouldn't hang around until somebody clues you in. But if you've just moved...

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10 of the Largest Golden Parachutes CEOs Ever Received

When the CEOs of the world’s top corporations are fired, often for running the business into ruin, they often land in retirement with a severance package that the rest of us buy lottery tickets for. These severance...

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Bowser Calls Ganondorf For Advice On Dating Princess Peach

Bowser looks and talks like a big badass, and acts like he has a chip on his shoulder towards moustachioed plumbers, but the truth is he's just extremely lonely, jealous and desperate for a girlfriend.So comic artist Fig...

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Hamster Plays Mario

If you enjoyed Pac-Dog, you’ll love watching a hamster play a hamster-sized game of Super Mario Bros! He’s not at all bad at it, too.[https://youtu.be/T9-dXJl2I0s] (YouTube link)The hamster only gets throug...

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This Dungeons & Dragons Tabletop Diorama Is A Gamer's Dream Come True

Some people don't really want or need anything on the hex mat when they're playing a tabletop roleplaying game, preferring to play solely using the power of imagination.For the rest of us it's nice to have some visual el...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/08/22/This-Dungeons-Dragons-Tabletop-Diorama-Is-A-Gamers-Dream-Come-True/

Life and Limb

The following article is from Uncle John’s Factastic Bathroom Reader.(Image credit: Sgt Ian Forsyth RLC/MOD)Throughout most of history, if you lost a limb, the replacement of choice was a wooden peg (w...

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The Perfect Job Interview

He knows what to say, because he knows what the boss really wants. She’s happy to find someone someone who will work out for the company and never make waves of any kind. This strategy won’t work if...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/08/22/The-Perfect-Job-Interview/

Green Screened Moments From The 2016 Summer Olympics In Rio

(Image Link)Green seemed to be a dominant color in the Olympic Games Rio 2016- the green Reals Brazil paid to host the games, the green courts and fields where the games were played, the green backdrops, the green water...

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