Letter Addressed with Map

A tourist in Iceland wanted to send a letter to a woman he (or she) met at a farm in Hvammsveit several months earlier. But the tourist was in Reykjavík and didn’t know the street address of the farm. So he drew a map on the envelope, and added a description (in English) to help the postal service out. The farm is not all that obscure to the locals.

The farm is considered a small tourist attraction in the area as it boasts a “mini zoo” where the owners encourage visitors to pet their horses, goats, sheep, pigs, and other animals. It does have an address, but when you search for the one listed on its Facebook page, you're placed smack dab in the middle of a lake.

The letter, as you may have guessed, made it to its intended recipient. That’s doable when your entire country has the population of Tampa. And what’s more, the top comment in the original reddit thread is someone who also knows the letter’s recipient. -via Boing Boing


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Wilderness Expert Coyote Peterson Picks Up A Slug The Size Of A Small Dog

Have you ever seen a picture of someone holding an animal and thought “what the hell kinda critter is that?”

It usually winds up being a cat or a dog or a ferret, or something just as basic, but the big black thing wilderness expert Coyote Peterson is holding in the picture above isn't basic at all.

It's a giant black slug, a giant black sea hare to be exact, and it can weigh up to 30 lbs.

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Hunting a sea slug the size of a small dog for his new series "Beyond The Tide" is one thing, but if Coyote starts leash training one of these suckers we'll know he's in need of professional help!

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Dad Builds Incredible Fantasy Bedroom For His Son

Check out this young boys' room: it has its own skybox, a loft platform near the ceiling with a wooden fence enclosure. You can only get to it by climbing a mountain -or a rock-climbing simulator, in this case. You can climb back down, but why would you, when there’s a slide? But that’s not all. He has a boat for a bed, a ship’s wheel, and more. See photos of the construction along with some tidbits from the father who built it at Housely.

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Anakitten Unmasked - The Ultimate Twist


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Fans of that war in the stars were waiting for years to find out who or what lie beneath that shiny black mask worn by Lord Vader, and when they discovered the truth they were shocked and awed. But in a recently uncovered rewrite Darth was replaced with a grumpy little cat who would prove to be the most sinister and wicked force in the universe because she didn't give a meow about human lives. However, the film's producers felt this revelation would be too unnerving and too bizarre for audiences to handle so they went with the old sausage faced Anakin Skywalker bit to tie the storyline together neatly. Still, wouldn't it have been far more disturbing to find grumpy cat scowling under that shiny black helmet?

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Moms Proving They're The Funniest Member Of The Family

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Everybody's talking about dad jokes these days, making fathers out to be the funniest member of the family.

But mom's got jokes too, guys, she's just isn't as quick to quip as dad, but once she gets going a mom can make her kids wet their pants with laughter.

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Many moms have also mastered the art of abstract humor, making their jokes more memorable and therefore more likely to paint a picture that will stick with her kids for the rest of their lives.

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And isn't it better to have a mom with a silly sense of humor than one who drives you crazy with their dullness?

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Star Wars Go Rogue, Chapter One

It’s about that time of year, when a new round of Star Wars toys will be heading to stores. Lucasfilm and Tongal recruited some seriously creative Star Wars fans to make a series of videos promoting both the new movie Rogue One and the line of toys that will accompany it.

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In the first such video, animators Dan MacKenzie and Tucker Barrie show off what they can do with stop-motion, and what products you can line up for in September or purchase for Christmas gifts. -via Laughing Squid


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Photographer Dresses Up Like A Panda To Snap Pics Of Them In The Wild

Pandas are an endangered species and may have become extinct if not for the efforts of animal conservationists around the world, like those who work at the biggest and best panda reserve in China, the Woolong Nature Reserve.

Employees at the Woolong Hetaoping center must wear a panda costume at all times, so their pandas don't learn to feel safe around humans and can therefore be more easily returned to the wild.

This includes professional guests like photographer Ami Vitale, who spent three years getting up close and personal with the Reserve's panda population while wearing a cute panda suit.

The costume and time spent in the park allowed Ami the opportunity to take some amazing candid shots, like this one which appeared in the August issue of National Geographic magazine.

Ami simply adores pandas, so this assignment was a dream come true for her, but her photos are more than just a visual proof of why pandas are so awesome- they're a celebration of mankind's devotion to panda conservation.

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The Pros And Cons Of Procrastination

Procrastination is a really hard habit to break, and for some seems like an inherent trait rather than a habit, but there are pros to being a procrastinator too.

You're generally more relaxed about deadlines, you know the minimum amount of time needed to finish a project, and it all began when you learned how to be a homework ninja and get reports done the day they were due.

So what are the cons? We'll come up with those later... (Barely NSFW due to language)

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Cartoonist Dominic Panganiban of Domics created this animated short to illustrate the pros and cons of procrastination, proving that procrastinators can and do actually finish projects!

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Dog Research: Dogs Like, Dogs Snub

The following is an article from The Annals of Improbable Research, now in all-pdf form. Get a subscription now for only $25 a year!

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Dog Likes You Like You Like Dog?
“I Like My Dog, Does My Dog Like Me?” Therese Rehn, Ulrika Lindholm, Linda Keeling, and Björn Forkman, Applied Animal Behaviour Science, vol. 150, 2014, pp. 65– 73. The authors, at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences and at the University of Copenhagen, explain:

In this study, the possibility of there being an association between how an owner perceives his/her relationship to their dog and the way the dog experiences the relationship to its owner was investigated using two well-established methods... the Strange Situation Procedure (SSP)... and the Monash Dog Owner Relationship Scale...

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A Collection of Soviet Movies Online

The site Советские Movies offers a wide variety of movies made in the Soviet Union before it collapsed in 1991. Select a comedy, romance, drama, science fiction movie, adventure, or cartoon. Each has a description in English and a YouTube video with either subtitles or dubbed English (sometimes both). While many are completely artistic ventures, others display the art of propaganda, like Небо зовёт or The Heavens Call.

The Heavens Call with English subtitles (Battle Beyond the Sun) is a Soviet science-fiction film, produced by Aleksandr Kozyr and Mikhail Karyukov, and filmed at the Dovzhenko Film Studios in 1959.

A Soviet scientific expedition is being prepared as the world's first mission to planet Mars. Their space ship Homeland has been built at a space station, where the expedition awaits the command to start.

An American ship Typhoon experiencing mechanical problems arrives at the same space station, secretly having the same plans for the conquest of the Red Planet. Trying to stay ahead of the Soviets, they start without proper preparation, and soon are again in distress.

Yeah, the Soviets have to put themselves in danger to save the incompetent Americans. The poster is on the left. On the right is a comedy translated as Evenings on a Farm Near Dikanka. Check out movies from the 1920s through the ‘80s at the site. -via Flavorwire 


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12 Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of Museums

If all you know about working at a museum comes from Ross on the TV series Friends or the movie Night at the Museum, then you don’t really know what it’s like to work at a museum. Museums vary by what they display: art, historical artifacts, dinosaur bones, etc. and people hold different jobs within an institution. But here are a few secrets they don’t mind letting you know.

2. EXHIBITS CAN TAKE A REALLY, REALLY LONG TIME TO SET UP.

It can take weeks to set up exhibits—and it’s not a regular nine-to-five kind of job. Ivan Campbell, who works as the technical coordinator at the National Geographic Museum, told the Washington Post that one particular exhibit, Indiana Jones and the Adventure of Archeology, came to the museum in 12 tractor-trailers and took workers a solid three weeks of 10-hour shifts to set up. Other exhibits are even more time-consuming—when the National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium wanted to house an exhibit about the Titanic, the largest show the museum had ever seen, the museum had to completely remodel most of its second floor to make room. All told, it took museum staff more than eight months to prep the museum and set up the exhibit.

6. THEY SOMETIMES HOUSE DANGEROUS ARTIFACTS.

Museums can be home to any number of potentially dangerous artifacts, such as historic weaponry or live crocodiles. But occasionally, artifacts that might not seem particularly dangerous can also be deadly. Take the London Science Museum’s collection of materials used by the 19th-century scientist Sir William Crookes, for example. Crookes was the first person to discover thallium, a poisonous element, and the first to build cathode-ray tubes, which went on to be used in televisions and computers. Crooke also wasn’t particularly neat during his experiments with dangerous elements like thallium and radium—meaning a lot of his equipment is still contaminated with radioactive material.

Read the rest of the secrets of museum employees at mental_floss.

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Map Shows Countries As Named In Their Own Languages

People tend to forget that Japan isn't called Japan in Japanese (it's called Nihon) or that Germany is actually the Budesrepublik Deutschland to the Germans, but these endonyms are an important part of a country's identity.

An endonym is the name for a place, site or location in the language of the people who live there. These names may be officially designated by the local government or they may simply be widely used.

And yet the average map doesn't include these endonyms, so people are left wondering what a suomen tasavalta or rzeczpospolita polska is when they see it written somewhere.

At Endonym Map you can see what all the countries of the world call themselves in their official or national language, on a large, nice looking map which the site is constantly striving to improve:

The vast majority of names come from the United Nations Group of Experts on Geographic Names and the U.N.'s database of country names. Other sources include the CIA World Fact Book, Wikipedia and various government websites.

One big change I am exploring is the inclusion of minority language endonyms in some fashion. I would love to put all three official languages for Belgium on the map, or both Ireland and Éire for that matter. But with the limited space on a fixed map, there's just not room to do it fairly for all countries. And it bugs me to no end that places like South Africa and India have a dozen or so recognized languages, but there's only room on the map for one. But I am working on it and hopefully will come to a solution soon.

In the meantime, please enjoy the map!

-Via mental_floss


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Bugs Bunny: The Origins of an American Icon

Okay, I admit it, all my knowledge of high culture comes from Bugs Bunny cartoons. Some of yours probably does, too. Bugs has been around so long it isn’t easy to find out where he really started, and his influence on generations of fans is phenomenal.

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YouTube member kaptainkristian breaks down where this rascally rabbit came from, what he’s done, and why we love him so much. -via Tastefully Offensive


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Dudeoir Photography - Back To The Beach Edition

The Dudeoir photo trend has brought us some amazing(ly hairy) moments we'll likely never forget, and a few which were so horrific they made us want to burn out our eyeballs.

But the average dudes who dare to get sexy and take it almost all off for a pin-up style photo shoot are a rare breed indeed, and best photographed while they're feeling frisky.

Hirsute dudeoir superstar Joshua Varozza decided to hit the beach for his latest sexy shoot, channeling his inner mermaid and Baywatch lifeguard for his photographer friend Tami Bears.

And while he may not be as fit or hairless as Hasselhoff was while filming Baywatch Joshua has one thing in common with The Hoff- an unforgettable screen presence.

See This Guy's Dudeoir Photoshoot Just Raised The Bar here (NSFW due to hairy buns)


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Wubba Lubba Doo! - Wipe That Dinosaur Crap Off Your Feet Before You Come In


Wubba Lubba Doo! by Raffiti

Rick has gone to all kinds of far out places thanks to his Microverse Battery powered ship, but for some reason he felt most at home in the Stone Ages. Maybe he watched too many episodes of the Flintstones as a kid, or maybe it's because he's a sexist pig who thinks clubbing women over the head and dragging them back to your cave makes you cool, but whatever the reason Rick felt right at home in those caveman days while Morty had to keep running to stay alive. Sheesh, what a pair they make!

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A Serious Performance of The Alphabet Song

Violet Ogea is two years old, but she’s destined to become a star. She’s singing the alphabet song as if it’s opening night at the Metropolitan Opera. People have compared her singing to Barbra Streisand, Bette Midler, and Elaine Stritch as two-year-olds.

Back at it again...

A video posted by christina ogea (@xtina528) on Aug 25, 2016 at 2:59pm PDT

Violet has the fearlessness and stage presence of someone twice her age -or even older. Her mother, photographer Christina Ogea, has plenty of other videos of Violet singing at her Facebook page and at Instagram. -via Buzzfeed

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Data Scientist Creates Perfect Road Trip Map To See Every National Park

It's safe to say our gorgeous National Parks are some of the most popular tourist destinations in the United States, and in accordance with the American dream they're best experienced while on a road trip.

In honor of the 100th anniversary of the National Parks Service, University of Penn researcher Dr. Randal Olson created the ultimate road trip map for vacationers looking to hit every national park in the U.S.

Using Dr. Olson's map you can maximize your National Parks experience by hitting all 47 of the National Parks in the lower 48 while taking the shortest road trip possible:

“In total, this road trip spans 14,498 miles (23,333 km) of road and will take roughly 2 months to fully enjoy, depending on your pace. I’ve designed this road trip to form a circle around the U.S., so you can hop on at any point and proceed whatever direction you like. Just make sure to follow the agenda from that point on if you want to follow the optimal route!”

Click here for interactive map

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This is CNN

Remy noticed a trend in broadcast journalism, particularly CNN, that everyone else has also noticed and wrote a clever song about it. If that’s not the formula for a viral video, I don’t know what is.

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When Ted Turner first launched CNN, the whole idea was to have news available to people 24 hours a day. But that in itself caused a problem, because TV channels are expected to be self-supporting. When networks only had news at 6 and 10, the ratings and advertising for their entertainment programs supported the journalism. Now even journalism must live and die by ratings.  -via reddit


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Researchers Find Camera With Working Memory Card At Shipwreck Site

A marine ecology department team from Simon Fraser University in British Columbia, Canada conducted a research dive to study starfish off the coast of Bamfield when students Tella Osler and Beau Doherty came across something interesting.

It was a digital camera covered in algae and other sea life, with two brittle stars and a sea cucumber setting up shop inside the camera.

Professor Isabelle Côté also found a memory card inside the camera, and to fellow Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre researcher Siobhan Gray's surprise the card still worked.

After asking around online, and pinning the man's picture up on a local bulletin board, Côté and Gray discovered the camera belonged to Paul Burgoyne, who had been rescued from a shipwreck by the Coast Guard back in 2012.

Burgoyne was thrilled to have his pictures back, and the research group learned that sea cucumbers and starfish don't mind using our cameras as condos after we're done with them.

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Life on Tristan da Cunha

Tristan da Cunha is the most remote inhabited island in the world. We’ve posted about the island before. Now you can take a little tour of island life with Stewart McPherson. Resident Harold Green says it’s quiet and peaceful, except for that volcanic eruption in 1961 that forced a two-year evacuation. Fifty-five years later, it’s still a traumatic memory for the islanders.  

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With less than 300 permanent residents, it’s no wonder they consider each other brothers and sisters. It’s likely they are all at least cousins. They have what they need, for now. There’s a bus, which is something my town of 8,000 doesn’t have. Then again, we have cars. -via Laughing Squid


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Actors Who Almost Played the Joker

The Joker is an iconic comic book character and it's not surprising that some actors with a geeky side long to play the villian. Most notably, Robin Williams almost got to play The Joker in the 1989 film, but Jack Nicoloson was originally offered the part and when they approached Williams with the role, Nicoloson changed his mind. Williams was also almost cast as The Riddler in the 1995 film, but Jim Carrey was picked over him. While it's sad that comic-book fan Robin Williams never got to act in one of the Batman films, it's probably best for his legacy that he wasn't cast in that trainwreck.

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The 10 Biggest Food Recalls in U.S. History

Have you ever had a moment of panic when you heard about a food recall and realized it was something you had in your home? Often, recalls are limited to a particular production run from a relatively small manufacturing plant, which affects few people. But there have been some big ones.  

6. Peanut Corporation of America

While most food recalls are the result of unfortunate mistakes, sometimes companies knowingly distribute products that are contaminated. From 2007 to 2008, the Peanut Corporation of America shipped peanut products across the US and Canada that they knew was contaminated with a viral strain of salmonella. Because the products were sent to unknowing companies who then produced peanut butter and peanut meal, over 3,200 different products had to be pulled from store shelves. The Peanut Corporation of America filed for bankruptcy to protect itself financially in 2009, but eight people died as a result of their malfeasance. At a congressional hearing, a company executive claimed that the Peanut Corporation of America would lose an estimated $1 billion as a result of the recall.

Sure, we hold food manufacturers to high standards, but they have our lives in their hands. The peanut recall only made #6 on the list of the biggest food recalls in U.S. history, which you can read at Money Inc.


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The Reason Mexican Jumping Beans Jump

Mexican jumping beans are a prank store classic- a packet full of “beans” that move and jump around on their own which pranksters use to startle their victims.

They're generally sold without explanation or list of ingredients, their packages claiming they "work like magic" in order to perpetuate the myth.

But how does this classic prank actually work?

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As Simon Whistler of Today I Found Out explained in the video- jumping "beans" are actually a seed pod from the Sebastiania pavoniana shrub which has been implanted with moth larva.

The jumping is actually the moth larva moving inside the seed, which it will do for months until it finally spins a coccoon and undergoes a metamorphosis into an adult Jumping Bean moth.

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Carl Akeley: The Great White Hunter

The following article is from Uncle John’s Factastic Bathroom Reader.

While researching an article on taxidermy recently, we discovered Carl Akeley, a man widely considered to be a pioneer in the field because of his artistic approach to the craft. But that’s not all Akeley did: he also changed the way museums are designed, innovated nature photography, and founded Africa’s first nature preserve. And it all started the day he killed a leopard with his bare hands.

THINK FAST!

Carl Akeley wasn’t planning to hunt big game in Africa barehanded— it just happened that way. The incident occurred during his first trip to Somaliland in 1896, when he was hunting and observing wildlife for Chicago’s Field Museum of Natural History. Akeley and some companions were hunting ostriches at dusk when they heard a rustle in the bush. Akeley fired into it, heard a yowl, and before he could blink, 80 pounds of spotted fur, pointy teeth, and sharp claws was hurtling through the air at him. The leopard caught Akeley’s left hand in its powerful jaws and started shredding his right arm and body with its claws and feet. Unable to pull his hand out of the predator’s mouth, Akeley punched the leopard’s throat as hard as he could. The animal choked, and Akeley slammed it to the ground, crushing its trachea. Then he jumped onto its rib cage with both knees and suffocated the beast. The photo of the bearded he-man posed in front of his tent with the leopard’s body hanging from a rope has become the iconic image of the “great white hunter.”

CURIOUS CARL

Born in upstate New York in 1864, Akeley grew up on a farm but had a strong interest in sketching wildlife. At the age of 12, a visit to an exhibit of 50 small animals and birds by a local taxidermist named David Bruce changed Akeley’s life— he became obsessed with taxidermy. (His first try at preserving an animal: he stuffed a friend’s dead canary as a gift to her.) At 18, he apprenticed with Bruce, who was impressed by the young man’s artistic skill and advised him to apply for a job at Professor Henry Ward’s Natural Science Establishment in Rochester. Akeley hated the conventional “upholstery” method of taxidermy— taxidermy— stuffing the animals with sawdust, cotton, or straw and propping them up on legs that contained the bones. He thought it was crude and lacked artistic vision. Aiming for a more realistic presentation, Akeley worked late at night perfecting his own style.

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The Millennial Whoop

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When pop songs all started sounding the same to me, I though it was just because I was getting old. But according to musician Patrick Metzger, it may be because there’s an oft-repeated vocal phrase that turns up in more and more songs in the last few years. He calls it “the Millennial Whoop,” although it’s not exactly new. However, it is used in more recent songs than you realize. How many? Maybe all of them. There’s a history of the Millenial Whoop and a long list of examples at Metzger’s blog.  -via Tastefully Offensive 


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Anatomy Of An Axolotl - A Spelling And Biology Lesson In One!


Anatomy of an Axolotl by Sophie Corrigan

Most people can't even spell axolotl, much less know what it is, but that hard to spell little critter is actually a pretty interesting specimen. They sport ferns on their heads, have built-in wriggle detectors that work much like our eyes, and a subaquatic snuffler that helps them find their food, which is why everyone thinks the axolotl are all uppity and fancy. But really they're just down to earth amphibians with built-in fashion accessories who always have a smile on their faces for anyone they meet, and since they're endangered they need more love and less hate!

Celebrate the unique makeup of one of the rarest critters on Earth with this Anatomy of an Axolotl t-shirt by Sophie Corrigan, it's a biological imperative that you add this tee to your wardrobe!

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A Drive-in Theater Became a True Little Shop Of Horrors

The 1986 musical Little Shop of Horrors differed from the Broadway version, which in turn differed from the 1960 Roger Corman movie. The big difference in the 1986 movie was that it featured a happy ending. Frank Oz shot the movie with a horrific ending, but test audiences hated it, and it was changed. Still, a director’s cut exists with the cautionary ending, which was shown to a drive-in audience in Nova Scotia during a ’50s-themed double feature, right after Grease. Scott MacDonald was there, and was shocked.

For my part, I’d seen this original ending before via black and white YouTube clips, but I still wasn’t prepared for how it’d play in context. Not to belabor the point, but it’s devastating. Moranis’ rumpled Seymour and Greene’s bubbly Audrey are perhaps the most irresistible leads in movie history—name a more charming screen duo, I defy you—and it’s simply too much to watch them come to such horrible ends. Audrey’s fate—Seymour reluctantly slides her dead body ever so gently into the plant’s jaws—is at least poignant. But Seymour’s death is excruciating. In the original off-Broadway play, Seymour grabs an ax and jumps into the plant’s mouth to hack it to bits; he fails, but at least he goes down swinging. Here, the plant simply mocks Seymour, trusses him up with his tendrils, then lowers him—agonizingly slowly—down his laughing, gaping maw. Our hero is helpless the whole time, and the look of terror on his face as he dies is practically unbearable. You wish you could un-see it.

However, another viewer wasn’t bothered at all because he’d never seen the movie theater version. Read about how Little Shop of Horrors went from horror to a love story -and back again, in the director’s cut, at the A.V. Club.


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A Full House of Avengers

A YouTuber named Zach imagined the Avengers in a sitcom, just like we all did when we saw Thor’s latest adventures yesterday. So he made the intro for just such a show, to the tune of the Full House theme.

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You could put all the Avengers in that one house and still not have as big a family as the one in Full House. I see a missed opportunity in not making a bigger deal about of Elizabeth Olsen’s role. He should have billed her as Elizabeth Elizabeth Olsen. Or maybe Mary Kate Ashley Elizabeth Olsen. -via Uproxx


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Some Dogs Are Terrible At Playing Hide And Seek

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There are plenty of dogs out there who enjoy playing chase and be chased, but only the shyest and meekest dogs hide well enough to engage in a game of hide and seek.

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That doesn't stop dogs from trying to hide every time thunder starts clapping outside or they get yelled at for knocking over the trash yet again.

But try as they might they're just not very good at hiding.

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Dogs are the very best seekers though, so some of their strange hiding habits may be a way of masking their scent so their canine pursuers can't sniff them out.

Either that, or dogs are just total weirdos!

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Star Trek Beyond Classic

Darth Blender took the audio from the trailer for the new movie Star Trek Beyond, featuring music from the Beastie Boys, and mixed it with video from the Star Trek: The Original Series (1966-69).

(YouTube link) https://youtu.be/TBQ2rcrq9iY

The results are just right. You’ve got the nostalgia factor, because who would pass up a chance to see the original Kirk, Spock, and company in their youth? Plus the synchronization is really impressive. -via Geeks Are Sexy


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