Major Scare Campaigns Based On Less Than Nothing

Scare campaigns typically have something other than public safety and awareness behind them, and the end result of the campaign rarely justifies the means.

When McCarthy decided to go after the commies among us with his ridiculous Red witch hunt he was doing it for his own benefit, not the country's, and the source of his power over the American people was his "list" of Communists that had infiltrated the U.S. government.

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This list is what he used to strike fear into the hearts of the American people, it started the Red Scare and served as the source of McCarthy's power- only this Red list didn't exist:

At first, McCarthy claimed that he had a list of 57 secret commies. Then it was 81, and at one point it was 10, which probably meant a bunch of them watched some John Wayne movies and changed their minds. Each time, the numbers would change, and each time, the senator flashed a piece of paper that contained the names of exactly zero Soviet subversives. It was the xenophobic fearmongering equivalent of saying you have a girlfriend in Canada.

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John F. Kennedy similarly used the Red Scare to convince America to vote for him in the 1960 presidential election, claiming Dwight Eisenhower's negligence had allowed Russia to stockpile more missiles than the U.S., the so-called "missile gap":

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We know now this claim was utter BS- U-2 spy planes had already determined the Russians couldn't reach the U.S. with their ICBMs or bombers, and America had already amassed a much larger arsenal.

But JFK knew the Republicans couldn't call his bluff without revealing the existence of secret spy plane missions against the Soviets, so Kennedy tossed out a ripe lie and America ate it up.

Read 5 Major Scare Campaigns Based on Less Than Nothing at Cracked (NSFW language)


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America’s Secret Ice Base Won’t Stay Frozen Forever

In the midst of the Cold War, the US build a military base under the ice in Greenland. They dug tunnels under the glacier that covers the island, thinking that the ice would be permanent. The ice wasn't permanent even back then. Glaciers shift, and that made the Camp Century unstable, and ultimately unusable. But that was after it had been in use for ten years.

By the time the base was abandoned in 1967, it had its own library and theater, an infirmary, kitchen and mess hall, a chapel, and two power plants (one nuclear, one run on diesel). When the base closed, key parts of the nuclear power plant were removed, but most of the base’s infrastructure was left behind—the buildings, the railways, the sewage, the diesel fuel, and the low-level radioactive waste. In the 2016 paper, which Colgan worked on as well, the researchers suggested that the radiological waste was less worrisome than the more extensive chemical waste, from diesel fuel and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) used to insulate fluids and paints.

Overall, the researchers estimated that 20,000 liters of chemical waste remain at the Camp Century site, along with 24 million liters of “biological waste associated with untreated sewage.” That’s just at Camp Century; the military closed down bases at three other sites in Greenland, too, and it’s unclear how much waste is left there. Over the next few decades, the researchers found, melt water from the ice sheets could mobilize these pollutants, exposing both the wildlife and humans living in Greenland.

For 50 years, military officials assumed that the abandoned base would remain buried. But now that the Greenland ice sheet is receding under ever-warmer climate conditions, what's left behind could be an environmental disaster in the making. Read more about Camp Century at Atlas Obscura. 


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Two Camera Video Of A 1992 Rage Against The Machine Show At Zed Records In Long Beach, CA

The politically charged lyrics of Rage Against The Machine made them controversial in the 90s, and yet despite all the controversy (or perhaps because of it) their second and third albums debuted at number one on the charts.

But before they forever changed alternative music with hits like Killing In The Name and Bombtrack they were just a bunch of young, hungry musicians with a new sound and a dream.

And, like many rockers before them, their musical journey started at Zed Records in Long Beach, California, where YouTuber CowProd captured their performance on March 29th, 1992 with this amazing two camera video:

almost 21 [26] years ago i shot this footage of rage playing zed records. mostly been sitting on it for this long because i’m that lazy.

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All 11 Versions of the U.S.S. Enterprise, Ranked

The Star Trek universe covers several centuries, a lot of outer space, and a bunch of TV shows and movies. In that universe, the icon starship Enterprise gets around. It's been crashed and disabled and shot at and retired, but it always bounces back, often as a new (and improved) ship with the same basic design and the same name. The canon as we know it has eleven versions so far, and a new one has been teased for an appearance in the series Star Trek: Discovery. That Enterprise is not included in a ranking of all eleven Enterprises at io9, but only because we don't know enough about it yet. If you're a Star Trek fan, you'll want to go see if your favorite made #1. 


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The Weird Food Trends That Need To Die In 2018

Because food is such a big part of our lives, and something we like sharing with our friends and family, new food trends are constantly popping up and sweeping through our networks until everyone is talking about the latest taste sensation.

Most of these trends take off and become a way bigger deal than they deserve just because they seem like new and interesting ideas, which leads to something as dumb as rolled ice cream becoming a huge social media trend.

But if your food "creation" was made just so it'll look good on Instagram then it really needs to go away, along with these glittery lattes that turn your guts all nice and shiny.

Let's make 2018 the year we do away with dumb food trends and come up with something real and genuinely delicious, because throwing flaming hot Cheetos on a pizza isn't a trend- it's an idea you come up with when you're stoned.

See more Food Trends That Need To Die at 22 Words

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Every Best Animated Feature Winner Ever

Burger Fiction is getting ready for the Academy Awards with another supercut, this one featuring all the winners of the Best Animated Feature Oscar and the nominees for this year's award.

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The Oscar for Best Animated Feature has only been awarded since 2002, so this supercut won't plunge you back into childhood (unless you're pretty young), but you might have fond memories of watching these films with your kids. In fact, I can pinpoint the year that my kids started going to the theater without me (2009), because I didn't seen any of them beyond that point -in theaters. I can also pinpoint the year my kids learned to torrent films. -via Laughing Squid


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How Tennessee Became the Final Battleground in the Fight for Suffrage

The campaign to extend voting rights to women in the US took more than 70 years, from the Seneca Falls meeting to the ratification of the 19th Amendment. Tennessee became the state that sealed the deal in the summer of 1920. Author Elaine Weiss talked about the battle for 36 state ratifications in promoting her forthcoming book The Woman's Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote

How did the battle for women’s suffrage all come down to Tennessee?

By 1920 we’re talking about no longer getting resolutions or referenda in the states to allow women to vote state by state. It’s finally come down to an amendment to the Constitution. In January 1918, the House passes the federal amendment, but the Senate refuses to, and it takes another year-and-a-half until World War I is over. It’s in June of 1919 that the Senate finally relents [to consider the amendment]. They actually reject it twice more and then finally June of 1919 it is passed by Congress and it goes through the ratification process. Three-quarters of the states have to approve the amendment. There are 48 states in 1920, so that means 36 states have to approve it.

It goes to the states, and it’s a very difficult process because one of the things that the [U.S.] senators did to make it harder for the suffragists, and very purposefully so, was that they held off their passage of the amendment until it was an off-year in state legislatures. At that time, most state legislatures did not work around the calendar. Lots of governors didn’t want to call special sessions. But there’s a Supreme Court decision around this time that says amending the Constitution has its own laws and they take precedence over any state Constitutional law. The legislature has to convene to confront whatever amendment comes down to them.

Since ten states had already rejected the ratification, every remaining vote counted dearly. All in all, the fight was much dirtier than we ever learned in school. Read about the final push for the 19th Amendment at Smithsonian.


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Dog And Squirrel

Dogs and squirrels don't get along when they meet in the wild, in part because dogs can't help but chase squirrels and partly because squirrels are always super stressed out due to their high pressure jobs.

But if the dog could stop chasing and the squirrel could stop working long enough to speak slowly and clearly to the dog the two could learn a thing or two from each other and become best friends.

And It helps to have a friend by your side when you encounter strange talking plants in the forest...

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Dog and Squirrel is an adorably odd 2d animated short created by Andrea Gerstmann for Nickelodeon Animated Shorts 2017, watch it with your dog so they can learn to get along with all the lonely squirrels out there!


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Stranger Youth - Sonic Teenage Noir Adventure


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Everything had gone wrong before they made it onto Highway 11, but now that they'd left those lab vans in the dust the two young lovers were homre free. But then came death on the highway, and like a sonic boom the realization that they'd crossed over into the upside down smacked them in the face, the road a sea of squirming tar. Emboldened by the sound of little demogorgons being squished under the tires Mike pressed the gas pedal to the floor and gave El a smile. She didn't see the humor in the situation but smiled anyway, knowing their evol love would give her the brain juice to keep the upside down's denizens at bay...

Show the world that you're a rebel with a taste for the stranger things in life with this Stranger Youth Black t-shirt by Zerobriant, it's a rockin' good design that will make your fellow fans cheer with delight!

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Succulent Cupcakes

WillieB87's wife loves succulent plants, is pregnant, and yesterday was her birthday. So these cupcakes are perfect for her! And that's frosting, not fondant. Someone offered congratulations for getting them home in one piece, and then we found out that he made them himself! That's some good work. And a man who will go that distance to surprise his wife for her birthday, well, he's a keeper.  

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Storytime: Rebel Lieutenant

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In 2000, an elderly British couple were on vacation in the US and stumbled into a play test session for the Star Wars D20 role playing game. They're up to give it a go, and that's when the magic happened. This video is just Owen K.C. Stephens telling a story to the camera, so you don't have to watch it -open another window and play a mindless game like I do- but you need to listen to him tell this story. You won't regret the time spent. -via Metafilter


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10 Things You Didn’t Know about Old Yeller

The 1957 Disney family drama Old Yeller scarred a generation of children, with its heartwarming relationship between two young boys and their heroic dog. It was more brutally realistic than most adult films in depicting the struggles of pioneer life. Sixty years later, Old Yeller has a 100% critics rating on Rotten Tomatoes. You'd be hard-pressed to find a Baby Boomer whose eyes don't well up just thinking about the movie. While you're at it, you may as well check out some trivia about Old Yeller.   

5. This was the Disney debut of Tommy Kirk and Kevin Corcoran.

They would both on to star in The Swiss Family Robinson and The Shaggy Dog, but would also explore other movies throughout their careers.

4. The ‘wolf’ was actually a German shepherd.

The shepherd was made up to look like a wolf and both dogs were taught how to play-fight. During these bouts they were always muzzled so as to avoid any accidental damage.

Read more about Old Yeller at TVOM.


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Dancing with the Neighbors

Michael Callaghan decided it was time that he got to know his neighbors, and he came up with a genius way to do it: ask them for a favor, and make it fun! He went door to door and asked each neighbor to come over and dance with him for a music video. He didn't mention if anyone refused, but plenty of them said yes.

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While you're doing something  like this, you get to know their names, interests, and how friendly they are. Or at least how well they dance. When he throws a party, he'll know exactly who to invite. He's trying to start a trend with #NeighborDanceChallenge. We'll see how that goes. -via Tastefully Offensive


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A Beer and a Smoke

The following article is from the book Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Tunes Into TV.

What kept TV alive through its birth and early decades of life? Beer and cigarette commercials.

Belly up to the Bar

In 1946 a 10-inch, black-and-white RCA television set cost $400. Today, that’s about $4500, enough to buy a few very large flat screen TVs and Blu-Ray players. Most post-World War II Americans wanted to own a TV, but few could afford it. Besides, there weren’t many TV shows to watch in 1946.

In those early days, networks found that sports were a cheap way to fill up air time. All they had to do was train a camera on a baseball game, boxing match, or roller derby bout, and people would watch. And bar owners realized that a TV over the bar would pay for itself (and then some) when patrons showed up to watch sports and buy beer. Neighborhood taverns all over the country posted signs promising, “We have TV!” In 1946 and 1947, half of all televisions sold in the United States were to bars.

The first major sporting event to air on TV took place on June 19, 1946: a heavyweight title bout between Joe Louis and Billy Conn (Louis knocked out Conn in the eighth round.) The boxing match set a TV viewing record: 140,000 people watched, most of them in bars. A year later, that record was shattered when a million people watched the Joe Louis/”Jersey Joe” Walcott title fight. When the 1947 World Series aired on TV, bars around the nation reported lines winding around the block. Television had found its first mass audience.

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A Reptile Dysfunction

Meowsondeck posted a picture of a friend's cat that had been playing with a lizard. I believe the lizard won that game. SchnoodleDoodleDo had to write a poem about it

my name is cat

i play wif liz

i don tink he

knoze wat fun is -

you bite my lip

il getchu back

n eatchu for

a little schmack

don test my skills

i fas n punctual

how qwik youl be

a reptile disfunctual

You'll have to forgive her for the lack of capitalization and punctuation. Cats are not good at those things. Of course, she's referencing an earlier meme.

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Why Do We Feel Nostalgia?

I am often struck by nostalgia fever for all the rad stuff that came out in the 80s and 90s, be it movies and TV shows, music, toys, art, fashion or otherwise.

Even though I can't explain why I love it all so much I've always assumed it had something to do with my childhood, and the fact that the 21st century has been a real disappointment in comparison.

So when I saw this animated TED talk by Clay Routledge I figured I'd see where the nostalgia factor in my life comes from, and that's when I discovered it was first seen as an illness and later linked to depression.

But now we know nostalgia ain't a bad thing, and when people feel nostalgia it can "help increase their feelings of self-esteem and social belonging, encourage psychological growth and even make them act more charitably".

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How an Early Travel Writer Became an Immunization Pioneer

In the early 18th century, Lady Mary Wortley Montagu went to Turkey when her husband was made England's ambassador to that country. She wrote extensive letters about the exotic city of Constantinople and the lives of the Turks. She was particularly fascinated by the way they controlled smallpox: by a process called variolation. Fifty years before Washington inoculated his troops with the method, Lady Montagu convinced doctors back in England to experiment with the process, on prisoners and orphans. To her credit, she also had her own children inoculated against smallpox.  

But the idea of purposely giving someone a disease was not an easy sell, especially since about 2 or 3 percent of people who were variolated still died of smallpox (either because the procedure didn’t work, or because they caught a different strain than the one they had been variolated with). In addition, variolated people could also spread the disease while they were infectious. Lady Montagu also faced criticism because the procedure was seen as “Oriental,” and because of her gender.

Read about Lady Montagu and her campaign to protect England against smallpox at Mental Floss.


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Robot-Janitor, What Is Your Destiny?

When our robotic overlords decide to purge the planet of the filthy hairless apes known as humans they will be justified in doing so, because from their (and sometimes our own) perspective humans are the worst thing to happen to planet Earth.

Which is why people are afraid of robots having artificial intelligence and too much control over their own functions, knowing they'll exterminate us like vermin the moment they figure out that we're a bunch of jerks.

This comic by Einstein's Mama is absolutely right- it's probably best we destroy all robots now so we can continue being jerks later!

-Via Geeks Are Sexy


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Dinosaur, a Film by Nathan & his Dad

Four-year-old Nathan Mezquida tells a story he made up about dinosaurs. His dad, Allen Mezquida, animated his drawings to tell it.

Nathan spends hours drawing every day, mostly dinosaurs. He also loves watching BBC documentaries about dinosaurs. Next thing I knew, we were working on this short film together. Nathan was very clear about the story he wanted to tell and how he wanted it to look. He said he wanted it to be very real, "never cartoony." I did my best to stay true to his vision.

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-via Laughing Squid


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The King Of The Sports - Worst Blowout Ever


the king of the sports by MarianoSan 

Everyone enjoys sports in their own way, and most people discover their love of sports while playing a sport like football, tennis or baseball as a kid. But ever since gaming consoles introduced us to the wonderful world of virtual sports people have become passionate about sports without ever leaving their couch. This new breed of console jocks are even cockier than the pro athletes, and yet instead of looking like a pro their bodies look like raw cookie dough. Muscular and athletic they're not, but the athletes of the future do have one thing going for them- their thumbs are faster than lightning!

Show the world that even a comic book guy can go pro with this The King Of The Sports t-shirt by MarianoSan, and you'll have fans cheering wherever you go!

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Everyday Items That Can Kill The Hell Out Of You

As Randy Newman sings in the theme song to the TV show Monk "It's a jungle out there...poison in the very air we breathe", but it's also a jungle inside our homes- where all sorts of ordinary, everyday things lie around waiting to kill us.

We're all well aware of the dangers posed by those delicious looking Tide Pods and its fellow laundry room killer bleach, but there are plenty of killers lurking in our pantries and refrigerators as well, - like Jell-O.

And it's a shame that a biker had to learn the hard way that umbrellas can kill a person like an arrow, but at least we all know to watch out for flying umbrellas now...I wonder if Mary Poppins has ever caused an umbrella-related funeral?

See 20 Commonplace Things That Can Kill The Hell Out Of You here


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Carbonite’s Alright (For Fighting)

As the Empire strikes back, so does your significant other. So... what if Han and Leia weren't selfless and mature individuals putting the greater good above their own feelings? What if they were just normal petty humans like most of us? You know, like that kid they produced? Then a little misunderstanding could turn into a snit for the ages, enshrined in both cinema and in carbonite. This comic is the latest from Pedro Arizpe at Port Sherry Comics.


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This Fish Can Turn its Eyes Into Flashlights

Photolocation is when a creatures harnesses sunlight through specialized organs to see how to get around. Three fish have this power: deep-sea dragonfishes, lanternfishes, and flashlight fishes. However, they can only do it when conditions are right, and it just happens. Now scientists have identified a species that can not only emit light to see, but can control when to use it.

But as new research published today Royal Society Open Science shows, there’s at least one other fish endowed with the powers of photolocation, namely Tripterygion delaisi, otherwise known as triplefin. Unlike the three aforementioned fish, however, triplefins can actually control when their eyes light up, and they redirect incoming sunlight using a different method. The Tuebingen University scientists who conducted the study aren’t sure if the on-demand headlights help the triplefin to catch prey (though they think it’s highly likely), saying further research is needed. But they’re fairly convinced that triplefin are capable of switching their eyes on when the need arises, a never-before-seen feature dubbed “controlled iris radiance.”

Controlled Iris Radiance would make a good band name, for sure, but it could also be the basis of a horror film. In this case, the triplefin fish are tiny, only a couple of inches long, and their prey is even tinier. Read more about the brilliant adaptation of the triplefin and its headlights at Gizmodo. 

(Image credit: Nico K. Michiels/Tuebingen University)


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Original Friday The 13th Filming Location Offering Overnight Camping Experience

If normal camping has lost all of its thrill perhaps it's time to add some mortal fear into the mix courtesy of Jason Voorhees?

I know, camping is supposed to be about relaxing and enjoying nature, not running away from a psycho, but Friday the 13th fans who enjoy camping long to stay at Camp No-Be-Bo-Sco in Hardwick, New Jersey where the films were shot.

And yet this Boy Scouts camp is off limits to the public, except for the rare Friday the 13th when they give tours, so fans have always been left wondering what it would be like to camp there like the unlucky victims in the films.

On Friday April 13th and Saturday April 14th, 2018 the camp is offering an unique overnight experience, so Friday the 13th fans can finally see what it's like to stay at Camp Crystal Lake, without all the fear and murder, of course.

As an added bonus actress Adrienne King, who played Alice in Friday the 13th 1 and 2, will be attending the camp as well, so the campers can ask her what it's like to be chased through the woods by a masked madman!

-Via Bloody Disgusting


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Kottabos, the Ancient Greek Drinking Game

People get together and drink socially and then start throwing things. Let's hope that in most circumstances, it's in a socially acceptable drinking game like beer pong, or in a pub sport like darts. In ancient Greece, among the wealthy classes, those games would involve throwing wine itself! That's fine, as long as you aren't in danger of running out of wine. It wouldn't go over too well in modern establishments where carpet cleaning can be a hassle. The game was called kottabos, and it involved flinging the dregs of wine from your own cup at objects to hit a target.   

Critias, the 5th century academic and writer, wrote about this “glorious invention” stemming from Sicily, “where we put up a target to shoot at with drops from our wine-cup whenever we drink it.” While a handful of modern academics question the game’s Sicilian origins, kottabos definitely spread throughout parts of Italy (as the Etruscans played it) and Greece, too. The kottabos craze even resulted in industrious people building special round rooms where it could be played, so all competitors could be equidistant from the target.

If you were good at kottabos, you could be a winner. If you were bad at it, you'd still provide entertainment to other partiers. There was both a musical and a quiet version of the game, and precise techniques for the act of flinging. Read all about kottabos at Atlas Obscura. Some images may possibly be NSFW.


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These Fat Unicorn Cakes Are Magically Delicious

Fanciful and sculptural cakes are so popular that every time I Google a specific character, franchise or animal I find that someone has already made a cake with that theme.

I never thought to look up fat unicorn cakes but they're a thing too, and after seeing this article on Mashable I have fallen in love with these sweet and silly character cakes!

The chubby and sleepy little unicorn is obviously the star of the show, but the little touches like the bite taken out of the cake and the unicorn's placement on the cake make each one extra special.

And when that cute little unicorn gets tired of eating round cakes they can gorge themselves on something else- like tacos and pan dulce!

See Fat Unicorn Cakes Are The Adorable Trending Dessert We're Eating Up here

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Underwater Tour

This looks really odd. Flooding left a garden path underwater in Brazil, and the water is so clear you can see every detail.

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A machine translation from the YouTube page says,

Faced with the repercussion of the video released on February 15, in social networks, in which appears a submerged track, we would like to pass some clarifications. The fact really happened at the Rio de Prata Ecological Recanto (Jardim-MS) on February 02 and was recorded during the monitoring carried out by the tour's Waldemilson Vera. When it rains a lot, the river of the Silver runs of slower form, causing its damming, thus increasing the water level of the river Olho D'Água. Despite the flood, on the day the video was recorded the waters of the river Olho D'Agua remained crystal clear due to their conserved ciliary forest and being inside a Private Reserve of Natural Heritage - RPPN, a type of Conservation Unit. This was a rare episode, and by the end of the day the river had returned to its normal level. We would like to inform you that on this date the tour operated normally until the 1st stretch, which, although it is also above normal, all the tourists left satisfied because they experienced a different and special day in the attraction!

-via reddit


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Michelle Rial's Real Life Charts

This graph made me laugh because Lent began last week and a friend said they were giving up watermelon. That doesn't seem like much of a sacrifice in February. Michelle Rial is a designer who is really into charts. Some of her charts include real-life objects that illustrate the subject of the chart. 

Rial began using everyday objects—which includes everything from food to office supplies to wine stains to floss—after a neck injury forced her to step away from her computer and away from the types of illustrations she had been doing previously. Using found objects cut down on some of the physical pain of illustrating for Rial and has resulted in some really cool, unique pieces of art with a great sense of humor.

See more of Rial's charts, with found objects or without, at Instagram.


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10 Things You Didn’t Know about Legally Blonde

Reese Witherspoon stars as a young woman who follows her ex-boyfriend to law school in the 2001 comedy/courtroom drama Legally Blonde. The twist is that, although Elle Woods comes off as a ditzy blonde, she is super intelligent and discovers she has a real talent for law. The plot is a standard comedy formula, but the movie was a big hit because it was well done and honestly funny. You might want to learn some of the things that went on behind the scenes of Legally Blonde.

9. Reese Witherspoon spent some time with actual sorority girls to get the part down right.

She didn’t want to play the role like a stereotypical, bubbly airhead sorority girl as has been seen on film so often. She spent time with a real sorority and therefore gained a better perspective on the role.

8. Reese goes through 40 different hairstyles in the movie.

That sounds like a lot of time just doing her hair. I’m sure they had hairstylists on call at all times to come up with a new style and apply it.

Check out more movie trivia about Legally Blonde at TVOM.


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A Han Solo Song

Han Solo: lovable rogue, smuggler, Rebellion hero, scruffy-looking nerf-herder. He definitely shot first, no matter what Lucas' re-editing tried to convince us. Solo had plenty of talents, and first among those was the ability to deliver a line perfectly. He did it again and again in four different films so far, with another one coming in May (albeit without Harrison Ford). Put those lines together with cadence, make them rhyme somewhat, and you've got an enjoyable tribute remix from Eclectic Method

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Eclectic Method (Jonny Wilson) has done quite a few of these Star Wars remixes, compiled here. -via Tastefully Offensive


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