Archive for April, 2015

Collaborating With A 4-Year-Old [pics]

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I don’t know anything about this set of pictures. Apparently, the artist lets her 4-year-old daughter help with with her drawings. I think the results are quite good and unexpected.

See the pics HERE.

 

The Coldest Place in the Universe [video]

Tisdale, Saskatchewan – Land Of WHAT?!

TisdaleThe small Saskatchewan town of Tisdale is taking another look at the slogan it has used for 60 years — “Land of Rape and Honey.” The community of about 3,200 people is asking residents via a survey whether that brand still works in 2015. “There’s passionate people who believe it should be changed and passionate people who believe it shouldn’t be changed,” said Sean Wallace, the town’s director of economic development. “It’s been both famous and infamous.”

Continue reading HERE.

 

Dilbert Nailed The Presidential Candidates Way Back In 1992 [Classic Comic]

SuperSize It!

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Amazing 7 Year Old Boxer – And It’s A Girl [video]

6 Bizarre Medical Conditions That Shouldn’t Be Possible

cartman-smurfetteSo,  your entire body turns blue, or you blow up like a water balloon, or your face just caves in. Although such conditions are very rare, they are real.

Read about all 6 maladies HERE.

Harvesting Cinnamon In Sumatra [video]

Car Buyers’ Color Preferences Through The Years

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Vocativ reported –

The report shows that whites, blacks, grays and silvers made up 74 percent of the cars put on the road last year, and silver has gradually falling out of favor among car buyers since the year 2000. Greens and blues, which held the top spots in the 1950s and 60s, aren’t even among the top-five color preferences in 2014. Brown, which had a good run in the 1970s, is now also absent from the top-five list.

See a large graph of the top 5 colors HERE.

Kintsugi – Embracing The Flawed

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Kintsugi is the Japanese technique of repairing pottery, in which the flaws and imperfections are celebrated, rather than hiding them. Contrasting, gold-filled cracks produce stunning results.

HERE is the wikipedia page on Kintsugi.

Some examples HERE and HERE.

9 Terrifying Old Movies That Put Modern Horror To Shame

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From Cracked –

Don’t be fooled by stories about 19th-Century movie audiences losing their s–t because they thought that footage of a moving train was going to run them over. Early cinema could get bizarrely hardcore and hardcorely bizarre, even by today’s standards. In fact, many of the very earliest films still manage to put modern horror movies to shame. For instance …

Go to the Cracked article HERE.

More Than You Want To Know About Pencils [infographic]

pencil_sThe complete(?) history of the lowly lead pencil is contained in this infographic.

The Ingenious Design of the Aluminum Beverage Can [video]


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