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Archive for February, 2012

The Late Movies: 10 Screensavers of Yore

In the early days of CRT monitors, we had real technical reasons requiring screensavers for our computers. Screensavers were programs that kicked in when you weren’t using the computer, in order to prevent “burn-in” of constant onscreen elements like menu bars. But what started as a pragmatic solution quickly turned to the realm [...]

“Who Do You Think You Are? I Am!”

(Video Link) In this video, Pete Weber clinched his victory in the Professional Bowlers Association’s U.S. Open. It’s Weber’s fifth title, and he seems rather pleased, doesn’t he? I think that I’ll mimic this routine after publishing each post for the next day. Link -via @itscolossal

The Urban Field Guide To Subcultural Tribes

Ever wonder what those freaky guys and gals that hang out at your local watering hole are all about? Don’t get the ins and outs of their particular brand of bad taste, and you want to know what they’re doing walking around looking like that? Well, this field guide to subcultural tribes by artist Rob Dubi [...]

Three Minute Superman Musical Is Still Two Minutes Too Long

(YouTube Link) Beaming to you live from 1975, it’s Superman The TV Minute Musical! With cast members like Lesley Warren and Loretta Swit you may be asking yourself “How can such an epic production go so horribly wrong?” The answer is quite simple-hire a goofy looking guy who needs to hit the gym more than once a [...]

Charge Your Smartphone With The Power Of Your Breath

Just in time for the release of The Dark Knight Rises comes this stylish Bane mask, which is perfect for cosplayers and those who just want to channel their inner Ba….wait, what? This isn’t a Bane mask, but rather a conceptual device that allows you to charge your iPhone with the power of breath? Hmmm….tell [...]

Yoga as an Olympic Sport?

Can we get an "ohm" with this, folks? USA Yoga association is campaigning to get yoga asana (or posture yoga) recognized as an Olympic sport: Wait, competitive yoga? Isn’t that counterintuitive to something [...]

Buzzfeed Proposal

Len Kendall went against the tradition of women proposing on Leap Day when he chose today to ask for Katie Holland’s hand in marriage. So he posted this image on Buzzfeed. Along the way, Katie received encouragement from many, who posted with the Twitter hashtag #SayYesKatie. And she eventually said “Yes!” Link

Narwhal Ring Holder

Narwhal Ring Holder – $11.95 (sold individually) Are you looking to commit to your love of all things Narwhal? Put a ring on it with the Narwhal Ring Holder from the NeatoShop. This adorable handcrafted unicorn of the sea is made from tough urethane resin. With this handsome Narwhal Ring Holder you can safely and securely [...]

Man Crushed Unsuspecting Teen’s Car with Monster Truck at a Redneck-Fest

The annual redneck-fest Swamp Cabbage Festival in LaBelle, Florida, bills itself as a "mini Mardi Gras, with mud" – a weekend of fun and excitement for all ages. But one teenager found out that [...]

How Giant Walking Stick Insects Come Back From Extinction

In 1918, a shipwreck at the Lord Howe Island, Australia, introduced black rats which proceeded to eat the native species of walking sticks so large that they were called "tree lobsters." In two year’s [...]