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Archive for May, 2012

Cat Totally Dominates Fridge

Link Scroll down for today’s pictures & links. Cat Masters Fridge Climbing In another news today, this cat has mastered a better kind of “catwalk” – the one that gives him complete territorial rights to a fridge, and freedom to navigate it up and down: Link Today’s pictures & links: Strikingly Victorian and Fantastic Salt Air Baths This is the Salt Air [...]

What Does That Dangly Thing in the Back of Your Throat Do?

Uvula image via Shutterstock The uvula is one of the weirdest looking features of the human body. Yet despite its infamy, scientists have spent centuries puzzling over its function. The hangy ball’s full name is the “palatine uvula,” referring to its location on your soft palate. Not to be confused with the uvula vermis, a lobe of [...]

The Late Movies: Guess The Theme 56

Welcome back to the game that never ends, GUESS THE THEME! All the clips below have something in common. Leave your best guesses in the comments section. U2 – Sunday Bloody Sunday Dave Matthews Band – Tripping Billies The Samples – Feel Us Shaking Incubus – Wish You Were Here Blues Traveler – Hook Moody Blues – Lean On [...]

The 10 Creepiest Abandoned Cold War Missile Silos

Everything about the Cold War was creepy. We knew for sure that nuclear warheads were aimed straight for us and could be deployed at any time. Some of the remaining symbols of that era are missile silos, mostly abandoned these days, that are too large and expensive to dismantle. See a collection of these creepy [...]

Maria Throne by Sylvia Ji

Now this is a throne fit for a mistress of the dark. Behold the Maria Throne by Sylvia Ji. Check it out over at Worley Gig: Link  

Jon Bon Jovi Duet with R2-D2

In a galaxy far, far away (actually it’s just 1980, but it feels that way), there was a duet sung by R2-D2 and a certain singer named John Bongiovi. It was John’s first professional [...]

Kawehi Loops Gotye’s Somebody I That Used To Know

Looping pedal ain’t exactly new, but we love how Hawaiian singer Kawehi Wight (Blog) uses it (along with a toy electric conga and a toy piano) to cover Gotye’s Somebody That I Used To Know. Take a look: hit play or go to Link [...]

Blindry

Blindry is a window blind. It’s also a laundry drying rack. It’s two things in one! And if you are in a small apartment with no automatic dryer, Blindry can be a handy space saver, as you fold up your drying rack into the window. When it’s down, the sunlight coming in will speed the [...]

10 Amazing Artists Working With Miniature Models

We’ve seen how artists can take life-sized landscapes and make them appear to be tiny models through the use of tilt-shift photography, so now let’s look at the opposite end of the spectrum: the world of miniature art. Balsa Wood Manhattan Michael Chesko was a software engineer at Motorola when he started building skyscraper models in his [...]

Leeroy Jenkins as a Short Film

Do you remember Leeroy Jenkins*? Well, it’s back. Sort of. Director Finn O’Hara and doug & serge remade the 2005 World of Warcraft viral video into a short [...]