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Archive for October, 2012

Lucas on Future

You have heard that Lucasfilm was purchased by Disney, now see what George Lucas himself has to say. He mentions the new Star Wars film(s) coming out in the future and what he wants to do now that he is moving on. -Via Super Punch

Abandoned Paintings

How did Renaissance and Academic painters depict perspective in their works? Hungarian art student Bence Hajdu digitally erased humans from several famous paintings to see more clearly: At one of the descriptive geometry classes we had a task to find and draw the perspective and horizon lines of renaissance and other pictures with significant perspective space. [...]

Ghostbuster Does Backflip

Warning: NSFW – Language We have all done some silly things while under the influence. Whether it be drunk dialing an ex-girlfriend or accidently smashing your neighbors shoddily made pumpkins (not my fault, I was mad I just drunk dialed that crazy) – these actions can have some pretty bad conclusions. This man was arrested, a [...]

15 Offbeat Holidays You Can Celebrate in November

Turkey day may be the main event in the second-to-last month of the year, but there are plenty of unusual holidays to fill your November days with celebration. 1. November 2nd: National Plan Your Epitaph Day Getty Images Whether you’re morbid or just really on top of planning ahead, take the day to decide which of your [...]

The Hear Heres

The Hear Heres is a sculpture installation by Studio Weave on the grounds of Kedleston Hall in Derbyshire, England. It consists of four giant ear trumpets that you can listen to! Each amplifies the sounds of nature around it, whether it’s the wind, wildlife in a tree, or the gentle sounds of a lake. One [...]

Classic Disguise Ornament

Classic Disguise Ornament – $7.45 Are you feeling awkward and embarrassed that your Christmas tree is already up and it’s not even Thanksgiving? Hide your tree in plain sight with the Classic Disguise Ornament from the NeatoShop. Now no one will recognize the big, bushy, green, tree thing in the corner. It is the perfect way [...]

Witch Food

Okay all you foodies out there, can you guess what this is? If your answer was a Butterscotch Broomstick with chow mein noodles, you would be correct. Also if you anwered that correctly and with confidence- can you make me some? For more pictures and info check out Cozy Walls. For the bottom part of the broom, [...]

The Late Movies – Guess The Theme 75

It’s Thursday, it’s late, it’s time once again for the game that’s sweeping the nation: GUESS THE THEME! All the clips below have something in common. Leave you best guesses in the comments section. Michael Jackson – “Thriller” Warren Zevon – “Werewolves Of London” Twilight Zone Intro BB King – “Into The Night” Dream On (TV Show) – [...]

The Late Movies: Halloween

It’s Halloween, in case you hadn’t noticed. Let’s look at my favorite Halloween-ish videos! Tim Burton – “Vincent” From 1982, narrated by Vincent Price. An amazing tribute to Edgar Allan Poe. It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown – Trick or Treat I was always the kid who got the rock. Screamin’ Jay Hawkins – “I Put a Spell [...]

Hurricane Sandy Overturns Tree, Exposes Human Skeleton Buried Underneath

Hurricane Sandy knocked down a large tree in New Haven, Connecticut. A homeless woman spotted something unusual in the exposed roots: a human skeleton. Visible among the roots of the tree is the back of skull, upside down, with its mouth open (pictured). It is still connected to a spine and rib cage. Carbo called police, who [...]