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Hobbit Hole Recreated with 2,600 Balloons

(Video Link) In 3 days and by using 2,600 balloons, Jeremy Telford, AKA the Balloon Guy, recreated Bag End in his den. It’s a balloon house, and that means comfort. Watch this time-lapse video of its creation. Official Website -via GeekDad

Oops My Head Fell Off

Magician Rich Ferguson "aka The Ice Breaker" is out on the streets of San Luis Obispo, CA for Halloween scaring people with a pretty impressive trick. I am not positive how he does it, I think something to do with stilts, but if I stumbled on this unexpectedly like these people do- I would be [...]

Turn Your Toddler Into A Young Tom Selleck

Photo: Cheezburger Photo: piquantdesigns/Etsy Millenials may not know the name, but anyone who grew up around or before the 80s knows the name Tom Selleck, aka Magnum P.I. aka the man with the sexy moustache. Everyone should aspire to have a child as handsome as Tom, so why not give them a helping hand with an adhesive moustache [...]

Hungry In Austin?

Tolly Moseley (aka Austin Eavesdropper), eats her way through an interesting nook in Austin called South Lamar. Anyone ever try any of these places? Personally, I’m looking forward to trying Lick at the next SXSW.

11 TV Theme Songs That Secretly Have Lyrics

Chances are, you’ve been humming these classic TV theme songs for years. Now you can get their lyrics stuck in your head, too. 1. We mentioned last week that Andy Griffith recorded a version of “The Fishing Hole” – AKA the theme song to The Andy Griffith Show – that was replaced by the all-whistling version. [...]

The Missing Links: The Man Who Creates Stephen Colbert’s Weird World

Gotta Give Props to This Guy OK, this is another one of my horrific headline puns. because this article is about Brendan Hurley, the Prop Master for The Colbert Report. Hurley’s job includes things like: - Creating political strategist Ham Rove (AKA a giant ham with eyeglasses) - Constructing an enormous Trojan horse-esque carton of Ben & Jerry’s [...]

17 Winning Words From Past National Spelling Bees

KEVIN LAMARQUE/Reuters/Landov Yesterday, 14-year-old Snigdha Nandipati from San Diego won the Scripps National Spelling Bee by correctly spelling the word guetapens, which means “to ambush.” To celebrate Nandipati’s impressive achievement, here are 17 of the most interesting words from the Bee’s 87-year history. 1. Gladiolus, 1925. The word (a type of flower) is notable not due to [...]

12 Underappreciated (But Equally Precious) Bodily Fluids

Fluids image via Shutterstock Blood, sweat, tears? Classic bodily fluids. And then there’s mucus, spit, semen, and urine – well known to juvenile minds everywhere. But blood, for instance, only makes up 9% of your total bodily fluid. What else is oozing around inside you? 1. Interstitial Fluid Interstitial Fluid, AKA tissue fluid, works in conjunction with [...]

I Wonder How a Blind Person…

If you’ve ever found yourself wondering what the dreams of blind people are like, Tommy Edison (AKA The Blind Film Critic), offers some insight in this video: On his YouTube page, Edison also offers up explanations on how blind people cook: How a blind person uses an ATM: And how the visually impaired identify and organize the paper [...]

I Wish I Were an Oscar Mayer Wiener(mobile Driver)

I was driving to work the other day when I spotted the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile parked across the street. I actually turned the car around to get a picture of it. Later that day I even commented, “How do you get that great job? Driving the Wienermobile across the country, making fun stops and getting [...]