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Seal Your Wedding Vows with a Pinky Swear

Bethany and her groom decided to affirm their commitment to each other in a way that expressed the seriousness of marriage. She explains: We said “I do” over a pinky swear because you NEVER break a pinky promise. Link -via Offbeat Bride | Photo: Michael Porter

The Visual Poetry of Corrupt Video

In this five-minute video, we see portions of a Mad Men episode (episode 408, “The Summer Man”) as it appears when incompletely downloaded via BitTorrent. The video is extraordinarily corrupt, showing strange artifacts like missing blocks of the picture, “melting” video, repeated actions, and other such glitches. Taken together, and with a surprisingly [...]

Superhero Aprons

Why is dinner taking so long? Aren’t you supposed to be faster than this? Crafter Bethany makes, among many other projects, superhero and supervillain aprons. Featured characters include Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, Harley Quinn, and Dark Phoenix. Link via Geek Crafts

Triplets Born 11 Years Apart

A triplet born 11 years apart sounds like the opening of a shaggy dog story, but that’s what actually happened in Midland, England: It’s hardly surprising that Ryleigh Shepherd is the image of her 11-year-old twin sisters when they were babies. For despite being born in different centuries, the three were all conceived on the same [...]

The Quick 10: Why a Typo Caused Popeye to Eat Spinach and Other Popeye Facts

Yesterday was a big day in Hollywood – it was the Golden Globes, sure (did you love Ricky Gervais or think he dropped the ball?), but it was also the anniversary of the first time the world was introduced to a beloved cartoon – Popeye. To celebrate the famous spinach-swilling seadog, here are a few [...]