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The Meatiest Snowman Around

Even if you live somewhere that never snows (like those of us in San Diego) you can still make your own snowman this year with a little bit of parmesean cheese and a lot of ground beef. Now that’s a tasty winter wonderland. Link Via Buzzfeed

Crockford’s Club: How a Fishmonger Bankrupted the British Aristocracy

Crockford’s Club in 1828. How about a bit of history today? Everyone loves a good rags-to-riches story, and and the tale of Crockford’s Club is a great one: a man who sold fish for a living smelled an opportunity to garner a little bit of the British aristocracy’s surplus wealth. And he knew just how to [...]

Learning to Skate

This photo is from the Netherlands, dated 1933. The little cutie looks a bit apprehensive, but you know his whole family enjoys ice skating, so he’s got to get into the groove sooner or later. Luckily, he has something to fall back on! Link

Ludwig van Joker

A bit of madness helps with the music. French artist and custom toymaker Oskunk applied acrylic paint to a bust of Beethoven to turn the composter into Heath Ledger’s Joker. Link -via it8bit

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 [...]

Playing Cupid is a Tough Job

… especially if your aim is a bit off as this cute animation by Simon Bau, Clémentine Choplain, Marie Ecarlat, Benoît Huguet, Julien Soulage. With original soundtrack by Damien Deshayes. Check out the video over at The Presurfer: Link [...]

Garden Gate Made with Garden Tools

David, a gardener in Missoula, Montana, wanted to make his garden a bit more inviting. So he replaced the solid wood gate with one made with old gardening tools. It matches a trellis that he built with old rakes and hoes. Link -via Recylart

David Chambon’s Dew-Covered Insects

Like Ondrej Pakan, David Chambon takes amazing pictures of ordinary insects covered with fine layers of dew. They don’t seem to mind a bit. Photographer’s Website -via Colossal

Cobra Bites Man, Man Bites Back and Kills Cobra

Like the Captain says, “If someone tries to kill you, you try and kill ’em right back.” A man in Nepal understood this rule and took revenge on a snake that bit him: Nepali daily Annapurna Post said Mohamed Salmo Miya chased the snake, which bit him in his rice paddy on Tuesday, caught it and bit it until it died. “I [...]

This Could Be Fun

If your dinner parties have become a bit dull, maybe the problem isn’t the conversation, but the table. With the Swing Table, things are sure to pick up and if they don’t, you can always throw a tantrum that sends the plates flying. Either way, it’s a guaranteed good time! Link Via Geekologie