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Banana Trucker Hat

This simple craft by Brock Davis for his kids required just a few strokes of an X-ACTO knife. Then this Chiquita truck driver was ready to hit the road. Link -via Super Punch

From the Dictionary to a Book Called “Horse”: The Surprising Complaints Against 6 Books

This week (September 24 through October 1, 2011) is the American Library Association’s Banned Books Week, an “annual event celebrating the freedom to read and the importance of the First Amendment.” We’ve all heard about books like Lolita and The Awakening being banned, especially from schools, for overly sexual content; other books are banned—or at [...]

Gummy Bearskin Rug

Get it? It’s a gummy bear shaped into a bearskin rug by Brock Davis. Well, I thought it was funny. Link via Colossal

Dog Hides in Bathtub to Survive Fire

A home in Greenville County, South Carolina burned for hours as firefighters battled the blaze. The family was away from home, but Mia the one-year-old Belgian Malinois was inside. The dog saved herself by hiding in a bathtub in the basement! Mia’s owner, Chris Brumby, was amazed at how the dog survived, but said he knew [...]

Snoutlet

Betcha can’t see wall plugs the same way anymore after you see this little gem from Brock Davis! Link – via Visual News Previously Boba Fetts Invoice for Jabba the Hutt, also by Brock

The Darkside of the Doritos

Image: Laser Bread [Flickr] Brock Davis used 8 bags of a variety of Doritos flavors to create this awesome piece aptly called “The Dark Side of the Doritos.” Best of all, he includes the instruction on how to make your own: Link

4 Dead Politicians Who Still Got Elected

California State Senator Jenny Oropeza easily won re-election yesterday – despite having passed away back on October 20th from complications caused by a blood clot. Although the illness left her largely absent from the campaign trail, Oropeza still managed to claim victory by a 58%-36% margin. Oropeza’s story is rare, but certainly not unprecedented in the [...]