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Crescent Shaped Air Traffic Control Tower in Abu Dhabi

Photo: Michael Renner/Flickr All large airports have Air Traffic Control (ATC) towers, and most of them, well, look just like any ol’ air traffic control towers. But it [...]

Pac-Man Shower Curtain

Holly from Get Your Nerd Craft On! blog created this waka-waka-riffic shower curtain featuring Pac-Man out of a black fabric shower curtain and a little acrylic paint. The only downside? Having Pac-Man and the [...]

This Poem Makes No Sense

It rhymes, and it’s funny, but Dave, wouldn’t it have been easier to just print up a t-shirt? Link

11 Geeky Couples Portraits We Love

We’ve featured geeky wedding photos and geeky family photos before. Here’s more geek love! 1. Come to the Dark Side (We Have Kisses) Red and Jonny are the most famous stormtrooper cosplayers around and this great vacation picture featuring the two kissing through their helmets is probably the most romantic (non-wedding photo) the two have taken as [...]

Scenes From the 1908 London Olympic Marathon

In honor of today’s Olympic marathon, here’s a look back at the origin of the race, plus an explanation of the whole “.2″ business. Olympic Marathon, 1908 London Games/Getty Images In 490 BC, a soldier named Pheidippides supposedly ran from the battlefield at Marathon to the city of Athens to alert the troops of a Greek victory. [...]

Olympic Cyclists and Their Giant Thighs

Getty Images Sure, Olympians are crazy fit, but there’s something about those indoor track cyclists that makes your jaw plummet to the floor. What is it? Oh, yes, their massive thighs. Thunder doesn’t even begin to describe them. The largest ones, which at last count belonged to German cyclist Robert Forstemann (above), aptly nicknamed “Mr. Thigh,” [...]

What Happened to Starting Races With Real Pistols?

Getty Images When Usain Bolt, Wallace Spearmon and the rest of the field line up for today’s 200-meter race, they’ll kick off the race not at the fire of a pistol, but a noise triggered by an electronic gun. Did previous Games use actual pistols? Yes, but they’ve been scrapped for both safety and fairness. The guns [...]

Remembering Reebok’s “Dan and Dave” Campaign 20 Years Later

Getty Images Twenty years ago, Reebok introduced us to “Dan and Dave.” Once American sports fans moved beyond their game of word association — “Who?” — the two men involved became part of one of the most memorable marketing campaigns in history despite a letdown of Olympic proportions. In 1992, Dan O’Brien and Dave Johnson were given such [...]

The Missing Links: Death By Excitement

One Summer Film That’s Sure to Flop This compilation of insane belly flops will have your stomach hurting with laughter – and aching with empathy. * And One Summer Film That Definitely Won’t The Dark Knight Rises is only a few days away. And when you finally do see it, you’ll no doubt be left thinking, “This is awesome. [...]

Awesome LEGO Superman Mosaic

This impressive LEGO Superman mosaic was created by Dave Ware, a man who knows how to put different colored bricks together in ways which please the eyes and make the fanboys drool. That wicked gleam in his eye means Supes is getting angry…. You won’t like him when he’s angry…. Link  –via ComicsAlliance