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“Peter and the Wolf,” 1946

Remember that animated, professionally narrated version of Peter and the Wolf you saw as a kid? Sure you do — somewhere in the depths of your memory, you’ll probably remember this fifteen-minute Disney short from 1946. It’s odd to think now that this came out just a decade after Prokofiev’s original composition in [...]

Nintendo Zapper Holster

Pocket carry isn’t safe, so A.F. 275 made a plastic over the waistband holster for his Nintendo Entertainment System Zapper: After making it of course I had to range test it. So I ran through six rounds a Duck Hunt, drawing on each duck from a holstered position and nailed every one of them. Link -via Everyday, [...]

The Pooping Duck Automaton

More than two centuries ago, French engineer Jacques Vaucanson built the Digesting Duck automaton, a mechanical duck that could eat and digest grains, and then … poop them out! The 18th century was the golden [...]

Marvel Unleashes The All Winners Squad

I was overjoyed when I found out that Marvel is making an animated web series called All Winners Squad, which features Howard the Duck and some lesser known characters like Squirrel Girl, Hypno Hustler and Ruby Tuesday (the dome headed superhero not the restaurant chain). This reject squad series looks like it will be a laugh riot, [...]

March of the Ducks

Quack! That’s Chinese duck farmer Hong taking his flock of 5,000 ducks out on a ‘lil stroll down the road to a nearby pond. He claimed that not a single duck was lost in the march: Link [...]

Hen Hatches Ducklings

Hilda is a hen who lives at Farmer Palmer’s children’s activity farm near Poole, Dorset, England. She apparently sat on the wrong nest of eggs and stayed there, keeping them warm, until they hatched. Surprise! The eggs were full of ducklings! Farmer Philip Palmer was unaware until then that the eggs had been laid by [...]

“Duck Season. Fire!”

Wabbit season. Duck season. Wabbit season. Duck season. Fire! Elmer Fudd’s duck-faced prey it out of season, but does anyone mind? Image by Christian Kalczewski.

Duck, Duck, …

The picture is funny enough, but in the discussion at reddit, I learned that in Minnesota, they don’t play the game by saying “duck, duck, goose,” but instead it’s “duck, duck, grey duck!” OuchoGroucho told us: I remember that with Duck, Duck, Grey Duck one can play with the tiniest bit of subterfuge. The person that [...]

18 Metaphors & Analogies Found in Actual Student Papers (Or Not—But They’re Still Hilarious)

Okay, so we can’t be 100% positive that these are from “actual” student papers. But Bill Gross, founder of Idealab, thinks so and I tend to believe him. Let us know which is the best (worst?) in the comments below! 1. His thoughts tumbled in his head, making and breaking alliances like underpants in a dryer [...]