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Our New Election Collection Is On Sale Until Midnight!

In honor of tonight’s second presidential debate, we’re putting our our brand-new election collection on sale! If you spend $60 or more, enter FALL10 at checkout to get $10 off. If you spend $75, enter FALL15 at checkout to get $15 off. *Offer expires on October 16, 2012, at midnight EST. Not valid with clearance, previously [...]

Skydiver survives after parachute fails

A skydiver miraculously survived after his parachute failed to open during a 13,000ft fall. 35-year-old Liam Dunne had jumped from a plane and deploye…

Thom Browne’s Fall 2012 Haute Couture Fashion

Zeon posted about Thom Browne’s latest Fall 2012 haute couture designs, but he missed these two. I think I saw John Farrier sporting these looks just a couple of [...]

Plunge Waterfalls

Plunge waterfalls are those that fall so forcefully they completely lose contact with the cliff face. Not something you’d want to get too close to! Environmental Graffiti found 15 of these falls, and will take you on a tour of them through a photo gallery.  Shown here is Waireinga Falls in New Zealand. Link (Image credit: [...]

If AT-ATs Had Wheels

If AT-ATs had wheels, they wouldn’t fall down so easy. But they were built a long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, possibly before the invention of the wheel. However, Christopher Aleria improved upon the design by setting an AT-AT body atop an Axial Rock Crawler 4×4 remote control vehicle. Link -via Illuminations [...]

In The Fall

(vimeo link) In The Fall is not about autumn. This animation is a slightly frightening look at how we spend our lives. And it may induce vertigo. -via The Sparrow

Two Rules Named After Deion Sanders

Today Deion Sanders is being inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. But even if the legendary cornerback weren’t enshrined in Canton, history would remember Neon Deion. After all, he has two rules named in his honor. Take Your Finals When Sanders was a college star at Florida State, he came up with a big [...]

Paper In The Shape Of…A Can!

These paper sculptures are so delicate they’d probably fall apart in your hands if you tried to hold them, and they definitely won’t hold any of your favorite beverages, but the appreciation of form and iconography of the classic soda can are what make these paper cans worth the while. See more intricate paper art [...]

5 Questions: Shades of Blue

The colors of fall aren’t far away, so join us as the multiple-choice 5 Questions quiz kicks off a week full of colorful fun! Today, all questions contain one of the many Shades of Blue.

Incredible Space Pics from Astronaut Twitpic Account

This past fall when NASA astronaut Colonel Douglas H. Wheelock took command of the International Space Station he began posting photos to his Twitpic account of the incredible views he was encountering from his lofty perch. My favorite is this photo of an island that looks like a hat. Link