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Soviet Hydrofoil: Rocket of the Riverways

Soviet hydrofoil Burevestnik (Stormbringer), with two airplane turbine engines. Photo: foto.cheb.ru We’ve covered the Soviet’s Ekranoplan before in our feature Bigger is Better: 7 Insane Soviet [...]

Bigamy Exposed via Facebook

You know that feature of Facebook in which it suggests new friends for you among your friend’s other friends? In the case of a Seattle man, the social network suggested that his first wife “friend” his second wife. See, he is still married to the first wife. According to charging documents filed Thursday, Alan L. O’Neill [...]

The Wonderfully Weird Muppet Show Pilot

(Video Link) Like most television shows, The Muppet Show’s pilot was quite different than the show itself ended up being. In this case, the original didn’t feature Kermit as the host and did feature a lot more adult humor. Don’t miss the other three parts of the pilot over at Laughing Squid. Via Laughing Squid

Maru at the Oscars

You know what would make the best feature films of 2011 even better? If Maru starred in them! The Cheezburger Network has a collection dedicated to both the Academy Awards and the internet’s favorite cat. See the movie posters as they would be with Maru in the leading role. Or directing. Or just looking good [...]

5 Questions: TV K9s, Day 5

This week’s 5 Question quizzes all feature questions that contain the names of dog characters on television. Today: TV K9s, Day 5

5 Questions: TV K9s, Day 4

This week’s 5 Question quizzes all feature questions that contain the names of dog characters on television. Today: TV K9s, Day 4

5 Questions: TV K9s, Day 3

This week’s 5 Question quizzes all feature questions that contain the names of dog characters on television. Today: TV K9s, Day 3

5 Questions: TV K9s, Day 2

This week’s 5 Question quizzes all feature questions that contain the names of dog characters on television. Today: TV K9s, Day 2

Braille Handrails at a Zoo

Akanksha Jain would like to make a zoo in Ahmedabad, India accessible to visually impaired visitors. One cool feature that she’s designed is a handrail with Braille descriptions of animals and their environments, as well as button-activated sound recordings. She’s also devised relief maps and animal models that visitors can use to navigate the zoo [...]

Strange Movie Trailers From GhallyWood

(YouTube Link) This trailer from GhallyWood, or Ghana, Africa is off the hook crazy. The first feature, called Devil May Cry 1&2, was taken to be a film adaptation of the video game franchise, but seems more like an urban horror tale featuring a devil and some sweet sword fighting. The second feature, called the Killer 1&2, [...]