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A Collection Of Boba Fett Helmet Variants For Make-A-Wish

These awesome variant Boba Fett helmets were charitably created and donated to the Make-A-Wish foundation by special effects companies and designers such as WETA and Sideshow Collectibles. The many themed Fett protectors, based on Battlestar Galactica, Total Recall and Iron Man just to name a few, will be auctioned off to financially benefit the foundation. Link

R.I.P. Electron Boy

Erik Martin, better known as Electron Boy, the super hero who saved Seattle, succumbed to liver cancer on Friday. Neatorama featured his story last year, and again just last week in a link about the Make-A-Wish Foundation. In addition to his Seattle exploits, Electron Boy will also be remembered for the boost he gave to [...]

Stuttering Billboard

The Dutch Stutter Foundation encourages you to be patient with people who have a stutter. Don’t interrupt; just wait and let them finish. Link -via Copyranter | Photo: Y&R Not Just Film

A Year’s Worth of Makeup in One Day

Video Link This video might make you think twice about being liberal with your foundation in the morning (if that’s part of your routine, I mean). Dutch directors Lernert and Sander coated the face of model Hannelore Knuts with a year’s worth of Ellis Faas makeup – that’s 365 applications of foundation (it took seven bottles), [...]

10 Things You Didn’t Know About IKEA

IKEA is the world’s largest furniture store. In fact, the company is so big, it is estimated that around 10% of all Europeans alive today were conceived on an IKEA bed. Despite its success though, the company still has quite a few dark secrets, as well as a number of interesting trivia bits. Whether you [...]

RIP Elizabeth Taylor

Legendary actress Elizabeth Taylor has died of heart failure. Born in England to American parents, Taylor {wiki} came to live in the US in 1939 and appeared in her first movie at age nine. Her striking beauty was partially due to a mutation that gave her a double row of eyelashes. Taylor acted in 70 [...]

The Origins of 9 Charities Named After People

We often write their names on the “Pay to the Order of” lines of our donation checks, but how well do we know the inspiring people behind some of our favorite charities and foundations? A lot of charitable foundations are named after the celebrities or high-profile business tycoons who founded them, but others are named [...]