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Old School vs. New School

(YouTube link) The generation gap turns into war as old school video game characters invade the real world! It’s up to modern characters to save the day in the latest fantasy from Freddie Wong. -via The Daily What Geek

These Pillows Are Sure to “Fit In” With Your Decor

If you’re a true Tetris master then you certainly love these pillows, but it also must drive you nuts to see that gap in the pillows next to the blue line pillow. I don’t know about you guys, but I couldn’t just sit there without trying to arrange them straight…hopefully the pillows don’t disappear at [...]

Rain-delay Entertainment

(YouTube link) Vaudeville makes a modern comeback! Tuesday’s game between Clemson and Davidson was delayed by rain, so the players jumped into the gap to keep the fans amused. -via Metafilter

Gapped Teeth Are Becoming Fashionable

Diastema (a gap between teeth) has often been viewed as a cosmetic defect, but there are indications that modeling agencies, fashion designers, and casting directors have changed their point of view. At model casting calls for New York’s fashion week, which begins today, one of the most coveted attributes is an affront to modern orthodontics: gapped [...]

Escaping Prisoner Becomes Stuck

42-year-old Roberto Carrillo didn’t want to be in jail for New Years Eve. He tried to escape the cell in Valle Hermoso, Mexico by squeezing through a gap he saw where the roof met a wall of bars, but there wasn’t enough room. He became stuck hanging upside-down and had to be rescued by laughing [...]

New type of flying reptile discovered

A controversial type of evolution has been evidenced in the discovery of a new type of flying reptile that fills a gap in the fossil record sepera…