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An Animated Short That Will Put Stars In Your Eyes

(YouTube Link) La Luna is a Pixar short with a lot of heart, a story of passing down family traditions no matter how unusual and an absolutely gorgeous film to watch. With thematic elements reminiscent of The Little Prince and Nemo’s Adventures In Slumberland, this is yet another classic short to add to Pixar’s already impressive catalog [...]

6 Memorable Letters From Neil Armstrong

Neil Armstrong is remembered as both a “reluctant American hero” and “the spiritual repository of spacefaring dreams.” He was man of few words, but those he chose to share were significant and occasionally, tongue-in-cheek. Here are some notable letters and notes written by the first man on the moon. 1. Its true beauty, however, was [...]

15 My Little Pony Mashups

If you want to create something that will appeal to internet surfers, keep this in mind: the essence of comedy of the juxtaposition of opposites, or at least somewhat unrelated things. When you combine the pleasantness of something cute with the excitement of something popular but not cute, you get a surefire hit -that is, [...]

10 Clever and Creative Crochet Creations

Those in the craft scene know that you can make anything with yarn and crochet hook. The internet has some extremely interesting projects that you’d never associate with yarn crafts -until you see them, that is. Here are ten finished products we’re glad someone thought of. 1. Game of Thrones Characters The House of Stark from the [...]

Orca Talks to a Motorboat

(YouTube link) A killer whale named Luna was separated from his family and lived off the coast of Vancouver Island until his death in 2006. He was friendly with people in boats who went out to visit him, but did he like the people or the boats? In this video, he is imitating the sound of [...]

Hipster Harry Potter

First, there were Hipster Disney Princesses and Hipster Ipsum Lorem… now, thanks to deviantART’s Rotae, there’s Hipster Harry Potter. Rotae says, “A friend suggested I draw hipster!Luna next… isn’t hipster!Luna also canon!Luna though?” I’d like to see Hipster Voldemort, myself. Hit the link to see Hipster versions of Ron, Hermione, Malfoy and Hagrid. Link via [...]

Cow Acts Like A Horse

You Tube Link What happens when your parents won’t buy you a pony? If you are really resourceful you take one of the family farm animals and train it to act like a horse. Meet Luna the cow who acts like a horse.

Russian moon recording released

The recording details Russia’s attempt to land a spacecraft on the moon hours before Apollo 11. In July 1969 the Soviet lunar spacecraft Luna 15 was i…

Billy Hall’s Glowing Wood Sculptures

Photo: Glowing Wood Sculptures Artist Billy Hall uses a lathe to sculpt whole wood blocks thin enough to be used as lampshades. The shades are usually between 1/32 and 3/32 of an inch thick and coated with epoxy. Pictured above is “Luna”, a globular design made from Southern Yellow Pine. Link via DudeCraft

Something Old: The Analogist

Back in 2007, I started a semi-regular feature called The Analogist. It was like an advice column, except not helpful—you told me a problem, and I told you what that problem was like. In 2008, amid all those presidential primaries and Olympic swimming events, I forgot about The Analogist completely. Now it’s time for a [...]