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Chocolate Fondue Muffins

This is a great fondue idea, assuming that you haven’t already shoved the entire muffin down your throat, as I probably would. Miit, a French design firm, made this muffin for My Little Lyon 2010, which appears to be an annual food and design festival in Lyon, France. Link (Google Translate) -via Tasteologie

Robot Learns Language Like a Baby

When the robocalypse happens, and you find yourself begging for your life at the foot of our new robot overlords, and when the robot denies your request in fluent English, and you find yourself thinking "my, [...]

Huge Pinball Game on the Front of a Building

(Video Link) There’s nothing old fashioned about this pinball game! CT Light Concept projected a pinball game called “Urban Flipper” on the front of the Théâtre des Célestins in Lyon, France. The bumpers, kickers, and targets make use of the features on the theater’s facade. Link -via NotCot

More Crazy Intersections & Traffic Jams

“QUANTUM SHOT” #701Link – by Avi Abrams The only thing that helps while stuck in traffic is knowing that somewhere others have it worse This page will come as a stress-reliever for many – seeing how others are also battling horrid commute traffic jams and ridiculously complex interchanges every day. We covered this topic before – see [...]

Another Royal Wedding

Video Link This one took place in 1923. You might recognize the happy couple – they were recently the subject of an Oscar-winning movie. Yup, that’s Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, AKA the Queen Mother, and Prince Albert, Duke of York (the future King George VI). Via Lil Blue Boo

4 Eco-Fabulous Places to Live in 2020

Across the world, architects and environmental engineers are building cities inspired by Mother Nature. Here are four communities leading the way to a greener, cleaner world. 1. Masdar City, United Arab Emirates The Greenest Town in the Middle East The United Arab Emirates isn’t exactly known for its environmental consciousness. Many of its citizens live in large, [...]

Christmas "Carol of the Bells" Played With Dominoes

(Video Link) Jared Lyon is engaged in an ongoing project to find innovative ways of using falling dominoes. The project is called “Dominoes Everywhere”, and for the Christmas holidays, he performed the “Carol of the Bells” by placing bells at particular intervals between falling dominoes. via Ace of Spades HQ | Lyon’s Blog

Weridest airport names in the world

Batman Airport (BAL), Turkey Served by Turkish Airlines, Batman Airport lies in the south-east corner of Turkey. Visitors to Batman could use the city as a launching point for exploring the fascinating Anatolia region, home to a number of ancient historical sites and the more modern Ataturk Dam Lake and watersports centre. Useless Loop (USL), Australia Useless Loop [...]