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LEGO Big MaK Mech

LEGO enthusiasts Sean and Steph Mayo created this Big MaK mech, complete with anti-air fry missiles, heavy Big Mac armor, sniper-fry cannon and vanilla frostie … with sprinkles! It’s for BrickLink’s Creations [...]

Dietribes: Don’t Hold the Mayo, I Relish It!

• The origins of the word mayonnaise may be derived from mahonnaise, for the Spanish port of Mahon, where the French defeated the British in a 1756 naval battle. Others say it’s from the French verb manier “to mix or blend,” or from the Old French moyeu (egg yolk). Regardless, it seems the French are always [...]

When Characters Dress Up for Cinco de Mayo

Ok, so maybe dressing up for Dia de los Muertos for Cinco de Mayo isn’t really what they do in Mexico, but hey, it’s not even really that big of a holiday there either. Regardless, these cool Dia de los Muertos versions of classic sci fi and fantasy characters are certainly entertaining. Link Via io9

Cat vs. Piñata

(YouTube link) In honor of Cinco de Mayo, Charlie disembowels a piñata. For dramatic effect, this piñata was filled with tasty kitty noms. -via The Daily What

Corona Beer Tumbler

Corona Beer Tumbler – $6.95 It’s Cinco De Mayo! Celebrate in style with the Corona Beer Tumbler from the NeatoShop. This fabulous little glass was created by a California artisan and is made from an upcycled beer bottle. Be sure to check out the NeatoShop for more fabulous Glassware & Drinkware!

Video Wedding Invitation

(YouTube link) Save the date, because there’s some travel involved! She’s from Mayo, Ireland and he’s from London, England, so they’re getting married in Cornwall. This video wedding invitation for Victoria and Paul uses the art of collage to make it memorable. Corey McKenna, who created the stop-motion wedding invitation we featured a couple of years [...]

The 20 Longest Pages on Wikipedia

Her Majesty Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands, according to Wikipedia, #830 in the Line of succession to the British throne. Back in July, our own Will Treece pointed to the then-longest Wikipedia article: Licensed and localized editions of Monopoly. However, since then, the Monopoly page has been broken up into a series of shorter pages. I [...]

Suing Satan in Federal Court

In 1971, Gerald Mayo sued Satan in U.S. District Court, alleging that the Dark One had interfered in his life, causing him harm. Judge Weber dismissed the case, arguing that Mayo had failed to serve process of the suit to Satan, and that the court lacked jurisdiction over the defendant. Kevin Underhill’s legal humor blog [...]