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Ancient moss cloned itself for 50,000 years

Moss on the Hawaiin Islands is thought to be one of the oldest multicellular organisms on Earth. The peat moss spreads by making copies of itself mean…

T-Rex Skeleton in Balloons

Larry Moss calls his website “Airigami”, or “the fine art of folding air”. He’s crafted numerous complex works from balloons, such as the above tyrannosaurus rex skeleton. Moss also recreates classic works of art, such as Botticelli’s The Birth of Venus and da Vinci’s Vitruvian Man, with balloons. Artist’s Website -via Geekosystem | Previously by [...]

Space Invaders Moss Mural

This video game is guaranteed to move very slowly. Kimi Spencer and Marko Manriquez created an interactive mural that uses moss to depict Space Invaders: Moss invaders comprises a living graffiti mural and a capacitive sound installation into one piece. The moss mural is made using laser cut stencils to mold a moss milkshake concoction of [...]

The Quick 10: 10 Lesser-Known Celebrity Couples

I don’t know about you, but I’m super sick of tabloids combining the names of celeb couples to create a new word, like Brangelina (succinct, isn’t it?) and TomKat. Of course, these are some of the most well-known celebrity pairings. There are some out there that might surprise you – past and present. And if [...]

The Haunted Plantation

The Myrtles Plantation in St. Francisville, Louisiana bills itself as “One of America’s Most Haunted Homes”. It operates as a bed and breakfast, so for as little as $115 a night (plus tax), you can stay there and see for yourself how haunted it really is. The Myrtles Plantation house was built by David Bradford, who [...]

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Nick the Greek

Are you worried about putting up a five-spot to play in your office’s NFL picks pool this weekend? Does the idea of putting down $10 on a blackjack hand make you queasy? We’re not sure these anecdotes will make you feel any better, but if you don’t want to play games of chance yourself, here [...]