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The Late Movies: Olympic Humor

By now, you’ve seen the opening ceremonies of the 2012 London Olympics. In between events this weekend, you can decompress with some funny views of the games, old and new. Silly Olimpiad Monty Python’s take on the whole thing. * Olympic Vermin Even London’s urban wildlife is getting into the Olympic spirit! * Kurt Angle’s Comeback Olympic gold medalist Kurt Angle vows to [...]

The Olympic Banana

Omar has his moment in the spotlight. Incase you missed it, at about 6 o’clock last Friday, the streets outside our office in Guildford started filling up with crowds of people, as excitement grew for the arrival of the Olympic Torch. A few of us gathered around the windows because we had a prime view over [...]

Lessons from America’s Greatest Prankster

Hoax master Alan Abel has been fooling reporters and hoodwinking the public for more than 50 years. Here, he reveals a few of his tricks. Most careers aren’t launched by the sight of a cow and a bull copulating in the middle of a road. But Alan Abel doesn’t have a typical gig. One day in [...]

Elegant Paper Peacock

Believe it or not, this peacock sculpture is actually made out of paper! The Great Omar, named after the cover image on a book of Persian poems, was created by Joyanne Horscroft and Julie Wilkinson. Link -via Dude Craft | Artists’ Website

Starbucks Spelling

You can find a Tumblr picture blog for almost any subject under the sun. Starbucks Spelling is dedicated to the custom of baristas writing a customer’s name on a cup, for which they sometimes get the spelling wrong. What makes this worth a look is 1. there are so many misspellings, and 2. how can [...]