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Mysterious Giant Eye Washed Ashore

Photo: Cari Segelson/Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Gino Covacci was walking along the surf in Pompano Beach, Florida, when he noticed something odd in the sand, a giant eyeball staring back at him. [...]

US Postal Service Offers Drivers Tips on How to Not Crash into Post Offices

So far this year, eight drivers have crashed their cars into post offices in central Florida. The employees of the US Postal Service would like to reduce this problem. They have therefore released suggestions on how to not crash into a post office. Among them are: • Avoid distracted driving. • Proceed slowly and carefully when pulling [...]

The Missing Links: I’ll Trade You My Ichiro Card For Your Balloon Boy

A Happy Little Remix Recently, Lucas Reilly wrote an awesome article explaining what became of all of the wonderful mountains and rivers and pine trees Bob Ross painted over the years. Now, PBS itself is serving up a bit of happy little entertainment with this Bob Ross remix: * Own the Balloon Boy’s Balloon Remember Balloon Boy? Now you [...]

Delightfully Retro Star Wars Posters

Remember, Star Wars did take place a long, long time ago, so really it only makes sense that their recruitment posters would look vintage to us. Cat Staggs aka Gattadonna on DeviantArt, made this series as part of a Star Wars Celebration art show in Orlando schedule to start next month. Link Via BoingBoing

The Missing Links: How to Assault the Magic Kingdom

Storm the Castle. Leave No Gigantic Talking Mouse or Duck Alive. How would you hypothetically attack Cinderella’s castle? By that of course I mean, how would you launch a military war against the fake castle at Walt Disney World in Orlando? You know you wonder that. Well, wonder no more. * In 1909, You Could Fake-Murder Your [...]

The Late Movies: Fireworks Around the World

The celebrate Independence Day in the US, I’ve collected fireworks displays from around the world. Can’t find a good fireworks show in your neighborhood? Just make these fullscreen and crank up the speakers. New Year’s Day 2012 – London BBC One’s coverage of the fireworks display in London for New Year’s 2012, complete with an [...]

Every Item Inside the Time Capsule Nickelodeon Buried in 1992

In 1992, Nickelodeon got together with the Kids World Council (also known as “minors who were allowed to call in and vote”) to decide what was most important to kids at the time. Then they assembled those items, put them in a big orange time capsule, and buried it in front of Nickelodeon Studios in [...]

10 Secrets from the Wonderful World of Disney

From how to score a cocktail to where to scatter grandma’s ashes, this is your ticket to the real Magic Kingdom. 1. There Are Dead Bodies in the Haunted Mansion (Image credit: Flickr user Joe Penniston) The Haunted Mansion ride at Disneyland is on e of the scariest places in the park, but not for the reasons you’d [...]

The Case of the Missing Giant Slice of Pizza

All right, all you armchair Sherlock Holmeses. See if you can solve the case of the Missing Giant Slice of Pizza, which walked out of a Papa John’s Pizza restaurant in Lakeland, Florida: Police say [...]

Disney Closes New Habit Heroes Exhibit

Habit Heroes, a new attraction at Epcot Center at Walt Disney World, was scheduled to open on March 5th, but is now postponed indefinitely. The exhibit was designed in partnership with Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance. Housed inside Innoventions, the park’s futuristic showcase of ideas, Habit Heroes features animated fitness buffs Will Power and Callie Stenics, who [...]