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Prickly Pete Rescued from Cactus

The Arizona Humane Society sent its emergency team to respond to a report of a cat stuck in a cactus in north Phoenix. They found the cat had escaped the cactus, but took parts of it with him as he became stuck in a fence! The vet techs rushed the unfortunate feline, now dubbed “Prickly Pete”, [...]

Bat Men

Starring Roger Sterling as Two-Face, Harley Quinn as Peggy Olson, the Joker as Don Draper, Pete Campell as the Riddler and Joan Holloway as Poison Ivy. Bill Walko made a great cartoon and a great premise for a TV series. But I agree with Jeremy Barker, “it gives too much credit to Pete.” Link and Artist’s Website -via [...]

Happy National Play-Doh Day!

Did you know today is National Play-Doh Day? While most of us without kids might not have any of the clay on hand to celebrate, we certainly can remember the great times we had with it as youngsters and honor the wonderful product by taking a look at its fascinating history. Image Via Dennis Brekke [Flickr] Thank [...]

Let’s Make Spin Art!

It’s Saturday. It’s summer. Let’s make some Spin Art, shall we? Abraham De La Torre Makes Exquisite Spin Art Abraham De La Torre is an American painter who specializes in Spin Art. He’s even listed on Wikipedia’s Spin Art page in the “Fine Art” section. Here’s one of his Spin Art demos (there [...]

Star Wars X Disney Character Design Mashups

Even though this isn’t a totally original idea, since Disney has been doing something similar for a while now, these Star Wars – Disney animation character design mashups by Nathan H. Boyd are still pretty darn cute. Of particular note is Jiminy Cricket as Yoda and Pete (who is missing his signature cigar) as Darth Vader. Link  [...]

10 Things Created Over a Couple of Beers

After a few beers at the bar, even the most ridiculous ideas start to seem like The One That Will Make Millions. Sometimes, though, those ideas actually pan out. Here are a few reasons to take your next tipsy brainstorming session a little more seriously. 1. Southwest Airlines Getty Images In 1966, lawyer Herb Kelleher’s client, Rollin King, [...]

Rail Bike

Twenty minutes ago, I had never heard of rail bikes. Maker of this rail bike and Velospace member Stinky Pete writes, “This is what happnes when a person works nights with too much time to think.” I should start working nights if it produces marvels like this. Link -via Make | More Rail Bikes

Monkey Washing Dishes

(YouTube link) Pete (the monkey) watched Louis (the man) washing dishes at an animal sanctuary in Bolivia. Pete learned fast! Read more about Pete and the baby he is “babysitting” at Amazing Stuff. Link -Thanks, Duncan!

11 Rock Star Television Cameos

Rock stars aren’t generally known for their amazing acting skills, but that doesn’t stop television executives from working them into different cameo roles whenever possible. Mental Floss has a great article with some of the greatest (and most terrible) musician cameos ever made. My personal favorite was Michael Stipe in The Adventures of Pete & [...]

11 Rock Star Cameos in TV Shows

From Davy Jones on The Brady Bunch to (Cow)Boy George on The A-Team, here are some of the more memorable musician TV cameos. 1. Davy Jones on The Brady Bunch Marcia’s all-out campaign to get the Monkees singer to perform at her prom yields a kiss on the cheek, a date, and a specially dedicated song. “Thank [...]