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The Ulysses Map

It took Rachel Kerr three years to create, but it’s worth the wait: Leopold’s Day is a map of Dublin that features the city as it was described in James Joyce’s masterpiece Ulysses. Rachel also made a directory [...]

Photographer Captures Images Of Her Super Baby In Mid Flight

What’s the best thing to do when you discover that your adorable infant has super powers, specifically the power of flight? Why, shoot a ton of pics and share them on the interwebs, of course! Photographer Rachel Hulin aims to show the world just how super her baby Henry can be, whether he’s floating over a [...]

White Castle of Cans is a Winner

The Cleveland AAF (American Advertising Federation) challenged ad agencies to a competition to make a castle of canned goods. The object was to draw attention to the needs of local food banks. The canned goods used would later go to the Cleveland Foodbank, along with a donation from the Cleveland AAF. Melamed Riley used nearly [...]

Maru Cat Costume

Maru, the web celebrity cat from Japan, loves to crawl in and out of boxes. A young lady in Edinburgh named Rachel made this excellent costume in imitation of him. We need a video. Nay, we need impersonating Maru to become a major Internet meme. Link -via Craft | Photo: That in Black Ink

The Gary Hudston Project

(YouTube link) Attention, Portal 2 fans! Gary Hudston commissioned a series of custom levels of the game. The clever puzzles were put together by designers Doug “TopHATTWaffle” Hoogland and Rachel “Miss Stabby” van der Meer, who should probably be hired by Valve to work on Portal 3. And if you’re wondering how they did such an accurate [...]

Can You Sue a 4-Year-Old for Negligence?

Apparently you can, according to a New York judge: The suit that Justice Wooten allowed to proceed claims that in April 2009, Juliet Breitman and Jacob Kohn, who were both 4, were racing their bicycles, under the supervision of their mothers, Dana Breitman and Rachel Kohn, on the sidewalk of a building on East 52nd Street. [...]

Have You Ever Been Mistaken for Someone Else?

Every Friday, I post a series of unrelated questions meant to spark conversation in the comments. Answer one, answer all, respond to someone else’s reply, whatever you want. I’m currently on paternity leave, so this week’s questions come courtesy of our readers. 1. Today’s first question was submitted by KMK: If you could be any age [...]

The Quick 10: 10 Gleeful Facts

Hi, my name is Stacy, and I’m a hardcore Gleek. I’ve had “GLEE!” written in my planner for months now, so I was glad when Tuesday finally came this week. To celebrate the season two premiere, here are a few fun facts I’ve learned about the show. Not that I’ve obsessively researched it, or anything… 1. [...]

The Late Movies: Stop Motion, part 1

Stop motion videos are no longer confined to the realm of claymation kids movies—it’s an increasingly popular method for music videos, commercials, real-world reenactments of video games, and more. Here’s a round-up of some of our favorite stop motion videos. Check back next week for part 2! Her Morning Elegance The music video for Oren Lavie’s “Her [...]

The Late Movies: TV Series Finales

I am a TV marathoner. When my boyfriend and I choose a new series to Netflix, our entire social lives disappear until we finish the series. Recently, we finished Six Feet Under, a show that has stayed with me long past the series finale. Here’s a round-up of great series finales. Share your favorites in [...]