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The Green Ruby Pumpkin

(vimeo link) The Green Ruby Pumpkin is a delightful (but still scary) Halloween tale told in rhyme. The short film was produced by visual effects artists Miguel Ortega and Tran Ma. You can see a making-of video as well. -via the Presurfer

25 Beautiful Vintage Theater Posters

The great thing about looking at vintage theater posters is that they not only show us the importance of theater in the time before television, but they also show us what captured the interests of people of the time. Of course, the wonderful artwork alone makes these worth a long look. All images courtesy of the [...]

Marvel Unleashes The All Winners Squad

I was overjoyed when I found out that Marvel is making an animated web series called All Winners Squad, which features Howard the Duck and some lesser known characters like Squirrel Girl, Hypno Hustler and Ruby Tuesday (the dome headed superhero not the restaurant chain). This reject squad series looks like it will be a laugh riot, [...]

Dietribes: Grapefruit

• Grapefruit, like all citrus fruit, is a Hesperidum: a large modified berry with a thick rind. If you see grapefruit growing on a tree, you will notice that they grow in clusters that resemble the shape of large yellow grapes, likely giving it its name. As for origins, most botanists agree that the grapefruit is [...]

10 Peanuts Characters You’ve Probably Forgotten

Everyone knows Snoopy, Charlie Brown, Lucy, Linus, and the rest of the main characters from Peanuts. But there have been quite a few personalities over the comic strip’s 50-year history that never reached the same level of popularity. 1. 555 95472 One of the most bizarre characters in the Peanuts universe was “555 95472,” or “5” for [...]

Ruby-Eyed Green Pit Viper

This snake takes a pretty picture! The Ruby-Eyed Green Pit Viper (Cryptelytrops rubeus) is a newly-discovered species that lives near Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam and in Cambodia. National Geographic has more picture of the snake, including its attempt to eat an entire frog that’s as big as the snake. Link -Thanks, Marilyn Terrell! (Image credit: [...]

Chemical Crayon

Photo: Queinteresante – via Craftzine Etsy seller Queinteresante combines chemistry and art by creating clear labels of the names of chemicals that make the colors of crayons. Perfect for writing poetry: Roses are Ruby Al2O3:CrViolets are Vanadyl VO2+(aq)

Where Are They Now? What 8 former-celebs are up to

1. Steve Perry He was the frontman for probably the greatest guilty pleasure arena rock band of the 70s and on any given Saturday night his voice can be heard lilting out of speakers in countless bars across the country. Although Steve Perry left Journey in the mid-90s, he has enjoyed a resurgence in recent years [...]