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Blocking the Olympics with Olwimpics

They’re everywhere you look, but if you are sick of the Olympics already, there’s an app for that! Actually, Olwimpics is a browser extension for Firefox, Chrome, and Safari. Install it and you can browse without being reminded of what’s going on in that global village they set up in London. Or something like that [...]


The website Cymbolism wants your input to help establish what colors people associate with words. You’ll be given a word, and you select the color that you most associate it with, from a rather limited selection of colors. Some words are hard to color, like “Brooklyn.” The best part is that your response to each [...]

Paper Craft Mario Brothers Automaton

(Video Link) From the screenshot, it’s easy to get mislead into thinking this video just shows the automaton at work, but even better, it actually shows the device being created so you can even make your own delightful toy. Via Craftzine

Unnatural Beauty

This Photoshop disaster looks as if someone noticed it was 5PM and went home, fully intending to finish the job the next day, but hit publish out of habit. See the entire screenshot from the J. Crew online catalog (which shows where her hair ended up) at PSDisasters. Link

Slaughterhouse 90210

Each post in this blog pairs a screenshot from a TV show with a literary quote. The pairings are astonishingly apt, at least for the shows I recognize, and there are a lot of them to go through. Link -via Metafilter

Cylon Birthday Cake With Functional Eye

Image: willito, screenshot by SciFiWire YouTube user willito has a video of Battlestar Galactica cake that has a shifting, glowing red eye. YouTube Link via DVICE