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Cosmic Sans

Cosmic Sans is a series of space-themed typography art, with each letter a contribution from a different artist. Designer Brad McNally came up with the idea based on the title pun, and he and his wife, printer Sarah McNally, recruited the artists within 48 hours. The framed art prints were all sold though an exhibit [...]

The Wonderful World of Interlibrary Loan

Over at Boing Boing, Cory Doctorow sings the praises of interlibrary loan: Denizens of BushcraftUK discuss Willie Sundqvist’s “Swedish Carving Techniques,” a rare tome that goes for £100 and more. Then one of them has the bright idea of asking his local library to get one through Interlibrary Loan, the original P2P file-sharing network, and shortly [...]

Top Chef Season 10 Kick Off

There is a time, every few months, that is filled with magic. A time of incredible excitement, of jolly, and of mesmerizing personality. My friends, Top Chef is back! Season 10 starts off with just as much promise as any past season. The judges are back (even young Uni-Monster Hugh Acheson), the location is set [...]

Craigslist Vampire

A man in Seattle posted something very strange on the Craigslist Personals section. It wasn’t a risque photo or any exclusively sexual request, he wanted blood. To drink. Because he’s a vampire. Well blood and sex, this is still Craigslist guys. “Greetings to everyone who is reading this,” he begins, “I am unable to give my [...]

The Giant Spiders Are Back!

For those of you who don’t remember, we did a post about giant spiders invading Seattle not too long ago. Well, that is only partially true- it only looked like that. In actuality the creatures were painted Daddy-longlegs (actually not spiders at all) by the artist Marlin Peterson, on top of the Seattle Center Armory. [...]

Monstrous, Angelic, Unusual Bridge Sculptures

“QUANTUM SHOT” #801 Link – article by Simon Rose and Avi Abrams Monstrous, Angelic or Just Plain Weird – Unusual Bridge Sculptures, Part One There are bridges in every country, all over the world, each one serving a very functional purpose, so it’s nice to know that some of the [...]

11 Long Celebrity Marriages That Ended in Divorce

When some celebrity couples divorce, it’s not at all surprising (here’s looking at you, Kim and Kris). But when couples like Rhea Perlman and Danny DeVito announce they’re divorcing after 30 years of marriage, it comes as a true shock. We really thought those crazy kids—and many of the couples on this list—would make it! 1. [...]

9 of the World’s Weirdest Museums

While museums dedicated to Spam and barbed wire are strange in their specificity, some museums are just plain bizarre in their subject matter. Here are some of the weirdest museums ever curated. 1. Leila’s Hair Museum Flickr These days, the idea of hair jewelry seems like something that should be left to stalkers and serial killers, but [...]

Bacon Coffee

Be still my heart and stomach! Two of my favorite things in the world are coming together at last. Behold, the Bacon Coffee as created by Eileen Gannon. This elixir, aptly named "How to Win a Guy with One Sip," won Seattle’s [...]

The Dude Behind “The Big Lebowski” – A Documentary

You’ve probably heard that The Dude from The Big Lebowski is loosely based on a real guy named Jeff Dowd. But what you probably haven’t seen is this twenty-minute documentary about Dowd, explaining himself in his own words. The film touches on Dowd’s history with politics and independent film, and we see Dowd [...]