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Christmas Lights

That’s exactly it. We made those jokes about seeing our house from the ISS, and now that it’s time to take the Christmas lights down, we’ve managed to remove about two strings a day. At this rate, they will all be down by, uh, April or so. A comic from Shoebox Blog. Link -via Geeks [...]

Ballpoint Pen Wallpaper by Alissia Melka-Taichroew

Sure, we all doodle from time to time, but New York-based artist Alissia Melka-Taichroew has taken doodling to an artform with wallpapers made from pen drawings. Designboom has more: Link – via MyEDOL

The Late Movies: Guess The Theme 82

It’s Thursday, it’s late, it’s time once again for the game that’s sweeping the nation: GUESS THE THEME! All the clips below, in this case TV shows, have something in common. Leave your best guesses in the comments. The Simpsons Duck Tales Green Hornet The Nanny The Jetsons Thunderbirds

Girl Scout Cookie Brownies

Having a hard time waiting for Girl Scout Cookies to come back out again? Well, this guide to mixing them with brownies won’t help, but it sure will be worth bookmarking when they go on sale again because these Thin Mint, Samoa and Tag-Along cookie brownies look like pure heaven. Link

Bird Removed From Chinese Zoo For Screaming Obscenities

The next time you, or someone you know, is having trouble with a temperamental bird just be glad the little feathered bugger isn’t screaming out a bunch of obscenities! A zoo in Hubei, China got a big surprise when their Myna bird started screaming obscenities, which it had picked up from one of the zoo’s guests [...]

Touch Effects

If you’re still off work for the holidays and need to kill some time, the web toy Touch Effects may just eat up more of your day than you thought possible! Once you get tired of just dragging the colors around, you can adjust the parameters for an even stranger effect. Link -via mental_floss

The Late Movies: Guess The Theme 81

It’s time once again for the game that’s sweeping the nation: GUESS THE THEME! All the clips below have something in common. Leave your best guesses in the comments. Neil deGrasse Tyson: My Man, Sir Isaac Newton American Red Cross PSA The Maltese Falcon Trailer Rod Serling – Twilight Zone Intro Jimmy Buffett – Fruitcakes Rickey Henderson Hall of [...]

Steampunk Arm Guard With Bluetooth And Touchpad

Steampunk accessories are usually really cool to look at but aren’t functional, so Etsy seller BruteForceStudios decided to up the ante and create a wearable work of art that also serves a purpose. Enter the arm guard of the old-fashioned future, which boasts an impressive array of features: The keyboard features:– 3-in-1 multimedia wireless keyboard (Keyboard, TouchPad, [...]

An Alfred Hitchcock Christmas

Christmas time is terrifying enough without the master of suspense Alfred Hitchcock re-imagining the whole affair! Grant Snider of Incidental Comics presents eight panels that show how things go from bad to worse for Santa on a Hitchcock themed Christmas eve. Link  –via Laughing Squid

Portraits Of People Who Look Alike But Aren’t Related

We come across people all the time who remind us of someone we know or look familiar to us in some way, and it turns out that’s because a lot of people look alike whether they’re related or not. This series of portraits by Canadian photographer Francoise Brunelle is full of people who bear a striking [...]