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Angry Birds Star Wars Cookies

The Chicago-based baker Jill Wagner makes custom cookies for every occasion and theme. Her gallery includes Tom & Jerry, The Lorax, Family Guy and Toy Story cookies. Four of these birds are ready to slingshot themselves at the Death Star. Gallery -via Between the Pages

The Life And Times Of The MGM Lion

The famous mascot of Metro-Goldwyn Mayer is not one lion, but five lions. These are their stories. Slats (1917–1928) Wikimedia Commons Slats, born at the Dublin Zoo in 1919, was MGM’s first lion. He had previously appeared in the logo of the Goldwyn Pictures Corporation, where designer Howard Dietz chose the lion as a mascot as a tribute [...]

Turn Your Toddler Into A Young Tom Selleck

Photo: Cheezburger Photo: piquantdesigns/Etsy Millenials may not know the name, but anyone who grew up around or before the 80s knows the name Tom Selleck, aka Magnum P.I. aka the man with the sexy moustache. Everyone should aspire to have a child as handsome as Tom, so why not give them a helping hand with an adhesive moustache [...]

Teddy Roosevelt’s Historic Losing Streak Is Over

Getty Images After more than 500 losses, Teddy Roosevelt has finally won his first Presidents Race. (Yes, the Rough Rider won the 1904 presidential election, but until today, he had never won the Washington Nationals’ mid-game Presidents Race.) On the final day of baseball’s regular season, Teddy came from behind to beat his fellow Rushmores – George [...]

Tom and Jerry Plush Slippers

Tom and Jerry Plush Slippers – $19.95 Life can be a real rat race. The weekend is here and it’s time to put the mayhem and destruction of your workweek behind you. Kick off your shoes and and put on your favorite comfy Tom and Jerry Plush Slippers from the NeatoShop. This great pair of slippers [...]

I Am The Very Model of an Amateur Grammarian

Tom Freeman of The Stroppy Editor took the Major-General’s Song from the Pirates of Penzance by Gilbert and Sullivan and adapted it to suit the modern swashbuckling world of grammar nazism: I am the [...]

Do You See Yourself in the Mirror?

When you see yourself in the mirror every morning, who do you really see? Photographer Tom Hussey’s elderly dad said that he still felt young, like he was in his twenties, and that whenever he looked in the mirror, [...]

Invade All of the Humans!

(YouTube link) The world has been conquered by an army of giant robots! Well, two giant robots. Um, actually they’re kinda small. But they’ve taken over the world! Or, maybe just the park. Actually, the area near the park bench. But they’ve taken over! This video by Tom and Mark features “two malfunctioning robotic educational toys” [...]

The Sleep-Retardant Properties of My Ex-Girlfriend

by Ryan Shaun Baker Human-Computer Interaction Institute Carnegie Mellon University, Pittburgh, Pennsylvania The importance of a good night’s sleep can not be overestimated. Getting more than 7 hours of sleep a night helps in retention and deep encoding of information, which is essential in graduate school.[1] Also, getting sufficient amounts of sleep results in a better [...]

Speed of Light

(YouTube link) Subtitled “The World’s Tiniest Police Chase,” this video was made by projecting video onto various indoor surfaces with a handheld projector. Produced by Tom Jenkins and Simon Sharp, together known as The Theory. -Thanks, Tom!