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50 Main Street

Falah Khatib, Newark, Delaware Do you live on 50 Main Street, Anytown, USA? Then you’re part of a unique but very diverse slice of America. Italian-born photographer Piero Ribelli spent six years criss-crossing the country to interview and [...]

New Olympic Game of … Synchronized Tweeting

USA! USA! USA! Here’s a new Olympic sports that Americans will surely dominate for years to come. From the fertile mind of Dan Piraro of Bizarro Comics, here’s Synchronized Tweeting: Link – via Laughing [...]

U.S. Olympic Team Tribute To Muhammad Ali

(YouTube link) This video tribute to 1960 gold medalist Muhammad Ali was played at Team USA’s 2012 Benefit Gala held the night before the Olympics opened. Although there is some audio manipulation, it highlights how downright lyrical his boasts always were. Produced by Steve Porter. -via The Daily What

Official Olympics Outfit of Team USA: Chic or Dud?

Photo: Ralph Lauren Behold the official Olympics outfits for Team USA. Designed by Ralph Lauren, the official outfitter of the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Teams, the new duds have got some people screaming foul: Before [...]

What Else Happened on the Fourth of July?

The adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776 is the moment recognized as the birth of the United States, and is the reason why we celebrate the date as Independence Day. The fact that it is so well known as just July the Fourth is why we never move it to the [...]

10 of the World’s Most Expensive Beers

If you like sampling new beers or hate having money, you might want to try one of these. 1. Sapporo’s Space Barley Price: $110/six-pack ABV: 5.5% In 2006, Japanese and Russian scientists tested how well barley could grow in space. They rocketed barley seeds to the International Space Station and planted them aboard the Zvezda Service Module. After spending [...]

A Pixar Style Version Of Justice League America

Digital artist Daniel Araya created these fun concept art pieces that envision what a Pixar version of DC’s Justice League of America would look like. The characters look like they’d fit right in with The Incredibles, but the fact that Disney owns Marvel Comics means that a DC/Pixar movie is about as likely as a real [...]

Zildjian: Family Business for 14 Generations

When you talk about cymbals, chances are you’re talking about Zildjian cymbals. But did you know that the company is four centuries old and still run as a family business? Nearly 400 years ago, in [...]

Blind Tennis

The photo of a tennis game above may look a bit strange to you: the court is a bit small, the net is a badminton net lowered to the ground, and the oversized ball bounces two to three times and jingles [...]

How to Memorize a Deck of Cards with Superhuman Speed

In a guest post, two-time USA Memory Champion Ron White tells us how he memorizes a deck of cards. It involves advance preparation in creating a simple yet bizarre mental image for each card placement. It may help you win card games, but it also might be used to create a work of surrealist fiction! [...]