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5 Questions: Moving ‘Van’

Wednesday’s mentalfloss.com 5 Questions quiz asks you to pack up the Moving ‘Van’

Monster Roll

This is freaking awesome, Monster Roll just does so many things right for me. I love the ancient pact that is the premise of the film, I love the griminess of it, and I love that if you watch the credits- the sleazy American’s name is Brody. Not only is that the character’s name, but [...]

Hellish Heels

René van den Berg’s new shoe design, dubbed Scary Beautiful, reverses the position of the foot–at least as you would expect at first glance. As you can see from the video at the link, they’re really hard to walk in. Link | Designer’s Website

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Van by Jason Ybarra

Cowabunga, dudes! Jason Ybarra loves Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles so much that he made a full-scale street-legal version of the TMNT van. Jason’s Turtles Van is featured in this week’s Star Cars over at Crave [...]

Yo! Van Fleet

Virgin Media names all their service vehicles. According to the comments at reddit, they have Lee Van Cleef, Marlon Vando, Van Morrison, Van Diesel, Luther Van Dross, Julie Vandrews, Jeanne Claude Van Damme, Van Helsing, Humphrey GoKart, Van Solo, and International Van Of Mystery in addition to the vehicle shown. The rest of the comments  [...]

The UPS Van Smuggler

Photo: U.S. Border Patrol An enterprising human smuggler tried to use a phony UPS van to make a special delivery to the United States: 13 illegal immigrants from Mexico. What can Brown do for you? Apparently [...]

Keith Haring Easter Egg

Marina Galperina of Flavorwire rounded up ten sets of Easter eggs painted in the styles of popular artists, including Roy Lichtenstein, Vincent Van Gogh, Piet Mondrian, Frida Kahlo and others. I really like this one inspired by the works of the late Pop artist Keith Haring. Link | Photo: Keith Haring Foundation

Architectural Google Doodle

German architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe was born 126 years ago today. He was influential in shifting modern architecture away from the ornate to the simple. Whether that is actually progress is in the eye of the beholder, but he is honored by today’s Google doodle, which depicts the SR Crown Hall in Chicago, [...]

Scooby-Doo Mystery Machine for Sale

Ray’s Classics in California has a ’69 Dodge cargo van for sale with the iconic paint job of the Mystery Machine from the cartoon series Scooby-Doo! Dog not included. Link -via Laughing Squid

Vincent Van Gogh Self Portrait Costume

redditor beadmandingo spotted Vincent Van Gogh walking around the streets of New Orleans during Mardi Gras. There’s a lengthy discussion in the comment thread about the identity of the performer, who may be a local underground celebrity. Link -via Super Punch