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Clockwork Bugs

Remember the jeweler who made that awesome scorpion out of watch parts? His name is Jason Gershenson-Gates, a Chicago-based jeweler, and he is making more awesome bugs.   The son of a “gearhead”, and the grandson of a railroad man, he used to always take apart his toys to see how they worked, but never seemed [...]

Skull Watch, c. 1640-1650

This spooky watch, which measures under two inches across, was made by Swiss watchmaker Isaac Penard (1619-1676). If I had one, I’d love for people to ask me for the time just so I could see their reactions when I pull it out. Link -via Anachronistic Exploration | Photo: Metropolitan Museum of Art

Yelp Strikes Back

Watch out you sneaky Yelpers, the website is now out to get you.  Apparently people have been using Yelp to make a quick buck. Users will rise to the rank of “elite reviewer” then people will pay them to review their place, restaurant, or what have you. Now the website is striking back. Yelp is placing [...]

WTF Is A Bagelhead?

Watch out for these freaks, because they’ve got a forehead shaped like a bagel and an oy vey attitude to match! Bagelheads have their foreheads injected with a silicone solution that they mold into a bagel-like shape, and it’s a trend that’s still blowing up in Japan over a year later. Adrienne first brought you the story [...]

5 Questions: ‘Gel’-atinous

Watch it wiggle – Tuesday’s mentalfloss.com 5 Questions quiz is: ‘Gel’-atinous

Meow Compilation

(YouTube link) Watch four minutes of the greatest cats moves ever caught on video in this collection. They are strong, graceful, tough, funny, and occasionally embarrassed. -via The Daily What

Guns N’ Roses Clothes Dryer

Welcome to the laundromat, we’ve got washers ‘n driers We’ve got everything you want honey, we know the names We are the people that can clean whatever you may need [...]

Amazingly Intricate Tiny Motorcycles Made From Watches

Ever feel like your life just keeps ticking away? Well, maybe it would help if you broke your watch and turned it into a mini motorcycle. Sure, it sounds like a tiny midlife crisis, but if your results are anything like Toronto-based sculptor Dan Tanenbaum’s watch part bikes, then at least you’ve done something more [...]

Drafting Like a Boss

Watch how this daredevil (helmet? what’s that?) bicyclist goes 55 mph by drafting behind a truck. He’d better pray the truck doesn’t brake all of the sudden: Hit play or go to Link [YouTube] [...]

How to Wash a Chicken

(YouTube link) Watch Zach as he shows you all the necessary steps to chicken bathing. Link -via Swiss Miss