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May 10, 2011

Pomplamoose Cover the Angry Birds Theme Song

created at: 05/10/2011

Pomplamoose, the bf/gf pioneer's of the "video song," have turn their catapult's sights to the eerily catchy Angry Birds theme song. Their version comes out even more eerie and catchy, and shows the duo at their best.

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May 09, 2011

Sci-Fi IKEA Manuals

The clever minds at College Humor have created some international reader friendly, wordless, slightly confusing manuals for some of their favorite, often-equally-hard-to-follow science-fiction… read more


May 09, 2011

How To: Make a Back Yard Drink Caddy for $2.00

At first, this may seem a little superfluous. But then, one of your buddies gets out the frisbee. And then the neighbor's dog comes to say hello, or someone stumbles in your direction, and your ice cold beverage is all over the ground. Honestly, I think of three times I could/would have used one of these in the last week, even though it's been raining like… read more


May 09, 2011

World's Largest Model Airport Took Seven Years to Build, Costs 5.16 Million Dollars

created at: 05/09/2011

I have started four models in my life. I have completed zero.

These cats, on the other hand, have completed the world's largest model airport, which features "40,000 lights, 15,000 figurines, 500 cars, 10,000 trees, 50 trains, 1000 wagons, 100 signals, 200 switches and 300 buildings." Many of the items move around by themselves, and it took seven years...

...and… read more


May 06, 2011

Happy Hour: Make Spiked Blueberry Lemonade

Yeah, err, right. It's lemonade. Lemons, water, sugar, go. Right?

Right. Except this one adds blueberries...and… read more


May 06, 2011

Bizarre: Animal Species Named After Famous People

created at: 05/06/2011

Nope, it's not some crazy fan naming their cat after some reality show monstrosity, or the officious Sammy Davis Jr. Jr., but actual Latin-esque binomial names of animals named for famous… read more


May 06, 2011

Retro Revival: Vintage Posters for Modern Movies

Brain Pickings has assembled a killer collection of vintage-styled movie posters for contemporary films. As Maria Popova remarks, they explore "Helvetica, Hitchcock and what Saul Bass can teach J.J. Abrams about mystery."

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May 05, 2011

Some Most Amazing Recipes to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo

You may be surprised to learn Cinco de Mayo is actually more celebrated in the U.S. than in Mexico. "Cinco De Mayo marks the 1862 battle of Puebla, during which Mexican troops defeated the French army in an underdog victory regarded as a symbol of national unity. Mexico celebrates Independence Day on September 16, but Cinco De Mayo is only observed regionally."

And now you know.

But, no matter the history, no one needs an excuse to eat… read more


May 05, 2011

All You Need to Know about Graffiti is in This Book

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May 05, 2011

High Speed Destruction, In Rainbow

True, most of us have seen lots of high-speed photography. (Wasn't there a TV show at some point? On before Mythbusters?)

But, it never gets old, especially when it involved boldy colored objects being smashed into… read more

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