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An idler's miscellany of compendious amusements
An idler's miscellany of compendious amusements
Bathroom walls aren't exactly known as a hive of intelligent discourse. In fact, most of the stuff carelessly scrawled in public restrooms is misinformed and/or hateful.
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4th Grader's Epic Letter to KVUE Meteorologist Goes Viral: ‘You're more awesome than a monkey wearing a tuxedo made out bacon'
Hello to everyone in the world! The above comic is ooooooh just something I whipped up while I was travelling in the Sonoran Desert with my Yaqui Shaman mentor. He liked it a lot! We laughed long and hard, writhing in the depths of a peyote-induced n...
Check this out! As many curbs as I've hit, I might just need these tires! Resilient Tech has been testing these out for some time now, developing them for the military. Its a radical new de...
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I get all of my life lessons from The Lion King, and it's not all about being the best dad now. I also know that running away from home will lead to the best life ever and to never trust...
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Website called funnyexam.com offers a hilarious pinboard for staff to expose the silliest answers they've ever seen.
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A wild idea is one that many people think is obviously quite unlikely. I'd say at least a third of these wild ideas are likely true. (Parenthetic links are to more of .)
A soldier lost his arm in battle while saving a little girls life and made the best of it. that is just amazing
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Baby elephant sneezes and scares himself.
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// They say that those who ignore history are doomed to repeat it, so pay attention for Christ's sake. It turns out that many of our ancestors achi...
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When it comes to elevators, function usually trumps form and the ride is utterly forgettable. Not so with these lifts -- a trip on any one of them will earn you a lifetime of bragging rights.
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A fight-or-flight primer to outliving the urban undead.
NOVEMBER 15--Police this morning released the five 911 calls placed by the Illinois man who dialed emergency dispatch operators to report that his iPhone was not working, calls that resulted in his a
Rotating Eco-Friendly Dome Home Spins on a Central Axis
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Dude saves 37 orphans from a gang of thieves, then survives a machete to the face.
Disney movies make hanging out with wild animals look fun. In the real world, there's a lot more screaming and soiling of oneself. These people are attempting the Disney route.
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Someone told me that if there are 20 people in a room, there's a 50/50 chance that two of them will have the same birthday. How can such a small group have two people with the same birthday in it?
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A comparison of Thanksgiving as a child versus as a grownup.
To have or not to have a tattoo is no more a bothersome problem, as you can now freely change its shapes or relocate the tattoo with the "moodINQ" Programmable Tattoo System. It utilizes a skin-safe proprietary E ink encapsulated pigment system, whic...
Set in a post-nuclear-war landscape, "Fallout 3" is an almost unbearably grim video game. Brett McCallon explains why he can't stop playing it ... read more »
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Unfortunately, many people have persistent misconceptions about evolution. Some are simple misunderstandingsideas that develop in the course of learning about evolution, possibly from school experiences and/or the media. Other misconceptions may ste...
This light painting photograph was created by a group of students over in Germany using a swarm of seven Roomba automated vacuum cleaners. Each one had a different colored LED light attached to the top, making the resulting photo look like some kind...
A great collection of gadgets in May 2011.
A team of researchers led by professor Hideo Hosono of the Tokyo Institute of Technology has developed a new type of alumina cement that conducts electricity like metal by altering the crystal structure at the nano level.
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The incredibly beautiful "A Path in the Forest" by architect was a temporary installation in the Kadriorg Park near Tallinn, Estonia.
iPods put songs, videos and photo slideshows in your hand, but how do iPods work? Get the real story behind iPod hardware, software and the iPod click wheel.
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I just learned about this odd and extraordinary wildlife rescue that happened in October in Alaska. It's such an amazing story, I don't know why I didn't hear about it earlier. According to the report in the Juneau Empire, Tom Satre, his sister Sharo...
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Unless you've been living under a rock for a year or two, chances are you've heard of Twilight and it's creator Stephenie Meyer. Thought in equal parts to be a whiny bitch with the mind of a 13 year old, and a god.
MyLifeIsAverage is a place to share your everyday mediocrity. It is a place to post the mundane things in your life, and read about what makes life normal for other people.
Here's a collection of the best animal photojournalism of the year. It was a sad, funny, but overall cute year for animal photos.
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Behold the physics of Skyrim! Running the game on max with some modified configs. Rig: AMD 955 x4 @4GHz 8Gb 9-10-9-27 1800MHz RAM GTX 560 Ti SLI
I feel like I may be the slowest Skyrim player around.