Do Nothing for 2 Minutes
I just did nothing for 2 minutes. Can you?
I just did nothing for 2 minutes. Can you?
Megan Burns' art spoofs and celebrates the sexiness of space opera. Her new gallery show, opening tomorrow in New York, pays homage to paperback book covers and comic book art, with hypnorays, alien life forms, and beautiful bodies.
Gripping scene from the movie "God on Trial".
'Prejudice' taken from the Australian 'Ready For This?' DVD.
From the Abstract City archive: An artist's attempt to create a universe of cookies for the holidays.
This is a guest blog by Laura, our resident expert on female travel. I have been fortunate enough to be inspired by many great women in the travel blogging community. What better way to share female travel tips, than to survey the experts! I asked ea...
The , described as "the world's most mysterious manuscript", is a work which dates to the early 15th century, possibly from northern Italy. It is named after the book dealer , who purchased it in 1912.
My 3yo son asked to be Deadmau5 for Halloween after seeing him live at the Treasure Island Music Festival. How could I turn that opportunity down? Follow me and my agency here… http://www.twitter.com/cobra_mike http://www.twitter.com/cobracreative ...
Today I found out the origins of the demotivator meme. The meme, as we know it today, has its origins in a company called Despair, Inc. Before them though
Ten of the most influential social psychology studies.
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Most people only think that there is one way to sleep: Go to sleep at night for 6-8 hours, wake up in the morning, stay awake for 16-18 hours and then repeat. Actually, that is called a monophasic sleep cycle, which is only 1 of 5 major sleep cycles ...
Israel footwear designer Kobi Levi courageously blends the boundaries between fashion and art while creating every pair of shoes. Each pair is a
Death is a difficult thing to understand to a lot of us living and we always want it to come as late as possible and as natural as possible. But there are times that death is unusual. Check out the 25 most unusual deaths of 21st century till now (fro...
After being disgusted by the women portrayed in the 16 skinniest celebrities list, I felt inspired to make this list, to celebrate the female curves. I'm talking about the Hourglass Figure, the sexiest figure a woman can ever have. Basically, bust ...
Secret Weapon Style: Umbrella Grip with Wooden Knuckles
Last month, Michigan high school teacher Jay McDowell was suspended for a day when he for making hateful comments about gays. (The kid was also wearing a belt buckle with the Confederate flag on it.) In the wake of it, a chorus of people showed up t...
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Michel Foucault: repository of texts, resources for research, breaking news
From as early as the 1880s to as late as the 1970s, college freshman at the nation's elite institutions were asked to strip naked as part of their freshman orientation and have "posture pictures" taken. Here's the story behind these pictures. From:...
According to Michael Speece, the Soap Factory's haunted house threw down the gauntlet. He just picked it up. 'Scaring someone was easy 50 years ago,' Speece says. 'You leapt out and shouted, 'Boo.' But every decade sinc
Artist and writer created this strip as a mini-comic for the 2000 in Bethesda, Maryland. This is its first appearance on-line. Enjoy!
At all hours, strangers phone Anne Nicol Gaylor's Madison home, always desperate.
The actor on golf as torture, the connection between funny and scary, and why he's sick of playing messed-up characters
And oh so many more I missed... , , , , ....What books shifted your perspective and why?
Billy Wilder was the writer director of witty classics including "Some Like It Hot." He had ten rules for screenwriting which are hugely valuable—in fact, if you really understand them and apply them, they may be the only scriptwriting course...
An idler's miscellany of compendious amusements
Aboriginal art's new face at Canberra gallery
For film nerds like myself, the Criterion Collection is the crème de la crème. Every title in their incredible catalog is restored to pristine picture and
For the most part, being both a film geek and design geek are two completely separate interests of mine that rarely coexist. Occasionally I'll be enticed by
I would imagine that nobody hates the expression don't judge a book by its cover more than an actual book cover designer. Obviously, the metaphor isn't really
(1998-2010: Golan Levin; rebuilt with in 2007) is an interactive software system for the gestural creation and performance of real-time abstract animation.More projects like this one? Click back to the .
"Not every book is right for each reader, but we should have the right to think for ourselves and allow others to do the same," said ALA President Roberta Stevens.
Click to viewYou can't have great science fiction writing without great books about science. Ever since the nineteenth century, when Charles Darwin's classics On the Origin of Species and The Descent of Man took the reading public by storm, popular s...
darkMonkey.org.uk image archive for funny images, often ripped from 4chan.org
This list is a follow up to Top 10 Common Faults in Human Thought. Thanks for everyoneâ��s comments and feedback; you have inspired this second list! It is amazing that with all these biases, people are able to actually have a rational thought every ...
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A few weeks ago I had the miserable experience of reading Twilight. A friend bought it for me and I took it with me to read on a long flight from Seattle to Houston. I knew it was going to be crappy, but I thought it would be a guilty pleasure kind ...
Sherlock Holmes' trusty sidekick, Dr. Watson, is a trustworthy chap, right? Only in the books. In motion, the guy's as creepy as a truckload of spiders. This footage has been taken from the PC game Sherlock Holmes:
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Amazing! See how this guy is able to pack all of these clothes into a small carry on bag.
Do As One invites you to simultaneously resound the sound of Om with people from all races, colors and creeds. The cosmic sound of Om has been used by yogis in India for centuries and although widely used by the Hindus, Om is not religious at all. H...
12.) San Francisco Banksy is the gold standard when it comes to urban street art. His legendary reputation has only grown since the 2010 release of his intrig…
Few days back we posted Tattoo Ideas for Science Lovers which was much liked by our readers. And now we have brought some unusual and creative Tattoo Ideas