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Amazing Lightning Strikes

Pictures, Weather

So it’s been raining outside for more hours than I’d care to count, and while doing my typical random pokings about the the internet, I found myself looking at an increasing number of images of lightning striking.  So here are some of the more amazing lightning strike images I found.  Enjoy. A picture of some […]

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Animal Lipstick Art – Painted Lips

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While hunting through Deviantart.com I found a very clever body paint artist, Viridis-Somnio. She has been extremely creative with her lipstick application and painted her lips to resemble some animals in a very unique way. It certainly doesn’t hurt that she has a killer set of lips to work with and her attention to detail […]

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Mind explode

Animals, featured, Pictures, Signs

On a similar note, I always wonder what blind people (born that way) dream about.

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Funny Signs

Fail, Humor, Signs

Sometimes you come across a sign that just makes you shake your head.  Spelling, grammar, choice of words, or an obvious language barrier can change the meaning of something that was meant to be serious. O% Off Obviously something has fallen off this sign.  That being said, I’d be interested to know how many people […]

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The Home of the Bacon Dispenser

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Some images need no words. Well, except to say, “The Home Bacon Dispenser,” but other than that no words are needed.  Hmm…I will say this though, that pig is awfully relaxed in light of the horror that is befalling him. He understands the sacrifices for fresh bacon, I guess. from the mind of  jimbenton.com

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5 Most High Profile Art Crimes

Artwork

Not everyone in the art world has the same taste. Art is one of the most subjective creations of the human experience, and anything from your niece’s scribbles of kittens to that experimental band grinding away on their guitars can be dubbed art, yet there are those universally agreed upon pieces of art that have […]

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Minneapolis Pays Zombies

Bizarre, Humor, News

A group of 4 men and 3 women are being paid $165,000 by the city of Minneapolis after they were arrested and jailed for two days while dressed as zombies, walking (lurching) down the street with audio equipment playing music from an iPod, as a form of protest over “mindless consumerism”. Never formally charged with […]

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Marvel LOLCats

Animals, Artwork, Cats, Comics, Dogs, Humor, Pictures

I can haz Marvel?  Recently, several artists and cartoonists, including Ryan Penagos (Marvel.com Editor), Chris Eliopoulos, Katie Cook, Skottie Young, and Mike Maihack, have been creating drawings of popular Marvel characters as cats (and the occasional dog).  If you’re on Twitter (and really who isn’t), follow the hashtag #mrvlcats to see more as they’re posted, […]

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The Decline of the Ligature in Typography, Leads to Its Rise in Art

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The ligature in the world of typography refers to two letters that by the way they lie together on the page, can be crafted into a single letter (the most common ligatures often involve the letter ‘f,’ such as fi, and ff). When metal movable type was invented in the 1400s, ligatures were extremely popular […]

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E-Reader Showdown: Amazon Kindle 3 vs Apple iPad

Books, Humor, Technology

Ever since both the iPad and the new Kindle 3 were announced, critics have been comparing the two of them.  Now far be it from me to disagree with their assessments, but I figured it would be a real shame to not put in my own two-cents worth on the two devices.  So, let’s take […]

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