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Redditor fungiside was in the right place at the right time to...

Redditor fungiside was in the right place at the right time to capture this awesome image of a giant digital billboard during a video calibration test. We’re pretty sure this is a lot more fun to look at than whatever advertisement was...Show More Summary

Blogging History: History of RPG combat; 3D printed handcuff keys; Earthlink's P2P manifesto

8 hours agoOdd : Boing Boing

One year Critical Hits: a history of a the battle between gamers and game-designers for nuance in combat systems: The early history of role-playing games seems like a constant battle between the creators of Dungeons & Dragons and its fans. Show More Summary

How To Play the Hurdy Gurdy

8 hours agoOdd : Neatorama

The Hurdy Gurdy is an instrument that was used in medieval times to make people get jiggy. The instrument itself was made of wood and stringed, as you can see, but how you play it is what sets it apart from most other musical instrument. Show More Summary

17 Truths About Being A Woman Who Cooks

8 hours agoOdd : Thought Catalog

You have other hobbies (and a job) but nothing beats the sense of accomplishment you feel when you make something for someone you love and they can't stop raving about it.

Women Who Conquered the Comics World

9 hours agoOdd : Neatorama

Comics creator and historian Trina Robbins recently published Pretty in Ink: North American Women Cartoonists, 1896-2013, and an art exhibit from Robbins’ collection, inspired by the book, is on display at the Cartoon Art Museum in San Francisco. Show More Summary

Fat Fall: 19 Ways To Gain Twenty Pounds By Thanksgiving

9 hours agoOdd : Thought Catalog

1. Get Pumpkin Spice Lattes IV’d directly into your blood stream, with extra whip.

Anthony Daniels Talks About What’s New with Threepio in ‘Episode VII’

9 hours agoOdd : Nerd Bastards

A way back when, sometime around the initial release of Return of the Jedi, George Lucas talked about his idea for a trilogy of Star Wars trilogies, and that one of the through-lines for that trilogy would be the presence of the droids C3PO and R2D2. In fact, the story would be, in essence, told […]

Why Women Should Throw Away The Boyfriend Checklist (And Just Trust Their Gut)

9 hours agoOdd : Thought Catalog

After I was done listing his accompaniments like some human version of Linkedin, one of the guys sitting with us looked at me earnestly and said, “… but is he a good person, does he treat you well?”

Neil Gaiman’s Vision of Satan Coming to Fox TV

9 hours agoOdd : Nerd Bastards

Some may be disappointed that Neil Gaiman’s Sandman comic series isn’t getting a proper television series (instead being regulated to a 2-hour movie), but it looks like one of Morpheus’ co-stars is getting to move to the small screen instead. You may remember him from the ‘Season of Mists’ story arc (Sandman issues #21-28), though […]

6 Ways You Know You’re Finally Sleeping With The Right Guy

10 hours agoOdd : Thought Catalog

Along came this guy who for the first time made me feel like I was the focus of the encounter and my satisfaction was the most important thing.

Earth vs The Invaders - The Arcades Were Right...

10 hours agoOdd : Neatorama

Earth vs The Invaders by Piercek25 Everyone on Earth had always assumed The Invaders were just something game designers made up for their arcade game Space Invaders, and because of our lack of interplanetary knowledge they were able to invade unopposed. Show More Summary

The Amazingly Detailed Miniature Paintings of Lorraine Loots

10 hours agoOdd : Neatorama

Lorraine Loots, an artist in Cape Town, South Africa, calls her series "Postcards for Ants." They're teeny tiny yet richly detailed and precisely rendered pictures of landscapes and everyday objects. Many of them, as you can see, are smaller than a 1-pound coin. Show More Summary

Captain America roll-up scarf

10 hours agoOdd : Boing Boing

The Captain America Roll Up Scarf unrolls to a generous 6'5" scarf; you can also get other heroes to order, as well as sushi rolls. (via Geeky Merch) Read the rest

A butterfly landed on a classical flautist's nose during a music competition.

10 hours agoOdd : Happy Place

Everybody wants to be in show business. As if performing in a classical music contest wasn't stressful enough, flautist Yukie Ota had to deal with an overly aggressive fan in the form of a butterfly perched on her face. Not only didShow More Summary

Willpower as a rechargeable battery

10 hours agoOdd : Boing Boing

In this episode of You Are Not So Smart David McRaney explores ego depletion and all the things that can cause it, from feeling rejection to holding back tears to avoiding the temptation of cookies. Read the rest


10 hours agoOdd : Snopes

Has the federal government banned public school students from bringing their lunches from home?

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