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Tommy Ramones, last of the original Ramones, dies at 65

yesterdayOdd : Death and Taxes

Tommy Ramone was The Ramones' first drummer, wrote "I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend"

If You Are Lacking In High Quality Transformers or Knight Rider Jewelry, Your Time Has Come - Keep your scanners peeled!

yesterdayOdd : Geekosystem

The talented folks at CustomMade (whose work we've featured before) recently joined forces with blogger Nicole Wakelin to design some swanky rings inspired by her favorite sci-fi cars. The results may well be the torque of the town. I regret nothing.

Monster Tail by Rainbow Loom

yesterdayOdd : Boing Boing

In our podcast Gadgets, I recently reviewed my daughter's rubber band loom. This Monster Tail loom, made by the same folks is a new favorite. Read the rest

Jim Rodda, better known as hobbyist 3D printer Zheng3, recently...

Jim Rodda, better known as hobbyist 3D printer Zheng3, recently completed work on these awesomely elaborate Barbie-compatible 3D-printed suits of medieval armor. The project was crowdfunded through Rodda’s Faire Play Kickstarter project. Show More Summary

Drone protesting grandmother gets a year in prison in Syracuse

yesterdayOdd : Boing Boing

Mary Anne Grady Flores, a grandmother from New York State, was sentenced to a year in prison for nonviolently recording a likewise nonviolent protest over the training of drone pilots at Hancock Air Base near Syracuse. Read the rest

Face Tattoo Optical Illusion

Happy Saturday to everyone, and you should take a break from the computers and head outside for some fun in the summer sun! When people are outside, they end to wear tank tops and sleeveless shirts, and people can really see some great...Show More Summary

This Tarantula Is Actually a Woman in Body Paint

yesterdayOdd : Neatorama

It looks like a tarantula, but what you're actually seeing is a contortionist covered in body paint. She's bent over backwards in a bridge position. You can see her move like a spider in this video. (Video Link) Isn't that amazing? This is the work of Emma Fay, a body painting artist in the UK. Show More Summary

Someone bit the soap

yesterdayOdd : The Daily Weird

The post Someone bit the soap appeared first on The Daily Weird: A New Weird Picture Every Day.

This Alien: Isolation Teaser Gives Us Our First Glimpse Of A Playable Ellen Ripley - You are my lucky star.

yesterdayOdd : Geekosystem

I keep referring to Alien: Isolation as "the one where you play as Ellen Ripley's daughter," but I suppose I'll have to amend that to "the one where you play as Ellen Ripley's daughter and Ellen Ripley."

’7 Days of Garbage’, A Thought-Provoking Photo Series That Shows People Lying in a Week’s Worth of Their Own Trash

yesterdayOdd : Laughing Squid

Photographer Gregg Segal takes a unique look at the amount of garbage that’s generated weekly by individual households with “7 Days of Garbage“, his thought-provoking photo series that shows people lying down amongst a week’s worth of their own trash. 7 Days of Garbage is a series of portraits of friends, neighbors, and other acquaintances [...]

How to Rescue Ducklings from a Drain Pipe

yesterdayOdd : Neatorama

(YouTube link) Oh no! A baby duckling has fallen down a drain! It’s a narrow pipe, and he’s way down in there. Luckily, these folks figured out what to do. File this away for future reference, because you’ll never know when you might need to do the same. Show More Summary

The Road to Comic Con: Making The Most Of Your Time At Comic-Con

yesterdayOdd : Nerd Bastards

You can’t see everything at San Diego Comic-Con. No matter how many times you hear that, it really doesn’t sink in until you’ve experienced SDCC for the first time. At any given moment, there will be several things happening that you’d like to attend and you’re going to have to make some tough choices. It’s […]

Hamster Butts: The Newest Craze in Japan

yesterdayOdd : Weird Asia News

A new trend is currently catching people’s attention in Japan. Called the “Hamuketsu,” this new craze features none other than the lovely butts of adorable hamsters! To date, about 40,000 copies of two books that contain hamster butts have been sold around Japan. Show More Summary

23 Things Every Parent Should Tell Their Teenager

yesterdayOdd : Thought Catalog

These are the years when you will most likely ‘hate’ me and I will be trying to keep it together, the years where I will be ready to kill you and hug you all in the same breath. But I still love you, no matter what.

Illustrated Rules Of Etiquette For Everyday Life Situations

yesterdayOdd : Neatorama

There is a lot of wisdom to be found in Christie Young’s simply wonderful series The Rules, which she creates for GOOD Magazine. The Brooklyn based illustrator has clearly lived a full, and occasionally a bit drawn out, life and thus...Show More Summary

How Godzilla Should Have Ended

yesterdayOdd : Neatorama

(YouTube link) The folks at How It Should Have Ended are back and ready to take on a 50-ton monster! I don’t want to give away too much of what’s going to happen here, but Superman shows up. It would have been better with Batman, but it’s still delightfully goofy. Show More Summary

Blogging History: Snowden's Russian asylum statement; Swearing helps with pain

yesterdayOdd : Boing Boing

One year ago today Edward Snowden's statement on seeking asylum in Russia, as published by Wikileaks: Hello, My name is Ed Snowden. Read the rest

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