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The Baby From Jim Henson’s Labyrinth Is All Grown Up And Directed A Live-Action Puppet Movie - No, you're crying to a David Bowie song!

42 minutes agoOdd : Geekosystem

In delightful news, Toby Froud, the man who as an infant played Sarah's half-brother in Jim Henson's 1986 movie Labyrinth, is now a puppeteer and director. Froud, the son of Dark Crystal and Labyrinth designers Brian and Wendy Froud, recently premiered his live-action puppet short Lessons Learned.

North Korea Has a Problem With This Ridiculous Dance Video Featuring Kim Jong Un

1 hour agoOdd : The Daily What

Citing "a source in China," the Chosun Ilbo reports that "the North feels the clip, which shows Kim dancing and Kung-Fu fighting, 'seriously compromises Kim's dignity and authority.'" The newspaper says that after North Korea asked China to stop the video from spreading, "Beijng was unable to oblige."

‘Type of Letters’, Typographic Art Made Out of Cleverly Arranged Mail

1 hour agoOdd : Laughing Squid

“Type of Letters” is a 2013 typographic art series by designer Niral Parekh featuring letters, numbers, and symbols made out of clever arrangements of mail. Parekh has posted a making-of video for the project and this time-lapse video of him making the New York Times Magazine logo. photos via Niral Parekh via Quipsologies

‘Connecting: Makers’, A Short Documentary About the Issues Facing Today’s Makers

2 hours agoOdd : Laughing Squid

“Connecting: Makers” is a short documentary about the issues and questions facing today’s makers, from the responsibilities of digital transparency to the question of what — given the limitless possibilities — should a maker be making? The video was produced by Bassett & Partners and Microsoft Design. It is the second part of the Connecting [...]

The Utterly Other: Towards A Politics Of The Many Legged

3 hours agoOdd : Thought Catalog

In hindsight, the 19th century, with its far-flung outposts of colonial power and its scientific expeditions deep into the Conradian jungles of empire, looks like a golden age of exotic contagions, tumors, abscesses, and other morbid curiosities, not to mention…

Meanwhile, in China: Waitress Wins Argument With Diner by Eating a Cockroach

3 hours agoOdd : The Daily What

From the YouTube description: A Chinese diner was shocked to find a cockroach in his salad but was even more blown away when the waitress he complained to said it was "very normal" and devoured the bug to prove it was safe. Businessman...Show More Summary

Malaysia flight MH17 may have been escorted by Ukrainian Su-27 fighter jets

3 hours agoOdd : Death and Taxes

There are still too many unanswered questions about the downing of Malaysia Airlines MH17 over eastern Ukraine on July 17, 2014.

Creamlapse, A Curiously Mesmerizing Time-Lapse Montage of Melting Frozen Treats

4 hours agoOdd : Laughing Squid

Ice cream, popsicles, and other frozen treats melt into sad puddles of liquid in the curiously mesmerizing time-lapse montage “Creamlapse” by Mateo Cabeza. via The World’s Best Ever

Hudson Mohawke, "Chimes"

4 hours agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Jia Tolentino Did you listen to Yeezus all day yesterday after reading that Kanye interview? Did "Blood on the Leaves" make you crave another incursion of the trap horn tornado? Hudson Mohawke, half of the now-split "Blood"-sampled duo TNGHT, brings it back hard at :50. 0 Comments

Video: cats in movies

4 hours agoOdd : Boing Boing

Cats in movies with a soundtrack of The Cure's "Love Cats."

Supercats!, A Frisky Supercut of Felines in Movies

5 hours agoOdd : Laughing Squid

Argentina filmmaker Ariel Belziti has created “Supercats!,” a frisky supercut video of felines in movies. music by The Cure – “The Lovecats” submitted via Laughing Squid Tips

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