16 pigeon were treated as Chinese spies by Vietnamese police until their true identities were revealed
The Vietnamese police force recently detained 16 pigeons on the grounds of them being possibly Chinese spies. Who could blame them? These birds all have red and green markings on their wings, and bands with alphabets and numbers on their feet, of which one was ‘CHN’ which surely must have implied China? Talk about obvious coding, for crying out loud.
Apparently, moviegoers in 1912 can clap with body parts that aren’t their hands. These slides obtained from the Library of Congress show theatre etiquette during the early years of cinema. They reveal the differences and similarities between theatres then and now. While past and present moviegoers are reminded to keep quiet and stay seated, it […]
Perry Santanachote of Thrillist recently came up with a recipe that will bring tears to your eyes. Literally and figuratively. Taking your ordinary onion rings, she wrapped them in bacon and fried them in stout batter, creating a dish that you can truly call ‘food porn’. It only takes 25 minutes to make – granted […]
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Colorado-based artist Schuyler Ellers used various crochet techniques on recycled vintage blankets to create psychedelic shorts, pants, and jump suits. The pieces come in a variety of styles and colors, ranging from form-fitting jumpsuits to groovy bell-bottom pants. They’re perfect for your next trip to Burning Man, but if you’re not going this year, you […]
Clickbait will be the death of us. Thank goodness there’s Saved You a Click, the snarky service that tells you exactly what you’re not missing out on when you don’t click obediently. Its Twitter feed is full of tweets that range from the hilariously obvious (e.g. ‘It’s bad for you. RT @TIME: Bad news for […]
Olivia Muus, the brains behind Museum of Selfies, has been on a roll staging these pictures of characters in museum art taking selfies of themselves, as well as getting other people to stage them. She started the project after going with a friend to the National Gallery of Denmark in Copenhagen and did one for fun.
Fun products that are unexpectedly versatile: Lightman: a night light, reading light, bike light, flash light all in one
Since the smartphone was created, few people have had to carry around a flashlight for emergencies. Now, even when plumbers and electricians are called in for a job, they’re using their smartphones. But what if there was a gadget that replaced the traditional torch and worked better than your smartphone’s flashlight? Well, I’ve found it.
Hummingbirds– known for flying backwards and being amongst the smallest birds in the world– also snore. (We had no clue!) Weighing less than a penny, these birds get their name from the humming sounds they make from their beating wings. Flapping around 50 times per second, but potentially as fast as 200 times per second, it’s not wonder they are known for humming.
Internet is definitely winning over traditional cable nowadays. After Amazon’s original series Transparent took home several awards at the Golden Globes, they are looking to expand their horizons. Amazon Studios has just announced that Woody Allen is signed to write and direct his first ever TV show. They will be half-hour series available exclusively on […]
If this isn’t an accomplishment, we aren’t sure what is! Stuck in the house with his girlfriend’s pet rabbit had this guy thinking. Sat as his desk, this guy naturally wants a beer after working all day. But like most, he doesn’t want to fetch it himself.
It’s no secret that baby pandas are a rarity. Chinese researchers have invested billions of dollars in reproduction techniques in an effort to keep these cute bears from going extinct. Going as far as dressing up in panda suits, researchers will go to great lengths to keep the panda population surviving and thriving. In this […]
Or they may be declared NSFW even if you protest vehemently to Human Resource that they really are wonderful wrist rests. Manufactured in where else but Japan, you get both sexes to choose from. Who knows? Pressing on them repeatedly may just be the cure for stiff fingers from constant typing.
Canadian photographer Keri Wilk and four others were diving off the coast of Dominica back in March 2014 when they encountered a sperm whale. It was majestic in size and shape, a massive creature gliding effortlessly through the water. It was everything they ever hoped to see on their trip. That is, until s**t hit the fan – or should I say, s**t hit them.
‘Welcome to Starbucks, what would you like to order?’ My precioussss Caramel Frappuccino! A few months ago, Liverpool-based artist Liam Kenny decided to transform his Starbucks cup into a map of Middle-earth. He spent 5 hours illustrating every detail of every region in Tolkien’s famous fantasy continent. He even tinted it with a tea-bag to give it that worn-down-after-so-much-traveling-and-running-away-from-orcs look.