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This video of Japanese learning to say ‘Fuck’ properly in English just made our day

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in Video on Friday 21 November 2014

When Chris Broad — a British guy living in Japan who’s behind the entertaining YouTube channel Abroad in Japan — chanced across Tadashii fuck no tsukaikata, a book that literally means ‘The Correct Way to Use Fuck’, he bought all the copies he could afford and went on to pass these copies to ordinary Japanese, […]

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Somebody proved that smart people listen to Radiohead

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Music on Friday 21 November 2014

Software app writer Virgil Griffith is a man with a mission: for seven long years, he has been charting musical tastes based on average SAT scores of college students with correlated Facebook data.

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Ukrainian photographer documents the fashion of a 55-year-old homeless man

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Fashion on Thursday 20 November 2014

Slavik might be homeless in the Ukrainian city of Lviv, but you’ll never see this man wearing the same outfit twice. Documented by photographer Yurko Dyachyshyn, Slavik’s Fashion is a touching photo series that follows Slavik’s unique day-to-day wardrobe choices. According to Dyachyshyn, Slavik takes great pride in his ‘fashion-forward sensibilities, taking the time to change his clothes at least once a day while restyling his hair and his beard with each new outfit’.

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The English language gets butchered in these hilarious clothes from Japan

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Fashion on Thursday 20 November 2014

Redditor k-popstar recently moved to Japan as part of an English program. What she didn’t quite expect was the fashion of the country. Over the past couple of months, k-popstar has been taking photos of clothing in stores-the clothing with random English words on them. How random?

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The Dunkin’ Buddy is a magnetic hands-free cookie dunker we’ve all gotta have

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Products on Thursday 20 November 2014

Cookie muncher? Milk lover? Cookies with milk fan? You’ll need a new invention-the Dunkin’ Buddy. This new product allows you to dunk those cookies without even holding them, thanks to a magnetic tray that gets placed inside of your cup or mug. Place your cookies in the tray, fill your vessel with milk and your cookies will be dunked automatically.

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Housekeeper is given the house she was supposed to clean in this heartwarming prank

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Thursday 20 November 2014

Hardworking housekeeper and single mother of three Cara Simmons reported in for work just like any other day. What she didn’t know was that the home she was supposed to clean would actually be her new house. The elaborate, heartwarming prank was arranged by Break, a YouTube channel dedicated to the concept of paying it forward through the use of pranks.

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The smallest museum in New York is situated in an abandoned 60-square-foot freight elevator

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in Cool Travel on Wednesday 19 November 2014

This very small museum is nestled within TriBeCa in New York. It’s actually built into an abandoned 60-square-foot freight elevator, out of sight to even most of Tribeca’s residents and to those in the know, accessible only via a dark alleyway. Simply called The Museum, it was officially opened in May 2012.

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Russian miner spends his spare time taking photos of adorable foxes living in the Arctic Circle

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Wednesday 19 November 2014

Deep in the cold, hostile environment of Russia’s north-eastern Chukotka region, you’d never expect to find one of nature’s most heart-warming creatures. Russian mining engineer Ivan Kislov hikes to inaccessible places or joins walking tours during long breaks from work in order to unwind.

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In Tokyo, cosplayers raced around the streets as real-life Mario Kart

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Events on Wednesday 19 November 2014

You be you, Japan. Last weekend in Tokyo, cosplayers dressed up as Mario Kart characters raced around the city’s busy streets. The drivers also took the time to stop and take pictures with amused bystanders and motorists. No banana peels and shells were thrown – sadly – as Mario, Donkey Kong, Princess Peach, and the […]

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This squirrel stole a GoPro in an attempt to film its life high up in a tree

Nicole Hughes Contributor

By Nicole Hughes in Video on Wednesday 19 November 2014

YouTube user Viva Frei decided to attach a piece of bread to a GoPro as bait and see what would happen. Well, apparently, squirrels make excellent filmmakers. The hungry squirrel took off with the small camera and continued to shoot a film on the life of living in trees. Eventually, once all the shots were taken, the squirrel kindly dropped the camera back down to Viva. The bread was long gone, of course.

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This flower turns amazingly transparent when touched by raindrops

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Eco on Tuesday 18 November 2014

The Diphylleia Grayi is a wonderfully unique flower whose petals turn clear as glass when it’s splattered with raindrops. Commonly referred to as the skeleton flower, it hails from the moist wooded mountainsides in the colder regions of China and Japan. The flowers come out in late spring, with large, fuzzy green, umbrella-like foliage topped […]

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Skydiver lands on a wingsuit jumper and uses him as a flying carpet

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in News on Tuesday 18 November 2014

If you thought base jumping and skydiving were extreme, well obviously you haven’t tried flying carpeting! Back in August, adrenaline junkies Espen Fadnes and Bjorn Magne Bryn successfully performed the coolest, craziest stunt ever: a mid-air dock between a base jumper and a skydiver, with the former becoming a human flying carpet and the latter […]

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Heroes and villains get a fancy makeover with Elizabethan costumes

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Tuesday 18 November 2014

French photographer Sacha Goldberg is at it again, putting his own spin on superhero pop culture. Previously, he turned his then-91-year-old grandmother into a superhero. Recently, he’s re-imagined the costumes of our favorite characters as if they were living in the Elizabethan era.

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This adorably hilarious toddler on Sesame Street ad libs with Kermit

Nicole Hughes Contributor

By Nicole Hughes in Video on Tuesday 18 November 2014

So Kermit asks Julie to sing the alphabet along with him. What Julie did next was the cutest improved line on Sesame Street. In the middle of singing the alphabet, she shouts, ‘Cookie Monster!’ and laughs. She continues this a few more times until Kermit says she should sing with Cookie Monster instead then and continues to walk away.

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There’s a goldfish in my tea! Now you can turn any teacup into a charming fish bowl

Nicole Hughes Contributor

By Nicole Hughes in New Food and Packaging on Tuesday 18 November 2014

We’ve all seen and had the tasty cheddar snack Goldfish as children. As adults, here is a more sophisticated goldfish to have swim around your teacup. Charm Villa is responsible for this clever tea infuser. Before hot water hits these teabags, they don’t resemble much of anything. Then, as soon as the kettle’s done and you pour your water, the magic happens.

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Husband secretly films his wife as she raps to Salt-n-Peppa

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Tuesday 18 November 2014

It’s gotta be true love when you secretly film your significant other’s attempt to be gangsta and he/she lets you post it on the internet for all to see. In the video below, a sneaky husband films his unsuspecting wife as she raps to Salt-N-Peppa’s song, None Of Your Business. She does a pretty good job too, until she catches a glimpse of the camera!

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How hipster! Now there’s math to explain why hipsters all end up looking the same, and we have the graph to prove it

Nicole Hughes Contributor

By Nicole Hughes in New Trends on Saturday 15 November 2014

So, hipster mathematician Jonathan Touboul just published a paper titled, The hipster effect: When anticonformists all look the same – attempting to explain via math why hipsters end up looking the same.

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Whatever you do, do not pick up that sword! Do NOT pick up that sword, you have been warned

Nicole Hughes Contributor

By Nicole Hughes in Video on Saturday 15 November 2014

It’s improv season again in Toronto and actors, comedians, performance artists are out on the streets to play. Amongst the many participating, there is a group taking fight improv to a new level. They are fighting strangers! One hooded improver stands behind a sign reading ‘Fight me’ while holding a fake sword. If the stranger grabs the sword, combat soon follows.

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Local UK police are stumped after farm animals consume £4000 worth of cannabis

Milo Sumner Contributor

By Milo Sumner in News on Saturday 15 November 2014

The manager of Fanny’s Farm in South England was in for real surprise when he went to check the flock of sheep after being told that they were acting very strangely. The ironically named Nellie Budd discovered his woolly charges stumbling around the field and making bizarre noises. She at first mistook the remnants of several large plastic bags to be regular trash that somebody had carelessly discarded on the property for the sheep to consume.

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Let kitty sleep in its own purrfect bed that is actually designed for dolls

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Products on Saturday 15 November 2014

Has IKEA officially launched a pet furniture line we don’t know of? What’s with all these pics of kitty sleeping on an Ikea bed exploding online? Well, no. It’s only pet owners who have ingeniously converted the 2,299 yen (US$20) Duktig bed meant for children’s dolls into a territorial one for their fur babies instead.

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