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11 Hidden Secrets in Fight Club

I promise. Published Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 11:00:00 AM NEW! 11 Real People Who Look Just Like Cartoon CharactersReal life doppelgangers of characters from South Park, the Simpsons, Pixar movies and more. Published Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at 11:00:00 AM 11 Most Painful Places to Be Stung By a BeeA scientist figured out the most painful spots on the body for a bee sting by intentionally getting himself stung over and over. Published Friday, April 4, 2014 at 11:00:00 AM 11 Movies That Accidentally Turned Out GoodSometimes movies that are supposed to be throwaways accidentally aren't. Published Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at 11:00:00 AM 11 Random Observations on the First WrestlemaniaWrestlemania XXX is this Sunday.

Published Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 11:00:00 AM Published Friday, March 21, 2014 at 06:00:00 AM. Because of Reddit, I . . . Procrastination. The Misconception: You procrastinate because you are lazy and can’t manage your time well.


The Truth: Procrastination is fueled by weakness in the face of impulse and a failure to think about thinking. Netflix reveals something about your own behavior you should have noticed by now, something which keeps getting between you and the things you want to accomplish. If you have Netflix, especially if you stream it to your TV, you tend to gradually accumulate a cache of hundreds of films you think you’ll watch one day. This is a bigger deal than you think. Take a look at your queue. Psychologists actually know the answer to this question, to why you keep adding movies you will never watch to your growing collection of future rentals, and it is the same reason you believe you will eventually do what’s best for yourself in all the other parts of your life, but rarely do. A study conducted in 1999 by Read, Loewenstein and Kalyanaraman had people pick three movies out of a selection of 24.

Sources: A face search engine. Battle of the Business Cards. Joseph Ducreux / Archaic Rap. About Joseph Ducreux (June 26, 1735 – July 24, 1802) is an eighteenth century French artist known for his unorthodox style of portrait paintings.

Joseph Ducreux / Archaic Rap

On the interweb, his eccentric self-portrait has inspired a series of exploitable macros, featuring “archaic reinterpretation” of popular rap lyrics superimposed over the artwork. Reminiscent of Bayeux Tapestry image macros, this highly verbose joke provides a satisfying challenge of “decoding” the corrupted lyrics back into to the original verses. Origin Portrait de l’artiste sous les traits d’un moqueur (English: Self-portrait of the artist in the guise of a mockingbird), which depicts Ducreux grinning smugly while pointing his finger towards the viewer, was completed circa 1793. Over two centuries later in 2009, Ducreux’ portrait was turned into an image macro with a caption reading “Disregard Females, Acquire Currency,” an archaic reinterpretation of lyrics from Notorious B.I.G’s 1995 hit single Get Money.

Variations More in the Photo Gallery. Boing Boing.