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— A Pirate with a Peg Leg with Open Your Wine For... A Pirate with a Peg Leg with Open Your Wine For You Need some help opening your wine? Argh, matey! Luckily, SUCK UK is here to help with their peg-legged pirate bottle opener. Designed to look like a pirate, the corkscrew features an open lever, foil cutter, and beer bottle opener. Now, you can have as much fun uncorking the wine as you do drinking it. Get your Pirate Bottle Opener on Amazon. Shop Now → Ceramic Shiba Inus are an Adorable Alternative to Traditional Tableware. If you’re crazy about Shiba Inus like the rest of the Internet, you may want to stop by the charming Etsy shop, Siro’s Funny Animals. Run by Fukuoka-based Japanese artist Tetsuya Iseda, the store sells adorable animals handcrafted from clay. In addition to statuettes and figurines, Iseda has created a collection of ceramic Shiba Inus that delightfully double as tableware. The adorable dog-inspired series of crockery includes cups (such as teacups and liquor cups), bowls, plates, jars, and more.

Though simple table utensils, each pup-related piece is full of personality. As the artist crafts, glazes, and kiln-fires the pieces by hand, no two are alike, making each ceramic creature even more special. You can see the entire collection of ceramic Shiba Inus—as well as other dog breeds, cats, and even a rogue rooster—on Siro’s Funny Animals‘ Etsy page. Siro’s Funny Animals: Etsy h/t: [Lost at E Minor] All images via Siro’s Funny Animals. This New Trend Of Cat Hats Will Make You Laugh So Hard. If you need a quick pick-me-up, this new trend of cat hats is just what you need.

Using their own fur, Japanese photographer Ryo Yamazaki has been fashioning the most avant-garde cat caps to ever hit the internet. Yamazaki's silly cat hats come in all different shapes and sizes. You'll find everything from basic cone shapes to swirls, ear caps, and holiday themed designs. And all perfectly match the cat model due to the fact that the caps were created from the cat model's own fur excess. Find more hilarious and cute cat photos here. Via Design You Can Trust. Maszyna uduchowiona | Granice nauki.

ŁUKASZ KWIATEK: Od czego lekarzem jest psychiatra? Od umysłu, mózgu, ducha? PROF. DOMINIKA DUDEK: Od człowieka. A ten człowiek jest jednością, czy dostrzegasz w nim jakiś dualizm? Nie da się w ten sposób podzielić człowieka: to jest ciało, a tutaj mamy psychikę. Człowiek jest jednością. Ale jeśli złamałem nogę, to psychoterapia nie złagodzi mojego bólu. Jest coś takiego jak próg tolerancji bólu, czyli takie jego natężenie, które człowiek odbiera jako nie do wytrzymania. Psychoterapią nie wyleczę więc rany pooperacyjnej czy złamania nogi, ale mogę zmniejszyć poziom cierpienia. Jak to możliwe? Obecnie wiemy, że psychoterapia powoduje zmiany w mózgu. Psychiatrii jest bliżej do psychologii czy neurologii? Tradycyjnie neurologia zajmuje się schorzeniami, w których występują zmiany organiczne: udar, guz, uraz, zanik itd.

Czy to oznacza, że psychiatrię można zredukować do biochemii mózgu? Zdecydowanie nie. Dlaczego? Ale czy uda się zachować tożsamość tej jednostki? Pytasz, czy istnieje dusza? PROF. NASA Has Compiled a List of the Best Air-Cleaning Plants for Your Home - My Modern Met. Many of us spend most of our time indoors, so it’s important to cultivate a space that’s a healthy one. A simple—and beautiful—way to do this is through houseplants; they add some green to your home while being an effective way to purify the air.

NASA hardly seems like the organization that would give us insight into these types of plants, but in the late 1980s, the US government agency collaborated with the Associated Contractors of America (ALCA) to come up with a list of the most beneficial flora for your home. Their informative Clean Air study found that some plants, more than others, could naturally filter harmful chemicals and help mitigate the effects they have on humans. So, what are the best air-cleaning plants? Love the Garden created a helpful infographic that will tell you which house plants are best and what chemicals they filter: With some help from these plants, your air can be cleaner and healthier: via [Lifehacker, Freshome]

Morrissey: 50 Geeky Things You Never Knew About The Smiths Icon - NME. Nighty-Night, Kids! Ten Children’s Movies That Scared Us Silly. If you’re a kid of the ’80s and ’90s like I and pretty much all of the writers here at Nerdist are, then there is one thing we can all agree on with regards to our childhoods: they were scary as sh*t! Everything was made to terrify us back then. Kids now have it easy (says the 30 year old man sounding like a 90 year old) with nothing meant to scare or disturb them at all, but when we were all youngins, the movies marketed to kids were full of frightening imagery and themes and, frankly, I’m surprised any of us can go outside at all as a result.

But, because nostalgia, we still love them; it’s just boggling how many of these films were made. Below is an UNRANKED, CHRONOLOGICAL LIST of movies that were made for kids that make some horror movies look tame. (Your mileage may vary.) Raggedy Ann & Andy: A Musical Adventure (1977) I wasn’t alive for this movie’s initial release, but I certainly remember watching it at my grandparents’ house (my grandma taped it off of PBS at some point). Revealing Portraits of Heavily Tattooed People Who Normally Cover Their Whole Bodies. For many people, their skin is a canvas on which to display beautiful body art. Some folks are satisfied with one or two tattoos, but others keep going until entire areas of their body are camouflaged in colorful ink.

British photographer Alan Powdrill documents these brazen bodies in COVERED, an homage to those willing to go to the tattooing extreme. His series features two images per person: one where they’re bundled head-to-toe, and another where they’re showing off their complex tapestry of tattoos. The revealing photographs demonstrate the complexity of human identity.

Powdrill met COVERED‘s subjects at tattoo conferences and on social media. COVERED will be on view at Mother London starting November 11. Above: “My tattoos are part of who I am and I’ll always love my bodysuit now and when I’m 80. “I was 17. “I was 51 when I started and my father was already dead and my mum didn’t say anything as she was in the early stages of dementia.” “Can’t say what age I’ll stop. This guy makes sweaters of places and then takes pictures of himself wearing the sweaters at those places. NASA Has Compiled a List of the Best Air-Cleaning Plants for Your Home - My Modern Met. A “Levitating” Turntable Is in the Works, So You Can Spin Records in Mid-Air. A Kickstarter campaign has been launched to bring “the first levitating turntable” into production, as the Vinyl Factory notes. Mag-Lev Audio, a Slovenian company, is hoping to raise $300,000 to manufacture the machines, which are “designed for people who appreciate high quality sound and innovative design.”

The turntables will use a magnetic platter to suspend the vinyl record during playback, as the Slovenian Press Agency (STA) reports. The Kickstarter page claims, “By pushing the frontier of audio technology, we were able to integrate the uplifting experience of music into the turntable design itself, bringing the feeling of zero gravity into your living room.” The Kickstarter campaign ends November 21, and the first deliveries have an estimated August 2017 arrival. Mag-Lev says its product will be the “first levitating turntable,” but it may have some competition for that title. Read our feature on “How to Buy the Best Turntable and Stereo System for Your Record Collection.” The Wit & Wisdom Of Thom Yorke - In Quotes - NME. Radiohead’s new album definitely hit 2016 with a bang. Though the lyrics of Radiohead can be deliberately obfuscating, their legendary frontman’s quotes in interviews are famously direct and candid.

Once calling Spotify ‘The last desperate fart of a dying corpse’, Yorke takes no prisoners. To celebrate the new record, we’ve picked out some of his greatest quotes of all time, over the years. Photo: Jo Mccaughey/NME Photo: Pieter M Van Hattem/NME Photo: PA Photo: Tom Martin/NME Photo: Andrew Kendall/NME Photo: Andy Willsher/NME Photo: Getty Images Photo: James Quinton/NME Photo: Guy Eppel/NME Photo: Danny North/NME Photo: Conner McDonnell/NME Photo: Danny North. The first programs you should install on your new PC.

Get a new desktop or gaming laptop for Christmas? That brand new installation of Windows is lean and mean and lighting fast, but it's lacking some of the must-have applications we use all the time as PC gamers. Some of these are pretty obvious, like Steam and Google Chrome. But there are plenty of other everyday programs that deserve to be on your system, and plenty others that are handy every so often. Thanks to a bundling service called Ninite, you can download and install most of these in one go. First, we're going to give a brief overview of the programs we suggest installing with Ninite. Then we're going to list a few more of our go-to apps. Ninite: Brilliant for the basics Ninite builds a custom installer for you of the applications you want, then installs all of them in one go.

Here's what we picked. Web browsers Google Chrome - The obvious choice, but you can choose Opera or Firefox. Security Avira - Currently what we consider the best free antivirus available. Messaging Compression. Fieldguide.gizmodo. 11 Hilarious Comics Dark Humor Fans Will Love. Icelandic Humor For People Who Like Dark Humor (NSFW) This Site Helps You Delete Your Accounts And Disappear From The Internet. If you feel the need to wipe the slate clean and cleanse your Internet presence, then look no further. A Swedish site is offering to help you delete your online footprint with a simple click of a button. The site, called, was developed by Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck. All it requires is that you sign into your Google account, and the service will then gather all the accounts you have created into one place and provide delete links for each account.

“Basically the only thing you're telling us is what accounts you want to delete,” clarifies their website. If you're worried about security, the site claims that “privacy and data security is something we regard as extremely important. " Photos of Things Organized Neatly Provide a Soothing Feast for the Eyes. Things Organized Neatly is a perfectionist's dream come true. Curated by Indiana designer Austin Radcliffe, the blog features images of various items meticulously organized in tidy rows. Arranged according to size, color, type, or plain aesthetics, the objects range from burnt matches to deconstructed gadgets to minuscule pieces of food. Amidst all the chaos and clutter of everyday life, Things Organized Neatly stands out as a soothing haven for the neat freaks of the world.

Gazing at the perfectly aligned displays is an oddly meditative experience, with each image providing some much-needed relief for those in need of some clean, orderly, visual satisfaction. According to Radcliffe, neat collections of items are so aesthetically pleasing and a trend of contemporary design because of the deliberate nature of organizing. Things Organized Neatly on Tumblr via [Distractify] Song Map - Good Enough To Get Lost In - NME. 20 Comics Show The Life Of An Introvert.