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Embracing Potholes by Turning Them Into Hilarious Imaginative Scenes. Potholes in the streets of your city may drive you crazy, especially if you live in Montreal, Canada. You are tired of hitting those nasty potholes and feeling the crushing jar as your wheels take a beating, but you could see them completely differently. Photographers Davide Luciano and Claudia Ficca took to the streets and to the edge of insanity to find new uses for those annoying potholes. The potholes of Los Angeles, New York City, Montreal, and Toronto turned into donut fryers, spaghetti bowls, dog washing business, and even a grape stomping vat for wine.

Their creative revamping of potholes gives us a touch of humor for the next time we hit one of those nasty holes, and pokes a little fun at the government agencies that need to get busy and fill the holes. In a recent interview with we asked… Can you tell us a little bit about yourself? Davide Luciano is a fine-art photographer and filmmaker based in NYC. See the entire series on "Evolution of Hip-Hop Dancing" (w/ Jimmy Fallon & Will Smith) The Secret Cities Hidden Between NYC Skyscrapers | Wired Design. Peter Wegner's Buildings Made of Sky project explores the spaces in between our buildings. Peter Wegner Wegner snaps photos of cityscapes and turns them upside down to reveal a building made of sky and clouds. Looking at Wegner's photos is like looking at a mirage. You're not sure if what you're seeing actually exists. Wegner stands in the middle of the street to get his photos.

He says he prefers early morning and evening because the lighting dims the visual noise of the real buildings. Most of his photos are taken in NYC, but he's also snapped shots in Chicago and San Francisco. All he needs is a city grid. “There’s this whole other city that people forget they have right in front of them every day,” says Wegner. Two types of architecture define our cities: The buildings we can see and the buildings we can’t see. Wegner is referring to a city made of sky. Peter Wegner’s Buildings Made of Sky photos as a grid. Looking at one of Wegner’s photographs is like looking at a mirage.

The Crazy Duo that Scaled the World’s 2nd Tallest Building also Took some Amazing Photos. Feb 14, 2014 Vadim Makhorov and Vitaliy Raskalov have gained a lot of notoriety with the video above this week (posted yesterday on the Sifter). The video, released on Wednesday February 12, 2014, has already been viewed over 8 million times. It shows the duo (who together are OnTheRoofs), climbing the still under-construction Shanghai Tower. Upon its completion in 2014, it will stand approximately 632 metres (2,073 ft) high and will have 121 storeys. Raskalov says the pair started their ascent on January 31st, which not coincidentally was the first day of China’s Lunar New Year, a major holiday in China. While the video above documents their ascent, both are keen photographers and took the time to capture some amazing shots of the bustling metropolis below.

President of Russia Vladimir Putin on The Voice. Russian police — Get lucky cover (Daft Punk) Luge - The Canadian Institute of Diversity and Inclusion TV Commercial Ad. Frogs singing in Malaysian swamp at dusk judged to be 'most beautiful sound in the world' Winner of an online competition Sound expert Julian Treasure created an online competition to discover what the most 'beautiful sound in the world' was. Out of all the submissions, a sample recorded at dusk in Malaysian near a swamp was judged to be most beautiful. "It was a sound of a swamp with a frogs singing.

The most amazing, rich recording of just life — teeming life," Treasure said. "And listening to it you really get the sense of nature at its fullest, and most abundant and most exciting. " Here is the winning entry, which you should listen to with headphones to get the full effect: Of course, beauty is subjective and I don't think anyone is claiming that this is literally the most beautiful sound in the world, but it certainly is quite nice! And here's an interview with Marc Anderson, the man who recorded this 'beautiful' sound and won the competition: The singing frog shouldn't be confused with another famous singing frog...

Via BeautifulNow, CBC. Frogs singing in Malaysian swamp at dusk judged to be 'most beautiful sound in the world' Celeb Culture Skewered by Canadian Social Services Campaign. I love this. I've never been a celebrity gossip person, I think it's disgusting. Then I discovered Jezebel as a supposedly "feminist website. " It has messed quite around with my definution of feminist. I'm here for critically analyzing pop culture but that doesn't really happen on Jez.

Most of the time I'm feeling like I'm sitting in a doctor's waiting room reading Jezebel and it has increased in the last couple of months. Jez has turned into a guilty pleasure that I'm ashamed of, I never tell anyone I read it and I feel dirty most of the time. Thank you for saying this. I am still here because there are some writers, some pieces, and some commenters who hit it out of the park. As an example: why the fuck that post about Justin Bieber?

But that? Jez doesn't actually tout itself as a feminist website - it's motto is "Sex, Celebrity, Fashion For Women" (Or something along those lines, I'm paraphrasing). If you'd like to though, start hanging out over on Groupthink ( Murmuration. Famous Movie Quotes as Charts. Devil Baby Attack. Lake Superior State University :: Banished Words List :: The List.

Boiling water & water gun in extreme cold (Northern Ontario) Coconuts climbs Thailand's Hollow Mountain. Dogs Always Poop On A North-South Axis Along The Magnetic Field [Study] Dogs spontaneously and naturally align themselves with the earth’s magnetic field when they do their business in a preferred north-south direction, according to a new study. Biologists from the Czech Republic and Germany studied the way 70 dogs (42 females and 28 males across 37 breeds) relieved themselves for two years in an open field without being leashed.

Based on observing more than 7,000 bathroom breaks, they claim that the canines like the north-south axis because they are attuned to our planet’s magnetic field. On the other hand (or paw), the animals avoided doing their business in an east-west direction. The orientation of the dogs’ bodies was measured as a compass direction of the thoracic spine. According to the findings published in Frontiers of Zoology, “Dogs preferred to excrete with the body being aligned along the North–South axis under calm [magnetic field] conditions.” Minor instability in the magnetic field threw the pooches off of their pooping pattern, however. Building a Bear-Proof Suit. Sexy Banned Commercial:Headmuns Security Pants. This Gorgeous Freediving Video Will Take Your Breath Away—No, Seriously - Sam Price-Waldman. In recent years, underwater freediving—diving without breathing equipment—has found new popularity. Dating back thousands of years, it’s an ancient tradition and a recognized sport, but for Carlos Eyles, freediving is a way of life.

In the short documentary Still, Eyles, a freediver and photographer based in Hawaii, floats through coral reefs photographing dolphins and sea turtles. Eyles says, “the ocean exists as a fundamental reality of the earth. Through that mirror, you can see the fundamental reality of yourself.” The film was shot over a month in Hawaii, with most of the footage coming from five days of underwater shooting. Still is a film by Michael Barth, José Tadeu Bijos, Pasqual Gutierrez, and Ruby Stocking. To see more work from Carlos Eyles, including photography, books, and more, please visit his website.

กี่เพ้า โชว์ตบหน้ารายการนัดกับหมอ. Spew, Fly, Don’t Bother Me. The frequent regurgitation practiced by flies as they ingest and digest food yields densely detailed paintings. Knuth' handling some of his insect collaborators, from a still of a MOCATV video of the "Made in Los Angeles" series Image by Andy Featherston Spew, Fly, Don’t Bother Me Image Gallery Tens of thousands of tiny painters work in John Knuth’s studio in the Echo Park neighborhood of Los Angeles. The painters are flies, and Knuth is taking advantage of a quirk of the fly digestive process that causes the insects to regurgitate their prior meal in the course of ingesting a new one.

Flies regurgitate because, unlike us, they cannot chew, according to Dana Nayduch, who studies how arthropods spread pathogens at the United States Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Research Service in Manhattan, Kansas. When a fly happens upon a tasty morsel, it uses specialized external teeth to scrape at it, loosening some fragments. With his fly paintings, his goal is to express transcendence. John Knuth. The Shaw Fire Log: The mysterious hand has been stoking the fire since 1986.

It’s a holiday tradition watched by more than three million people. It has its own Twitter account. It’s been featured on the Daily Show with Jon Stewart in a skit with Steve Carell. And the mysterious hand that stokes the fire has even had letters from women asking if he is single. The Shaw Fire Log is now a feature of many TV screens during the holiday season, but that was not always the case. JR Shaw was granted his initial broadcasting license from the CRTC in 1970. With a channel that ran content 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year, Poscente wanted to find a way to keep some content on the TV but still allow employees to take time off to be with their families on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

So in 1986 the idea of the Shaw Fire Log was born. Every year at Christmas, Poscente invited all of the community programming employees over to his house for a celebration and to tape a new version of the fire log. Now the fire log airs continuously until Jan. 7, 2014. PUMPED UP KICKS|DUBSTEP. BATMAN SURF WITH THE JOKER 1967. Schooling a reader who doesn't like female, middle-aged, black pirate captains. A reader of Scott Lynch's fantasy novels upbraided him for daring to have a black, middle-aged woman running a pirate crew, calling it a "politically correct cliche" and went on to say "Real sea pirates could not be controlled by women, they were vicous rapits and murderers and I am sorry to say it was a man’s world (sic).

" Lynch's response was appropriately scathing, and rather wonderful. You know what? Yeah, Zamira Drakasha, middle-aged pirate mother of two, is a wish-fulfillment fantasy. I realized this as she was evolving on the page, and you know what? I fucking embrace it. Bravo! Not to mention that woman pirate captains were numerous enough to fill an entire (and excellent) history book on the subject. Fuck Yeah SciFi/Fantasy WOC (via Making Light) 32 Photos That Will Make Your Stomach Drop.

The 33 Dumbest Things That Happened In 2013. Raw: Divers Find Man Alive in Sunken Tugboat. Exploding Whale Video: Disgusting Phenomena Is Actually Common, Experts Say. An exploding whale video that went viral this week shows a marine biologist running to escape guts that come flying out of a dead sperm whale after he cut into the animal’s stomach.. The video was quite graphic, showing the animal’s innards flying out in a burst of blood, tissue, and bodily fluids. It may have been shocking for viewers, but animal experts say the exploding whale video showed a common post-mortem event for large mammals.

Earlier this year the Science Channel broadcast a program called Outrageous Acts Of Science, and one segment showed a group of four whales that turned up dead on a beach in the Netherlands. Biologists came to remove the carcasses, but first had to carefully slice into them to remove pockets of gas that lurked inside. As they cut into one of the whales, the gas exploded and sent innards flying out across the sand — a scene nearly identical to what was seen on the exploding whale video that went viral this week. Annoying Airplane Passenger Thinks She's The Only One Who Celebrates Thanksgiving (PHOTOS, TWEETS) Google Search: Reunion. 'Orgasm Wars' In Japan Features Gay Man Trying To Make Straight Man Climax (NSFW VIDEO)

Anyone remember the game show "Make Me Laugh," in which comedians tried to make contestants giggle within a time limit? Well, this is a "make me climax" variation: A gay man tries to bring a straight man to orgasm against his will. The jokey segment was called "Orgasm Wars," and it aired on late-night Japanese TV. GRAPHIC WARNING: The footage below features graphic sexual scenes. Dramatically narrated, it featured straight Japanese porn star Ryou Sawai meeting his "opponent," Takuya, in a warehouse. They exchange boasts of who will win and then get down to business. Can Takuya succeed? WARNING: This video is NSFW. (Hat tip, Uproxx) Poko x Tate - Orgasm wars: AV actor Sawai VS... by jimakutv. Physicists probe urination 'splashback' problem. 6 November 2013Last updated at 08:17 ET By James Morgan Science reporter, BBC News The researchers hope their work will improve toilet hygiene and bring harmony to family bathrooms US physicists have studied the fluid dynamics of urine "splashback" - and found tips to help men and women with their accuracy and hygiene.

Using high-speed cameras, the team filmed jets of liquid striking toilet walls and studied the resulting spray. Splashback was low when the jets were used close up with a narrow "angle of attack", said the Brigham Young University team. They will present their research at an American Physical Society meeting. "In response to harsh and repeated criticisms from our mothers and several failed relationships with women, we present the splash dynamics of a simulated human male urine stream," reads their conference abstract. Continue reading the main story Techniques to reduce splashes But there is a more serious side to the research.

"People ask me, are you serious? Chaotic spray. Rob Ford responds to eating-pussy allegations. Cllr Doug Ford forces council to recess because of his braying and neighing. Liu Bolin: The Invisible Man - In Focus. Chinese artist Liu Bolin has been disappearing for years now. Using his own body as a canvas, painting himself into the background, Bolin creates scenes that are statements about our relationship to our surroundings, and reflections on Chinese artists and their status in modern China. Beginning as performance art in 2005, his work includes series titled "Hiding in the City" and "The Invisible Man. " Collected below are several of his performances from the past few years. [28 photos] Use j/k keys or ←/→ to navigate Choose: Liu Bolin, a Chinese artist, waits for the finishing touches to his camouflage, before being completely blended into the background, in front of a shelf lined with comic books, as part of a series of performances in Caracas, Venezuela, on November 2, 2013.

A photo series shows stages of Chinese artist Liu Bolin being painted during a happening at the Grand Palais in Paris, on April 1, 2011. Painters assist Liu in Caracas, on November 2, 2013. People Make New York City Subway Conductors’ Days With Silly Signs. The annual polar bear migration in real time - Canada. The southern-most population of polar bears on the planet gathers on the banks of the Hudson Bay in northern Manitoba every year from late October until late November for their annual migration. Around 1,000 bears navigate their way across the sea ice, which is often unpredictable terrain to traverse.

The migration near Churchill, about 1,500 kilometres north of Winnipeg, has become its own breeding ground for biologists, climate experts and tourists who come every year to witness and analyze the bears' annual trek. The migration can now be seen around the world thanks to technology installed by, which is the media branch of the Annenberg Foundation, a U.S. non-profit group. Live video of the event is now accessible to anyone with an internet connection. Link for mobile usersVideo streaming by Ustream. Rob Ford’s Office Hired a Hacker to Destroy the Crack Tape. Photoshop Fail, People's Republic of China edition. Toronto mayor Rob Ford "drunkenly calls radio show" to defend Rob Ford, calling himself "Ian"

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