cats, rainbows and food. but no nyan cat. just. no.
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This is an interactive video of former NFL player and current actor Terry Crews with a bunch of electrodes attached to his various muscle groups that allegedly activate various musical instruments . He plays for a little while, but afterwards you can record your own jam by mashing the buttons on your keyboard like a crazy person. Are the electrodes ACTUALLY playing the instruments?
My friend Shibani shared these gifs on Twitter and I suddenly found myself understanding how my cat feels when he sees a bug: absolutely mesmerised. I seriously have trouble tearing my eyes away. Sometimes Chan Chun Sing (Acting Minister for Community Development, Youth and Sports) just cracks me up.
The Dark Chocolate Knight (I work in a coffee shop. I am on break in the lobby when a couple walks in. Directly behind them is a cute little boy in Batman costume.)
On Insomnia by ELIZABETH GUMPORT It is impossible to describe insomnia to people who are sound sleepers. These are the people who trust that getting in bed will be followed by falling asleep, as surely as night follows day; these are the fearless people. Sleepless people are a very different breed. They know what insomnia really is: not just the failure to fall asleep, but the fear of that failure.
But it kept getting more intense, all this boyishness from their younger daughter. She began to argue vehemently — as only a tantrum-prone toddler can — that she was not a girl. “I am a boy,” the child insisted, at just 2 years old.
This article, "The Lonely Polygamist," by Brady Udall, appeared in the Feb. 1, 1998, issue of Esquire. The article is being reprinted with the permission of Esquire and the author. Meet Bill. He has four wives and thirty-one kids.
In the 1930s, as they began work on the big-screen adaptation of Snow White by the Brothers Grimm, the writing team at Disney compiled the following list of potential names for the seven dwarfs — characters who, in the original story, were unnamed.
As detective fiction took hold during what is now considered its " Golden Age ," a number of authors felt it necessary to introduce some structure to the genre by publishing lists of rules, to be followed by their fellow writers. I've assembled a few below — from S. S. Van Dine , Ronald Knox , and Raymond Chandler — along with a list of "do's and don'ts" for contributors to Spicy Detective magazine in the 1930s. ( Image above via Flickr . ) Twenty Rules for Writing Detective Stories (1928) by author S.
In 1941, a year after his movie, The Great McGinty , won the first ever Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay , celebrated screenwriter/director and "father of the screwball comedy," Preston Sturges , drew up the following "eleven rules for box-office appeal." ( Source: The Cinema of Preston Sturges: A Critical Study ; Image: Preston Sturges, via PBS . ) A pretty girl is better than an ugly one. A leg is better than an arm. A bedroom is better than a living room.
Floriande Augustin, a first-year teacher at the school, invited students to share their choices. Hands waved for attention. One girl said it was when she got a cat, though she was unsure why. Another selected a car crash. A third brought up the time when her cousin got shot and “it was positive because he felt his life was crazy and he went to college so he couldn’t get shot anymore.” The lesson detoured into Martin Luther King Jr. and his turning points.