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Ghost Quiz In 1885, Cecilia Garrett Smith and a friend were experimenting with automatic writing using a primitive Ouija board on which a planchette was guided by a visiting “spirit.” “We got all sorts of nonsense out of it, sometimes long doggerel rhymes with several verses,” but the prophecies they asked for were rarely answered. When they asked who the guiding spirit was, the planchette wrote that his name was Jim and that he had been Senior Wrangler at Cambridge. Intrigued, they asked Jim to write the equation describing the heart-shaped planchette they were using, and they received this response: This they interpreted as , which J.W.

Classic Pop Icons Seen In A Different Light (PICS 26Jun EDIT: Unbeknowst to the author of this post (as these pictures were gathered from various image sites), as mentioned by multiple commenters, a lot of these have been produced as t-shirts and can be purchased from Grabist, Threadless, Shirt Woot! ,Tee Fury and Glennz Tees. Check out Part 2 in this series here and Part 3 here. Tables Embedded with up to 5,800 Nails Sandback furniture out of New Hampshire has a new line of baked red oak tables embedded with various floral and geometric patterns created with up to 5,800 nails. (via design milk) The Art of Influence Secrets to complaining effectively, motivating loved ones, and getting what you want without being a jerk. Illustrations by Lou Brooks Babies and psychopaths have one thing in common: They're excellent at getting what they want. Many of us could learn a thing or two from these creatures, tantrums and dirty tactics notwithstanding. That's not to say that, like these ingrates, we should feel entitled to everything we want.

The “Dark Side” of inspiration: 30 uber-cool images of Darth Vader We offer BR0-001 online course to help the web designers who want to get PK0-003 certification to support their career learn the best designing skills using 642-384 guide, 642-524 tutorial and 642-971 live demos. Surfing The Apocalypse FEBRUARY 2000 The following item was placed for sale to the highest bidder at the online auction site Ebay. A SURFING THE APOCALYPSE exclusive interview with the new owner of the painting can be found following the copy of the ad. Here is the unedited text of the original ad. Photos that appeared in the ad are also included but have been resized/positioned to fit the page. They do appear in the original order This auction is nearing the end. Art by Typewriter British artist Keira Rathbone uses typewriters, instead of brushes and pencils, to create amazing portraits and drawings. Found on: Odditycentral.com Submitted by Joshua Riehl

Photographer Captures An Underwater Dance Of Colors The shapes displayed in Luka Klikovac’s work look like colored smoke, or maybe strange deep-sea creatures, but they’re actually mixtures of colored and black liquids immersed in water. The Serbian photographer’s photo series is called Demersal and was based on the unique motions resulting from the combination of fluids. To create this psychedelic effect, the photographer used nothing but his camera and lights capable of showing the dance of fluid shapes captured by his lenses.

New Movies Review Trailer and More Fights between Marvel and Disney characters were about ineluctable in the weeks that came the big buyout news — some originative, some laughably bad. Fortunately, The Beat called attention a fantastic gallery of “dark” Disney Princesses as drawn by illustrator Jeffrey Thomas.

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