Pokemon's Ten Most Disturbing Pokedex Entries Last week, Pokemon Black and White were finally released in America as the two latest installments of the long-running video game franchise. It’s something I’ve been looking forward to since it was announced, to the point where I’ve been reading through the Pokedex — the official in-game database that describes all 649 Pokemon — and in doing so, I’ve discovered something: For a game made for children about adorable monsters, there’s a lot of really disturbing stuff in Pokemon. Okay, okay, admittedly: It’s a game made for children about adorable monsters who are sent out to fight each other for the enjoyment of their owners like gladiators battling at the pleasure of a ten year-old Caligula. But it’s one thing to have Mewtwo listed as being the product of “years of horrific gene splicing” (Pokemon Red), and quite another to have multiple creatures whose sole purpose is to drag children kicking and screaming through the gates of Hell, and that’s not an exaggeration.
10 Most Zen-Friendly Websites to Keep You Calm and Productive at Work Do you feel like you can no longer cope with the stress of meeting your deadlines? Does the lack of concentration stop you from focusing on your goals? Are you stuck or stressed out? Then put your headphones on. Try using some of the most Zen-friendly websites on offer that really work wonders for keeping your cool in the workplace. There are so many more sites like this out there, but — for the purposes of this article — I have included 10 of them that I use myself. Pimp my rice paddy 19 Jul 2007 The residents of Inakadate have been drawing pictures with rice since 1993. Here are a few crops from the recent past, found at this site. DEAR BLANK, PLEASE BLANK - Pìcame – Visual arts smugglers. Un progetto ironico e geniale di Jared Wunsch e Hans Johnson. Le stampe si possono acquistare online ma la cosa più divertente è inviare le proprie submission e vedersele pubblicate sul sito. Altri esempi dentro al post. UPDATE: si può scaricare gratis l’app per iPhone da qui. An ironic and brilliant project by Jared Wunsch and Hans Johnson. The prints can be purchased online but the funniest thing is to send your own submission and see it published on the site.
4 Steps To Stop Worrying About What Other People Think Of You Everyone wants to be liked and accepted, but many of us spend too much time and energy worrying about what other people think. You might not even realize you're doing it, but these kinds of mental gymnastics are unhealthy and stressful, making us feel unworthy and removing our attention from the present moment. Here are four steps to help you stop worrying about what other people think, designed to help you maintain healthier and happier relationships with yourself and others. Anatomy of Gadgets Series of unique illustrations by Mads Peitersen features anatomical drawings of iPhone 4, Canon 5D Mark II, Turntable, PS3, and other popular gadgets. Canon 5D Mark II Anatomy Playstation 3 Controller Anatomy Turntable Anatomy
Hide Your Kids, Hide Your Wi-Fi: Mashable's Favorite Wi-Fi Names In honor of Wi-Fi Day Tuesday — 8.02.11 — Mashable asked our community to tell us about the best Wi-Fi network names they've seen. We received a staggering number of responses. Submissions ranged from jeers at people stealing Internet, pop culture references (it seems our community loves Arrested Development and The Offspring), pranks and the occasional obscenity. 7 Ways To Keep It Together When You Want To Fall Apart Life isn’t always fair. Accidents happen, marriages end, businesses fail and loved ones pass on. When your world crumbles, it's difficult to keep yourself intact. Believe me: I’ve been there. After the financial betrayal of my ex-husband, I lost my award-winning business, went bankrupt and had to accept that my marriage was a lie. I very nearly came undone.
Comics culture, news, humor, commentary, and reviews The proliferation of social media is an incredible boon for lovers of comic book art, design and illustration. Sites like Flickr, Tumblr, DeviantArt and other countless blogs and feeds bombard us with a ceaseless supply of artwork by professionals and fans that is variously excellent, clever, funny, innovative, and numerous degrees of awesome. We make a regular practice at ComicsAlliance of spotlighting particular artists and/or specific bodies of work, but there’s just so much great work to see that we’ve initiated Best Art Ever (This Week), a weekly depository for just some of the virtually countless pieces of especially compelling artwork that we come across in our travels across the digital media landscape. Some of it’s new, some of it’s old, some of it’s created by working professionals, some of it’s created by talented fans, and some of it’s endearingly stupid. All of it’s awesome.