Twitter Parodies: 9 Top Literary Fakes It might be considered surprising that a platform that limits its users to 140 characters has so many literary-themed accounts. Our favorite of these are the parody accounts, spoofing famous authors from beyond the grave. For the purposes of entertainment and inspiration, we've pulled together our best-of selection. Although there are many accounts that just push out the written word of authors, we've focussed on those that comment and engage using a particular author's voice. SEE ALSO: Top Fictional Accounts | Top Fake Celebs | Top Social Media & Tech Spoofs Take a look through the slideshow below for our favorites and suggest in the comments any we've missed. [UPDATE: Thanks for all the suggestions — we've added in Oliver Goldsmith as our tenth Tweeter.] Image courtesy of iStockphoto, joecicak
What if Darth Vader was a good father ? What if Darth Vader was a good father ? – 12 illustrations from Darth Vader and Son 12 very cute illustrations from the children’s book “Darth Vader and Son” written and illustrated by Jeffrey Brown, who show us that Darth Vader could be a good father… The Star Wars addicts will be pleased to be able to educate their children at an early age… Darth Vader and Son / via / via Still life: Bent objects UPDATE: The Return of Bent Objects Wires transform these objects from inanimate to hilarious works of art. Little polish girl McDonalds as Sculpture Materials Yeah, this is where those come from Dancing Queens English breakfast Sylvia Muffin put her head in the oven. The introvert Bananas in bed – let’s slip into bed together You Say Tomato, I Say Tomahto. Fruit with life experience Zombies are nuts about brains Modest pear Literary interpretations Paper training our little dog, Frank A little cat doodle Photo Credits: Terry Border at Bent Objects View more In Pictures sets on Owni.eu
15 Oxymorons& An oxymoron is a combination of words that contradict each other. Here are some of our favorites. 1. virtual reality 2. original copy 3. old news 4. act naturally 5. pretty ugly 6. living dead 7. jumbo shrimp 8. rolling stop 9. constant variable 10. exact estimate 11. paid volunteers 12. civil war 13. sound of silence 14. clever fool 15. only choice Helen Davies, Marjorie Dorfman, Mary Fons, Deborah Hawkins, Martin Hintz, Linnea Lundgren, David Priess, Julia Clark Robinson, Paul Seaburn, Heidi Stevens, and Steve Theunissen 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. Here are some of our favorites (click here to see the rest): Police Surveillance Van 2Hide Your Kids, Hide Your Wi-FiUse This One MomAbraham LinksysSeries of Tubes404NetworkUnavailablePlzBringVodkaToApt1310Pretty Fly for a Wi - FiBluth Model HotelThe Banana StandI have Wi-Fi and You Don'tRouter? Did we miss your favorite?
Portraits with Props: 16 Pics That Prove This is a Terrible Idea from Look What I Found With Your Ladder With Your Oversized Gameboy With Your Fetus With Your Chainsaw With Your Giant Cigarettes With Your Chad With Your Sexual Orientation With Your Haircut, Cat With Your Beer With Your Floppy Disk With Your Commitment to Never Having Sex in Your Life With Your Weights With Your Pez With Your Dead Tiger With Your Guns With Your Keyboard More
25 clever ideas to make life easier - StumbleUpon Via: amy-newnostalgia.blogspot.com Why didn’t I think of that?! We guarantee you’ll be uttering those words more than once at these ingenious little tips, tricks and ideas that solve everyday problems … some you never knew you had! (Above: hull strawberries easily using a straw). Via: apartmenttherapy.com Rubbing a walnut over scratches in your furniture will disguise dings and scrapes. Via: unplggd.com Remove crayon masterpieces from your TV or computer screen with WD40 (also works on walls). Via: athomewithrealfood.blogspot.com Stop cut apples browning in your child’s lunch box by securing with a rubber band. Via: marthastewart.com Overhaul your linen cupboard – store bedlinen sets inside one of their own pillowcases and there will be no more hunting through piles for a match. Via: realsimple.com Pump up the volume by placing your iPhone / iPod in a bowl – the concave shape amplifies the music. Via: savvyhousekeeping.com Re-use a wet-wipes container to store plastic bags. Via: iheartnaptime.net
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