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Strange Things You Likely Didn't Know - Weird stuff!

Strange Things You Likely Didn't Know - Weird stuff!

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The 7 Most Badass Acts of Vandalism Ever Photographed NOTE: Everything in this article is against the law. If you do it, you will go to jail or something. Most of us think of graffiti as an urban art relegated to back alleys, rap album covers and all of New York City in the 1980s. But sometimes an artist comes along who proves that with enough creativity, vandalism can transcend typical scribbles and dick pictures on the wall. OK, maybe we spoke too soon about the dick pictures, considering ... #7. Via Doobybrain.com As any novice vandal can tell you, the key to a good public penis drawing is execution, and nobody has executed a better one than the Russian art group Voina. In 2010, the group decided to paint a massive dick on a drawbridge in the middle of St. Via 24flinching.comWe would give anything in the world to find out that they didn't know that was back there during this shot. So picture this: You've got to cross the Neva River, but you don't make it to the Liteiny Bridge on time. So what was all the dick-painting about? #6. #5. #4.

13 World Mysteries Without Explanation Chinese mosaic lines These strange lines are found at coordinates: 40°27’28.56″N, 93°23’34.42″E. There isn’t much information available on these strange, yet beautiful mosaic lines carved in the desert of the Gansu Sheng province in China. Some records indicate they were created in 2004, but nothing seems official. Unexplained stone doll The July 1889 find in Nampa, Idaho, of a small human figure during a well-drilling operation caused intense scientific interest last century. The find has never been challenged except to say that it was impossible. creationism.org The first stone calendar In the Sahara Desert in Egypt lie the oldest known astronomically aligned stones in the world: Nabta. During this time, the area was a savanna and supported numerous animals such as extinct buffalo and large giraffes, varieties of antelope and gazelle. 300 million year old iron screw At that time there were not only intelligent life forms on earth, not even dinosaurs. Ancient rocket ship Pyramid power

Tangerine! | Potion Factory Tangerine! lets you easily create playlists of upbeat music, or playlists for relaxing. It works by analyzing the BPM and the beat intensity of your music. Spend your time listening to music, not making playlists. Create Intense Workout Playlists With Tangerine! Tight iTunes Integration Tangerine! Blazing Fast Analysis Tangerine! Purchase Purchase from our secure online store using a credit card or your PayPal account or from the Mac App Store. Buy Now $24.95 Requirements Tangerine! L.E.M.U.R. Paranormal Investigations: Hampton Ghost The Ghost of Henry VIII on Video? In late December of 2003, security cameras at Hampton Court Palace, a huge tudor castle near London, captured a startling image. Security guards were unsettled to repeatedly find a fire door open when no one was apparently around. Upon checking the security tape, they were shocked by a ghostly figure, closely resembling King Henry VIII (who died in the 1500s). Vikki Wood, a spokesperson for the Palace, said "We're baffled too--it's not a joke, we haven't manufactured it. A security officer, James Faukes, called the incident "unnerving," and said they'd ruled out their costumed guides. Here, you can analyze the footage for yourself. Flash animation courtesy www.paranormal-investigation.com

11 cheap gifts guaranteed to impress science geeks Science comes up with a lot of awesome stuff, and you don't need a Ph.D, a secret lab, or government funding to get your hands on some of the coolest discoveries. We've got a list of 11 mostly affordable gifts that are guaranteed to blow your mind, whether or not you're a science geek. Click on any image to see it enlarged. 1. Also known as frozen smoke, Aerogel is the world's lowest density solid, clocking in at 96% air. Aerogel isn't just neat, it's useful. Price: $35 2. Inside these sealed glass balls live shrimp, algae, and bacteria, all swimming around in filtered seawater. EcoSpheres came out of research looking at ways to develop self-contained ecosystems for long duration space travel. Price: $80 3. NASA has been trying to figure out how to get a sample of rock back from Mars for a while now. Every once in a while, a meteorite smashes into Mars hard enough to eject some rocks out into orbit around the sun. Price: $70+ 4. Price: $150 5. So what's next year's new color going to be? 6.

Sixty Years Of Memories For my dad's 60th birthday last week, I wanted to do something really fun. My dad and I talk a lot about the past---nostalgia runs in our blood, I think---and we both love to reminisce. Inspired by Jordan Ferney's Postcard Birthday Poster, I started batting around an idea: what if I could get everyone from my dad's past to contribute a memory they had of him? What if I had all those people send their memories to me, and then I put each one into an envelope---sixty total, of course---and had him open them, one by one, on his birthday? That would be a lot of memories, right? So I wrote an email. Hello everyone! If you're receiving this email, you probably know that our dad, Patrick Burns, is turning 60 next month (much as he would hate us to be reminding everyone, I'm sure.) And this is where you come in! If you have a spare moment in the next few days, we would be so grateful if you'd jot down a favorite memory you have of our dad and put it in the post. Thank you so much again.

30 Examples of Funny Ads for Inspiration In many settings advertisements tend to be ignored or overlooked. When flipping through a magazine you probably skip past the ads unless something really catches your attention. The same thing applies when it comes to driving by billboards, browsing online, or interacting anywhere else where ads appear. One approach for ad designers to capture the attention and interest of viewers is to use humor. Most of us will stop and pay attention to ads if they grab our attention and make us laugh. In this post we’ll showcase 30 examples of advertisements that user humor to make an impact on viewers. Looking for hosting?

4 Practical Philosophies That Will Empower You Philosophy is a fascinating branch of wisdom. However these esoteric ideas are sometimes difficult to translate into practical application. What are all of those thoughts, suppositions and theories actually good for? How can an understanding of philosophy ultimately help you lead a better life? Today I want to examine with you four philosophical ideas that have influenced my life in a very positive way. 1) Friedrich Nietzsche – Eternal Recurrence The Idea Several times throughout his works, Nietzsche talks about the thought experiment of eternal recurrence. Does the idea of eternal recurrence – that every moment of your life will repeat itself into eternity – leave you shivering with fear or with joy; whether you are living life fully everyday or just waiting for better times to come. Heaven or hell, you decide Let’s also assume that the life you are currently living is not simply one of the repetitions but is actually your first time around. 2) Socrates – No One Does Wrong Willingly L’idée

50 brilliant & creative advertisements for your inspiration Companies send a lot of money on trying to catch your attention, in this collection you’ll find creative advertising that probably reached their goal. 1. Bounty’s big spills campaign 2. Tyskie beer 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. iPod shuffle campaign 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. 46. 47. 48. 49. 50.

Anonymous Confessions As they say, what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas – but what if we could share with full discretion? Everyone of us has his own little secrets and ‘Confessions’, a public art project by american artist Candy Chang, invites people to anonymously share their confessions and see the confessions of people around them in the heart of the Las Vegas strip. Chang lived in Las Vegas for a month and turned her P3 Studio gallery into a contemplative place for people to share their confessions and being fascinated by the secrets others hide inside themselves. Inspired by Post Secret, Shinto shrine prayer walls, and Catholicism, people could write and submit their confessions on wooden plaques in the privacy of confession booths. By the end of the exhibition, over 1500 confessions were displayed on the walls. All images © Candy Chang | Via: My Modern Met

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