From Jan, a Film Creature List paying tribute to the stop-motion magician Ray Harryhausen. (Hint: when you click the pictures they turn into mini-movies and include explanations). Does stop-motion scare anyone else? It’s deep into the uncanny valley for me!
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A beer company designs a website made of chocolate, and the results are delicious. ... Is anyone else hungry? My sweet tooth is acting up.
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Rush hour in the Netherlands probably doesn’t look anything like what you experience – because it’s all about bikes! Busy bikes, bundles of bikes … but still nothing as horrible and soul-crushing as 5pm in some U.S. cities (as an Atlanta resident, to this I can attest!)
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For those who are not fans of traditional mounted animal trophy heads, give this a try: trophy heads Steampunk style. They look like fallen foes of the Robot Revolution … I support it! I love these except I think most of them would scare me too much to have mounted on the wall …
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Reader Ted shares a good illustration of how to deal with a magazine correction with humor (the results seem pretty Flossy to me! With a touch of “The Walking Dead”).
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Today is Odd Day! That is, today is 7/9/11. It’s not exactly the planets aligning, but it does mark one of only six times in a century when consecutive odd numbers make up the date. If you celebrate, report back what you did!
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The Genius Guesses Who has been around for awhile but he always amazes me. (I played twice yesterday with pretty obscure characters from A Song of Ice and Fire – he got them both on the second try, NOT BAD). Did you stump the Genius?
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And just in case you wanted to make chess any nerdier (don’t protest – I know it’s an amazing game for brilliant people!) … check out some of these wacky chess sets.
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