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Olly Moss

A Tribute to Every Best Picture Winner

Olly Moss
Olly Moss

The Best Best Picture Poster

The great Olly Moss has designed an Oscars poster that features one award tweaked to pay tribute to every Best Picture winner ever. Hint: Click on the picture on the linked page to zoom into it and see more detail.

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Marvelous Metro Maps

If you are a lover of maps, as I am, you should really check out the cool designs at Ork Posters. I got the NYC print for Christmas and enjoy it every day. Also, this is not an advertisement. I’m posting this totally on my own, in case you were wondering.

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How To: Making Dry Ice

This isn’t so much for people needing to mail something cold. It’s more just for people that really want to use a fire extinguisher and produce fog and want to instantly freeze an orange. Just watch.

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Get Back Between Those Ferns

Just in time for the Oscars, two new episodes of the popular web series Between Two Ferns have been released, featuring a myriad of nominated actors. Contains some NSFW language.

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Don’t Leave Your Dog In the Car

Unless it’s to get a cool photograph like these ones. But after that, get him right out.

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Serenading A Penguin

Why? Just because there’s no good reason not to look at a picture of a man in a kilt serenading a penguin.

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February 12, 2000: The Peanuts Patriarch Passes Away

Charles Schulz died on this day 13 years ago. Let’s take a look back at some of his lesser known characters, including one kid named “555 95472”.

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10 Holiday Controversies
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10 Holiday Controversies. What were once personal choices are now public arguments about how it should be done.

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How Zarafa, France’s First Giraffe, Became a Cultural Sensation. Artists across the country wanted to draw or paint her.

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The 6 Big Superhero Movies Of 2017, Ranked From Worst To Best. It's hard to disagree with such a short list, but some fans will.

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When They Tried to Collect on a Nonexistent Debt, This Man Fought Back. Andrew Therrien took the harassment personally, and set out to find out who was behind it.

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Competitive creative dog grooming is an activity that makes dogs into an art medium. The documentary short Well Groomed follows two creative dog groomers through the biggest such contest at Groom Expo.

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Ada Blackjack, the Forgotten Sole Survivor of an Odd Arctic Expedition. She didn't know how to shoot or trap, but she had to make it back to her young son.

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The American Savings Crisis, Explained. Even if we could build savings in this economy, it wouldn't be worth the effort.

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12 Heroic U.S. Military Chaplains. They didn't want to kill, but served by their own sacrifice.

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How Animals are Excavated at the La Brea Tar Pits
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Excavating 101 at the La Brea Tar Pits and Museum. See how paleontologists get those animals out of the ancient asphalt.

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Solving the Mystery of Lyme Disease. When a shocking number of children in one town developed rheumatoid arthritis, doctors and public health officials teamed up to find its cause.

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Horse Feathers: the Marx Brothers at Their Best. The 1932 film is better than its reputation.

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A Child Interviews Her Cat. Any cat owner can relate to the absolute accuracy of the cat's responses.

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10 Reasons Why We Already Know Rey Is a Skywalker. This speculation is derived from clues in The Force Awakens, and contains no spoilers for The last Jedi.

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The Netflix Movie A Christmas Prince is a Hit for All the Wrong Reasons. It might even be worth borrowing a Netflix password.

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Imagining the Jellyfish Apocalypse. As the ocean's ecosystems collapse, they are poised to take over.

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What Was FDR Doing On the "Date Which Will Live in Infamy"? Read how the president took the news of the attack on Pearl Harbor.

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