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Jim'llpaintit

Your Weirdest Thoughts As Art

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Jim'llpaintit

It’s Like He’s In My Head

Jim takes the insane mental images straight out of your brain (or the brains of the people that email and explain them to him) and paints them.

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Digging Beneath the Vatican

Life has a great gallery of images showing a series of excavations once conducted under the Vatican.

This article quotes one from an issue of the magazine from 1950: "Deep in the earth below the great basilica of St. Peter’s in Rome the clink of pickaxes and the scrape of shovels in the hands of workmen have been echoing dimly for 10 years."

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The Science of Superpowers

Scientific advancement is starting to make superhero powers a reality for humans. Is that a good thing?

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Finding Forrest Fenn’s Fortune

Forrest Fenn has (supposedly) hidden a treasure that you’re encouraged to seek out. The Daily Beast has published a two-part series to help you find the windfall. They are here and here.

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TVland, USA

This map plots out the settings of 113 different TV series. The article also includes a link to some awesome TV floor plans.

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The Free Money ATM

This cash machine doesn’t have a bank fee. In fact, you don’t even have to have a bank account to get some money out of it. All the money it dispenses is free. But there is one small, selfless catch.

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Every Christmas Horror Movie, Ranked
Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale (2010)
Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale (2010)
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Every Christmas Horror Movie, Ranked. There are 79 to choose from, with critiques.

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Academic Publishing is Headed for a Day of Reckoning. When you must pay to publish and then pay to read, how can we afford to learn science?

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12 Bizarre Inspirations Behind Star Wars Movie Characters. The creators have been asked time and time again where they got their ideas, and the answers range from goofy (literally) to sublime.

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The World Might Be Better Off Without College for Everyone. It's become an arms race for unnecessary job credentials.

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2017 is the Year that Computers Became Phones. The way people use technology is driving the design of the modern desktop and laptop.

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15 Things You Might Not Know About Leonardo da Vinci's Vitruvian Man. The mathematical sketch was a personal note that became one of the artist's most famous works.

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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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