Jim'llpaintit
Jim'llpaintit

Your Weirdest Thoughts As Art

Jim'llpaintit
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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Sneaky Ways Restaurants Are Hacking Your Brain
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Sneaky Ways Restaurants Are Hacking Your Brain. Check out 25 subtle tricks that make you spend more.

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Here’s How You Can Help Fight Family Separation at the Border. A list of resources and organizations that need your skills, time, or money.

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About the Summer Solstice. While the days will only get shorter from here, temperatures will still go up.

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The Forgotten Chefs Who Made Chili Con Carne a Tex-Mex Standard. Women running their own businesses gave us an entirely new cuisine.

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You Would Never Expect Killer Whales to Appear Here. Arctic Ocean prey that once fed polar bears is fair game for orcas.

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Brooklyn's Defunct Domino Sugar Plant Opens as Domino Park. Pictures show how an old factory can become a community park and still retain its history.

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First Impressions. Tom Comitta took the first sentence from 268 New Yorker short stories, sorted them, and combined them into one surprisingly cohesive tale.

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The Original Locations of 15 Famous Chain Stores. There might be one near you!

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How Volcanoes Work
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How Volcanoes Work. The U.S. has 169 "potentially active" volcanoes, but they're not all alike.

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The Internet is Learning an Important Lesson About Service Dogs. We know you're not supposed to pet them without permission, but what if one approaches you?

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That Time the U.S. Postal Service Tried Delivering Mail By Missile. It saved neither time nor money, but that wasn't the point.

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Why You Should Slack Off to Get Some Work Done. The world's most productive scientists and engineers worked only 10 to 20 hours a week.

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Postcards From the Honeymoon Capital Of The World. For many couples, the Poconos was where the Baby Boom began.

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The Dark Side of ‘Service With a Smile.’ Putting on a happy face when you're not feeling it can lead to mental and physical problems.

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A Horror Story About a Shower Curtain. Or it could be a comedy; either way, it needs to be filmed.

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What's the Difference Between a Broadway and an Off-Broadway Show? It's more than just the street address of the theater.

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