Mitt Romney’s got 99 problems (but a bitch ain’t one). But “Romney’s Pesky Pooch problem” comes in at #67. (“Romney’s Woman Problem” comes in at #77.) Not sure if this list of headlines says more about Mitt Romney, his campaign or the (lack of) creativity among copy editors at the nations leading news organizations.
Watch as Don’s soul leaves his body. Un, deux, trois, quatre!
Yo, Dawg! I heard you liked addictive construction games still in beta, so I put an addictive construction game still in beta in your addictive construction game still in beta so you can wait for the finished product to come out while you wait for the finished product to come out. In other news, Minecraft player Hans Lemurson has WAY too much time on his hands.
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In the 1960s, sugar companies felt threatened by the advance of reduced-calorie artificial sweeteners. Thus the ubiquitous Sugar Information propaganda was born in ads that touted the “benefits” of consuming good old-fashioned sugar. Here’s 10 of them.
Nailed it! (Via The Oatmeal, of course.)
Florida Representative (and arch-rival of Debbie Wasserman Schultz) Allen West received a letter from the Council on Islamic-American Relations (CAIR) requesting him to cease relations with “anti-Islamic extremists.” This was his response that the Miami New Times called “the dumbest thing ever written on congressional stationery”.
It’s pretty damn bad. How bad is it? PBS NewsHour did a man on the street where they showed the income distribution for a made up country, Sweden and the US. Almost everyone got it wrong. You know who got it right? Poor people. (Via)
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Graphic artist Orlagh O’Brien wanted to know how other people interpreted emotions like anger, joy, sadness, fear and love. So he set out asking questions and finally composed this visual culmination of the colors, words and body locations associated by those emotions as reported by 250 survey takers. The results are nothing short of fascinating. (Via)
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German paper artist Anja Markiewicz folds these incredibly tiny origami pieces using sheets of paper about the size of a postage stamp. (Via)
If you’re tired of hearing about certain things on TV this DIY gadget will mute your TV for you. Or anything else you want. All it takes is a little time and a healthy dose of technological know-how.