The Dumbest Thing Ever Written On Congressional Stationery

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".

Jed Oliver • 6 years ago

Emotionally Vague

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)

Jed Oliver • 6 years ago

Nano Origami

German paper artist Anja Markiewicz folds these incredibly tiny origami pieces using sheets of paper about the size of a postage stamp. (Via)

Jed Oliver • 6 years ago

I Am Maru

Fresh from Japan comes the English version of the biography of one of the most famous cats on the Internet, Maru. Entitled i am maru, this look at the mischievous Scottish Fold cat is authored by his owner, mugumogo and is published by Harper-Collins.

Jed Oliver • 6 years ago

Charming Hagfish Comic

Also known as a slime eel, this rather cute comic describes what is arguably the most disgusting creature on Earth. It's gross and sickening nature is perhaps second only to my college roommate in terms of inherent grodyness.

Jed Oliver • 6 years ago

Manly Doilies

For his day job, Nathan Vincent works for a market research company. At night he comes home and sits crouched obsessively over his hook and yarn. All those hours spent crocheting granny squares as a kid shows itself in his collection of manly doilies. (Via)

Jed Oliver • 6 years ago

Vintage Videophone Ad

No, this isn't one of those Retro Ads for modern websites. This look at a 1968 version of Skype is an actual ad for a Western Electric Picture phone. Ah, what might have been.

Jed Oliver • 6 years ago