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A friend of mine was house shopping and spending a bit of time on Google Map's Street View feature. He came across this interesting image, and I'm...
The Brizillian organization Instituto Akatu recently took part in a campaign of food waste awareness aimed at shoppers. Utilizing handouts, the...
Private beaches always suck when you're trying to find a nice place to enjoy the waves. Here's a funny video from the Surfrider Foundation which...
This is part of an ad campaign for the Calgary Zoo. Fantastic! Although it might be poorly received in San Francisco at the moment because of the...
Finally a quick and easy way to turn your hot dog into an octopus. In case you've been wondering. The OctoDog is a $16 device that is bound to make...
Korean Designer Hanyoung Lee designed this prototype of a futuristic crosswalk. It utilizes plasma lasers to convey images of (very large) people...
Street art as seen on the streets of Oslo Norway. "Laugh now, But one day we will meat at McDonalds." Priceless.  Source: Wooster...
Plastic warnings were given on MSNBC's The Today Show yesterday regarding plastics safety (Watch the segment here). Apparently MSNBC drew some fire...
A nice short clip from MSNBC about water bottles and leeching chemicals. Its nice to know that there are some things we can do to avoid potential...
This is a segment of an interview with "Peanuts" cartoonist Charles M. Schulz and his daughter, Jill, a professional ice skater, on the...
One of my favorite things about traveling is seeing how English is used, or misused. Apparently I'm not alone. Most of these seem to be from Asian...
Sometimes it seems fashion is deliberately ugly, garish, and unflattering. The French even have a word for it—“jolie laide” (a...
Our society is far too insurance happy. For example, I have car insurance, health insurance, homeowner’s insurance, travel insurance,...
In all my travels (around the web), I've come across many ridiculous signs. Some of these are so wacky they must be fake. Others are pretty clever (...
For me, the hot, sweaty days of summer have always been synonymous with the smell of chlorine. Rising temperatures force me to flock to a community...

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