Saturday, August 27, 2016

Betty Boop for President

This rather racy 1932 cartoon was later reworked into the 1948 cartoon Olive Oyl for President.

Friday, August 26, 2016

Hipster Grill

(via Bad Menu)

Dancing Pokémon

An animation of Dragonite and Charizard dancing has Twitter users trying to one-up each other with the music they add.

Ashley Feinberg has a roundup of the Pokémon dancers set to various songs (post title contains NSFW language). But it doesn’t contain “All Star” by Smash Mouth. (via Metafilter)

The Contrarian

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Duet with a Parrot

A Brazilian musician sings with his parrot, who knows the songs and even harmonizes in places! I’d like to know how long they’ve been making music together for the bird to be such a good performer. (via Digg)

Vagenda Manocide

Read more about this guy and his ever-changing sign at The Daily Dot.

10 Amazing Dog Parks

The modern dog park is designed to maximize fun for both dogs and their owners while providing exercise, socialization, and enrichment for the dog. And what better way to show your dog how much you love him than to take him out for a day of canine-style fun? In honor of National Dog Day, here are a few parks you might want to visit with your best friend, in a list I posted at mental_floss.

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Whatever Happened to Pay Toilets?

20 Things You Didn’t Know about Betty White

I Spent 5 Years With Some of Trump's Biggest Fans. Here's What They Won't Tell You.

John Lennon’s First Acid Trip.

24 Tattoo Cover-Up Before And Afters That Prove Ink Isn’t Always Permanent. Yes, you can change a tattoo, but it’s neither easy nor cheap.

Pokemon Go & a Brief History of Accidental Exercise Through Gaming. They’ll get you out of the basement one way or another.

How Optical Illusions Work. Most of it is in our brains, not our eyes.

Nothing To See Here Except 25 Orphaned Bear Cubs Eating Apples. Most of them out their mothers to auto accidents.

How Madonna: Truth or Dare Peeked into the Future of Celebrity Culture. The documentary laid the groundwork for the reality TV style we are so familiar with 25 years later.

400 Years of Equator Hazings: Surviving the Stinky Wrath of King Neptune's Court. In which we get to witness one of them.

Bedtime Story

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Thursday, August 25, 2016

Pastor Peter

Dr. Hedgeh

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Should Have Seen It Coming

Free Bear Hugs

Comedian and prankster Stuart Edge bought a couple of big bears from Costco and used one as a bear costume. That’s a great opportunity to go out and offer free bear hugs!

But that’s not all. Edge also shows off some moves at a skate park, which can’t be easy wearing a plush bear. But at least when he falls, he has plenty of padding! (via Tastefully Offensive)

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Graphing Calculator: A Game Boy For Math. How Texas Instruments made programmers out of adolescents.

KFC’s secret recipe might not be so secret anymore. Try the 11 herbs and spices yourself and give it a taste test.  

7 things campuses have done instead of teaching people not to rape. No one’s mindset will change by banning alcohol, cell phones, and energy drinks.

Meet the new young Hollywood — 30 stars under 30 whose careers are blowing up. “Blowing up” as in inflating, not self-destructing. 

Is Angela Corey the Cruelest Prosecutor in America?  (via Metafilter

The British Olympic team traveled together on a chartered flight and were all given luggage for the trip. The same red luggage. It took about two hours for everyone to find their bags. (via reddit)

The 50 Most Segregating School Borders In America.

10 Incredible Homes Made from Mud.

Since 2008, the cost for a package of two EpiPens has gone from $95 to $608, a price jump of more than 450%. Meanwhile, the salary for the CEO of the company that makes them (although they did not develop them) went up 671%.

Spoiled Cat

(via Buzzfeed)

Selfie Cat

Welcome to the world of competitive social media. Victoire is obsessed with her selfies and how popular they are. But look! Roxy is doing better, because she took a selfie with a cat! What Victoire needs is a better selfie with her cat! 

The only thing is, this puss isn’t at all enthusiastic about her scheme. After all, he had business to do when all the kerfuffle started. This video is from ArtFX Studios. (via Kuriositas)

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Diesel Fried Chicken

I guess we know what kind of oil they use. (via Bad Menu)

The Craziest Thing That Ever Happened To Stephen Colbert

Stephen Colbert tells a story. He doesn’t quite answer the question asked of him, but it’s a good story.

10 International Cat Celebrities

There are few places around the world where people don’t love cats. And what’s not to like? They are cute, cuddly, funny, and they keep vermin away from your home. Some cats even rise above the fray and become famous in places far and wide. Meet ten cats who are tops in their native lands and around the globe, in a list I posted at mental_floss.

Waste Not

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