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A Photo Booth with a 240MPH Leaf Blower Pointed At People’s Faces

My name is Martin Szabo and I am commercial and portrait photographer based in Vancouver, British Columbia. I was recently doing volunteer work for a …

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‘Reasons My Son Is Crying’ Tumblr Is Taking Over the Internet

Reasonsmysoniscrying.tumblr.com is less than a week old, but it’s already dominating our social media feeds. The Tumblr is basically a photo gallery …

Bruce Campbell explains the secret of great film-making: "give a sh-t, and don't treat audiences like they're stupid."

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Ideas Are As Fragile As The Backbones Behind Them

<b>This cartoon by</b> amazing marketing cartoonist Tom Fishburne and my headline—a quote from Jason Fox @LeeClowsBeard sums up why many companies are …

7 essential books about comedy by comedians

<b>1. Groucho & Me, Groucho Marx (1959)</b><br>Comedy, it has been said time and time again, is a serious business. Julius Henry “Groucho” Marx echoes that …

Never Give Up!

This life can throw us curve balls. Every day it gets harder to compete in the professional marketplace, the price of diapers is increasing, and we …

Why Vibram Took A Flyer On Those Crazy FiveFingers Barefoot Shoes

Before Vibram’s FiveFingers shoe set off a widespread craze for “barefoot” running, Vibram was an unknown brand, albeit a giant in the shoe world. Today, Nike and others are vying to get in on the minimalist craze, and Vibram’s big bet has paid off.<p>Even if you have never owned a pair of …

How to Restore and Season a Cast-Iron Dutch Oven

Shameful. That's the word.<p>This is my beloved Dutch oven--final resting place of many a piece of venison, ducks, and Mexican casseroles cooked on many …

Meet Mark Kleiman, the Man Who Will Be Washington State’s Pot Czar

How does it feel to be famous? The new “pot czar” of Washington state chuckles at the question. “Drug-policy analysts do not get groupies,” he says. …

The Best Haircuts for Men With Thinning Hair

Losing your hair doesn't have to be a disaster.<p>Every man knows what to expect as he ages: Hair sprouts inconveniently all over the body, yet gradually disappears from the most desirable place. Until some miracle genetic mutation eradicates hair loss altogether, we're faced with receding hairlines, …

Woman 'stabbed boyfriend then tore off his prosthetic leg and threw it out of the house so he couldn't chase her'

A South Carolina woman has been arrested after she allegedly stabbed her live-in boyfriend and then tore his prosthetic leg off and threw it out of …

Alex Ovechkin shooting a Verizon commercial in front of the Verizon Center earlier today

NewsFeeder.com is for sale (News Feeder)

Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of its …

Supreme Court Justices Brought To Tears By Heartfelt Testimony Of Bigot Who Hates Gay People

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Recreating Bootlegger Beer? 1927 Recipe from Hand Brewing of Pawtucket

Hand Brewing Company in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, existed from 1898 until the late 1920s. What histories I have found don’t talk much about the beer …

'365 Days: A Year in Happy Valley'

<b>Our Trailer</b><p><b>What We're About</b><p>On the heels of producing the widely acclaimed, <i>The Joe We Know</i>, Eric Porterfield felt compelled to bring some of the …

Learn The Social Media Strategies of American Express, Coke, and HBO This Wednesday

Caluori is among the social wizards who will talk about what that job entails on Wednesday at our <i>Fast Company</i>/Co.Create Social Media Strategy Session …

Artist Turns Rap Lyrics Into NYC Site-Specific Street Signs

<b>In his on-going</b> street art project called ‘Rap Quotes’, artist Jay Shells turns selected rap lyrics into NYC site-specific street signs.<p><b>Shells first</b> …

Live Video: Chelsea Light Moving at SXSW

photo by Dave Lichterman (view set)<p>Anyone still lamenting the demise of Sonic Youth has clearly not yet listened to Thurston Moore’s new band, …

The Most Creative Craigslist Ad Ever?

“You’re going to need an <i>abacus</i> to keep track of all the ass you’ll be getting in this thing!” That’s one of dozens of stellar lines in the homemade …