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Whimsical Cartoon & Pop Culture Street Art by Alexey Menschikov

Russia-based artist Alexey Menschikov creates whimsical street art that is populated by cartoon and pop culture characters. In addition to his street …

Art

Space Invaders Laser-Cut Bamboo Mobile: Aliens Invade Your Nursery - Technabob

I suppose you could put a <i>Space Invaders</i> mobile in any room you’d like, but if you’ve got a youngling in the nursery, then you’ll want to get them …

Classic Marvel Superhero Comic Art Thrown in Modern Movies

Star Wars Pop-Tarts: Frosted Han Solo in Carbonite

“<i>May The Frost Be With You.</i>”<p>Now here is a product that would be cool: Star Wars Pop-Tarts: Frosted Han Solo in Carbonite. Unfortunately they are just …

Movies

Comic Book Characters in the Style of Greek Art by Nicholas Hyde

Portland, Oregon-based artist Nicholas Hyde created a series of art prints that depict Marvel and DC comic book characters in the style of Greek art. …

Two-Headed Bull Shark Fetus Discovered by Florida Fisherman

photo by Patrick Rice<p>Back in 2011, a fisherman off the coast of Florida caught a female bull shark and made a remarkable discovery—in the uterus of …

Zoology

Cosplay Dress Made of MAGIC: THE GATHERING Cards

Little Mermaid tights

Hot Topic seems to have borrowed a trick from Australian pop-culture leggings favorite Black Milk with a line of Disney-licensed Little Mermaid …

Mr Unpronounceable Adventures, spectacularly weird graphic novel in a Lovecraftian/Burroughsian vein

<i>Mr Unpronounceable Adventures</i> is a book of comics by Australian <b>New Zealand</b> surrealist artist Tim Molloy in a Lovecraftian vein. But that only …

UFO memo the FBI's most viewed

An unconfirmed report of a UFO over New Mexico is the most popular item in the FBI's online reading room, the agency reports. Russell Contreras with …

Time Has Never Been Better for a Gay NFL Player to Come Out

While the stigma of an openly gay athlete has long since passed in women's sports—thanks to the courage of women like Martina Navratilova a generation ago, Sheryl Swoopes nearly a decade ago and Megan Rapinoe today—we have yet to witness an active player in men's professional team sports announce …

LGBTQI

What Must Manti Te'o Do in Order to Succeed in the Pros?

Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o doesn't have to look too deep into the NFL's legion of linebackers to find a few examples of why the 40-yard dash doesn't have to be a make-or-break assessment of a player's capabilities.<p>In fact, the NFL is littered with once "too slow" linebackers who now start and …

Football (U.S.)

‘Calvin and Hobbes’ Comic Strips as Animated GIFs

Calvin & Hobbes GIFs is an entertaining blog on Tumblr that displays a large collection of animated images deriving from the memorable <i>Calvin and</i> …

Bill Watterson

Miami Dolphins Confirm Logo Change

The Miami Dolphins confirmed on Wednesday that their official team logo has changed.<p>Chris Perkins of the <i>South Florida Sun Sentinel</i> broke the news. In his report, he cited Dolphins CEO Mike Dee, who provided more specifics later in the day.<p>Following a stadium renovation press conference, Dee …

Football (U.S.)

Watch Dogs Trailer - ctOS Threat Monitoring Report

NES Characters Come Together In this Retro Remix

BioShock: Infinite Graphics Comparison

Strange Biology Inspires the Best New Materials | WIRED

From the shiny, strong nacre that gives abalone shells an unbreakable, opaline sheen, to the goopy mix of proteins fired by a velvet worm that …

Vitamin D may lower diabetes risk for obese kids - Futurity

U. MISSOURI (US) — Vitamin D supplements can help obese children and teens control their …

'Alfred the Great' bones exhumed from unmarked grave

Bones which some believe could be those of Alfred the Great have been exhumed from an unmarked grave in Winchester to protect them from the …

Scientists Find Fossil of Ancient Species of Armored Fish in Pennsylvania

Scientists have discovered a new species of armored fish in 370 million-year-old red sandstone deposits in a highway roadcut in Pennsylvania. The …

Computer Tracks Spider Species By Analyzing Webs

An artificial intelligence scans spiders' webs to determine which species are in the area.<p>Spiders' webs are unique from species to species, so something like this giant cave spider and this decoy-building spider can be told apart by their webs, despite being equally terrifying. But why rely on the …

ScienceCasts: Collision Course? A Comet Heads for Mars

Small volcanoes make big impact on climate

It’s getting warmer, but not as fast as climate models earlier predicted. Airborne particles from volcanic activity might help explain why.<p>Over the …

Time-lapse of a particularly intense aurora borealis display

Photographer Göran Strand created this stunning time-lapse video made from photographs of the aurora borealis as seen from Östersund, Sweden on March …

New Type of Itty-Bitty Stellar Explosion Discovered

We love explosions, don’t we? Especially when they’re a) on TV or b) very far away from us. In this case, crazy far away, because I’m talking about</b> …

Universe

Where Was Mine?: A Calvin And Hobbes Kid's Bedroom

This is a Calvin and Hobbes themed kid's room. I honestly can't think of another place I'd rather take an afternoon nap right now. It just looks so …

Wedding Rings Feature the Waveform of Couple’s Voices Saying ‘I Do’

The “I Do” Rings are custom made wedding bands by Japanese artist and designer Sakurako Shimizu that feature the waveform of a couple’s own voices …

Parks And Recreation Cast as Justice League Superheroes