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How Old Would These Cartoon Characters Be Now?

Holy crap, Doug Funnie is 33?!<p>Ignoring the laws of animation, in which people don't seem to age (lucky bitches), I calculated the ages of these cartoon characters of your youth. Damn. People be old.<p>This post inspired by this tweet.

99 Problems, Humorous Illustrations of Jay-Z’s Potential Problems

Artist Ali Graham has created 99 Problems, a Tumblr blog collecting his illustrations of what he imagines Jay-Z’s 99 Problems might be. Currently …

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Mysterious 2,000-year-old graves, pyramid ruins found in Mexico

Monumental stone architecture has rarely been found in Veracruz, archaeologists. The remains of this ancient pyramid were discovered in Jaltipan.<p>Construction work in eastern Mexico exposed an ancient settlement, including 30 skeletons and the ruins of a pyramid, believed to be up to 2,000 years …

Archaeology

A Verdict but No Answer to Why Trayvon Martin Is Dead

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Trayvon Martin's death in February of last year became, as so many things do these days, a front in …

Meteor shower and dancing planets to grace July night sky

Venus is now an "evening star" setting just after the sun.<p>Summer planets, constellations and a late-month meteor shower should combine to make July a skywatching treat, weather permitting.<p>The Delta Aquarid meteor shower graces the night sky at the end of July, and during the month, the …

Astronomy

Water Landscapes Around the World Showcase Nature's Beauty

<b>This post is brought to you by Poland Spring Brand 100% Natural Spring Water.</b><p>When you first hear the word landscape, what comes to mind? Do you think of mountains, hills or the general countryside? In fact, landscape is more broadly defined as “all the visible features of an area of land” which …

Nature

5 Ways to Wear Curly Hair Now

On the fall 2013 runways, bigger was definitely better<p>On the fall 2013 runways, bigger was definitely better, with teased-to-there twists and wide-set waves ushering in the return of volume. Here, we round up the defining looks and give you the inside scoop on how to make them your own.

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Spectacular Images of the Antarctic

Renowned Italian photographer Enzo Barracco is celebrated primarily for his work in the fashion industry. Last year, he broke from that mold, packed …

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French kiss smooches its way into dictionary

After centuries without an official word for the sloppy Gallic export "to french kiss", a verb has finally been given its rightful place in the …

Advertisement for Death

Produced by ad agency I&S BBDO, the life-sized poster depicts a human skeleton recreated in colorful flower petals set on an arresting white background.

Ants in Germany repeatedly ring woman's doorbell

Ringing a doorbell in the middle of night might not seem an impressive achievement when you have two stomachs, can clone yourself and your biggest …

Missing Man Wanders Up Behind News Crew While They're Reporting On His Disappearance

A TV news crew in Maine found a missing 73-year-old man as they were reporting on his disappearance.<p>Robert McDonough, of Limington, walked up to reporter Norm Karkos and identified himself after Karkos finished a live update. McDonough has dementia and had been missing for about 14 hours.<p>News …

Crime

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Xbox One will track viewers' TV habits and reward them for watching ads

Microsoft’s new Xbox will track what users watch on TV, but also reward them for watching adverts, a new patent application suggests.<p>Digital credits or physical rewards could be awarded for watching adverts or TV series, and the patent suggests that eye tracking and even heart-rate monitors could …

10 Things a Photographer Should Never Do While Photographing a Wedding

With over 2 million weddings taking place each year nationwide, there are over 2 million opportunities to make mistakes-countless pitfalls just …

Why Would Anyone Ever Switch from Spotify to Google's New Music Service?

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>As expected, Google unveiled its new streaming music service at their annual I/O developers …

Disney's makeover of its Brave princess is cowardly

It was only a matter of time before Disney transformed Merida, the heroine of Brave, hailed by many as their first feminist princess, into a female …

Mount July Filters Are Ready To Give Your Photos An Acid Trip

Not long ago, we mentioned Mount July’s filters. These filters are color splashed and stackable. When used together, they mimic the look of various …

Sketching Instagram: co-founder Mike Krieger reveals the photo app's humble beginnings

On Facebook, creating filters, and why the web version took so long<p>Mike Krieger is a co-founder of Instagram. Having built the first version of the app years ago, he has been called the “soul” of the company and leads its engineering team today. Before Instagram, Krieger was a user experience …

3D Printing Is The Future, But What Kind Of Future?

The crescendo of media reports about the advent of a DIY printable firearm has caused an understandable uproar. In the wake of so many high-profile, mass-casualty incidents involving firearms — and a lot of impotent rage by our elected officials — it seems counterintuitive that, as we circle the …

Facebook is making breakups sadder  - TODAY.com

Jim Franco / Today<p>After a breakup, generations of newly single guys and gals have sought comfort in shredding letters, taking a scissor to photos, maybe even burning gifts. But in the age of Facebook and Gmail, how is one to forget?<p>Digital memories like emails or photos or shared music are making …

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The Facebook Phone Is Reportedly Dead

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The end of the Facebook phone is nearing. Five weeks after Facebook debuted the HTC First — and four …

A Photographer Rediscovers The Crumbling Remains Of Tatooine

A photographer finds abandoned sets used in the Star Wars films crumbling in the desert.<p>In <i>Star Wars</i> (or <i>Episode IV</i> if you want to be like <i>that</i>), Luke Skywalker spends the first 15 minutes whining about his misfortune for having been born on Tatooine. He can’t go to Beggar’s Canyon to shoot womp rats …

Star Wars

17 Lovely Pictures of Ferns

Ferns have existed for over 360 million years. They can be found in fossils and forests all over the world. As a fern grows, its leaves unfurl …

Plants Can Talk

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Just when moral vegetarians thought their meal of choice wasn't sentient, it turns out that plants …

Learn Photography by Example

One of the best ways to improve your photography is to look at example photos that other photographers have taken and learn about the settings, …