Susan Pierson

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How-To: DIY Cat Toys from Toilet Paper Rolls

If you have the combination of a bored cat and empty toilet paper rolls, then this quirky tutorial from Catster is for you!<p>[via Laughing Squid]<p><b>More:</b><p>How-To: DIY Cat Toys<br>• Quick Cat Toy<br>• HOW TO – Make Felt Cat Toy Critters

How-To: Lucky Underpants Badge

This lucky underpants badge tutorial from Bugs and Fishes just makes me smile and smile.<p>These cute felt brooches / badges are quick and easy to sew, and they make fun, silly gifts for people about to sit exams or anything else where they need a bit of extra luck.<p>Got an interview coming up? Teaching …

How-To: Watermelon Cake

I don’t know how it tastes, but I do like the looks of this handsome Watermelon Cake tutorial by Instructables editor Mikeasaurus.<p><b>More:</b><p>How-To: Dinosaur Corn Cob Holders<br>• How-To: R2D2 Heels<br>• How-To: Dinosaur Heels

Heavy Metal Jam Cover

I was in a band in high school that did a heavy metal jam cover from time to time, but they weren’t nearly as clever or appealing as this one from Tumblr user skulking skull king!

Heavy Metal

Axe Murderer Cupcakes

Savor the sweet taste of (fictious) bloody violence with these amazing Axe Murderer Cupcakes from One Charming Party based on the 90s movie <i>So I Married An Axe Murderer</i>.<p>[via Neatorama]

Stephanie Kelly Clark’s Architectural Embroidery

Artist Stephanie Kelly Clark brings a painterly sensibility to these exquisitely rendered embroidered images of architectural structures.<p>I consider myself a painter and I paint with thread. The process of transforming string into art struck me as something visually stimulating with complex …

Homemade Wedding Sculpture

Illustrator Phoebe Wahl created this endearing homemade wedding sculpture for her sister’s wedding.<p>[via So Super Awesome]

A Watch We Like: The Pebble, by Bulbul

<b>Updating the look</b> of the wristwatch is a risky move. On the one hand, you might end up creating a classic. On the other, you might wind up with something like < target="_blank">this. Luckily, the gamble paid off for upstart Danish watch brand Bulbul.<p>Their initial foray into the horological world …

Wearable Tech

Fujifilm Reveals the (Very Stylish) Instax Mini90

<b>Though it may</b> not come with a "Valencia" or "Willow" filter, what the soon-to-be-released instax mini90 camera from Fujifilm lacks in digital preset graininess it makes up for with a mix of equal parts real graininess and nostalgia. Plus, you get an actual, physical photo. Immediately. And sure, …


What You Should Know for College

<b>1.</b> Don't be the kid who packed a six-foot bong.<p><b>2.</b> In the beginning, if you want to meet people, leave your dorm room door open and play some music.<p><b>3.</b> You are allowed to stand and announce: "It's time for everyone to leave."<p><b>4.</b> Later, you'll learn when to keep the door closed. You can opt not to …

College & University

Jack Handey: The 5 Best SNL Skits Ever

<i>We recently interviewed former</i> Saturday Night Live <i>writer, author, and comedy legend Jack Handey. For Best Month Ever, here are his five all-time favorite</i> SNL <i>skits.</i><p><b>"Hans and Franz" (1987)</b><p>"That was Dana [Carvey] and Kevin [Nealon]. They came into my office and they performed it and I was just on the …


14 Great Movie Quotes to Use in Everyday Life

<i>The key to quoting a movie in real life is adapting it to fit your needs. Here is a handful of slightly tweaked lines that we recommend you adopt.</i><p><b>When lamenting the death of a spider in your living room:</b>"That bug really tied the room together." —<i>The Big Lebowski</i><p><b>When someone catches you in a …

Home Depot

Q&A: Comedy Legend Jack Handey on 'Silly' Writing and Unaired SNL Skits

<b>Jack Handey is a very nice guy</b> who knows how to make a very lousy jerk sound funny.<p>The former <i>Saturday Night Live</i> writer and creator of <i>Deep Thoughts by Jack Handey</i> has spent the bulk of his career writing the musings of men who fear patricidal clowns or hate it when the man they're dragging behind …


The Funniest Scene in Best in Show

<i>Every Wednesday we show you a great scene from film history you may remember, you may not — and then we break it down for you.</i><p><b>If rewatchability's any measure,</b>Christopher Guest's <i>Best in Show</i> is one of the best comedies ever made. Maybe one of the best films ever made? Sure. Why not? Guest's talent …


The Great Loophole

<b>As the president mounts the podium</b> at the Lincoln Memorial today to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Dr. King's speech, we are reminded (ceaselessly) about one thing that Dr. King said in his address:<p>I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be …

Civil Rights

The Newest Problem In Syria

<b>I think "it's complicated"</b> is one of the worst historical contexts for making war in a place that I've ever heard, especially given the events of the past decade and the whole Syria thing is starting to get insanely complicated.<p>Syria's ambassador to the United Nations, Bashar Jaafari, added a new …

Middle East