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Road rage causes a spectacular, horrifying accident

Holy cow! How did the motorcycle stay up?!

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These aesthetically pleasing ‘fruit cards‘ look good enough to eat

On her Vegan-themed Instagram account Tropically Lina, Lina Saber uploads a delightful series called ‘fruit cards‘ where she arranges produce on paint card-style displays. I find these immensely satisfying to look at. https://www.instagram.com/p/BUW3CHplys7/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BT_rBV5FVps/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BUJ-IvjF7Fv/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BVSy9K5FXVb/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BUjvEhalDgf/

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Modding a recurve bow to make it quieter

YouTuber Survival Lilly has tons of information on how to build a survival camp in any conditions. In this video, she mods a commercially available recurve bow for stealthier hunting. (more)

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LA Times accidentally reports 6.8 earthquake in Santa Barbara that happened in 1925

Yesterday at 4:51pm The Los Angeles Times reported on a 6.8 earthquake in Santa Barbara. That‘s a shaker size that nobody would miss, and yet nobody felt it because the earthquake happened 82 years ago. Usually human error is to blame on an erroneous news story, but in this case, the reporter was Quakebot, a robot that has been reporting on earthquakes since 2014. Quakebot almost always gets it right, but this time it accidentally reporte

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A safe-for-work, but extremely disturbing, supercut of egregious behavior

I‘m sorry, am I making you uncomfortable? from mildlyinfuriating The original poster should be reported and banned for this.

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How to break into an open garage

This gentleman had a bit of difficulty breaking into a garage. Fortunately he found it easier to get back out.

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John Oliver dared a coal exec to sue him, and now he‘s being sued

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aw6RsUhw1Q8 Last week‘s John Oliver segment on Robert E. Murray, CEO of the coal mining Murray Energy Corporation, noted that Murray had a history of litigation against his critics in the news media, including the New York Times, and predicted that Murray would go on to sue Oliver (Murray‘s lawyers had sent Oliver a letter warning him about this possibility, and promising to pursue litigation to the

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A safe for work, but extremely disturbing supercut of egregious behavior

I‘m sorry, am I making you uncomfortable? from mildlyinfuriating The original poster should be reported and banned for this.

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Getting stoned with the Weed Nuns

Aubrey Plaza, who played April Ludgate on the NBC sitcom Parks and Recreation, sat down with the Sisters of the Valley (aka the Weed Nuns) and got really baked. From Wikipedia: Sisters of the Valley is a small business that sells cannabidiol tinctures and salves on the craft e-commerce website Etsy. It is based in Merced, California, and its proprietors follow a monastic motif, wearing religious habits and referring to each other as sisters,

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Newt Gingrich admits Trump lied about taping Comey

Ethically challenged former US Congressperson Newt Gingrich has proclaimed Donald Trump a liar. Gingrich claims there are no tapes of Trump strong-arming former FBI Director James Comey, it was an uncalculated bluff. President Trump is supposed to reveal this week, six weeks after making the initial suggestion, whether he actually has tapes of his White House conversations. Trump last month wielded those potential tapes as a very thinly veile

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Is Amazon‘s water-resisting plastic bag for your phone better than a plain ol‘ Ziploc?

Amazon offers this heavy plastic bag with a locking seal to let you use your phone in the water. Ziploc has long been my favorite beach case for my phone and kindle, wonder how they compare? This less than 3.00 plastic bag does a great job of keeping the sand and sea water off (or out) of my iPhone 7+. You can easily use the touch screen through the clear rubber surface, and take photos through the material. Alternatively, there is another bet

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Dangerous makeshift swimming pool on apartment balcony is a recipe for disaster

Reddit folks have estimated that there‘s about 5,000 pounds of water in this makeshift wading pool. Will the balcony support it for long? Will the balcony resist the weight? from WTF

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A DRM-locked, 400 tea-brewing machine from the Internet of Shit timeline

Did you buy a useless 400 "smart" juicer and now feel the need to accessorize it with more extrusions from the Internet of Shit timeline? Then The Leaf from Teaforia is just the thing: it‘s a tea-maker that uses DRM-locked tea-pods to brew tea in your kitchen so you don‘t have to endure the hassle of having the freedom to decide whose tea you brew in your tea-brewing apparatus, and so that you can contribute to the impending environm

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Lollipops that look like "creature eyeballs"

Vintage Confections‘ 19 Creature Eyeball lollipop assortments come in an assortment of six flavors ("Blackberry, Marshmallow, Cotton candy, Green apple, Strawberry, Guava") and an assortment of creepy eyeball designs. (via Crazy Abalone)

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Bank robbery goes awry

In this security footage from a bank in Chapalita, Mexico, three masked men approach the doors with the clear intent to rob the place. A fleet-footed member of staff locks the glass doors. The masked men stand on the other side a little while, looking in at him. Then they walk off.

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Tumblr is now owned by a phone company, so it‘s stopped fighting for Network Neutrality

Yahoo‘s sale to Verizon means that Yahoo‘s sub-companies -- Flickr, Tumblr and a host of others -- are now divisions of a phone company, and as you might expect, being on the payroll of a notorious neutracidal maniac with a long history of sleazy, invasive, privacy-destroying, monopolistic, deceptive, anti-competitive, scumbag shakedowns has changed the public positions these companies are allowed to take. (more)

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A history of artist Anish Kapoor and his assholic mission to own the color black

Anish Kapoor is an artist and a colossal, controlling asshole: there was that time he said that the presence of his 270M sculpture in a Chicago park gave him the right to decide who could take pictures in a public space. (more)

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A surprisingly detailed history of choker necklaces

Beauty and fashion expert Safiya Nygaard digs into the long history of choker necklaces, which have been around since at least 2600 BC and have functioned as religious symbols, protective shielding, and, of course, fashion statements.

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Asia‘s toothpick crossbow fad is even worse than our fidget spinner fad

We survived bottle flipping and fidget spinners, but will the next big fad be dangerous modded toothpick crossbows that shoot nails more than half the length of a football field? (more)

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The concepts Frank Lloyd Wright never built

Fallingwater, an hour out of Pittsburgh, is described as the world‘s most beautiful modern house. But fully half of architect Frank Lloyd Wright‘s fully-conceived masterpieces never left the drawing board. Wright designed 532 buildings that were made, and about the same number again that never were. His career spanned seven decades. His personal life was beset by chaos. He left his first wife Kittie, then in 1914 his partner Mamah Ch

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A nuanced conversation about the biases against natural hair

In this Allure video, model/writer/activist Ebonee Davis and actors Zazie Beetz and Dascha Polanco discuss the cultural bias against natural hair and the way it‘s affected them on both a personal and professional level. As the accompanying article explains: For Allure‘s April 2017 issue, 41 women of color were interviewed about how their appearance and how race played into their careers and experiences. Editor-in-chief Michelle Le

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‘From the Ashes‘ examines coal‘s environmental devastation

As the Trump Administration works to take America back to the coal age, From the Ashes takes an unflinching look at the industry‘s profound effect on the environment, with a focus on Appalachia. (more)

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A kitchen assembly line makes packing lunch a breeze

With a little prep, you can turn your kitchen into a convenient lunch assembly line for your kids or even just for yourself.

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Fun T-shirts with erasable chalkboards

In this charming video, Giselle shows how easy it is to create a temporary masterpiece on a washable and erasable chalkboard t-shirt. (more)

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