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How to Make a Tiny Katana Using Household Items

In March 2017, Brainfoo created an instructional video where they demonstrate how to make a tiny and very sharp katana using household items and tools. via The Awesomer How to Make a Miniature Bow and Arrow How to Make Amazing Optical Illusions Using Household Items How to Make a Ghost …

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A Creative Timelapse Video Made to Help Sell a Quirky 1978 Dodge MOWAG B300 Van

“MOWAGON” is a creative timelapse video, pieced together by Hamish Waterhouse from “millions of tiny photos taken on a Fujifilm X100T,” that takes a tour of Waterhouse and Hannah Chisnall‘s 1978 Dodge MOWAG B300 van, in order to help sell thier quirky vehicle which is currently located in Columbia. A …

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A Fiercely Determined Little Ferret Attempts to Open a Dresser Drawer Using Her Entire Body

A tenacious little ferret was so fiercely determined to open up a dresser drawer that she used every single part of her long body and a variety of different motions to make this happen. While ferret did fall off at the end, per her human, it will be there waiting …

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Expedition To Mongolia

Sunset over the Khoridol Saridag mountain range. This range separates the Darkhad valley from Lake Hovsgol. Its tallest peak is Delgerkhaan Uul, at 3,093 meters. Mongolia lies nestled between Russia to the north and China to the south. At roughly 600,000 square miles, it is the world’s 18th largest country …

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Photo Of The Day By Tammy Neufeld

Photo By Tammy Neufeld Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Heavenlands” by Tammy Neufeld. Location: Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming. “The last rays of a November sun at the iconic Snake River Overlook in Grand Teton National Park,” describes Neufeld. “The early, cold evenings of winter are often magnificent for …

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Musician Plays Each Role of the Multi-Track Pink Floyd Song ‘Money’ With Just an Acoustic Guitar

Musician Jon Hart performs amazing fingerstyle covers of multi-track songs with just himself and his guitar. Amongst the songs he’s covered are “Money” by Pink Floyd, “The Chain” by Fleetwood Mac, “Bittersweet Symphony” by The Verve and “Three Little Birds/One Love” by Bob Marley. Hart amazingly covers each instrumental role …

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How the Substitution of Familiar Sounds for Those That Are Unfamiliar Creates a Foreign Accent

In a nuanced episode of their incredibly informative whiteboard series for Mental Floss, linguist Arika Okrent and illustrator Sean O’Neill verbally and visually explain how a non-native speaker of any language may have difficulty speaking that language without an accent because they don’t having the right set of sounds within …

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Pied Piper Goes Through a Great Deal of Change in the Fifth Season Teaser For ‘Silicon Valley’

The teaser trailer for the fifth season of the hit HBO show Silicon Valley shows a great deal of change for Pied Piper gang. With Erlich gone, their living situation is tenuous even as Richard’s company grows in size and esteem. The Pied Piper crew is back and getting reckless …

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Why Blue Pigment Is So Rarely Found in Nature

In a vivid episode of the PBS series It’s Okay To Be Smart, host Joe Hanson explained how certain animals like flamingos get their color from what they eat (carotenoids), before moving on to posit the question “Why Is Blue So Rare In Nature?”. After examining the wings of butterflies …

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Two Kittens Take Turns at Greedily Eating the Same Strawberry

In 2010, two adorable little Scottish fold kittens named Dusky and Cheese Puff, who both appear to be quite fond of fresh fruit, politely took turns at greedily consuming the same strawberry being held by their human. Dusky, the longhaired kitten, was more aggressive in the eating, while Cheese Puff …

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