Monday, January 26, 2015

Miss Cellania's Links

10 Interesting Things About Great Britain.

Drew Curtis, the founder of Fark, is running for Governor of Kentucky.

17 Cats Who Actually Love Being In The Water. They didn’t get the memo about the way “all cats” are.

The majority of U.S. public school students are in poverty.

The Subterranean Theme Park 390ft Down in a Transylvanian Salt Mine. Huge chambers hold venues for sports, boat rides, and even a Ferris wheel.

The Wonderful World Of Wonder Woman Cosplay.

Life in the Sickest Town in America.

12 Classic Books That Got Horrible Reviews When They First Came Out. They were just ahead of their time.

The 1970s: When Oscar Nominees Mattered. There was no formula for selling tickets and experimental films could be blockbusters.

“All Women Seduce With a Lie”: Real-Life Writing Workshop Horror Stories. Jealousy and nudity and bigotry -oh my!

Ready to Ship

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Ode To The Picard Maneuver

The crew of Star Trek: The Next Generation flew aboard the Enterprise for seven seasons, the first two in onesies. The jumpsuits were futuristic, but they has a tendency to ride up a bit. This led to the famous Picard Maneuver, which you’ll see over and over in this supercut. Oh, he’s not the only one doing it (Riker’s solo begins at 3:50), but the poor captain had to adjust his accoutrements in almost every scene. By the third season, the wardrobe department had seen the error of their ways and replaced the jumpsuits with shirts and pants that looked the same, but still rode up, so the shirts were still tugged down every time someone stood up. Now I wonder how much the uniforms contributed to Riker’s odd method of using a chair. (via Uproxx)

Sunday, January 25, 2015

What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

Sword Fight

This epic supercut of move sword fights follows dozens of movies from the challenge to the bloody end. I enjoyed this more than I thought I would. The movies used are listed at the vimeo page. (via Neatorama)

Air Pressure

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Dear Kitten: Regarding The Big Game

The countdown has began, and the Super Bowl is one week away. The old cat, played by Ze Frank, explains the peculiar American holiday Super Bowl Sunday to the new cat in this Friskies ad. Makes perfect sense to me. Humans are weird. (via Neatorama)




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Facebook Stalking Your More Successful Friends

While I check out Facebook links to bring you interesting posts, I try to stay away from my personal feed for just this reason. The people you know are always posting the best parts of their lives, which will only make you feel worse about yours. What’s more, your friends’ posts lead to you to notice other friends, and before you know it, you’re tired as well as depressed. Yes, I’m all for posting pleasantness, but among friends it can become a game of one-upmanship or trying to keep up with the Joneses, even if it’s only in your head. This song is from comedian Pat Regan. (via Viral Viral Videos)

Pickup Lion

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A House for Cats

Peter Cohen is a home builder, so he can fix his house any way he wants to. What he wanted was to make his cats safe, healthy, and happy. One thing led to another, and now he has 15 cats and a house custom-designed for their pleasure. There are catwalks, tunnels, staircases, beds, a koi pond, ventilated litter box closets, and Roombas. So far, he’s spent almost $40,000. These cats have it made! (via Tastefully Offensive)

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Bathroom Dancing

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Holy ice cubes! Has Mr. Freeze finally defeated Batman? Or did he decide to build his own version of Superman’s Fortress of Solitude?

Chill out, it’s merely Batberg, the Capped Crusader. He’s fighting for just ice. (via reddit)

12 Clever and Creative Snowmen

This morning I awoke to see my world covered in snow. The temperature is warm enough for the roads to clear and for snow to pack together nicely, yet cold enough for the white stuff to survive the day. It’s a perfect day to build a snowman, whether Elsa wants to participate or not. If you don’t have snow, enjoy these snowmen built by other folks, in a list I posted at mental_floss.

Reggie the Puppy-sitter

Reggie is a very patient and long-suffering cat. He’s well aware that these Australian terriers are puppies and don’t know any better, but he isn’t enjoying their company. He finally gets up to leave, but hesitates while he gets one last puppy scratch. Oh, don’t miss the half-hearted foot push at :50. (via Metafilter)