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A Magical Chart Categorizing Which Spells Get Mentioned the Most in Harry Potter Books

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:37:54 +0000

Houston, Texas Accenture consultant Skyler Johnson has created a magical chart that categorizes which spells get mentioned the most in the Harry Potter fantasy books. The table features colorful dots pin pointing what spell was muttered in which book and, when you hover over a dot, you are presented with even more detailed information. Every […]

New Experimental Computer Project Reanimates the Cast of ‘Friends’ as Video Chatbots

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 19:40:55 +0000

A team of researchers at the University of Leeds have created an experimental computer project that is capable of reanimating the cast of Friends as video chatbots. The system was trained with all 236 episodes of the series, and a video released by the team features the character of Joey Tribbiani (Matt LeBlanc) saying original […]

Stutterer, A Brilliant Film That Channels the Thoughts of a Man Who Has Difficulty Communicating

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 19:29:59 +0000

Stutterer, written and directed by Benjamin Cleary, is a brilliant, multi-award winning film that tells the story of Greenwood Carsen (Matthew Needham), a lonely but earnest typographer who has trouble communicating with the outside world due to his stammer. Greenwood lives with his father and is in an online relationship with a woman named Ellie […]

The Stomp O Matic, A Waste Squeezer Stompy Thing by Eccentric Inventor Colin Furze

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 18:57:53 +0000

Eccentric inventor Colin Furze created the Stomp O Matic, a “waste squeezer stompy thing” that is essentially a motorized pair of mannequin legs used to tamp down garbage. Jumping on rubbish to get more space in your bin is not the job for a 21st century man so i give you the “Stomp o Matic” […]

A String of Colorful Planetary Holiday Lights Representing Our Solar System

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:14:32 +0000

ThinkGeek has created a colorful string of planetary holiday lights that represent our solar system. The set of glowing lights include the Sun, Earth, Mercury, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Venus, Neptune, and Pluto. We’re fans of all of outer space, but our own solar system is by far our favorite. Seeing images of new local […]

Eclectic Method Remix of Clinton and Trump Debating to Hip-Hop Version of ‘Hail to the Chief’

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 16:55:44 +0000

Eclectic Method remixed clips from the second and third presidential debates between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump over a hip-hop version of “Hail to the Chief.” Remix of the 3rd un-presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump from with a hip-hop “Hail To The Chief” backing track. Related Laughing Squid PostsAlec Baldwin and Kate […]

Clever 3D Printed Earrings Specifically Designed to Catch an Apple AirPod Falling Out of an Ear

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 16:41:36 +0000

Maker Steve 3D has created the M3D Twisty Earbud Catchers, a very clever pair of earrings that are specifically designed to catch a falling Apple Wireless AirPod, which in all probability, will break loose from someone’s ear and would otherwise be lost forever. The design and specs are available through Thingaverse. photos by Steve 3D […]