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Creative, Slightly Disgusting Bug Spray Ad Glues Pests to a Billboard

How do you get people talking about your new brand of bug spray? For Orphea and their ad agency, all it took was a little creative thinking, a large billboard, and a sticky surface. All they had to do was apply transparent glue to a designated section of the billboard, so that any bugs caught on it would appear to …

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Casino Royale Gets an Awesome Lego Recreation [VIDEO]

Would you like to see a painstaking Lego recreation of the opening scene from the 2006 hit Casino Royale? Well, of course you would. Lucky for you, it now exists. For comparison: [Bricktease]

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Chris Hadfield Covers David Bowie’s Space Oddity Aboard the ISS

Canadian Space Agency astronaut Chris Hadfield has been doing awesome things in space, aboard the International Space Station, for some time now – now he’s on his way back to Earth after a stint as the ISS’ Commander. Well, here’s his goodbye. It’s a slightly tweaked version of David Bowie’s “Space Oddity.” Yep, “Space Oddity” performed in space. It just …

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Bohemian Rhapsody in Blue Is Predictably Awesome

Two of the greatest compositions ever written, George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue and Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody, apparently share a lot more that the word “rhapsody.” As YouTuber Scott Bradlee shows, they’re a real killer when you mash them up. Simply beautiful:

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Condoms for Your Smartphone Let You Protect Your Other Important Device

Sometimes, your device needs protection. And sometimes, you also need to protect your iPhone (apologies). With Smartskin Condoms for Smartphones, you can keep your phone safe from rain, sand, or any other unsavory materials that it may come into contact with. These “rubbers” are actually made of soft and stretchy protective thermoplastic – and they’re water resistant. According to the …

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Daft Punk’s ‘Get Lucky,’ As Performed by Michael Jackson

Well, this is one way to shake off those Monday morning blues. Thank you, internet, for this. Just imagine what could have been. Here’s what it would sound like if Michael Jackson was the one featured on Daft Punk’s new single “Get Lucky.” Just tweak the pitch and speed a little bit and Pharrell Williams quickly morphs into the King …

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Bathing Bad, Breaking Bad Inspired Bath Salts

How would you like to draw a nice bath and fill it up with some nice blue crystal? Lucky for you, you can. Introducing Bathing Bad, the Breaking Bad-themed bath salts. No, not those kinds of bath salts – the ones you use in the tub. I know it’s confusing. Anyway, here’s what makers Firebox has to say about their …

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30 Skiers Complete Record Hand-in-Hand Backflip [VIDEO]

What did you and your friends do this weekend? These guys successfully performed a 30-person backflip, on skis. The world record attempt took place in Quebec, Canada. Check it out below (this was their second attempt): According to the reddit poster, who says that they’re the second from the right in the video, they plan on getting Guinness involved: “I …

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The Xbox 360 ‘Achievement Unlocked’ Sound, Visualized

You spend countless hours seeking it. You do crazy things to obtain it. You play games over and over again for a chance at it. It, of course, is the elusive (depending on the game) Xbox 360 achievement. Think about that glorious sound. How it reverberates in your ears – the satisfaction of winning points where everything is made up …

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Redditor Handcrafts Fallout Monopoly for Incredibly Lucky Wife

So, reddit user XsimonbelmontX has made me extremely jealous, as he has created a undeniably awesome Monopoly-like board game based on Fallout. Did I mention it was awesome? “I spent about 8 months making this. It is a birthday gift for my wife, who is a huge Fallout fan. It is based on Monopoly, but aside from purchasing properties, collecting …

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Buttercup and Westley’s Plunge into Dry Quicksand, Explained

Dry quicksand‘s prevalence in nature may be debated, but it has been created by scientists – so it exists. Of course, if you’ve ever watched The Princess Bride or Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome, you know dry quicksand’s potentially devastating effects. Well, here’s a nice demonstration into the Jenga-like principles behind dry quicksand from geologist Matt Kuchta. [Matt Kuchta via BoingBoing]

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Bubba Watson Has a Hovercraft Golf Cart. Yeah.

This is not a late April Fool’s Joke. Masters champ Bubba Watson has a hovercraft golf cart. It’s called “Bubba’s Hover,” and it’s a project between Bubba and Oakley – based on a design from Neoteric Hovercraft. I love playing golf, but if I had this thing there’s simply no way that I would ever get out of it to …

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