Daily Archives: 17 July 17, 2008

Ugly Overload

Giving ugly animals their day in the sun. We avoid the simply tragic, diseased, or maimed. Rather, these creatures are only as hideous as nature – or their owners – intended. Link

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Zing! Spoon – A Utensil for Flinging Food

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One disappointing website

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Shazam for iPhone

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Weird Suicide

Thomas Hickman drove through New Mexico, police say, until his Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo ran out of gas. Then the 55-year-old North Richland Hills man walked into a field, tied helium balloons to a gun, covered his mouth with duct … Continue reading

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Singing Puppies to Sleep

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The grandmother who turns cats into hats

Robyn Eades, who lives on a Tasmanian island, says her designs are increasingly popular, and she has taken orders from as far away as Siberia. But although most of her designs are made from the skins of feral cats which … Continue reading

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Rehabitating Sea Lions

A Peruvian Rescue and rehabilitation team trains sea lions to reentry into the wild using unique methods. This video shows the astonishing bond that can develop between man and animal.

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Forecasting Politics With Baseball Stats

Who will win the election in November? A technique from baseball stats may predict the answer. Nate Silver was bored. He’d graduated from the University of Chicago in economics and gone on to a typical consulting job, but it didn’t … Continue reading

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