Friday, May 27, 2011

Friday Fun Links

In 1955, the Atomic Energy Commission started getting complaints from local citizens about nuclear testing. The government responded by publishing a cartoon booklet that made a nuclear blast seem like a family picnic. (via Gorilla Mask)

14 Facts You Might Not Know about The Addams Family.

It's hard to pontificate on philosophy when your cat is a video photobomber.

This guy set out to build the biggest domino pyramid ever, with 13,482 dominoes. He spent five weeks, or 30 hours of work, and stacked 13,043 of the dominoes when the unthinkable happened.

In 2004, Dark Horse comics published a 10-page story starring both Han Solo and Indiana Jones. It was inspired by the legend of Bigfoot. (via Metafilter)

A little boy and an otter share a moment of hyperactivity. No surprise for those who know little boys and otters.

If you leave a camera sitting in the open and drive off, you shouldn’t be surprised when someone makes off with it. Even if that someone is a lion.

Do my eyes deceive me? Take a look at the top ten finalists in the 2011 Illusion of the Year contest.

If Boring Cereals Had Mascots, they would be boring mascots. Which aren’t necessary because real adults don’t require sugar coating or cartoon characters to eat breakfast.

What kind of entertainment would you expect at Maker Faire? Arc Attack performing the Dr. Who theme on Tesla coils as Adam Savage dances in a Faraday cage. Of course.

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