Year: 2018

moon rock looks like chocolate chip cookie batter

Moon rock that looks like chocolate chip cookie batter

At first glance, this thumbnail of a Moon rock looks like chocolate chip cookie batter. Oh yumm! Can you imagine? The moon is made entirely of chocolate chip cookie batter Can the Moon really be made of chocolate chip cookie batter? When the astronauts walked the surface, it looked pretty hard. Definitely not soft. Well, …

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Christmas projection lights

Christmas projection lights, your thoughts?

You know those projection Christmas lights? I can’t decide if they are incredibly awesome, or incredibly lazy. I suppose it depends on how you do implement the projection lights alongside other decorations. Pair it up nicely with other decorations, and it might be pretty cool. If it’s the only decoration you put up — well, …

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Chicago behind the curtain: Christo Attacks!

Christo Attacks!

Anytime you see something wrapped in public, it’s like the artist Christo has attacked. In fact, that should be the official hashtag for photos of wrapped things in public: #ChristoAttacks! Take this statue of Thomas Jefferson (photographed by Steve Tanner). It’s completely wrapped with plastic — #ChristoAttacks! Who is Christo? Christo is the artist who …

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Plastic bag collection features Venture bag

I’m kinda jealous of this guy’s plastic bag collection

The fact that I like this guy’s plastic bag collection must mean I have hoarding inclinations. I’ve always wanted to start a paper napkin collection. The various embossed patterns, the range of thickness of the paper, the designs of the imprints. Paper napkins hold a range of variations that would make them fun to collect. …

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1989 Donruss Cameron Drew & 1991 Fleer Joe Bitker

How to find your Epoch Evil Twin

I have two baseball players that are my Epoch Evil Twin. Cameron Drew and Joe Bitker. What is an Epoch Evil Twin? And how do you find yours? Let me explain. What is Epoch? Programmers needed to assign a unique number to every second in existence. To do this, everyone needed to agree upon one …

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When a retirement home tweets a quotation from you — on your birthday

Today I turn 43 years old. Then I find out that a retirement home chain tweeted my quote six times! A little ironic. Since it’s my birthday, I’m feeling older. And now retirement homes are plastering my name all over their accounts. Thank you, retirement homes. Now that I feel like an old man, my …

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The first artwork the Art Institute acquired in 1999

The candy pile is the first artwork the Art Institute acquired in 1999. It has the reference number of 1.1999. I googled all the other years from 1879 to 2018. Yup, that’s 139 Google searches. Google totally DID NOT like me doing that many searches. Anyhow, I only came up with two more artworks: 1.2001 and …

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