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Simpsons parody upset Fox News, says Groening

Simpsons parody upset Fox News, says Groening | Just for kicks. | Scoop.it
10am: Rupert Murdoch's Fox News threatened to sue the makers of the Simpsons over a news spoof, the show's creator Matt Groening has claimed. Ciar Byrne reports.
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The world's greatest fake news ticker:  'The episode of the Simpsons in question showed a rolling news ticker at the bottom of the screen, which read: "Pointless news crawls up 37 per cent... Do Democrats cause cancer? Find out at foxnews.com... Rupert Murdoch: Terrific dancer... Dow down 5,000 points... Study: 92 per cent of Democrats are gay... JFK posthumously joins Republican Party... Oil slicks found to keep seals young, supple..."'

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Art History Through Sci Fi-Colored Glasses | Tor.com

Art History Through Sci Fi-Colored Glasses | Tor.com | Just for kicks. | Scoop.it
A gallery of historical art redone with science fiction figures
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The 20 Most Beautiful Bookstores in the World

The 20 Most Beautiful Bookstores in the World | Just for kicks. | Scoop.it
[Editor's note: In celebration of the holidays, we're counting down the top 12 Flavorwire features of 2012. This post, at #1, was originally published January 31.] With Amazon slowly taking over th...
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25 Awe-Inspiring Fractal Wallpapers for Your Desktop | Design Inspiration

25 Awe-Inspiring Fractal Wallpapers for Your Desktop | Design Inspiration | Just for kicks. | Scoop.it
Fractal art is a form of algorithmic art created by calculating fractal objects and representing the calculation results as still images, animations, and
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Comic Books for Grown-Ups: 10 Masterpieces of Graphic Nonfiction

Comic Books for Grown-Ups: 10 Masterpieces of Graphic Nonfiction | Just for kicks. | Scoop.it
Seeing the world in six-panel strips, or what Allen Ginsberg has to do with the wonders of zygotes.

Who doesn't love comic books? While i
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Drawings of the LHC in the style of Leonardo da Vinci

Drawings of the LHC in the style of Leonardo da Vinci | Just for kicks. | Scoop.it
Dr. Sergio Cittolin has worked at CERN for the past 30 years as a research physicist. He has also made several drawings of the Lar
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Scenes from the 1970 Encylopedia of Home Improvement

Scenes from the 1970 Encylopedia of Home Improvement | Just for kicks. | Scoop.it
How to Be a Retronaut's gallery of images from the 1970 edition of the "Encylopedia of Home Improvement" are like shots from a never-aired episode of The Brady Bunch where the family took over management of The Madonna Inn and did a little light...
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The New French Hacker-Artist Underground | Wired Magazine | Wired.com

The New French Hacker-Artist Underground | Wired Magazine | Wired.com | Just for kicks. | Scoop.it
A mysterious group is prowling the network of tunnels below Paris, secretly refurbishing the city's neglected treasures.
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Apple Maps Dark Knight Parody Movie HD

Apple Maps Dark Knight Parody Movie HD | Just for kicks. | Scoop.it
Watch clips from THE DARK KNIGHT: http://goo.gl/Gf9bB Subscribe to TRAILERS: http://bit.ly/sxaw6h Subscribe to COMING SOON: http://bit.ly/H2vZUn Apple Maps D...
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Chimp sets memory puzzle record

Chimp sets memory puzzle record | Just for kicks. | Scoop.it
Ayumu the research chimp can remember a set of numbers in less time than it takes a human to blink.
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Sentient Developments: The 20 most interesting lists on Wikipedia

Sentient Developments: The 20 most interesting lists on Wikipedia | Just for kicks. | Scoop.it
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Hidden animal teacups: beasties that emerge from the depths of your milky tea

Hidden animal teacups: beasties that emerge from the depths of your milky tea | Just for kicks. | Scoop.it
Ange-line Tetrault made a series of "hidden animal" teacups with little ceramic beasties inside that are slowly revealed as you sip through your (opaque) beverage of choice.
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Writing office for National Geographic's

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Writing in Washington Life, Karin Tanabe describes the remarkable writing office designed by Travis Price architects for Wade Davis, National Geographic's "Explorer in Residence." It's one of the most beautiful rooms I've ever seen, the apotheosis...
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Mark Jenkins's public sculptures of mannequins in distress

Mark Jenkins's public sculptures of mannequins in distress | Just for kicks. | Scoop.it
Sculptor Mark Jenkins's "City" series is comprised of lifelike mannequins placed in public spaces in odd postures, often in seeming distress or danger, usually with a broadly humorous undertone. They're pretty funny stuff.
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Homemade astronaut ice cream instructions

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[Video Link] Rachel Hobson says: Ever since I was a kid, I've adored the crunchy/creamy sweet treat of astronaut ice cream.
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Why is it more interesting to spend an evening with this book than a beautiful woman?

Why is it more interesting to spend an evening with this book than a beautiful woman? | Just for kicks. | Scoop.it
(Via This isn't Happiness)
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Objects Come to Life With Photographer's 'Bent' Sense of Humor | Raw File | Wired.com

Objects Come to Life With Photographer's 'Bent' Sense of Humor | Raw File | Wired.com | Just for kicks. | Scoop.it
With some well-placed wire, creative lighting and a provocative sense of visual puns, sculptor and photographer Terry Border has given life to everything from peanuts to pill bottles.
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The Scale of the Universe 2

Zoom from the edge of the universe to the quantum foam of spacetime and learn about everything in between.
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App calculates money wasted on meetings (Wired UK)

App calculates money wasted on meetings (Wired UK) | Just for kicks. | Scoop.it
In business, time is money, so marketing agency LBi has created an app that calculates the cost of meetings in order to discourage people from wasting endless hours having them
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What would a chimer say...

What would a chimer say... | Just for kicks. | Scoop.it
...if they walked into a bathroom like this?


#ThingsThatMakeYouGoHmm

Photo Source: http://www.meie-vannitoad.ee/
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Creative project invites developers to write 'code poems' (Wired UK)

Creative project invites developers to write 'code poems' (Wired UK) | Just for kicks. | Scoop.it
Artist and engineer Ishac Bertran has launched a project that invites people to submit poetry written in any coding language. These code poems will be considered for publication in a book
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