Monthly Archives: December 2008

‘Deep Throat’ is dead…

‘Deep Throat’ is dead…

Now that I have your attention, just wanted to let everyone know that: W. Mark Felt, the former FBI second-in-command who revealed himself as “Deep Throat” 30 years after he tipped off reporters to the Watergate scandal that toppled a president, has died. He was 95.

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The Greek Riots in Photographs

The Greek Riots in Photographs

On the night of Saturday, December 6th, two Special Guards of the Greek police clashed with a small group of young men. The exact details of what took place are still unclear, but it is known that one of the Guards fired three shots, and one of those bullets caused the death of 15-year-old Alexander(…)

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Iraqi Shoe-Tossing — the animated GIFs

Iraqi Shoe-Tossing — the animated GIFs

Xeni over at BoingBoing has put together a compilation of shoe-tossing GIFs. Hilarious.     Link to collection UPDATE: Link to Shoe Toss game—Thanks Brady  

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30 Ways to Die of Electrocution

30 Ways to Die of Electrocution

Here are 30 illustrations from the book Elektroschutz in 132 Bildern. These diagrams outline causes of electrical accident. Thanks bre pettis.      

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Puppies and Flowers : Le Dachshund Soap

Puppies and Flowers : Le Dachshund Soap

There are quite a lot of level-headed people around the country who go totally crazy for this little breed of waddling wiener dogs. If you know any of these people, they will love this gift, and they will love you, because they love dachshunds so much! This accurately-rendered and adorable dog-shaped soap is scented with(…)

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Lucas with the Lid Off — Directed by Michel Gondry

Lucas with the Lid Off — Directed by Michel Gondry

An excellent music video that aired briefly on MTV in 1994 and soon became largely forgotten. This one was filmed in B&W to produce an old-timey ambience that works very well with the ragtime sound. Pay close attention to the continuity. The whole video was filmed with a steadycam, in one continuous shot… an unbelievably(…)

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