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Women, Defend Yourself!

Useful Judo tricks and moves, demonstrated by "a damsel in distress" in 1937:


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Clone Wars

Actually, this seems to be a North Korean mass parade event:

(original unknown)


Hidden Inside Wood

Sergei Kryzhanovski uses natural patterns found inside various wood (mostly pine) - to transform the natural grain into anything from wizards and gnomes to iris flowers -

(image credit: Sergei Kryzhanovski)


Great Looking Desserts

"A piece of the world" ad concept. See more on this page:


Mixed fresh links for today:

Miniature Models of Moscow, more - [urbanism] - via
The Future of Traffic Lights - [cool idea]
Chernobyl Revisited (Overgrown) - [abandoned]
Dumb ideas that made a lot of money - [design]
World's most dangerous bird - [nature]
Hi-tech bicycle storage tower in Japan - [wow tech]
The Crowd at the Rock Show - [fun picture]
Getting bored of Facebook? - [fun video, some language]
A flight on a "wing and a prayer". - [wow video]


The Weirdest Book Titles

See a bunch of them here


Chipmunk's Love Story

Bold Move pays off:

This picture got quite popular, but apparently was buried on Digg without any known reason. So Curt made another picture, illustrating the unexpected "demise" of the chipmunk love:

(images credit: Curt Toumanian)


The Museum of Permafrost

Located in Igarka, Russia - in the mine 14 meters underground, showing some frozen artifacts 50,000 years old. Make sure to visit the original page here for more pictures.

(images credit: af1461)


Extreme Food

Check out this fried potato:

Goes well with hot dogs:

And with scrambled eggs:


Russian President's Alter Ego:

(original photo by Dmitry Astakhov)


Photoshop Zoo is expanding

From the ugliest:

To the bizarre / cute:

(images credit: Worth1000)

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