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Lightning Storm in Wisconsin

Appleton, Wisconsin on Sat. June 7th 2008.


Today's pictures & links:
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Aww... So sad:

(image credit: Shorpy)

Possibly a replacement for the above vehicle? - "The Brass Lion":

Read more and visit builder's blog


Warning signs for the near future
(especially after Large Hadron Collider goes live)

We already mentioned this flickr set inside our sign series: but now it's updated with more geeky and spectacular hazards:

or on the contrary -


Cheese grater can be Art

If it is sufficiently BIG:

(image credit: Mona Hatoum)

If the previous picture is a legitimate art item - by Mona Hatoum - then the next image... we are not so sure:

(image - via)


Unicorn Found

This deer has only one horn... Spotted in Italy. Read more.
- via

(AP Photo/Center of Natural Sciences)


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Mixed fresh links for today:

Imaginary War with Canada for the Upper Peninsula - [fascinating]
The wonderful world of early computing - [vintage]
Never heard of these diseases - [weird]
Awesome tornado photo - [weather]
An interesting discussion about modern music - [thought-provoking]
You can animate your photo and more - [cool sites]
Soccer Squirrel - [fun/cute video]
Girl does parkour & urban acrobatics - [wow video]
This stunt did not end well - [car video]


Vacation, how it supposed to be

For some spectacular pictures of French Polynesia (Tahiti, Bora Bora) head to this page

(images credit: John Miranda)


Urban Scream


The Device

Can you guess what this simple device is for?

Perfect addition to our "Suicide Gadgets" article, this device is for people "who enjoy closing electrical circuits with their own fingers.". Read more here.

(image credit: artlebedev)


This should work

Still, don't try it in real life:


Pens to Give Out

As souvenirs... or just to your friend who asks "Can I borrow your pen?" - He will never look on you the same way again.

If you want this shocking accessory - you can order it here.
It may ruin your reputation, but you already knew that.



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Anonymous Anonymous said...

wow I love the pens. reminds me of the viagra pen my friend stole from one of our teachers (her husband worked in pharmacuticals)

Blogger Cosmo said...

I'm pretty sure the car jump went exactly as planned. You'll notice there was no down ramp on the other side, and the guy's extensive safety gear.


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