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A great finalist for the "best optical illusion of the year" contest.
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TBS is subtly playing some TV shows at 1.09x speed, presumably to make time for more ads.

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Is he any funnier at that speed?
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One of three shelves of cookies at Marks and Spencer in the UK. Wish I could have tried all of them!

* Mexican chipotle chilli & Ecuadorian dark chocolate
* Tropical fruit, nuts and dark chocolate chunk
* Belgian white chocolate
* Apple & coconut
* Stem ginger
* Pistachio & almond
* Cranberry & orange
* Triple choc chip
* Fruity flapjack
* Sultana
* Choc and nut
* Kitchen sink
* Oat
* Shortbread ginger
* Choc chip
* Jaffa (orange) cakes
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Fun with flags!
a project by ferdio
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Cafe Freud bar in Oxford. The building used to be a church. The main aisle is still present. The atmosphere is pretty unusual. Around midnight, the juxtaposition of holy architecture and intoxicated masses creates something akin to a parson's dystopian vision.

Shot of the interior: https://goo.gl/S9ZLXE
I'm very familiar with Freuds Cafe in Walton Street, Jericho, one of my first projects as an Architecture student back in 1988 was to spend a couple of weeks surveying and drawings the building including drawing large scale drawings of the column details. From Wikipedia : "The Freud café is housed in the former St Paul's Church, a Greek Revival building designed in 1836 by Henry Jones Underwood. The church was inspired by an outbreak of cholera ...
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Or an insight into ancient religious practices which encouraged intoxication in ritual...
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Imgur: The most awesome images on the Internet.
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Apparently, the British also voted to leave the UN.
@pinguescent @mrjamesob Don't be so mean, they probably didn't know what the EU was. They'll do some research and learn something new today. Ornery One · 4h4 hours ago. Ornery One @Ornery1951. @pinguescent @AlwaysThinkHow @mrjamesob UN, EU, UK - so many initials, so hard to keep 'em all ...
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A cool German word for the color we see in total darkness, which is often perceived as dark grey rather than black: Eigengrau (literally: "own grey").
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Now I want to see what Vantablack looks like in total darkness.
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An interesting list of unusual beliefs in various countries. "Koreans will only use electric fans if a window is open, because leaving a fan on in an enclosed room, it’s almost universally believed, can be fatal."
“Is it really true that if you clip your fingernails while your relatives are flying somewhere,” the radio producer asked, “their plane will crash?” I ...
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A really neat photo of fluorescent bulbs powered just by the EM field created by overhead electric power lines.
Richard Box' artistic display of 1301 fluorescent bulbs lit by the overhead high-power lines -- just from the ambient energy surrounding the lines. Wireless transmission (intentional) and fluorescent bulbs were both invented by Nikola Tesla. The fluorescent bulbs of Richard Box's display, "planted" in the ground to pick up "waste emissions from the overhead power lines", are in effect acting as wireless transformers as well, providing a graphi...
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Jennifer Null. A real life Bobby Tables (https://xkcd.com/327/)
An unlucky few have names that can utterly confuse computers, and it makes their life online quite the headache. Why does it happen?
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Bike chain breaks at the start. Still wins the race...
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He is in a league by himself, literally the chainless league.
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