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17 Jul 16:00

A TSA Agent is in Hot Water After Failing to Recognize That the District of Columbia Was in the United States

A TSA Agent is in Hot Water After Failing to Recognize That the District of Columbia Was in the United States

An Orlando TSA agent refused to let this man fly after not recognizing his nation's own capital on his ID. Check out the full story here:
DC News FOX 5 DC WTTG

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Tagged: facepalm , news , TSA
17 Jul 18:50

New Study Finds Most Of Earth’s Oxygen Used For Complaining

SEATTLE—Following a multiyear study of atmospheric gases and their role in organic processes on earth, a team of researchers at the University of Washington reported this week that the majority of the oxygen on the planet is used for complaining.






18 Jul 00:39

As a Mormon: I approve this message.

19 Jul 07:15

If you fold a paper in half 103 times it'll get as thick as the Universe

by Jesus Diaz on Sploid, shared by Jesus Diaz to Gizmodo

If you fold a paper in half 103 times it'll get as thick as the Universe

The myth: You can't fold a paper in half more than eight times.* The reality: Given a paper large enough—and enough energy—you can fold it as many times as you want. The problem: If you fold it 103 times, the thickness of your paper will be larger than the observable Universe: 93 billion light-years. Seriously.

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17 Jul 16:30

David Skazaly’s Mesmerizing Catalog Of Psychedelic GIFs

by Eric Torres

Psychedelic GIFs

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David Skazaly is a Hungarian/German graphic designer who has been creating hypnotic, mind-warping GIFs since 2008. Working under the name Davidope, Skazaly’s psychedelic GIFs and warped images have set the standard for animated GIFs across the internet. Even if you haven’t heard his name before (or his online pseudonym, Davidope), you probably recognize some of Skazaly’s technicolor, organic forms, pulsing in infinite loops, whether on art blogs or the annals of Tumblr. Skazaly’s animations are strangely hypnotic and entrancing, pushing a format that is now primarily used for cat memes and celebrity reactions into successful, technically adept artistic territory.

Skazaly got his start experimenting with animation program Macromedia Flash in the 90s before focusing on his own motion graphics. Looking at his Tumblr now, it’s clear Skazaly has mastered the art form of creating technically perfect GIFs, from trippy, twisting shapes to black and white worms perpetually moving forward. Skazaly’s mind-bending GIFs are dizzying, satisfying works of art, elevating a now common internet trend to a mesmerizing new level.

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17 Jul 21:57

Photo



18 Jul 04:16

Coming home after a night out drinking...

18 Jul 08:52

Every single time...

18 Jul 16:41

My neighbour texted me and said he had a complaint about my cat, when I asked what it was he sent me this picture

17 Jul 22:07

Photo



17 Jul 18:04

I Was Hidden on This Guy’s Hard Drive for Over 6 Years

by djempirical

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It’s been estimated that as many as 880 billion photos will be taken by the close of this year. I’m not quite sure how that statistic could ever be properly calculated, but I think it’s safe to say that with the rise of the digital medium, human beings are taking a s**tload more pictures than ever before.

With all those photos being taken, chances are you and I have at one point accidentally wandered into someone else’s frame. It’s likely, however, that you’ll never really know you’ve photo-bombed someones shot. That’s why I was surprised by a Twitter message that I received out of the blue from a photographer I’ve never met.

Here’s what I received from photographer Anthony Kurtz:

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Varanasi, India is an epicenter for pilgrimages for people of many walks of life. Locals from all over the subcontinent make religious journeys to the ancient city; monks of a variety of religious beliefs seek refuge in the many temples along the Ganges River; and not to mention: photographers, travelers and tourists flock to the region to seek inspiration in what I consider one of the most photogenic places on Earth.

Looking at the photo from the tiny Twitter preview, it seemed like it could be me but how could I be certain? I’m not quite sure how Anthony recognized me, as we are only are aware of each other via social media. I asked him to send me the high-resolution version of the photo, and asked if he had any others taken in the batch. He then sent the following:

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Here’s a closer view:

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Here’s a closer view of several of Kurtz’s exposures:

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After zooming in to the photo I discovered that without question it was me. Looking at Anthony’s image EXIF data, I saw the image was taken on October 18th, 2007. I am 24 years old now, so I was 17 in the photo. I also noticed in one of the photographs, it appears I am taking a photo of something. So, I looked through my own images captured that day, and found the exact exposure I had taken within seconds of his:

Here I am squatting and taking a photograph of two women overlooking the Ganges River:

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Here’s the actual photograph I was taking at the same time Anthony’s exposure was made:

Varanasi_India_Ganges_River_Joey_L

And the big kicker: in the background of my picture there are the boats of people photographing from the river. Which one is Anthony?

When something like this happens, it’s hard not to evoke the tired cliché that the world is an incredibly small place. The world is shrinking even further with our growing level of interconnectedness on the Internet and social media, and this occurrence is an example of that.

I’m sure people have always been on paths that quietly and unknowingly intersect. Now, with people sharing their passions and experiences more than ever, we can be sure that we’ll meet yet again — or sometime in the future — whether we know it or not.

About the author: Joey L. is a Canadian commercial photographer, director and published author based in Brooklyn, New York. See more of him through his blog, portfolio and video tutorials. He can also be found on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. This article originally appeared here.

About Anthony Kurtz: Anthony Kurtz is a German-American commercial and fine-art photographer based in Berlin, Germany. You can find his work on his website or by following him on Facebook and Twitter.

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14 Jul 01:29

bye losers!



bye losers!

10 Jul 20:08

vejiga:

26 Jun 20:09

pleatedjeans: damn Majora’s Witnesses [x]



pleatedjeans:

damn Majora’s Witnesses [x]

16 Jul 05:00

[calig831]

15 Jul 21:31

This elephant has a cat on its butt. [x]



This elephant has a cat on its butt. [x]

12 Jul 23:30

Found him. [x]



Found him. [x]

03 Jul 18:15

How to digitally sign documents. [wtil]



How to digitally sign documents. [wtil]

11 Jul 14:36

Facebook users vent outrage at Spielberg for hunting triceratops

by Rob Beschizza

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Yeeeeesssss. Feel the hate flow though you.

"Disgraceful photo of recreational hunter happily posing next to a Triceratops he just slaughtered. Please share so the world can name and shame this despicable man."

12 Jul 16:00

I Have a Two O'Clock Box so Hold My Calls

I Have a Two O'Clock Box so Hold My Calls

Submitted by: (via Happy Jar)

10 Jul 17:07

So this just happened on live TV...

09 Jul 05:00

austinmeowdodge: Future car goals



austinmeowdodge:

Future car goals

09 Jul 16:00

The Perfect Feed Bag...for Squirrels

The Perfect Feed Bag...for Squirrels

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Tagged: mask , squirrels , horses , noms , funny
09 Jul 17:44

rachiigoesrawr: How to make a salad - x





rachiigoesrawr:

How to make a salad - x

09 Jul 14:47

The Dog Trainer

go kart

09 Jul 16:13

Holes

by Reza

holes

08 Jul 07:01

Modern Zombie

by Doug
02 Jul 12:00

You know what they say...

Owl poops down a roof and onto another owl - AnimalsBeingDicks.com

…shit rolls downhill.

27 Apr 16:00

Egg in a Basket is Clearly Out of the Question

Egg in a Basket is Clearly Out of the Question

Submitted by: (via iQTester)

30 Jun 17:39

Krebs on Microsoft Suspending "Patch Tuesday" Emails and Blaming Canada

by samzenpus
tsu doh nimh writes In a move that may wind up helping spammers, Microsoft is blaming a new Canadian anti-spam law for the company's recent decision to stop sending regular emails about security updates for its Windows operating system and other Microsoft software. Some anti-spam experts who worked very closely on Canada's Anti-Spam Law (CASL) say they are baffled by Microsoft's response to a law which has been almost a decade in the making. Indeed, an exception in the law says it does not apply to commercial electronic messages that solely provide "warranty information, product recall information or safety or security information about a product, goods or a service that the person to whom the message is sent uses, has used or has purchased." Several people have observed that Microsoft likely is using the law as a convenient excuse for dumping an expensive delivery channel.

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