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Abandoned Buildings Become Home to Kim Kwacz’s Monsters

Kim Kwacz a.k.a. Kim Köster, a Berlin street artist is taking his work from murals and is creating a children’s book. Kim’s new series will be a picture book for the iPad called “Monzter” and can be found on the walls of abandoned buildings in Berlin. You can get more info at his site and Facebook page.

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Harrison Barnes never drank alcohol before last night

Before the Warriors snapped their 40-year playoff drought last night, Harrison Barnes – who hit a couple huge shots down the stretch – had never taken a sip of alcohol in his life. No shade on him, he was working on other shit, like becoming a professional athlete making multiple millions of dollars each year. When asked if he would ...

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Kolmanskop a Nambian Ghost Town

Diamonds were found in the Nambi desert in southern Namibia and that fueled German miners to set up the town of Kolmanskop. The town was built in the German style of the time and included such amenities as a hospital, ballroom, power station, school, theatre and sport-hall, casino, ice factory, and the first x-ray-station in the southern hemisphere and Africa’s first ...

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How much pain can you take, introducing the Schmidt Sting Pain Index

The Schmidt Pain Index was developed by Dr. Justin Schmidt, an entomologist, as a method for comparing the pain of various different insect stings he experienced during his work. The scale runs from 1 to 4, with four being the most painful. Pain can be subjective, varying from person ti person, and this scale is therefor not absolute. And if ...

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‘Crystal Pepsi’ is making a triumphant comeback!

If you had the pleasure of experiencing the 90s, then you know that you were crazy about Crystal Pepsi. I mean, come on! Crystal clear soda that tastes like cola. It was some seriously tasty liquid sorcery. Back in 2013, the ‘L.A. Beast’ posted a video of himself drinking a 20 years old bottle of Crystal Pepsi that he bought ...

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Turns out Easter Island heads have detailed bodies

Easter Island’s monumental stone heads are well-known, but there’s more to the story: all along, the sculptures have secretly had torsos, buried beneath the earth. Archaeologists have documented 887 of the massive statues, known as moai, but there may be up to as many as a 1,000 of them on the island. What do these uncovered hieroglyphics mean? The giant ...

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The Boneyard Project: Old Planes Are Given a Second Chance with Art

Conceived in Spring 2010 by Eric Firestone and organized with curator Carlo McCormick, The Bone Yard Project revives disused airplanes from America’s military history through the creative intervention of contemporary artists, taking entire airplanes and their elements out of aeronautic resting spots in the desert, known as boneyards, and putting them into the hands of artists. Renowned street artists from ...

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Rachel Washburn: Former NFL Cheerleader Joined the US Military

It’s not often you can have a conversation and say hey did you hear an NFL cheerleader joined the US Military? Actually don’t think it has ever happened before this. Rachel Washburn is a former Philadelphia Eagles cheerleader who, after three years with the team, decided to join the US Military. Following her second second tour in Afghanistan USA Today did a fascinating ...

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