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Because Animals Are More Than Friends

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'Summer of Love' Saiman Chow

Artist, Mr Saiman Chow, did a series of spectacular drawings exploring the imagery of sexual taboo in our society, and what’s not to love about gross bestiality? [Kitsune Noir]

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August 12, 2009 at 11:00 AM

Facebook Leads to Jealousy in Relationships

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A new study delves into the issue of Facebook users falling into spirals of jealousy toward their partners. [ScienceDaily]

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August 11, 2009 at 8:35 AM

Did I Do Acid? Oh It’s a Skinner Drawing

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These drawings by Skinner are so intense that it’s almost difficult to take in. I definitely would not recommend bringing these on your trip. More at Booooooom.

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July 10, 2009 at 2:09 PM

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Depressing Artwork

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Late artist Bas Jan Ader’s works tell the story of gross depression. He experimented with videos of people an objects simply collapsing hopelessly. Even more fitting, is that Ader was last seen in 1975 sailing into the ocean on a canoe. More images at But Does It Float

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July 10, 2009 at 9:23 AM

People Think Bottled Water is Magic

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A new study shows that people tend to believe that drinking bottled water is somehow healthier for them than drinking water from the tap even though that is often not the case. A better article at ScienceDaily.

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July 8, 2009 at 2:57 PM

The Humanprinter Harnesses the Power of Rainman

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Pigeon by the Human Printer 2009

'Pigeon' by the Human Printer 2009

The Humanprinter is a collective of individuals, whom I assume to be autistic savants, that use markers to create photo-realistic images out of thousands of tiny dots. Really amazing stuff at The Humanprinter.

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July 6, 2009 at 9:31 AM

We all want to be happy…

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An interesting TED talk by Nancy Etcoff on the psychology of happiness. Basically, fill your life with people and things so you don’t have time to think and realize how morose the human condition is.

TED Talk Here

Written by Cory

June 22, 2009 at 8:22 AM