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Fake Shemps and Rogue Princesses, How the Film and Television Industries Replace Original Actors

Last year at the Kickstarter unconference PWL Camp, writer Rex Sorgatz gave an interesting talk entitled “Fake Shemps and Rogue Princesses” or the use of substitutions used in the film and television industries. Sorgatz first explained how the term “Fake Shemp” came into play: The first fake Shemp. 1951 Shemp…died …

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Two Handy Measuring Devices for Cutting Firewood the Same Length Every Single Time

Taras Kulakov the “Crazy Russian Hacker” demonstrates how to cut firewood the same length every single time using The Mingo Firewood Marker. The handy measuring device works by gripping the handle, rolling the tool’s wheel down the length of the log, and accurately marking your log for cutting. He also …

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Artist Creates Fantastic Drawings of Spaceships Inspired by Household Objects

San Francisco software engineer and freelance artist Eric Geusz has drawn a fantastic collection of spaceships that were each inspired by objects found around his house. Geusz’s full series of illustrations are available to view on ArtStation, DeviantArt, and Instagram. A post shared by Eric (@spacegooose) on Sep 18, 2016 …

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Photo Of The Day By Stuart Gordon

Photo By Stuart Gordon Today’s Photo Of The Day is “First Snow” by Stuart Gordon. Location: Sparks Lake, Deschutes National Forest, Oregon. “One of the most photographed lakes in all of Oregon, Sparks Lake is located in the Cascade Range near the city of Bend,” says Gordon. “This image was …

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An Interactive Map Tracing Every Leap Made by Dr. Samuel Beckett in the Classic Series ‘Quantum Leap’

Josh Jones, editor of Special Request Media has created an incredible map that traces every time traveling leap made by Doctor Sam Beckett throughout the entirety of the beloved classic series Quantum Leap. Additionally, Jones provided detailed information for each leap (episode, season and plot) as well as an ability …

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A Fascinated Group of Longhaired Cats Watch Animated Mice Run Across a Giant Television

On Christmas Eve, a human with a rather large number of longhaired cats did what any parent would do and turned on the television. Specifically, a kitty-themed game was put on the giant television screen and all heads simultaneously stared at mice running across the screen. Some brave souls even …

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The Road Movie, A Wild Documentary Made From Compiled Russian Dashboard Camera Footage

The Road Movie by director Dmitrii Kalashnikov is a wild documentary that offers fascinating insight into Russian life through the dashboard camera footage of its many drivers. Kalashnikov created the film solely out of this dashcam footage, which reveals that a great deal of very weird things happen all the …

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A Yummy Cat Bed Shaped Like a Fluted Tart Crust That Comes With Plush Fruit to Keep Kitty Company

The feline-focused Japanese novelty company Felissimo has created an adorable cat bed shaped like the fluted crust of a fruit tart and even comes with hand stitched pillows in the shapes of various fruits and berries to keep kitty comfy and complete the look of a yummy desert. The bed …

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Artist Painstakingly Reassembles a Bank of England Five Pound Note Out of Shredded Fiver Misprints

Martin John Callanan, a talented artist, painstakingly reassembled a Bank of England Five Pound Note from a pile of misprinted, uncirculated shredded fivers. Callanan captured the entire reconstruction process in an amazing eleven-minute timelapse that shows just how much detail went into this piece. A Bank of England five pound …

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Photographing A Lunar Eclipse

Lunar eclipse sequence, April 14th and 15th, 2014, Trona Pinnacles, California. In case you haven’t heard, there’s a total lunar eclipse coming up on January 31st. The total eclipse will be visible in central and western North America, Australia, and much of Asia. It will also be a “blue moon,” …

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