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Toddler Fools art World with Ketchup Masterpieces [PICS]

1072 votes | submitted 2007-12-03 18:49:07 by zaibatsu | 147 comments

To the untrained eye, they appear to be simple daubs that could have been created by a two year old. Which is precisely what they are. But that didn't stop the supposed experts falling over themselves to acclaim them. The toddler in question is Freddie Linsky, who has fooled the art world into buying and asking to exhibit his paintings.

How To Become an Invisible Man !?[PiCS]

1377 votes | submitted 2007-12-03 18:24:55 by tantalon | 58 comments

Pictures of people wearing unique camouflage.

Hero awarded free beer for life..... at 109 years of age

952 votes | submitted 2007-12-03 18:17:28 by petsheep | 68 comments

Harry Patch, 109, won five medals for his service during the war but now his local boozer has honoured him free drinks. 'I must be the envy of many a younger man, being offered free beer in a pub. It's like being a child in a sweet shop. The beer is very good here too.''

9 Simple Mental Math Tricks to Impress Your Friends

1218 votes | submitted 2007-12-03 17:25:15 by ivanb | 81 comments

"This article presents nine ideas that will hopefully get you to look at arithmetic as a game, one in which you can see patterns among numbers and pick then apply the right trick to quickly doing the calculation. The tricks in this article all involve multiplication."

Kids LOL @ Navy Recruiters

748 votes | submitted 2007-12-03 03:29:09 by gbarberi | 301 comments

Teenagers, be warned: Military recruiters have armed themselves with ?Wat up, dude?? and ?nmu? in their effort to lure you to Iraq. (For those who lack daily interaction with teens, ?nmu? means ?Not much. You??)

The digg effect/aftermath [Comic]

117 votes | submitted 2007-11-16 12:17:22 by tizlox | 13 comments

Last night, the digg effect hit , and here's exactly how things went down.Scroll to the bottom to have the digg effect summed up in comic form.

Why Americans Should Never Be Allowed To Travel

41 votes | submitted 2007-06-24 00:35:41 by staplez | 13 comments

I had someone ask for an aisle seats so that his or her hair wouldn't get messed up by being near the window.A client called in inquiring about a package to Hawaii. After going over all the cost info, she asked,

How to Score a Geek Girl

79 votes | submitted 2007-06-21 18:40:58 by mklopez | 21 comments

Q: Does a geek girl judge a geek guy on the technology that he surrounds himself with?... A: No, as long as nothing is from pre-2002. Or the technology of personal pleasure.

Worst Mom In the World?

19 votes | submitted 2007-06-14 21:13:32 by gusmcrae23 | 22 comments

Mom forces her daughters into prostitution..Very sad

How To Roll a a Tulip Joint

8 votes | submitted 2007-06-14 20:11:37 by mwoody | 1 comments

A quick and easy guide telling you how to roll a joint that is guaranteed to turn heads! read on

HILARIOUS Audio Clip: Woman Catches Man Cheating on Live National Radio

1409 votes | submitted 2007-01-26 03:22:09 by ivanb | 142 comments

"Listen to this Indian man getting caught cheating on his wife, live on American radio. It's hilarious, but there's also a lesson to be learnt about being a better lover. "

Stolen Baby Jesus Statue Returned with Photos of its 8 month Travel

965 votes | submitted 2006-12-21 21:06:50 by cliffosakajapan | 72 comments

Eight months later, Joan's husband, John Leising, opened the front door and found the statue on his porch, along with a photos showing it at the Rip Van Winkle Bridge, and posed on a bicycle, on a horse, in a car wearing a seat belt, in a chair next to a campfire and in someone's kitchen

The Top 100 Most Influential Figures in American History

366 votes | submitted 2006-11-21 17:27:02 by attila | 74 comments

Whitman, Disney, Emerson in 'Top 100 Americans' (Atlantic Monthly). The list also includes Noah Webster, whose dictionary "defined" American English, William Randolph Hearst and Walter Lippman, "The last man who could swing an election with a newspaper column." (Via MediaBistro)

Pot grown in a PC

942 votes | submitted 2006-10-23 02:33:53 by williamw | 82 comments

"A few days ago police in Poland arrested a 17 year old kid who ran a mini-farm of cannabis inside his PC. The PC was normally used but modded to contain a light source, and keep humidity and temperature at proper levels."

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