The 2009 Darwin Award winners have been announced. "The Darwin Awards commemorate those who improve our gene pool... by removing themselves from it."
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The Trans-Atlantic accent is neither British nor American, but legible and pleasing to both. This post has tips for cultivating your accent so you can sound like a classic movie star. (via Cynical-C)
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In the 1940s, Harry Dubin talked various New York City workers into changing clothes with him, so he could do their job while his son took pictures. Now you can see some of those fascinating full-color photographs. (via Metafilter)
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The Vintage Ad Browser can show you hundreds of ads going back hundreds of years, broken down by category and year. Watch the clock; you could lose hours wandering through this! (via the Presurfer)
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Pop Culture Lunch Atop a Skyscraper gives us 22 versions of the original 1932 photo Lunch Atop a Skyscraper by Charles C. Ebbets. Every one of them makes me a wee bit queasy. (via Gorilla Mask)
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Upular is a song composed of bits and pieces taken from the movie Up. No, it doesn't make any sense, it's just a pleasant music video.
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4 Infomercials You Need to See (for Products You Don't Need to Buy). Who says late-night TV isn't entertaining?