A simulated mission to Mars will see six people locked up together for 520 days (a year and a half)! If they don't kill each other before its over, they'll deserve at least a reality TV show contract. (via Boing Boing)
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Animated Albums is a blog of moving .gifs made from record album covers. Look for your favorites, or even request some, but beware the distracting moving background image. (via Buzzfeed)
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Iron Rocky Man IV. No, it doesn't have to make sense, see -it has all this action and fighting, and that's what counts! (via YesButNoButYes)
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Top 10 Grumpiest Andy Rooney Segments. He's 91 now, and if you know what's good for you, you'll get off his lawn.
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Chatroulette really IS Russian Roulette, as it was created by an 18-year-old from Moscow. The New Yorker interviews Andrey Ternovskiy about the tool that let him meet people all over the world. (via Laughing Squid)
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See the winning entries and the top ten finalists in the 2010 Illusion of the Year competition. I love that a handmade cardboard sculpture won over many computer-generated images.
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German Carousel Death Wish. It seemed like a good idea at... oh no, instant slo-mo replay!
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5 Strange Facts about Classic Kids' Shows. The surprising big names associated with some shows would explain why they were so cool at the time.