Russians thinks Americans smile too much, and therefore must be either mentally ill, deceptive, or insulting. But just maybe living in America is something worth smiling about. (via J-Walk Blog)
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Walt Disney Studios spent $175 million on Mars Needs Moms, which opened to a $7 million weekend. There is no dearth of reasons why the movie was such a flop. (via Metafilter)
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5 Science Experiments Gone Wrong. The short version: oops, bad idea, bad idea, total nutcase, and poor public perception.
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Affordable Art from Some of the World’s Most Famous Artists. The same artists who command millions for some works also produce other stuff they know will sell fast.
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A beautiful time-lapse video of the Aurora Borealis. Terje Sorgjerd shot this over a week's time in Norway near the Russian border.
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Misspelled words that only exist to make you laugh. And they will, indeed, succeed.
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7 Companies That Fired Their Spokesmen. When planning your ad campaigns, remember that celebrities don't become famous by their normality and circumspection.