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Dude With Sign

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Dude With Sign

Red Onions Are Clearly Purple

Take one dude, add some cardboard and a decent black marker pen, mix together with a simple idea and some observational writing, capture the image and share. Repeat often.

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Absinthe

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Absinthe

The Green Fairy

Never has a drink garnered more mystique.

Absinthe was the tipple of choice for Ernest Hemmingway, James Joyce, Vincent Van Gogh and Oscar Wilde. This spirit, also known as absynthe or absinth, is an alcoholic beverage with a history replete with artistic liberation, violence, defamation and rebellion.

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Sea Monkeys

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Sea Monkeys

Instant Pets from an Evil Marketing Genius

Sea-Monkeys have been a popular stocking stuffer for children since their “discovery” in 1957. So, what are they exactly? Despite their name, they're not monkeys. And they don't live in the sea.

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Comic Sans

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Comic Sans

The most hated font in history

Behind every typeface there’s a story; and in the case of Comic Sans, that story involves: fame, celebrity, hate campaigns, designer manifestos and redemption.

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Serendipity

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Serendipity

Once Upon a Time there were three Persian Princes and a Missing Camel

The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines serendipity as “the faculty or phenomenon of finding valuable or agreeable things not sought for”.

But, where did the word come from?

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