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Town Paints Mind-Bending Optical Illusion In Road To Stop Speeding Cars

Earlier this month, we highlighted a UK company that installed over 400 tiles to create a “bent” look in the office. The goal was to keep people from running up and down the hallway. A town in Iceland went the optical illusion route to stop cars from speeding down a business city street. The result …

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Einstein ‘Theory On Happiness’ Note He Once Gave As A Tip Just Sold For $1.56M

In 1922, Albert Einstein traveled to Japan to receive the Noble Prize for physics. The story goes that a messenger visited his room and the physicist didn’t have money for a tip, so instead, he gifted the guy a handwritten note off the desk. Einstein explained to the messenger that “one day the handwritten note …

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This Brief History Of Scary Clowns Will Give You Nightmares

With help from author and clown expert Benjamin Radford, Vulture put together this fascinating video about the history of scary clowns and how the painted-face purveyors of joy slowly morphed into nightmare-inducing psychopaths thanks to pop culture and real-life events. They explain… “Clowns have always been represented as tricksters and jokers, from the days of …

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This Surfboard Is Constructed Out Of 10,000 Cigarette Butts

Taylor Lane and his buddy spent the summer picking up cigarette butts from the sand, parking lots and local paths around Santa Cruz. The duo did it partly to help keep the city clean but mainly to construct a contest-winning surfboard made entirely of the discarded debris. The third annual “Creators & Innovators Upcycle Contest”, …

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Filmmaker Intentionally Bumps Into People Staring At Their Phones And He’s Our New Hero

Australian filmmaker Raphael Valenti lived out a fantasy. He spent an extensive amount of time — over three weeks — screwing with the people we’d all love to mess with. The pedestrians too busy staring at a phone to look up for one damn second. He compiled all one hundred bumps into a fascinating short …

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This ‘Zombie Car Wreck’ Halloween Display Might Be A Little Over The Line

There’s nothing more enjoyable than a good Halloween lawn display meant to scare the funk out of trick-or-treaters, neighbors and people passing by but this zombie car wreck might be over the line. Way, way over the line according to some people. A Waretown, NJ family got a visit from local police after people complained …

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The ‘Safest Home In America’ Is For Sale

The Rice House is for sale and the place is perfect for a Bond villain. Listed at a reasonable $14.7 million, the Alpharetta, Georgia home includes eight bedrooms, 14 bathrooms, three kitchens, elevators, a private museum, indoor shooting range, and a wine cellar. Besides a private theater, bowling alley, and infinity swimming pool — because …

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Map Shows Most Popular Fast Food Joint In Each US State And One Company Is DOMINATING

Everyone has their favorite fast food place. We’re all adult enough and fat enough to admit that specific foods are near and dear to our cholesterol-clogged hearts. For example, I’d stab a kitten for a Quarter Pounder with Cheese.  Add french fries and I’ll murder its entire family without blinking. RELATED: 10 of the Weirdest …

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Disney Released An Intern-Created Short Film For The First Time Ever And It’s Spectacular

For the first time in history, Disney Animation Studios has made an intern-produced short film to the public. The film, Ventana, is a collaborative effort between all of the summer interns from 2017 working on individual parts of the short film. With help from Disney Animation Studio mentors, Ventana took just over two months to complete. …