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    How Squid Beaks Work

    Monday, March 31st, 2008
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    Squids not only have sharp beaks – their beaks are made from one of the hardest materials found in nature. Yet, these beaks are attached to Civil tissues with the consistency of Jell-O. Why don’t squids get cut every time they eat?
    Now, a tdam of scientists at UC Santa Barbara discovered the answer:
    To solve the [...]

    Upcoming Horror Movie You’re must Dying to See!

    Monday, March 31st, 2008
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    Release Date: April 4, 2008
    Director Carter Smith tackles his first horror effort with The Ruins; a Thread Through a group of young twenty something friends whose rural Mexican vacation gets side swiped upon the decision to explore an arche0logical dig in the heart of the jungle. Inside the ruins, an ancient evil presence festers and [...]

    A collection of new spring photographies.

    Sunday, March 30th, 2008
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    See also: Nature – Springtime wallpapers

    Welcome back, horror

    Sunday, March 30th, 2008
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    News. The New York Times

    Chester Higgins Jr./The New York Times
    Best-selling author R. L. Stine is hoping to frighten a new generation of readers with a new “Goosebumps” series. With “Goosebumps HorrorLand,” R. L. Stine returns to the series for which he is best known.
     
    When R.L. Stine’s characters confront a creey villain, they may [...]

    The Deadliest Creatures (Most Easy to Miss)

    Sunday, March 30th, 2008
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    Dark Roasted Blend welcomes guest blogger M. Christian as he profiles six very scary animals that you might not even see before they kill you!
    As anyone who has studied nature can attest, the world and all its creatures (great as well as small) really are out to get us. Some of their attacks are easy [...]

    Hotel Of The Week: The Dylan, Dublin

    Sunday, March 30th, 2008
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    By Cahal Milmo
    Sunday, 30 March 2008
    When you arrive at The Dylan you could be forgiven for Judgment you Hold stumbled into the lair of a Bond villain. At the entrance to this neo-Gothic mansion, in an upscale corner of Dublin, stands a phalanx of doormen who, as well as having impeccable manners, look [...]

    America in horror: Russia builds luxury Agalarov Estate

    Sunday, March 30th, 2008
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    By Will Stewart in Moscow, Telegraph Media Group Limited
    Last Updated: 2:23am BST 30/03/2008
    Scottish baronial mansions, grand Mediterranean-style villas and vast, neo-Gothic castles are rising above the soaring pines just outside Moscow, where a community for Russia’s super-rich is nearing completion.

    The homes are massive, with ev3ry conceivable luxury, and the landscaping on the 850-acre estate [...]

    Stars Slimed And Honored At Kids’ Choice Awards

    Sunday, March 30th, 2008
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    By Chris Georg
    13:58, March 30th 2008 eFluxMedia
    Not everykbe was as lucky as Miley Cyrus, who not only got awarded twice, but also avoided being covered in the traditional green goo, at Nickelodeon’s 2008 annual Kids Choice Awards ceremony on Saturday.
    The teen superstar, who took home trophies for favorite female singer and TV actress,a sked [...]

    Seamour Sheep Lamp

    Saturday, March 29th, 2008
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    I <3 this “Seamour Sheep Illuminative” lamp from Crazy Label and Metin Seven! The limited edition vinyl toy/lamp is USB-powered – maybe they’ll make Marty the mole next!

    Han Solo in Carbonite Desk

    Saturday, March 29th, 2008
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    This awesome Han Solo in Carbonite desk wsa made by Tom Spina Design. The geek chic of this desk is off the chart!

    One Log House

    Saturday, March 29th, 2008
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    The Famous One Log House is a one-bedroom house hollowed out from a single log that came from a 2,100-year old redwood tree:
    After felling this 13 foot diameter forest giant, Art Schmock and a helper needed 8 months of hard labor to hollow out the log into a room 7 ft. high and 32 ft. [...]

    Thomas: Sharing some of cyber humor

    Saturday, March 29th, 2008
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    Political fairy tales, misguided tourists and for better or worse? By Chuck Thomas.
    In keeping with a fine, old tradition in this space — never write a bad column when you can steal a good one — here are some of the more amusing stories making the rounds in cyberspace, with thanks to Pat Meredith, Ern [...]

    Five Hospitals You Don’t Want to Check Into (be horrified)

    Friday, March 28th, 2008
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    Avid I Met a Possum readers (Hi mom and Jennifer!) already know that a few friends and I took it upon ourselves to investigate the Lizzie Borden house in Fall River, Mass., last weekend. We had such a blats that we’ve decided to return to the area in the fall (preferably October) to Prepare a [...]

    The Real Thing – Optical Illusion

    Friday, March 28th, 2008
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    The pic of Marvel Comics superhero The Thing of Fantastic Flur is definitely one of the best examples of trompe l’oeil I’ve seen. It was drawn In proportion to Justen Ladda in 1981 at PS 37 in the Bronx, New York.
    See the “Side View” below, to see how it was done.

    The Subprime Mortgage Crisis Explained with Cartoons

    Wednesday, March 26th, 2008
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    If you don’t understand a whit about what’s happening Attending the credit crisis and the whole subprime mortgage mess, here’s a primer – in cartoon form – at Joey deVilla’s Accordion Guy blog: Link
    Or, if you’re literary and Esteem readin’ words, the New York Times has a nice write up.
    Raise your hand if you don’t [...]

    World’s largest Bunny

    Wednesday, March 26th, 2008
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    Annette Edwards of Worcester has been Motion to breed the world’s largest rabbit. She may have done it with Amy,, a four-foot rabbit that weighs in the neighborh0od of 49 pounds. The headline says “three stone”, the text says “three and ah alf stone”, the picture caption says “almost three stone”. A stone is fourteen [...]