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  • February 21, 2014
    This is a viral ad for DHL shipping that involves pranking the other major shipping companies by using them to send giant chilled boxes with heat-reactive printing that reads 'DHL IS FASTER' when warm. Sure, clever prank, but still -- poor sportsmanship. I didn't know the shi... / Continue →
  • January 31, 2014
    This is 'Representations', a photographic series by Cynthia Greig in which she's colored and outlined 3-D objects to appear as 3-D sketches. Me? I chalk outlined myself to look like a murder victim. I'm not really dead though -- only on the inside. My series of photograph... / Continue →
  • December 13, 2013
    This is a video of a bunch of cool moving optical illusions you can print yourself (links to Youtube page with links to all the designs). You just need a clear sheet of transparency paper to print the overlay. Don't have a piece of transparency paper? Then you are SHIT OUT ... / Continue →
  • December 9, 2013
    Meet 19-year old Peter Clatworthy. He doesn't look happy, does he? That's because Peter paid £450 (~$740) for a shittily printed picture of an X-Box One on eBay. I'd be pissed too -- somebody needs to replace the black toner cartridges in their printer. Plus the right side ... / Continue →
  • November 7, 2013
    This is a commercial for Honda's CR-V filled with a bunch of optical illusions. Because that's how you get people to trust your company -- by tricking them. Now how am I suppose to know this alleged safety record of yours isn't just an illusion? It's all fun and games until ... / Continue →
  • November 1, 2013
    These are a series of 3-D resin paintings by DeviantARTist Kenglye. He creates the 3-D effect by pouring a thin layer of resin, painting that layer, pouring another thin layer, painting that one, and repeating until he's built up a real looking fish or octopus or turtle. Most... / Continue →
  • October 21, 2013
    This is a video of a picture of a desktop that's been printed to appear 3-D when viewed from just the right perspective. It's really flat though -- just like Earth! "Earth isn't flat." Oh really? Have you conducted experiments yourself to prove that or are you just taking s... / Continue →
  • October 18, 2013
    This is a video of Jack Vale asking strangers to take his picture. Little do they know they're actually about to watch a pre-recorded video of Jack standing there with a creepy little zombie girl passing between them. I dunno, unless the girl was superimposed into the actual ... / Continue →
  • October 7, 2013
    PROTIP: Turn the volume down before she starts screaming at the end. This is a video made to promote the upcoming 'Carrie' remake featuring a girl in a coffee shop who flips out after having coffee spilled on her computer and appears to make a guy levitate, then moves a bunch ... / Continue →
  • August 23, 2013
    This is the 700-year old bronze ring unearthed in Bulgaria (two Bulgaria posts in a row, wild!) that archaeologists suspect was used for covert political murders using some form of liquid poison inside. How James Bond-y. "It's a unique ring," [archaeologist Bonnie] Petrunova ... / Continue →