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The Hobbit Characters Myers-Briggs Personality Chart


Previously: Harry Potter and Star Wars versions. Go HERE to take a 72-question test to determine your personality type.

This is a Myers-Briggs personality chart (larger version HERE, full-res version as well as Doctor Who, Avengers, The Walking Dead, Firefly, Supernatural and Buffy the Vampire Slayer charts available at the source HERE) featuring a bunch of characters from The Hobbit. Which one are you? I can never remember what personality type I am, so I just pick whatever character I want to be and say I'm that. In this case, I'm ENTP for Bard the Visionary, because his hair looks the best.

Thanks to David, who encourages you all to be the best version of yourself that you can be.

It's Alive!: Cutting A Giant Rubber Band Ball In Half


This is a video of a guy cutting a giant rubber band ball in half with a hand saw when it seems to come alive. Freaky deaky. I have so many questions. How long did it take to make such a big rubber band ball? Why isn't there a video of you bouncing it before cutting it in half? Why didn't you try selling it on eBay? Why did it act like that? What did that rubber band ball ever do to you?

Hit the jump for the video, then get angry you don't even have a giant rubber band ball and there are people out there cutting perfectly good ones in half.

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The Wakie App: Wake Up To A Call From A Stranger


PROTIP: Don't expect too many Jennifer O'Donnells to be waking you up.

The Wakie app is a free app for all major mobile platforms that allows you to set an alarm within the app, then be woken up to the call from a stranger at that time. Your phone never actually rings, the app operates over the internet, and instead plays a jingle before connecting you to a stranger for sixty seconds while you quietly wonder what to do with your morning wood. BONUS PROTIP: SMASH IT UNDER THE TOILET SEAT TO LET IT KNOW WHO'S BOSS.

Set an alarm for 7:00am and you'll get a phone call from another Wakie member at 7:00am.The calls last just 60 seconds -- you'll hear a warning at 50 seconds, and the call isautomatically disconnected at 1 minute. No awkward goodbyes, no long conversations -- calls are quick and casual. You can also choose to wake someone up yourself, too.

Obviously, the opportunity to abuse the app and wake people up by screaming as loud as I can for 60 seconds was too tempting, and now there are probably a lot of people in Australia that are pissed at me. That's the problem with adding a human element to the alarm clock -- humans are by nature evil creatures who won't hesitate to wake you up talking like a demon and telling you not to go to work today because they just got a bad feeling something terrible will happen if you do. Thankfully for everyone who isn't pure evil, there's a rating system to help weed out bad wakers (i.e. ones who tell you they can see you right now, ask what you're wearing, blare house music, bark, scrape their fingers down a chalkboard, etc.). Obviously, since there's no snooze option, you'll be back to your regular alarm by the end of the week.

Thanks to BanV, who wakes up the old fashioned way: by getting his/her head dunked in the horse trough outside the saloon.

Man Tests First Dual Shoulder-Down Cyborg Arms


Meet Les Baugh. Les had both arms amputated at the shoulder after a freak electrical accident 40 years ago (and not from being torn off by an angry bear like I initially suspected). Now he's the first person to successfully use the bilateral shoulder-down modular prosthetic limbs developed by the doctors and scientists at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory. Each arms operates with a full 3-degrees of freedom and over 30-degrees of motion, and are controlled intuitively simply by thinking of moving a specific part. From watching the video, the technology obviously has a ways to go, but it's definitely a big step in the right direction. One of the scientists interviewed even references in five to ten years from now, he expects to be developing robotic prosthetics so advanced people will actually be cutting their own limbs off to get them. Fine, he didn't say that, but I could tell he was THINKING IT thanks to the mind-reading chip aliens implanted in my head while I was passed out drunk in the woods over the weekend. "You don't have a mind-reading chip." Yes I do too, I can feel it. *brushing back hair on side of head* See? "That's a tick." GET IT OFF ME, PLEASE, JUST BURN IT.

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I Am Into This: Nintendo Games As Pulp Fiction Covers


This is a small series of Nintendo video games imagined as the covers of pulp fiction covers by artist Ástor Alexander (also, his deviantART page). This is Metroid here, but there's Super Mario and Zelda covers after the jump. Plus a bonus non-Nintendo one for Bioshock Infinite's Burial at Sea DLC, because it lends itself to being a pulp fiction cover too perfectly to not be included. Not making a pulp fiction cover for Burial At Sea would be like picking anybody but me to be on the first issue of Dino F***ing Digest.

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The Baddest-Ass Spinning Kick To An Arcade Boxing Machine You Will Probably Ever See


This is a short slow-motion video of a guy performing two insane spinning kicks on one of those see-how-hard-you-can-punch arcade boxing machines. As our sister site Hedonistica pointed out, it's annoying they never played the kicks in regular speed, or showed his score. Of course, based on the way he f***ing nails that bag, I'm just going to assume his score was 'ERROR: PLEASE STOP DOING THAT.'

Keep going for the video, then spend a few minutes daydreaming that you're a badass ninja.

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Hyundai Veloster Gets A Custom Boba Fett Vehicle Wrap


This is artist Rebekah Stieg Knuth's custom Boba Fett wrapped Hyundai Veloster. That way she can tell her Veloster from all the other Velosters in the mall parking lot. You know how I locate my car in a crowded parking lot? Look for the nicest car I can find, then hot-wire it. Joyride! I'm writing this from jail by the way. Apparently, "Grand Theft Auto made me do it, I'm the real victim here," doesn't hold up in court as well as you might think.

Keep going for several more shots and a time-lapse of the wrap being applied in case you weren't sure how they do that.

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*Sad Face*: The Top 100 Emojis Used On Twitter


This is a list of the top 100 emojis used on Twitter as of June of this year (well this is the top ten, full list after the jump). Since then, the tears of joy emoji has taken over first place by a long shot. You can see all emoji use on Twitter visualized in real-time at the Emoji Tracker site created by Matthew Rothenberg, which comes with an epilepsy warning on account of lots of flashing colors. I watched it until I felt like I was slipping into the Matrix. Then I slipped out of the Matrix and into my Jacuzzi. Come join me? "Absolutely not." I was only going to use you to bring me some aromatherapy candles anyways.

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