Mr. Bubble, or Mr. Mxyzptlk?


34 Responses to “Mr. Bubble, or Mr. Mxyzptlk?”

  1. Stefan Jones says:

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    That has to be the LAMEST Chia Pet off to the left there . . .
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    But seriously, this might be something educational, about water levels and air pressure and such.

  2. eldritch says:

    Don’t drink the Kool-Aid!

  3. Wonder Mike says:

    Clearly what’s going on here is Science.

  4. Jake0748 says:

    I just want to know what that little pot of sprouts (or grass or chives, whatever) is so agog about. 

  5. I think it’s an ad for a sweets shop in Varanasi – but my Hindi is quite rusty.

    Edit: really, really rusty.

  6. Aditya Pandey says:


    बाल = childविज्ञान = science

    The title roughly translates to “Science for kids”

    आलोक प्रकाशन = Aalok Publishers

  7. “Children will be encouraged to frolic in their blood.”

  8. ojisan says:

    And science for little girls on a parity with little boys, FTW. Hmmm, he gets to wear the apron though-

  9. signsofrain says:

    The little yellow guy looks a bit like Mr. Bucket

  10. rattypilgrim says:

    It’s an illustration for an article entitled, “Ten Things You Never Thought of Doing With Pepto Bismol”.

  11. I remember the first time I made pruno, too.

  12. David Wells says:

    Hey Mister Pudding, you found my image!

    Or an identical book somewhere, anyway. I picked up a bunch of kids’ textbooks in India in the mid 90s. Those interested in seeing more can take a look though this set that I’ve had up on Flickr for a while:


    • Luther Blissett says:

      Do you still have them? This science book seems to be a gem. I’d like to see more (and, possibly, get it translated by someone who speaks Hindi).

      • David Wells says:

        I’ve still got them in storage in the States- only catch is that I’m living in China at the moment. I’ve got a few flat files of similar material, though, so maybe I’ll do a bit more scanning when I’m back over the summer coming up.

  13. Dlo Burns says:

    “Yeah babe this is going to be the most trill E ever”

  14. Robert Cruickshank says:

    Mothra seems like she’s OK with it. 

  15. Preston Sturges says:

    Child labor is used to dissolve the ephedrine in the toluene.  Soon it will be roughly two kilos of crystal meth.

  16. tw1515tw says:

    GIGA Pudding

  17. FusionEnvy says:

    That’s one hell of a bong you’ve made young lady! And as for you young lad, wtf?

  18. arjunjassal says:

    It says ‘Science for Children’ in Hindi. 

  19. Art says:

    Heartily deserves a big round of WTF!

  20. Ipo says:

     An ad for a growth hormone. 
    Look what it did for the butterfly, imagine what it could do for your child labourers. 

  21. Hindi childrens remake of Breaking Bad?

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