From 1993 to 2001, this Serbian middle-school biology textbook sported a cutout of a still from Raising Arizona in which Nicholas Cage and Holly Hunter cradle their stolen baby.
So obviously, Nicolas Cage was also the face of a Serbian biology textbook between the years of 1993 and 2001, because Nicolas Cage binds and surrounds us. And obviously, nothing says “a study of life” like a photo of its most active and vital participant, Nicolas Cage—specifically, Raising Arizona-era Nicolas Cage and Holly Hunter, together with the baby they stole from a wealthy furniture magnate, which is where all Serbian babies come from. Anyway, we fully expect that Nicolas Cage is, at this very moment, rewriting his will to have “Face on a Serbian biology textbook” inscribed on his pyramid tomb.
Nicolas Cage was on the cover of a Serbian biology textbook, obviously
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David Graeber defined a "bullshit job" in his viral 2013 essay as jobs that no one -- not even the people doing them -- valued, and he clearly struck a chord: in the years since, Graeber, an anthropologist, has collected stories from people whose bullshit jobs inspired them to get in touch with him, and now he has synthesized all that data into a beautifully written, outrageous and thought-provoking book called, simply, Bullshit Jobs.
Described as “an experimental festival for independent artists and creators who work on the internet,” Andy Baio and Andy McMillan’s internet-fest baby XOXO will be back in early September. And according to this tweet, they’re making it bigger and more inclusive (be sure to check out their “living” inclusion policy): We’re moving to a new […]
Roll Sebastian Bergne's $3.33 pencil dice across the table to get a randomish value from 1-6. Useful for writing choose-your-own-adventures! (via Geekologie)
Your pet might be photogenic, but getting them to stare long enough at your camera to snap that Instagram-worthy photo isn’t as simple as telling them to sit. Bribing your pets with their favorite treat, however, might just do the trick, and with the Adjustable Pet Selfie Smartphone Attachment, you can do just that while getting […]
The cybersecurity landscape is changing, and now one of the most effective ways to counter hacking threats is to employ another hacker against them. Commonly referred to as ethical hackers, these professionals use a cybercriminal’s tools against them, checking networks for vulnerabilities and patching them up before they can be exploited. The Certified Ethical Hacker Bootcamp […]
The human eye is a powerful thing, but it’s not so great at seeing in the dark or around tight spaces, which is partially why most of us struggle with unplugging drains, cleaning under the fridge, and other hard-to-reach jobs. This 1080p HD Waterproof WiFi Wireless Endoscopic Camera, however, gives you the flexibility necessary to get […]