Offbeat

Edgar Allan Bro

If Poe had lived in modern times, he so would have adopted the bro lifestyle. It just fits in with his party hardy lifestyle. Either that, or he would have been in a mental institution or rehab facility. The Raven might have read instead “So this black bird was tapping on the door of my frat house when me and ...

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Breaking News: Alleged Unicorn Sighting Caught on Tape

We already know unicorns exist. Where else would they be getting all of that unicorn meat from? And if it’s not unicorn, what the hell have I been eating? But despite their existence, those damn critters are completely elusive. Rarely, if ever, caught on camera and never captured for scientific study. Peter Hickey-Jones, a birdwatcher and Toronto native, captured this ...

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Author Writes 300,000 Books in Less Than 5 Years

I’ve always loved to write but I have never been a long-form writer. I never had the patience, nor the creativity to write anything longer than a page or two. In a way, I’ve always been the blogger I am today, despite my best efforts to one-day be a best-selling novelist. While I’m fairly certain that there’s no chance of ...

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We Really Should Have Known

Officially my favorite Facebook page of the week: Lady Gaga is really Paul from The Wonder Years. I remember a few years ago there was a similar comparison between good ole’ Pauly-boy and Marilyn Manson. So we can only come to one logical conclusion… Lady Gaga is Marilyn Manson. [via]

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Pareidolia and the Mystery of the Man’s Face

By definition, Pareidolia is a psychological phenomenon which makes your brain see vague or insignifigant stimulus as something significant. In other words, pareidolia is your brain’s way of making the unfamiliar or vague seem concrete, like when several bruise marks on a banana resemble Jesus, or thinking a cloud looks like George Clooney. Whatever the case might be, your brain ...

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Female Daleks Exist, They’re Just Embarassed To Go Outdoors

…and I don’t blame them. If I was designed to look like a robotic, extermination Hello Kitty, I wouldn’t want to show my face (wait, do Daleks have faces) outdoors either. Designer Joseph Senior created this Hello Kitty Dalek rendering using an artistic eye, good design software and plenty of rainbows and sugar plum fairies. Luckily for them, female Daleks ...

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