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  • April 15, 2016
    Because learning even the most basic words in a foreign language is hard and people are lazy, this is the Icon Speak t-shirt. It has 40 relatively universal icons on it so you can point to communicate while traveling in foreign speaking countries without having to know the lan... / Continue →
  • February 16, 2016
    These are two videos from Movie Munchies of Disney princesses singing their songs in English, then the native language of their fairly tale origin. Me? I sing in the only language I know: screaming until I pop blood vessels. I'm in a death metal band. Or at least I was unti... / Continue →
  • September 14, 2015
    This is designer Simon Koay's 'Superbet,' the alphabet with each letter represented by a particular superhero/supervillain. You can buy prints/mugs/phone cases etc. of the whole set or individual letters at his Society6 store HERE. Can you name them all? I only recognized ab... / Continue →
  • August 28, 2015
    Note: Larger version HERE. This is the story of Mad Max: Fury Road told in hieroglyphics, as imagined by artist Takumi. I still haven't seen Fury Road because I like to wait at least two years after a movie comes out to watch it, but I couldn't really gather much of the story... / Continue →
  • June 11, 2015
    Note: Full-scale version with even more information available if you click this pink button labeled 'HERE' right HERE. This is an infographic showing the world's major native languages in the proportions in which their spoken. I learned a lot by looking at it. Mostly, that n... / Continue →
  • May 5, 2015
    Free, user-contributed language learning app Duolingo has announced their plan to release a course in Klingon for English speakers on February 21, 2016. So not soon enough to be able to talk to your lover in Klingon for Valentine's Day, which is a shame because I've always fel... / Continue →
  • April 14, 2015
    Note: Originally posted June of 2014, but because the internet is a cycle (think the circle of life but with less Scar killing your father), it's going back around so I moved it to the front page in case you missed it. This is a short video of Darth Vader's iconic 'I am your f... / Continue →
  • February 24, 2015
    A Colombian artist who previously changed her name to Ladyzunga Cyborg has successfully rechanged her name to ABCDEFG HIJKLMN OPQRST UVWXYZ, with A - N serving as her first name, and O - Z as her last. Of course she still prefers to go by Ladyzunga, because why change your nam... / Continue →
  • February 16, 2015
    This is some of the work by A+ handwriter Daniel Reeve, who is responsible for all the calligraphy seen in The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings films. Such hand-eye coordination. My writing looks like chicken-scratch. Just kidding, my writing looks like a computer print-out beca... / Continue →
  • November 18, 2014
    Vape. *Womp womp* The Oxford Dictionary (not to be confused with Merriam-Webster, who will release their own disappointing word of the year soon) chose vape as its 2014 word of the year. Pretty weird considering my spell-check doesn't even recognize it as a word at all. T... / Continue →