These happy fun hats make learning more relaxed.
These students at a university in Thailand had to wear improvised paper hats to prevent them from looking at other papers and cheating during a test. Continue reading “To prevent cheating, wear a stupid hat”
Utopia from the sidewalk
The utility box at the corner of Church and Duboce streets was looking a little plain, so SFMTA (the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency) decided artist Mona Caron should spruce it up with some trompe l’oeil art. Continue reading “This street art illusion imagines a perfect world”
It’s Julian Beever’s anamorphic Coke bottle optical illusion.
He’s going to need a bigger opener. Continue reading “This Coke bottle is not the real thing”
In today’s world, an odd object
can bring out the bomb squad. Continue reading “Paranoia over a pinhole”
Welcome to Bogota, where the police
might have entirely too much free time.
One Sunday afternoon, a woman named Martha Soto-Cortes was selling items in front of her friend’s yard in Bogota, New Jersey. Continue reading “You can’t get away with fakes in this town”
Doctor Carrot – the Children’s best friend
Carrots are good for your eyes because they contain beta carotene, which is chock full of Vitamin A. Continue reading “Why were carrots used as wartime propaganda?”
Their new home needed slightly
more help than they realized.
It’s an old story, really. Continue reading “Why this couple lost their dream home”
Officer David Silen prevents theft
with his ever-watchful presence.
Officer Silen is also immune to any slurs directed his way. That’s because he’s a life-sized cardboard cutout assigned to watch over bicycles. Continue reading “Why does this Boston cop work for nothing?”
We don’t see the walking dead in this shot
from "The Walking Dead," but we do see
a flock of animated birds.
In The Atlantic, Brian Thill wrote a short essay on the meaning of artificial birds in film:
Continue reading “Why are there fake birds in film?”