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    Apart from featuring Sean Bean as Ned Stark in Season 1 of Game of Thrones, there’s another thing that Game of Thrones and Lord of the Rings have in Common.
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    Laura Kasperzak, at just 36, has been practicing yoga for 17 years. As you can see, she's very agile. Her young daughter is, too! Kasperzak calls her daughter a "ham" who enjoys mugging for the camera. She joins her mother in 5-10 minute power yoga sessions. The pair often wear matching outfits and post their photos on an Instagram acccount. More images jump more.
    “It doesn’t take much. She’s the ham of my two children, and loves to be photographed. Just recently she was doing a headstand and said ‘Mommy, take a picture!’ After I did she said ‘Let me see.’ She goes, ‘Oh no, mommy, we have to do it again. I wasn’t smiling.’”
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    New Zealand-based artist Henry Hargreaves worked with New York-based stylist Caitlin Levin to create gorgeous maps all made out of food best known from the places the maps depict. More images jump more.
    "In this series we have taken many of the iconic foods of countries and continents and turned them into physical maps. While we know that tomatoes originally came from the Andes in South America,  Italy has become the tomato king. These maps show how food has traveled the globe - transforming and becoming a part of the cultural identity of that place. Who doesn't know the saying "throw some shrimp on the barbie" and not think of Australia? Who goes to France without eating bread and cheese?  And who makes a Brazilian caipirinha without a fistful of limes ? These maps are a playful representation of our interpretation of food from around the world, painstakingly created with real unadulterated food. "
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    Here is a full-screen version of Super Mario Bros. World 1-1 on several computer monitors, and World 1-2, complete with the exposed Warp Zone. These images come from Twitter user Morikuma_Works, who works as an engineer in Japan.
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    Redditor nazgul_hunter got lost wandering around Madrid and stumbled across a kid playing Space Invaders on the side of a building, cool!
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    These worms were collected by Alexander Semenov, the organisms are various species of marine worms, collected then photographed alive in a lab. Head over the Alexander Semenov's Flickr page to see more insane undersea wildlife. Awesome! More images after more.
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    This chart features over 60 hand-illustrations of typerwriters dating all the way back to the 1870s. You can pick up an 18" x 24" print of these old-school word-smithing bad boys at Pop Chat Labs for an introductory sale price of $23. Click 2 enlarge!
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    The Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon Lapv 6.X feartures is capable of 150km/h speeds that can transport cargo of 1.3 tons. With a full steel body, a mine deflector plate on the vehicles floor., an individual tire inflation system, and a number of advanced tactical military technologies from EADS.
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    This is what the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development found when they looked at gender disparities in various nations. American men score about 82 minutes a day.
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    Group LEGO Cosplay, creepy!
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    Stunning photos of abnormal frogs in the series Reliquaries from Brandon Ballengee. More images after more.
    "These reliquaries are created by chemically “clearing and staining” terminally deformed frogs found in nature. This process obscures direct representation- as I do not want to exhibit large images of “monsters”, which would be frightening and be exploitative to the organisms. This process is followed by high-resolution scanner photography of each specimen to create individual portraits."
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    3D-Printed Masks designed by Melissa Ng, available as 3D-printed works through the Shapeways. More images after more.
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    The incident at Lake Moondarra, near Mount Isa, was captured on camera by local residents on Sunday. The 10-ft snake, thought to be a python, coiled itself around the crocodile and the two struggled in the water. Corlis told the BBC, "It was amazing! We saw the snake fighting with the crocodile - it would roll the crocodile around to get a better grip, and coil its body around the crocodile's legs to hold it tight. The fight began in the water - the crocodile was trying to hold its head out of the water at one time, and the snake was constricting it. After the crocodile had died, the snake uncoiled itself, came around to the front, and started to eat the crocodile, face-first." It was unbelievable!
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    Using US census data, creator Brian Lee Yung Rowe has developed an interactive map showing how names have grown and waned in popularity in different states since the early 1900s. The interactive map can be found here.
    Just put a name in the box, choose whether you want to look at male or female names, and press Go; there are more than 29,000 names available, including those that appear for both genders. Each state gets highlighted over time according to the proportion of the babies with that name.
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    Areas in red see the sun rise and set late in the day; areas in green see it early. Obviously, the regions which are white sit centrally in the time zone in which they're located—the best example being London, through which GMT is defined.
    Stefano Maggiolo, the man behind the map, explains that it is inspired by a trip to Spain, whose time zone means that, say, Madrid's sunset is more than an hour later than that of Naples, even though it is in the same time zone and at a similar latitude. He explains:
    Looking for other regions of the world having the same peculiarity of Spain, I edited a world map from Wikipedia to show the difference between solar and standard time. It turns out, there are many places where the sun rises and sets late in the day, like in Spain, but not a lot where it is very early (highlighted in red and green in the map, respectively). Most of Russia is heavily red, but mostly in zones with very scarce population; the exception is St. Petersburg, with a discrepancy of two hours, but the effect on time is mitigated by the high latitude. The most extreme example of Spain-like time is western China: the difference reaches three hours against solar time. For example, today the sun rises there at 10:15 and sets at 19:45, and solar noon is at 15:01.
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    Mediarun made a chart illustrating all the dresses worn by actresses accepting the Oscar for Best Actress for every year since the Academy Awards began in 1929. Big pic!
    "Research for this required us to look up every award-winner and find several photos of them in the dress. Older photos, being in black and white presented an issue so we made every effort to find written references to the dresses so we could recreate them in colour. The other significant challenge was in finding the name of designer of each dress. We’ve done our best within the time we could spend on this but many are still marked as ‘unknown’, due to the scarcity of this information. If anyone who sees this can tell us which ones we’re missing, we’ll happily update and re-release the infographic at a later date."
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    A Diagrammatical Dissertation on Opening Lines of Notable Novels" from Pop Chart Lab, this chart diagrams 25 famous opening lines from revered works of fiction according to the dictates of the classic Reed-Kellogg system. Big pic!
    "From Cervantes to Faulkner to Pynchon, each sentence has been painstakingly curated and diagrammed by PCL’s research team, parsing classical prose by parts of speech and offering a partitioned, color-coded picto-grammatical representation of some of the most famous first words in literary history. Whether you’re a book buff, an English teacher, or a hard-line grammarian, this diagrammatical dissertation has something for the aesthete in all of us."
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