Photographer Wants Portfolio to Stick Out, Severed Human Thumb-Shaped USB Drives Ensue

Human Thumb USB

Photographer Justin Poulsen is a conceptual photographer from Toronto, Canada, who wanted his portfolio to really stick out, as he specializes in building physical props for his surreal photos. So, he created literal thumb drives that look like severed human thumbs. He says his goal was "allowing potential clients to experience both the tactile and visual quality of my craft." Continue reading for a video, more pictures and information.

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海に流れ落ちる「幻の滝」が出現?一度は行きたい絶景スポット、モーリシャス島の美しい景色に隠された謎

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 どこまでも続く広大な海を泳いでいたら、急に巨大な滝が出現?!まさかの急展開が待っているのが、モーリシャス島である。しかしご安心を、まるで本物の滝のようにみえるが、実は幻なのだ。

 モーリシャス諸島はマダガスカルの近く、アフリカの南東沖2000キロ離れたところに浮かぶ、自然を絵にかいたような美しい島だ。そのモーリシャスのはじっこに壮大な幻の滝があり、世界中の人々を魅了している。

 なぜ、海の中に流れ込むような滝が出現するのか?その答えは光の屈折によって様々な色を織りなす水にある。砂よりも小さく粘土よりも粗い堆積物(シルト)が流出し、水の色が変わることでリアルにしかみえない滝が生みだされるのだ。
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30 Funny and Strange Examples Showing What Not to Post on Social Media

Social Media FAIL

There are some people who should probably stay offline, and the person above, is one of them. On a side note, did you know that prior to Facebook's homepage redesign back in 2007, the front page used to feature a mystery man's face that was partly obscured behind a cloud of binary code? Well, the "Facebook guy," was actually a manipulated photo of Al Pacino created by a friend and classmate of Mark Zuckerberg. Continue reading for more.

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長い間の昏睡状態から目覚めた10人の奇跡の物語

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 昏睡状態は意識障害の中で最も重いもので、外部からどのような刺激が加えられても反応がない状態とされている。昏睡状態に陥った人は時間がたつ程その回復の見込みがなくなってしまうと言われている。

 だが、「昏睡状態に陥った」人々の体験談には、驚くべきストーリーが幾つかある。ここではそんな10人の話を見ていくことにしよう。
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指をポキポキ鳴らすと関節炎になるって本当?あの噂を検証する。

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 ついつい癖でやってしまう指ポキ。退屈するとなんとなくあの音が聞いてみたくなっちゃうし、なんとなく気分が和らぐような気もする。そういう人って結構多いようで、海外の最近の調査では、約25~54%の人が一日に何回も指の関節を鳴らしている事がわかったという。4人から2人に1人の割合だね。

 さて世間では、指をポキポキ鳴らすのは良くない。関節炎になったり指が太くなる、という噂があるけれど本当なのか?海外サイトにてその解答がでていた。結論から言うと大丈夫だそうだ。
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SWASH | EXPRESS CLOTHING CARE SYSTEM





























If you?re really in love with your wardrobe and go crazy about the feeling of dressing a crisp and clean piece everyday, than this is just the thing for you. Swash is 10min clothing care system that removes light wrinkles, neutralizes odors (leaving them smelling fresh again), and restores the fit they had when they were brand new thus extending the life of your garments. This system can save you money, if you use dry-cleaning, and saves you time, only 10min to make you look smart! It features a simple light system that allows you to understand the cycles and their completion, or even if an error has occurred, smoothing clips to stretch your clothes, giving them the new look we all love, and an adjustable hanger, in order to hang your pieces. It?s quite simple and easy to set up, just plug it to a wall outlet and that?s it! No pipes or vents needed. Get a fresh look all the time! watch the video

Learn more from Swash, or purchase now from Amazon

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AER DUFFEL PACK





























After quickly selling out their first batch, the San Francisco sportswear brand Aer, is now accepting a new pre-order for their Duffel pack. A smart pack that is big enough to arrange your gym gear and your office essentials. You can wear it as a side bag or a backpack, it has several independent storage spaces making it very appealing in terms of organization. It even has a ventilated shoe-pocket, so you can fit in your running shoes! It also has padded pouches to safely store your laptop or your tablet, or both. With a 24L capacity and fast access pockets on the sides, this is a must have, if you?re active and on the move. Be sure to put it in your wish list.

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FILSON WATCHES





























Filson have introduced the Filson Watch Collection. The Seattle-based heritage brand have teamed up with Detroit-based watchmaker Shinola for this line of ruggedly handsome, and impeccably-made timepieces. The hand-built collection includes 23 styles built to handle the demands of the field, all feature a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating, a screw-down crown, and a case back secured by six screws for protection from the elements. Each is rated at 20 ATM, or 660 feet, made with the most durable materials available, and like everything Filson sells, are guaranteed for life.

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TABLEAIR





























This is a really interesting product, a workdesk that moves up and down, adjusting the height according to your needs! Simply place your hand over the sensor indicating the distance you want, and it lifts automatically to match the height! It can elevate itself from 64cm, minimum, up to 130 cm. It also features a cool LED lighting on the side, that can shift it?s colors according to your mood, you can choose, red, blue, or any other from a range of eight options. You can also choose from four tabletops and three different leg colors, and even two options for the power cable, making it easier for you to blend it in the room you want. Tableair also features a power socket, with two AC and two USB power ports, so you can charge your devices easily. It also has an app, so you can pair it with your tablet or smartphone, thus gaining control over it, controlling the height movement, or the LED coloring. watch the video

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最高に安全かも!ロシアで装甲車(BRDM-2)がタクシーになった。

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 ロシア、サンクトペテルブルグの町では、払下げとなった装甲偵察車「BRDM-2」がタクシー代わりに利用されているという。交通事故が多発しているロシアでも、このタクシーなら安心だな。しかも水陸両用だそうだから、間違って川に落ちても大丈夫そう。逆にこいつにぶつけられたら危険かもだな。
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