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Any person who takes the care to draw lines on their window, to stop a bird from flying into it deserves some respect. What a guy! 

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Twitter Thread On Fonts Is Actually Fascinating

We're as surprised as you are. You wouldn't think a topic as dry as typesetting and fonts would actually be interesting, but since using some sort of a keyboard is something almost all of us do every single day, the history and language behind it is actually really interesting. The internet is host to many intriguing discussions on language, like this tumblr post about figures of speech, or this thread on translation. Or for some straight up language wins and fails, here are some uses and misuses of the english language.

Twitter thread on fonts and the history of typing, as well as modern application of that language.
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Unlikely Events Ranging from Mild to Incredible

Statistics don't lie. Even though it's super unlikely, some some super unlikely stuff is just bound to happen. Whether it's stuff falling in a weird pattern, simultaneous lightnings strikes, or strange personal connections, there will be moments that go against all odds. Call it luck, faith, destiny, the will of the universe or whatever, the world is big and a lot of interesting things happen in it.

Pictures of unlikely and lucky things occurring.
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It's a true mystery that he made this one work and intentionally tuning his guitar the wrong way. 

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Extremely Well Done Tattoos Of The Most Random Things

Some of these are extremely well done and absolutely random, and that's totally okay. While others, others generally make us fear for humanity. 

A collection of extremely well done tattoos of a bunch of totally random stuff.
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This is beautiful. Can't say anything else in the world looks this effortlessly cool while dreaming. 

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Stuff Deaf People Were Surprised Made A Sound (Or Didn't)

To the uninitiated, the world is noisy as hell. There's all kinds of whirring and beeping and chirping. Often, deaf people are surprised to find that things make a sound. Then there are some things that deaf people don't expect to make a sound, like this kid who was shocked to learn that farts make a sound. When you think about it, it seems like the sun should make a sound, shouldn't it?

Things deaf people thought made a sound or didn't.
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19 Mildly Interesting Images

Take a look through these mildly interesting images from the strange corners of the world to keep your day moving along. 

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Images of Skewed Perspective Worthy of a Double-Take

Sometimes your eyes deserve a workout. Your brain is constantly trying to process images all day, and it does a really good job of that most of the time. That said, there are fun images out there that will make your brain see the wrong thing, or two things at once. Weird perspective can go a long way in creating real life optical illusions that are worthy of a double-take.

Photos of confusing perspective.
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Short Thread On Naming Shows How Much Scientists Love Stupid Puns

Just a a few short dumbass examples, and the unfortunate repercussions of scientists turning their work into hilarious puns. That all being said, Nim Chimpsky is an absolutely hilarious monkey pun in our opinion, and we hope scientists use more incredibly stupid puns in the future. If this made you interested in science stuff, here's a microbiologists unbelievable thread about lobsters. And for puns, here are some terrible/excellent puns.

Examples of how scientists name things with stupid puns.
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28 People That Blended Themselves In With Vinyl

These people pulled off some pretty cool pictures by blending themselves in with vinyl. The results are a definite double take kind of trick on the eyes. 

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Did you know there were slinky tricks? Neither did we. Apparently this guy is pretty good at them. I mean, if it's your job to stand at a booth that sells slinkies all day, you probably get good at slinkies. The camera can hardly even catch this skill, my god.

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Eye-Defying Photos of Weird Perspective

This world is full of double-take-worthy moments of strange perspective. Your eyes do a great job most of the time, but sometimes they don't exactly agree with your brain over what's going on. Bodies get swapped, people become giants, and tunnels look like underwear.

Images of real life optical illusions that are confusing to the eye, cause double takes.
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