Pie Chart Patchwork Rug

Pie Chart Rug

London-based Donna Wilson designed the Pie Chart Patchwork rug, a circular lambswool floor rug woven in Scotland that looks like a colorful pie chart.

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Grumpy Cat is Going to Disneyland For a ‘Social Media All Stars’ Event

Grumpy Cat

Grumpiest Place on Earth?

It was announced today that Grumpy Cat will be going to the Disneyland Resort on November 5th, 2013 for a “Social Media All Stars” event. The appearance of the popular sour-faced kitty at the California theme park is part of Disney’s recent “Show Us Your Disney Side” campaign. Free tickets to this event were given away at Grumpy Cat’s Facebook page earlier today and were gone within two minutes.

image via Grumpy Cat Facebook page

A Single Sandwich Made With All the Dollar Menu Items at McDonald’s


In light of the news that the McDonald’s Dollar Menu is going away (as it is known now anyway), Andy Kryza of Thrillist created a single sandwich of all the menu’s items which includes a McChicken sandwich, a chocolate chip cookie and a yogurt parfait. He calls it a “McMonstrosity” and reports that it’s a “beautifully weird symphony of fake-tasting stuff.”

image via Thrillist

Lions, Tigers, & Other Big Cats Ripping Apart Pumpkins & Halloween Piñatas

For Halloween, the folks at Tampa-based Big Cat Rescue have thrown pumpkins, gourds, and piñatas to some of their big cats to rip apart.

Lou Reed (1942-2013), Influential Rock Legend and Leader of The Velvet Underground

Lou Reed

According to Rolling Stone, rock pioneer Lou Reed has died at the age of 71. They report that he received a liver transplant in May but the cause of his death has not yet been released. More details on the illustrious life of Long Island-born Reed, the former frontman for The Velvet Underground, can be found at Rolling Stone and Variety. Reed’s fans are sharing their thoughts on his death at his Facebook page.

“Pale Blue Eyes” performed live

Rock and Roll Heart, A 1998 documentary on Lou Reed

image via Lou Reed Facebook page, video 1 via Chelseacf, video 2 via Damian Lopez-Gaston

Pee-wee Herman Visits ‘Comedy Bang! Bang!’ & Shares Special Weird Western-y Halloween Treats

Why don’t you marry it!?

On a special Halloween episode of IFC’s Comedy Bang! Bang!, Pee-wee Herman (in a fantastic cowboy getup, no less) visits the show and shares his sugar-filled trail mix and other weird western-y treats with the show’s host Scott Aukerman. The full episode airs on Friday, October 25, 2013 at 10 PM ET.

Día de los Muertos Face Makeup Tutorial by Burlesque Star Bunny Pistol

Burlesque star Bunny Pistol made this cool video tutorial for Fest300 that shows how to apply decorative face makeup for Día de los Muertos (aka Day of the Dead). In the video, she also talks a little about the history of this Mexican holiday of remembrance.

Patterns to Carve Pumpkins Into Darth Vader, the ‘Hangover’ Baby & More

Darth Vader Pumpkin

Darth Vader pumpkin

The folks at pumpkin carving stencil site Stoneykins have created several patterns to carve pumpkins into pop culture images like Darth Vader, the baby from The Hangover, and lots more. The patterns are all available to download for free at HalloweenCostumes.com. They say, “Keep in mind that all of these images are not edited, nor are they done by a professional carver.”

Breaking Bad pumpkin

Breaking Bad pumpkin

Hangover Baby Pumpkin

Hangover baby pumpkin

images via HalloweenCostumes.com

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Skeleton Horse, Artist Paints White Bones on Her Black Horse


It took artist Sandy Cramer of Knot Just Rope about five hours to free-hand paint her horse Raven’s black coat with white paint. She calls her creation “Skeleton Horse” and visitors to her shop in Rockbridge, Ohio can meet this painted equine.


images via Knot Just Rope

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