Pocket Money Loans, An Art Installation Offering Payday Loans to Children

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Pocket Money Loans is an art installation and website by Darren Cullen that offers payday loans to children as a satire of predatory payday loan offers. Cullen opened a storefront for Pocket Money Loans in London on October 27th, 2014.

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images via Pocket Money Loans

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Creative Squirrel Skillfully Uses His Teeth to Carve A Face into a Pumpkin for Halloween

A creative squirrel uses his teeth to carve a rudimentary face into a pumpkin while trying to keep other squirrels away. It’s unclear if the little guy is planning on wearing it as a Halloween mask, but he certainly could if he wanted to do so. It’s enough to give one the Cute-N-Fuzzies.

Squirrel Carving Face Into Pumpkin

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Remarkably Detailed Carved Pumpkin Rind Sculptures by Scott Cummins

Pumpkin Carvings by Scott Cummins

Artist Scott Cummins creates remarkably detailed pumpkin sculptures of pop culture characters. Cummins focuses almost exclusively on the pumpkin’s rind, carving three-dimensional renderings that maintain detail when illuminated from within. Among his recent works: a fantastic sculpture of Davy Jones from The Pirates of the Caribbean film series, an “Imperial Stormpumpkin,” and “Weird Al” Yankovic. Cummins has posted a pumpkin carving tutorial on his site.

Pumpkin Carvings by Scott Cummins

Pumpkin Carvings by Scott Cummins

Pumpkin Carvings by Scott Cummins

Pumpkin Carvings by Scott Cummins

Pumpkin Carvings by Scott Cummins

photos via Scott Cummins

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‘Panqueques de los Muertos’, Sugar Skull Pancakes by Saipancakes for the Day of the Dead

Washington-based dad, math teacher, and illustrator Nathan Shields recently cooked up some festive sugar skull pancakes for the Day of the Dead for the latest installment of his Saipancakes (previously) videos, “Panqueques de los Muertos.” Shields demonstrates how he carefully creates each intricate design using pancake batter in a plastic squeeze bottle to create beautiful, edible art.

Skull pancakes

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Japanese Entertainer Matsuko Deluxe Appears to Lose an Enormous Amount of Weight Through the Magic of Photoshop

An image of the wonderful Japanese cross-dressing TV personality Matsuko Deluxe was subjected to a Photoshop makeover in which the rotund entertainer was made to be thin and petite in just a matter of minutes by the digital artist realretouch.

realretouch has also used Photoshop to give Justin Bieber a virtual sex change and transform Angelina Jolie into an Asian woman.

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Guinness World Record Holder Paul Hunn Demonstrates His Record-Setting Loudest Burp

Paul Hunn recently demonstrated his Guinness World Record-setting loudest burp at an incredible 109.9 decibels. Guinness shared video of the belch on Vine, so it can be enjoyed on a constant loop.

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Catnip Joints, Cigarette-Style Catnip Toys for Those Kitties Who Wish to Partake

Cat Joints on red Tray
“Catnip is legal in all 50 states…”

Stark Raving Cat, a feline-focused company based in Austin, Texas, has designed a creative line of hand-rolled catnip joints made specifically for kitties who wish to partake, without the mess or the irritating smoke of that stinky stuff that humans use to get high. Just don’t bogart that joint, my friend…

Contains 100% premium catnip, no fillers, just leaves and buds. Toss them like little prey and watch your cats play. Hand rolled and sealed in a cloth wrapper and made in the USA. Each set is packaged with a color card, making catnip joints a great gift for your favorite feline…

To use: Wake up your cat. Run a joint under your cat’s nose, like a fine cigar. Toss a joint toward your cat, high in the air, like prey. Then toss another, and another, and another…

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Three Cat Joints Gift Set

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Meatloaf with Catnip Joints

Chloe the cat demonstrates her love for her Cat Joints.

Chloe grooves on her first Catnip Joint from StarkRavingCat.com. Legal in all 50 states. No fillers, just 100% premium catnip to drive cats stark-raving-nuts!?

images via Stark Raving Cat

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