Nick Offerman recited a heartfelt poem about firewood and got a little misty-eyed on a cozy episode of The Tonight Show. Nick then chatted with host Jimmy Fallon about how President Barack Obama managed to transfer some of his mojo to Offerman through a handshake during the White House Christmas party.
Today I Found Out host Simon Whistler explains some possible explanations for why James Bond preferred his martinis shaken not stirred despite it arguably making the drink worse.
A properly made martini is mostly dry gin with a bit of dry vermouth and ice (Epicurious recommends 5 parts gin to 1 part vermouth). All three should be placed into a cocktail shaker, but rather than shaking, they should be stirred to combine the ingredients gently, and in fact, stirred with a wooden spoon rather than a metal one, to reduce impacting the drink’s temperature.
Great Big Story shares the history of the contentious font Comic Sans and its creator Vincent Connare. Although Comic Sans is frowned on by many modern designers, Connare considers the font as, “the best thing I have ever done.”
You remember Comic Sans. You know, that irreverent, off-kilter font that came pre-programmed on 90s versions of Microsoft Word? In fact, you probably have very strong feelings about that font. Here’s the story behind the most polarizing font ever made.
For reference, here is an example of the Comic Sans font.
20th Century Fox has released the second trailer for Logan, the upcoming Marvel superhero film based on the character Wolverine and Mark Millar‘s Old Man Logan comic book series. The new trailer finds a group of enemies coming for Laura Kinney (X-23) and an aged Wolverine (Hugh Jackman) fighting the threat by her side and getting bloody in the process. Logan is set to slice its way into theaters on March 3rd, 2017.
Set in the future, Logan and Professor Charles Xavier must cope with the loss of the X-Men when a corporation lead by Nathaniel Essex is bent on destroying the world. With Logan’s healing abilities slowly fading away and Xavier’s Alzheimer’s forcing him to forget Logan must defeat Nathaniel Essex with the help of a young girl named Laura Kinney, a female clone of Wolverine.
Users can add beauty effects like retouching, virtual makeup, and stylized filters to create glamorous selfies with the Meitu app. People are using the app to create exaggerated images of themselves, celebrities, and even fictional characters and sharing them on social media.
Selected as one of iTunes top 10 apps of the year, Meitu has become one of the most popular photo editing apps of all time giving users access to an incredible suite of professional filters, frames, effects and other tools to turn their smartphone photos into works of art.
I did the thing and now I'm a beautiful violin princess. pic.twitter.com/mEvUOiR9RA
— Glen Tickle (@glentickle) January 19, 2017
— Katie I Guess (@catalogrr) January 19, 2017
No, YOU spent the morning putting various videogame characters through Meitu filters… (for your viewing pleasure) pic.twitter.com/VUW9Tw4Pcw
— Insert Coin (@InsertCoinTees) January 18, 2017
Artist Michael Pederson, whose work we previously wrote about, is back and giving more public places in the city of Sydney, Australia a new meaning with his funny typographical street art signs. Michael’s entire collection of typographical street art is available to view on Instagram and his Miguel Marquez Outside Tumblr blog.
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