Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis: Justin Bieber

Classic video interview from Funny or Die!

File this under WTF?!?!?

American ingenuity in the 1920’s!!! – In crowded cities like New York, baby cages were used to ensure that children got enough sunlight and fresh air when living in an apartment building.  The picture below is from London in 1937.

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The idea behind the cages was patented in America in 1922 as a means to help parents living in cities who didn’t have much space.
(Pic below is from 1920’s)
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The benefits were said to be fresh air for the child, room to play with toys and another place for children to sleep.
(pic below is from Chelsea, 1937)
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The patent was filed in 1922 by Emma Read, from Washington, and was granted the following year.

The cages in the patent were also designed with a slanted, overlapping roof which was said to protect babies from snow or rain.

And they say kids have it tough today…..riiiiiiiiiiight!
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Hat tip to: http://imgur.com/QP8Wmvr

Hourglass traffic lights?

Would an Hourglass Traffic Light Work Better?

Mark Frauenfelder found this interesting new traffic light design by Thanva Tivawong. LED lights trickle down like sand in a virtual hourglass, letting you know when the light will change. I actually find this to be pretty confusing the more I look at it—a simple numerical countdown or a design like Damjan Stankovic’s might be clearer—but Tivawong’s proposal does make you think about the opportunities for improving traffic lights.

It seems that a traffic light like above would be just what all the street racers would love to have…with the popularity of Japanese import car customization and the street racing, or “drag wars”, the opportunity seems ripe.  As they say in “The Fast and The Furious” movies, RIDE OR DIE!

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Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/racer-x-this-story-inspired-fast-and-furious-2013-5#ixzz2oguLhDkV

Original link here

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New Johnny Depp movie looks….TRANSCENDENT!!!

Debut movie from Wally Fister, “Transcendence”, starring Johnny Depp