Brain Magic

Posted in Video on Wednesday July 23, 2008 by andtheivy

Astounding. Someone please explain.

This is a bit long (almost 20 minutes), but it hooked me. No, seriously.  What. Is. Going. On?

Keith Barry doing this thing

Keith Barry doing this thing

“First, Keith Barry shows us how our brains can fool our bodies — in a trick that works via podcast too. Then he involves the audience in some jaw-dropping (and even a bit dangerous) feats of brain magic.”

Link

(de la boingboing)

Toast Mattress

Posted in Gadgets, With A Twist on Saturday April 19, 2008 by andtheivy

A must have for my next camping trip.

Toast mattress!

“Breakfast in bed? No, breakfast is bed!” Link

(de la Neatorama)

The Baby With 2 Faces

Posted in With A Twist on Wednesday April 9, 2008 by andtheivy

This baby — with two faces, two noses, two pairs of lips and two pairs of eyes — was born about 30 miles east of New Delhi, India. She is doing well and is being worshipped as the reincarnation of a Hindu goddess.

(AP PHOTO BY GURINDER OSAN)

See full article here

Dad + Daughter = Crime

Posted in With A Twist on Wednesday April 9, 2008 by andtheivy

A FATHER and daughter who have revealed they are couple and have a child together had another baby who died a few days after birth from a congenital heart disease, court documents show.

South Australian couple John and

Jenny Deaves with their daughter,

Celeste. Picture: Channel 9

 
John Earnest Deaves and his daughter Jennifer Anne Deaves are at the centre of an incest scandal in South Australia over their seven-year relationship.
The pair revealed their relationship on Channel 9’s 60 Minutes program last night, saying they were just asking for some respect and understanding.

See full news article here

Jim Rome on Miss Teen South Carolina

Posted in Video on Friday April 4, 2008 by andtheivy

This thing had me rolling.  Dear, dear girl.

(via Kevin)

Genius Elephant

Posted in Animals, Video on Thursday April 3, 2008 by andtheivy

Watch and be amazed.  This elephant actually paints his own self-portrait.

Dinner In The Sky

Posted in Design, With A Twist on Thursday March 20, 2008 by andtheivy

I don’t think I could ever really enjoy a dining experience at this “establishment”, what with my irrational fear of heights and all.  But it is a cool idea for the rest of you.

Dinner In The Sky

I bet their insurance policy is outrageous.

Article about this sweet new restaurant can be found here.