I need a vacation from this vacation…
The World Before the Internet
“The World Before the Internet” by Jerry Hadiprojo via Reddit
Look at This Dog of the Day
“I should buy a coat.”
Look at This Dubstep Bird of the Day
Vimal Mistry shows off how his parrotlet rocks out to the dubstep track “Bass Cannon” by Flux Pavillon.
Smart Parenting of the Day: Dad Hires Online Hitmen to Keep Son from Gaming
Tired of seeing his 23-year-old son Xiao Feng play video games instead of job hunting, Mr. Feng of Jiangxi province, China hired high level hitmen in several online role playing games to kill his son’s characters every time he logged in. After Xiao Feng caught on to his father’s meddling, he told his father he was taking his time on the job hunt because he wanted to find one that fit him best. His father said he was relieved to hear this, but it is unknown whether or not the hitmen have been called off, according to Kotaku.
Didn’t See That Coming of the Day: Escalator Goes in Reverse
Yesterday morning, absolute chaos unfolded on one of the escalators at a PATH station in Jersey City, NJ, when the machine suddenly reversed direction against the full load of passengers trying to get to street level. Luckily, only five commuters were treated for mostly minor injuries, including three who were transported to nearby hospitals for treatment.
Stop Motion of the Day: Moving Blocks
It took YouTuber RxReckonHD three weeks to compose this Minecraft stop motion music video, which shows a bunch of blocks transforming into a mansion without a hand being touched.
Didn’t See That Coming of the Day: A Surreal Police Chase in Inglewood, CA
Inglewood resident Jason Lee was at his home watching a police chase on live television, when suddenly…
Editor’s Note: Some language in this video might not be safe for work.
Look at This Cute… Never Mind of the Day
I can has some privacy now, kthxbai.
That’s Adorable of the Day
Tumblr blogger Julie ran into this little guy in a friend’s insect collection and decided to throw him a birthday party, knowing he would soon die. Thanks to Tumblr’s support, Julie set him free.
I found this caterpillar for a peer’s insect collection. Knowing that he would ultimately meet his death, we decided to throw him a birthday party.
Edit: Because of the outcry, the caterpillar was returned to a nice tree to live out its days. Refer to the recent post for proof!
Edit 2: Prints now available here: http://society6.com/NestofVellum