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Skydiver Has a Close Brush With Meteorite [video]

Speaking in simple terms, this dude falling from the sky was nearly hit by a rock falling from the sky. For anyone keeping count, the chance of something like this happening is super rare, so rare that according to geologist Hans Amundsen, this is the first time ever that a meteorite has been filmed in the air after its light goes out. The event happened back in 2012.

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Cat Shoes!

Cat Shoes are a joint venture of Vans and the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty (ASPCA).

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Butterfly Wings Make Beautiful Patterns in Macrophotographs

Everybody loves colorful butterfly wings, and they’re just as beautiful and colorful up close. Photographer Linden Gledhill has a penchant for macrophotography, and one of her series focuses on a closer look at butterfly wings. They are beautiful, so is their slight resemblance to flower petals.

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Disney Stars as The Walking Dead Killers

Zombies fear Disney stars. They don’t just kill by sunshine and adorable looks, when it gets down to business, they are pretty scary hunters of the undead. Just look at them enjoying the kill in these illustrations by Kasami-Senei. Don’t be fooled by their appearances, they are absolutely heartless psychopathic killing machines, who seem to have found a way to vent on the zombies. We should be glad.

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True Detective in Hardy Boys Makeover and Book Covers

HBO’s crime drama True Detective has proved itself a success, and gained quite a following. Art inspired by Detective Rustin Spencer “Rust” Cohle and Detective Martin Eric “Marty” Hart, the protagonists of the show, was simply expected to follow. In this series, artist Todd Spence imagines True Detective characters as covers for Hardy Boys books. Yup, the detectives make quite a match to Hardy Boys, except all the ass.

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Cartoon Characters Re-imagined as Music Stars

Germany based graphic designer Zhi-Yun Zhang imagines a “collaboration”, a mashup if you will, of famous pop culture icons represented by music stars, with cartoon characters. As the artist says, the attempt was to match the stars and characters in a way that both would have some similar qualities and be as close to their counterparts as a subject like this would allow.

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Octopus Avengers Plushies

Octopus Avengers are here to save the day. They are soft, they are cute, and they are the non-scary kind of octopedes. Available on Etsy.

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Comics Coasters

For the love of superheroes you really do need to jazz up those coasters. These superhero inspired comic coasters make quite a useful set. Comics coasters are made of 3/16 inch thick stainless steel and fashioned after logos and symbols of comic book characters. They have quite a collection so you can take your pick. Available at Etsy shop ApocalypseFab.

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Burned Paper Fingernails

Now that’s a funky nail coat. Go ahead and get your own with this tutorial.

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Celebrities as Disney Characters

Photographer Annie Leibovitz has an ongoing series titled Disney Dream Portraits. For the series, the photographer chooses a scene and character from Disney movies, and recreates the scene in a photograph, with a celebrity playing the role of the Disney character.