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When Baby Yoda Met Pikachu

Artwork by @Litt1eR3d on Twitter So Disney+ just launched and the only thing I know about the service is Baby Yoda, who has taken the Internet by storm with his utter adorableness. All I know is that Baby Yoda has appeared in an episode of the new Star Wars tv show, The Mandalorian, and that he has now become a bona fide meme and inspiration for all kinds of Internet goodness.. like this interpretation of Michelangelo’s famous fresco in the Sistine Chapel, The Creation of Adam. The Internet remains undefeated.…

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Photoshop Wiz Poses Celebs Hanging With Their Younger Selves

We first featured the photoshop wizardry of Ard Gelinck back in February, and the Dutch creative continues to delight the Internet with his ongoing series of celebrities hanging out with their younger selves. The nostalgia factor is sky high in these photoshopped composites and seeing the photos will instantly take people on a trip down memory lane. For more, be sure to follow Ard on Instagram where he shares his latest creations @ardgelinck! 1. Jennifer Aniston Photoshop by Ard Gelinck 2. Will Smith Photoshop by Ard Gelinck 3. Dwayne ‘The…

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The Shirk Report Volume 554

Welcome to the Shirk Report where you will find 20 funny images, 10 interesting articles and 5 entertaining videos from the last 7 days of sifting. Most images found on Reddit; articles from Digg, Kottke, Facebook, Twitter, and email; videos come from everywhere. Any suggestions? Send a note to submit@twistedsifter.com 20 IMAGES – Friday! – That’s hot – See! Even dogs do this in cold weather – This pupper’s face before and after getting adopted – She’s holding a bag of popcorn – The hotel said it had a pool…

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The Shirk Report Volume 553

Welcome to the Shirk Report where you will find 20 funny images, 10 interesting articles and 5 entertaining videos from the last 7 days of sifting. Most images found on Reddit; articles from Digg, Kottke, Facebook, Twitter, and email; videos come from everywhere. Any suggestions? Send a note to submit@twistedsifter.com 20 IMAGES – Friday! – Is there a better feeling than having friends happy to see you? – When someone asks what would make me eat more fruit – Please don’t actually do this – One hat away – When…

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Chicago Neighborhood Gets Yellow Brick Road Where Author Wrote Wizard of Oz

Bickerdike A yellow brick road was recently completed in Chicago’s Humboldt Park Neighborhood in memory of L. Frank Baum, who wrote “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz”, while living at 1667 N. Humboldt Boulevard in 1899. The yellow brick road at the corner of Humboldt and Wabansia spans about 70 linear feet and will also include a 5 x 11 ft Oz-themed mural by Chicago artist, Hector Duarte. Bickerdike According to Block Club Chicago, the road and mural cost about $65,000 and was made possible by personal donations from nonprofit developer…

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Amazing Coordinated Dive Bombing by a Flock of Blue-Footed Boobies

To catch their prey, blue-footed boobies can dive deeper than 20m and for longer than 30 seconds, but their dives usually are rather shallow and short. They plunge into the water from as high as 100m. Filmed by Debbie Vidler Read more: https://twistedsifter.com/videos/coordinated-dive-bombing-by-flock-of-blue-footed-boobies/

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Nirmal Purja Summits All 14 Eight-Thousanders in Record 6 Months

In just 6 months and 6 days, Nirmal “Nims†Purja MBE has completed his challenge to summit Earth’s 14 tallest mountains, smashing the previous record of almost eight years and taking his place in mountaineering history. “I am overwhelmed and incredibly proud to have completed this final summit and achieved my goal of climbing the world’s 14 tallest mountains in record time. It has been a gruelling but humbling six months, and I hope to have proven that anything is possible with some determination, self-belief and positivity. I could not…

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In Memory of Zeus, the Tallest Dog Ever Measured by Guinness

Photograph via Guinness World Records According to a recent Facebook post by Guinness World Records, the tallest dog ever was ‘Zeus’ (USA) a Great Dane, who was officially measured on this day in 2011 and found to be a staggering 1.118 m (44 in) tall. Zeus was owned by Denise Doorlag and her family, of Otsego, Michigan, USA. Despite his height, Zeus had a very laid back personality, he got along well with any human or animal and was very gentle. He was a certified therapy dog that visited people…

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NASA Wishes Happy Halloween With Cosmic Pumpkin Photo of the Sun

Credit: NASA/GSFC/SDO NASA recently wished a Happy Halloween to their fans on Instagram and Facebook with a photo of the sun looking like a cosmic jack-o’-lantern. NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory captured this ultraviolet image in October 2014, showing active regions on our home star. The active regions in this image appear brighter because those are areas that emit more light and energy. They are markers of an intense and complex set of magnetic fields hovering in the sun’s atmosphere, the corona. ⣠You can find more images as well as…

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Observation of the Development of a Chick Embryo by Shell-Less Hatching

In this astonishing video by the Mihama Veterinary Clinic in Fukui, Japan, we observe the development of a chick embryo by shell-less hatching method. This demonstration is practiced mainly based on the scientific article written by Tahara et. al. The eggs sold in-store are usually unfertilized egg and never develop into chicks, so you don’t have to worry about an eating embryo or baby chick. However, fertilized egg may be sold in organic or natural health stores, family poultry farms, etc. where chicks can grow just same as a normal…

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Felipe Nunes, the Double Amputee Pushing the Boundaries of Skateboarding

Skateboarding is so beloved because there is no right or wrong way to do it. You can make whatever you want of it and Felipe Nunes is no exception. The double-amputee lost both his legs when he was 6 (one just above the knee and one just below the knee), but that didn’t stop him from becoming a professional skateboarder, recently becoming an official member of Tony Hawk’s team, Birdhouse. Nunes isn’t the first ‘hand-powered’ skater, OG De Souza was one of the original pioneers on the skate scene and…

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Divers Stumble Upon Giant Squid Egg and Capture Surreal Moment on Film

A team of divers filmed a rare glimpse of a huge transparent egg sac containing hundreds of thousands of baby squid. The stunning underwater video was filmed by Ronald Raasch, 48, as he was diving with two other team-members from the research vessel REV Ocean in the cold waters outside Ørsta, Norway. On October 5, the team of divers was swimming back to shore after visiting a WWII shipwreck about 200 metres from the coast, when they had a once-in-a-lifetime encounter with a mysterious object. Floating 17 metres below the…

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Meet the Farmer Behind the Carolina Reaper, the Hottest Pepper in the World

PuckerButt Pepper Company founder Ed Currie is on a mission to create the world’s hottest peppers. Ed is the evil genius who brought the world the Carolina Reaper, one of the hottest hot peppers in existence; but he’s not stopping there. Read more: https://twistedsifter.com/videos/meet-the-farmer-behind-the-carolina-reaper/

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