Category: Do Not Want

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Mar 22 2015

The Stuff of Nightmares

Well, time travel to the past just became an even worse idea.┬áResearchers found fossilized bones of this freaky-ass, upright-walking crocodile. Yes, you read that correctly. Now called Carnufex carolinensis, the crocodile ancestor likely walked on its hind legs, preying on armored reptiles and early mammal relatives in its ecosystem, the researchers say. Carnufex carolinensis, Latin …

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Jun 16 2014

Creepy New Fad: Creepy Paddington Bear

The Internet is good at a few things. Some of them are good like the broad dissemination of information. Some are not so good, like how a seemingly innocent forum post can turn otherwise rational human beings into the ugliest most ferocious trolls ever to live under a bridge. The Internet is also good about …

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Jun 05 2014

More than a Little Creepy: Doubleparlour Sculptures

Sometimes artists manage to find a niche for their art right at the bottom of the uncanny valley. You know that sinkhole in the bottom of the valley? That’s where the creatures that inspired the sculptures above live. They may have even crawled all the way out of the cave under the sinkhole. Say hello …

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May 28 2014

Do Not Want: Killer Cartoon Characters

Those dutiful followers among you will remember DeviantArtist DanLuVisiArt from a post I wrote about a year ago. Here is more of the same from him. Your favorite childhood characters turned to drug-addled killers. I always kind of figured all my most beloved characters had some secrets. They are movie and TV people after all. …

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May 22 2014

Do Not Want: McDonald’s New Mascot will Eat your Soul

This is Happy, the newest McDonald’s mascot, and he is happy to see that you’re here. He’s also not impressed that you brought him a red-head as a sacrifice though. What good does a ginger do for a soul-hungry fast food mascot? According to the company, the character, which was originally introduced in France in …

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May 22 2014

Investment Company Elevates a Robot Board Member

Recently a Hong Kong-based investment company, Deep Knowledge Ventures, added a new board member. Usually this kind of news is nothing that anyone anywhere would ever care about. Ever. But in this case we do care because we can mark the date in the history of the downfall of the human species. “Why?” I’ll tell …

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May 19 2014

Usefulness Questionable: Imagining a Bad User Experience

When you think of getting a bad user experience do you ever think of anything more that software. I’m gonna guess no because it seems like it’s only software that is becoming less and less useable over time. It absolutely amaze me that companies can put out crappy software and still stay in business. But …

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May 08 2014

WHO Declares Global Emergency for Potential Polio Pandemic

I know, in all honesty you’re disappointed to hear that the Public Health Emergency of International Concern was declared over an existing disease. The last time this happened it was Swine Flu which was new and exciting and everyone you knew got sick. You were really hoping that next time it happened it would be …

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Apr 21 2014

Your Parents Must be Proud: Kurt Coleman, the World’s Vainest Boy

When most sane people are described as narcissistic they usually take offense. Some people though, they thank the haters and then go home and look up narcissism, then they direct message the hatter on twitter to thank them for the comparison to an ancient Greek beauty. Kurt Coleman is one of these people. And that’s …

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Mar 25 2014

Do Not Want: Brain Beer for Zombies

In celebration of the season finale of The Walking Dead coming up this Sunday, the Dock Street Brewing Company came up with this beer that contains brains. Brraaaaaiiiinnss The brew, named Dock Street Walker, is an American Pale Stout made with wheat, oats, flaked barley, cranberry and smoked goat brains. This beer sounds just weird …

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