October 17, 2017

Librarians Perfectly Parody the Kardashians by Recreating Iconic Magazine Cover

Librarians are often saddled with the stereotype that they lack a sense of humor. But as the funny librarians of the Invercargill City Library in Invercargill, New Zealand show, there's more to them than classic literature. The group recently paid tribute to one of the most polarizing families in pop culture—the Kardashians. They did so by staging a hilarious photo shoot that spoofed the Kardashians’ 10-year cover of The Hollywood Reporter.

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October 3, 2017

Economics Professor Wears Funny T-Shirt That Baffles His PhD Students

Everyone loves a good, nerdy joke, but that’s only if you actually understand it. College student Kimberly Boswell decided to share one by tweeting a photo of one of her professors at University of Miami—who, after some Internet sleuthing, appears to be Associate Economics Professor Raphael Boleslavsky. He recently came to class wearing a t-shirt with the following line written on it: “There are two types of people in this world: 1.) Those who can extrapolate from incomplete data.

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September 28, 2017

People Are Recreating Famous Artworks in Real Life for the ‘VanGoYourself’ Challenge

Ever wanted to star in a Leonardo da Vinci painting or transform yourself into a Van Gogh? The VanGoYourself platform is a space where you and your friends can recreate historic artworks and share them with the world. Originally created as part of Europeana—a digital platform to promote the European Union's cultural heritage—the website encourages us to get playful with art.

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August 28, 2017

Woman Gives Honest Look at Pregnancy with Hilarious Week-by-Week Photos

Like many pregnant women, self-described “letter board weirdo” Maya Vorderstrasse enjoys sharing her maternity milestones on social media. While most moms-to-be opt to document the pleasant aspects of pregnancy, Vorderstrasse's hilarious photos give an honest account of her experiences as an expectant mother. From “flaring sciatica” and swollen feet to an insatiable appetite and exaggerated mood swings, the comical series of photos captures the not-so-nice side of pregnancy.

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