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25 Photorealistic Pictures Drawn with a BIC Pen
At a glimpse they may look like some pretty sharp photos, but actually all those pictures are hand drawn with a humble Bic ballpoint pen! Can you believe that? Human eye can be fooled so easily! Spanish artist Juan Francisco Casas, whoís probably 33 at the time of writing this, uses up to four 14p ballpoint pens to create his stunningly photorealistic drawings, measuring up to 10ft (3 meters) high. The use of penballs makes his drawings even more peculiar, which certainly has played a big role in his way to success. Juanís source of inspiration comes from his own photographs of nights out with his friends, and his works are already a sell-out at exhibitions. You can only imagine how wild his parties is, as half of his drawings include girls that forgot to put on their clothes. So, if you really want to feel bad about your pen doodles Ė have a look at these 25 Incredibly Photorealistic Drawings drawn with a humble BIC PEN.
10 Tricks Casinos Use On You
Casinos are a psychological minefield. Their architectural design, as well as everything in it, has a methodical function devised to keep you, the player, inside spending your money. Some tactics they use are as conspicuous as the nose on your face, while others are guile and subtle. However, they all play on the playersí psyche and make them feel comfortable, wanted, and most of all, optimistic. Following are ten maneuvers casinos use that keep them rolling in our money.
15 Believable Conspiracy Theories
Every major event prompts a conspiracy theory and over the years people have come up with some far out stories and cover ups. But are they all that far fetched? Or have many of these conspiracy theories been guided by those behind the original plot? Letís take a look at 15 of the most famous conspiracies that just might be closer to the truth than we think.
Top 10 Most Inexplicable Nude Scenes
Some movies, like Basic Instinct and Species, provide countless displays of gratuitous nudity, and thatís great because we expect them to. Conversely, certain movies contain nudity that jumps out at you like a forgotten $20 bill in your jacket pocket or a surprisingly large bowel movement. Itís such a surprising turn of events that you donít even have time to prepare yourself for it. Maybe later you go back and try to find the scene somewhere on the web, or in some cases you try and forget about it as soon as possible, but youíll always remember the shock of a certain actor or actress exposing themselves. Without further ado, here are 10 movies with the most surprising nudity.
10 Shocking Winter Olympic Scandals
Casual at-home viewers of the Winter Olympics may consider the games to be a blur of shiny skating costumes and soft-focus, personality-centric features. In reality, however, the Winter Games have been scarred by quite a bit of a scandal over the course of their history. Here are 10 of the most egregious offenders.
The 5 Safest Automobiles
Like the exploding fuel tanks in Ford's Pinto and the Ford Explorer rollover controversies of yesteryear, Toyota's recall of 2.3 million vehicles for what they call a gas pedal defect has accelerated America's attention on auto safety. Subaru, Honda and Volkswagen received the highest marks for safety.Drawing from research conducted by Consumer Reports and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, as well as from interviews with auto safety experts such as Kelley Blue Book's executive editorial director Jack Nerad, ABCNews.com has compiled its own roundup of the safest car choices for drivers of all stripes.
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10 Youtube URL Tricks You Should Know About
Youtube Ė You know that site with videos and all. Yeah! It turns out that its quite popular and you happen to visit and use it quite often. Instead of just searching and playing here are some top Youtube URL tricks that you should know about.
The 10 Funniest Sideline Reporter Bloopers In Sports History
It's pretty apparent that sports network executives had an epiphany about ten years ago. They decided that since sideline sports reporters have nothing important to say, they might as well be attractive women. What started out as a sexy experiment with Melissa Stark and Lisa Guerrero on Monday Night Football quickly morphed into a plethora of sexy ladies roaming the sidelines including Erin Andrews, Jill Arrington, Lisa Dergen, Samantha Steele, Ines Sainz, Ashley Russell and Heidi Watney. Now if we can just figure out a way to convince more colleges and sports franchises to make their mascots show a little more skin, we'll really be onto something.
11 Predictions That Back to the Future Part II Got Wrong
I'm happy to say my first list about "Back to the Future Part II" predictions -- 11 Predictions that Back to the Future Part II Got Right -- really blew up... so hopefully everyone responds just as much to this one. Today, we go after the swings and misses in "Back to the Future Part II"... the things that movie predicted for 2015 and got completely wrong. Now, granted, 2015 is six-and-a-half years away, so, in a way, I'm also engaging in future speculation by writing this list today. But I feel like it's OK... at this point, in 2009, I think it's pretty clear what, basically, we will and won't have in 2015.
10 Totally Stupid Online Business Ideas That Made Someone Rich
How to get rich the smart way? Read what some creative people did.
10 Amazing Hacks that Harness the Awesome Power of USB
After our USB 3.0 coverage last week, we figured it would be a good time to turn our attention back to USB 2.0 (aka High Speed), and one of the classic nerd hobbies: USB hacking. Because of its highly-accessible wiring, USB can be easily modified for all sorts of purposes, even by neophyte hardware hackers. In the past, we've shown you how to perform some simple hacks, but now we want to highlight some of our favorite hacks created by members of the DIY community.
6 Songs Used to Torture & Intimidate
Playing an annoying song over and over to get someone to spill their guts might sound like a gag from a Mel Brooks movie, but itís actually become a standard practice. An article by an NYU musicologist in the Journal of the Society for American Music details how music was regularly used in interrogations on bases in Iraq and Afghanistan as a method of inducing disorientation to get suspects to talk without inflicting physical force. Here are some of the songs used by military and law enforcement entities to get their suspects to sing.