Musician and composer Wendy Carlos (circa 1986) she composed the score to "A Clockwork Orange" (1971) "The Shining" (1980) and "Tron" (1982)

dolly parton nailing her nine to five thesis to the door of capitalism

It’s an average night in the valley, and you are a blessed gosling.

In the Japanese/North American version of Super Mario Bros., Bloopers cannot affect Mario when he is standing on the seafloor. However, the European version modified the code to let them sink 4 pixels lower, so that Mario is no longer safe on the seafloor. Details in image.

"Pikachu: An Artless Creation

According to Pikachu's creator Atsuko Nishida, Pikachu never had any art before she programmed its sprite. The sprite seen in Red & Green is the ORIGINAL Pikachu design.

Actually, lots of early Pokemon were created this way -- without even a sketch."

Source :

roger patented the tile pattern in the 1970s, but then some random math nerd who was traveling around the middle east found penrose tiling in a 15th century mosque

Show thread

The thing about telecommuting is that you never, ever get a snow day

The Michelin Man's name is Bibendum. He was originally depicted raising a goblet of broken glass and nails to indicate how tough he was.

Look, if you're going to have a restaurant called The Hard Rock Cafe, it better serve a soup called David Lee Broth

I feel like I can't talk about bears (the animal) here without making it explicit what kind of bear I'm talking about

Show more

Server run by the main developers of the project 🐘 It is not focused on any particular niche interest - everyone is welcome as long as you follow our code of conduct!