5 Fun And Interesting Websites You Might Not Know About

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Looking for some fresh websites to visit in order to kill a few minutes or find cool stuff to share online? Yep, I know – aren’t we all?

I’m always on the lookout for great content that might slip past the hordes of other Tweeters, Plussers, and Facebookers. Today I’m sharing five of my favorite online destinations for interesting, funny, or just plain entertaining articles and info.

Check out my list below, and (as always) add your favorite in the comments.

5 Fun Websites

  • Web Urbanist – Art, Design, Architecture, Travel, Photography
  • Lost at E Minor – Off-Beat News, Art, Street Art, General Weird Stuff
  • Happy Place – Humor, eCards, Off-Beat News, Satire
  • Geekologie – Movies, Comic Books, Art, Gadgets
  • Inhabitat – Eco-News, Design, Photography, Architecture, Travel

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Celebrate the King’s Birthday (Aug. 28) With 98 of CBR’s Favorite Jack Kirby Images – Comic Book Resources

Celebrate the King’s Birthday With 98 of CBR’s Favorite Jack Kirby Images – Today marks 98 years since the birth of the King of Comics, so check out some examples of Kirby’s greatest art.

Source: Celebrate the King’s Birthday With 98 of CBR’s Favorite Jack Kirby Images – Comic Book Resources

Geek Alert: Minimalist Posters For The Original “Star Trek” Episodes

This made my day.

Graphic designer Mark Gonyea has created striking posters for all 78 episodes of the original “Star Trek” TV series.

My favorite of Mark’s designs is the one for the Star Trek episode titled “Mirror, Mirror”.

Check out the posters via the link below.

2 | All 78 Original “Star Trek” Episodes, Rendered As Minimalist Posters | Co.Design | business + design

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The Best Films of 2015 (So Far)

Matthew Killorin:

Looking for a great movie to watch?

Originally posted on Variety:

With the year half over, our three critics have each selected their five favorite U.S. releases of 2015 so far.

SCOTT FOUNDAS

“Ex Machina”
Novelist and screenwriter Alex Garland’s brainy, precisely calibrated chamber drama was that rare piece of contemporary sci-fi filmmaking worthy of mention in the same breath as “Blade Runner” and “The Terminator.” Whatever this modestly scaled film lacked in budgetary heft, it more than made up for in sleekly expressive production design, provocative ideas about the fine line between man and machine, and knockout performances from Oscar Isaac, Domhnall Gleeson and Alicia Vikander (as the Pinocchio-like android yearning to be a real, live girl). 

“Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter”
A young Japanese woman obsessed with the Coen brothers’ “Fargo” travels to the wilds of Minnesota in search of buried treasure in this comic gem from another sibling director team, ‎David and Nathan Zellner. With deadpan elan, the Zellners…

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That Bad Attitude May Be Making You Sick – ABC News

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Start the week off on a positive note with some encouraging wellness news.

It seems our reasons to ditch the negativity and assume a brighter outlook just got more persuasive.

Check out the article below for the full story.

“Many negative emotions such as anger, fear, and frustration become problematic when those emotions turn into a more permanent disposition or a habitual outlook on the world,” explains Emiliana Simon-Thomas, science director of the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley.

via That Bad Attitude May Be Making You Sick – ABC News.