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I Am Into This: Legend Of Zelda Hylian Crest Yoga Pants

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zelda-yoga-pants-1.jpg These are the Legend of Zelda Hyrule Leggings available from ThinkGeek ($25). They look great and I am super into them. And if I saw a girl at the gym wearing them I would still not talk to her because the gym isn't a place to talk to girls that don't want to talk to you, it's a place to lift weights until you think you're gonna puke, then actually puke. Trust me, I got a free 1-hour personal training session when I joined. Keep going for a couple detail shots including the embroidered Hylian crest on the back waistband (nice touch).
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Princess Leia Choking Out Jabba The Hutt Recreated In LEGO

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leia-jabba-lego-1.jpg This is the Princess Leia choking Jabba The Hutt LEGO build created by LEGOmaniac Orche Jelly (aka Iain Heath). He did a great job, and I love the use of croissants for her bikini top. Speaking of -- why isn't anybody making real croissant bikini tops? I'm going to bake one and convince my girlfriend to wear it the next time we go to the beach. I'll let you know how it goes. *three months later* "Well?" Man...those seagulls. Keep going for a handful more shots.
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[*disables social networking accounts*] [*social isolation increases*] Wait, why does this ALSO feel bad?
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emdeesee
1 day ago
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Well, when you put it that way...
Lincoln, NE
rraszews
2 days ago
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It's so sad that we can choose our friends from the entire world based on commonalities of interests and values, rather than the old fashioned way of choosing them based on accident of geography.
MaryEllenCG
2 days ago
But sometimes it's good, because what if you live in a super-rural area, and there aren't really any people who share your interests?
MaryEllenCG
2 days ago
Or, on review, you were being ironic, and I misread. Oops!
Covarr
3 days ago
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You may lose the sea of toxicity, but you also lose cat videos. Is that really a trade-off you want to make?
Moses Lake, WA
olliejones
3 days ago
Did it. Never felt better. But, I have a silly meatspace cat in my house.
Lythimus
2 days ago
@olliejones, jokes on you, you're participating in a social network.
courtwatson
3 days ago
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Yup. 2017...
alt_text_bot
3 days ago
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[*disables social networking accounts*] [*social isolation increases*] Wait, why does this ALSO feel bad?

Honest Trailers - The Oscars (2017)

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From: screenjunkies
Duration: 05:57

With the 2017 Oscars this weekend, we're showing you why the Best Picture nominees REALLY got nominated. The Academy presents our mega-Honest Trailer featuring Arrival, Fences, Hacksaw Ridge, Hidden Figures, Hell or High Water, La La Land, Manchester By The Sea, Lion, and Moonlight!

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Voiceover Narration by Jon Bailey: http://youtube.com/jon3pnt0
Title design by Robert Holtby
Series Created by Andy Signore - http://twitter.com/andysignore & Brett Weiner
Written by Spencer Gilbert, Joe Starr, Dan Murrell & Andy Signore
Edited by Kevin Williamsen and TJ Nordaker

Also while we have you, why not check out our Emmy-Nominated HONEST TRAILERS!

Deadpool (Feat. Deadpool)
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Game of Thrones Vol. 1
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Frozen
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Harry Potter
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Breaking Bad
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The Lord Of The Rings
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Star Wars Force Awakens
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Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
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Probably a bad person because I only saw one of these.
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Awesome Space Themed Birthday Cake With Planets And Galaxies Inside

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outerspace-cake-1.jpg This is the space themed birthday cake baked by Imgurian Pegadiddle for 4-year old Ilyas. It has planets and galaxies inside. Apparently the planets were made by pre-baking cake pops, then adding them to the cake batter before baking the rest of the cake. The other celestial objects were made by swirling food coloring. Admittedly, that's a pretty sweet cake, and I know what I'm asking my parents for on my next birthday! "An outerspace cake?" A pony! I'll just die if I don't get one this year. Keep going for one more shot.
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The Rotundas in Marsham Street, London

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OS Map showing the location of the Rotundas in Marsham Street, London(Image: OS Map via Subterranea Britannica; The Rotundas in Marsham Street, London)

It’s a testament to the dire straits Britain was in during the run-up to World War Two that two eyesores in London suddenly became prime real estate. In 1937, a gas company operating out of SW1 demolished two enormous gas holders, leaving two impossibly deep holes in the ground. At any other point in British history, the subsequent story would be about a battle between the local council and private contractors about who should fill in these pointless pits.

But Interwar Britain was a place expecting mass-destruction to rain down from the sky at any moment. In such circumstances, two deep holes suddenly seemed less like a problem, and more like an opportunity.

A 1945 aerial photo of the Rotundas in Marsham Street, London(Image: Google Earth; 1945 aerial photo of the Rotundas)

By 1940, the UK government had designated the pits as the site of a new, war-proof home for Britain’s civil service. By topping the holes with enormous concrete shells that could withstand a direct hit from a 500lb bomb, they created a subterranean underworld from where the business of government could function throughout the Blitz. Over 3,000 workers could shelter safely for up to three months, even as the rest of London succumbed to flames and bombs around them.

Known as the North and South Rotundas, these massive bomb shelters became home to several vital departments. The Air Ministry, Ministry of Home Security, GHQ, and Intelligence Department all worked from the rotundas at one point or another. Domestic accommodation was installed for the Prime Minister, Winston Churchill, and his senior staff on the lowest floor of the North Rotunda. This area, known as Anson, incorporated a reserve Cabinet War Room, replacing another facility at Dollis Hill, known as Paddock, which was deemed unsuitable. This was where the cabinet would conduct the business of government should the rest of London be lost beneath a sea of fire.

(Image: Google Earth; Rotundas site during demolition of Marsham Towers in 2002/2003)

Naturally, it never came to this. The Blitz and Vengeance rocket campaign devastated parts of the UK capital, but never succeeded in reducing it to ash in the way that, say Coventry and Dresden were (these two cities were twinned in 1956 in a gesture of peace and reconciliation). Abandoned at the end of the war, the rotundas sat empty. A strange, hidden world, turning to dust deep beneath the sleepless streets of Britain’s largest city.

2 Marsham Street on the site of the abandoned World War Two Rotundas. This site is occupied by the Home Office.(Image: Bing Maps; 2 Marsham Street today)

In 1971, the Marsham Towers were completed on the site of the Rotundas, at the corner of Marsham Street and Great Peter Street. The abandoned wartime structures were incorporated into the base of the much maligned government building, and found a variety of uses including a civil service sports facility and a communication centre. Described by Nikolaus Pevsner as “the very image of faceless bureaucracy”, the towers were demolished in 2002 and have now been replaced by the Home Office facility, 2 Marsham Street. (For more information visit Subterranea Britannica.)

Related: 7 Giant Concrete Directional Arrows of Wartime Britain

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