Are you having trouble figuring out exactly how to behave in certain situations? Have no fear, IKEA is here. Actually, Manchester-based artist James Chapman is here with a humorous, illustrated series of IKEA instructions demonstrating the dos and don’ts of handling situations in real life. Below is a sampling of what we at DashBurst have… Continue reading IKEA Instructions for Real Life Situations
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A Ghost’s Guide to Fashion [COMIC]
With Halloween fast approaching, you better get caught up on the different ghost fashions. Thankfully, UK artist and writer Gemma Correll created this helpful comic “Ghost Fashions” so you can learn about all the latest trends for ghosts.
The Most Popular Halloween Costumes in the USA From 2009 to 2013
Can you guess the most popular Halloween costumes in the US? If you guessed “witch,” you are correct. From 2009 to 2013, the undisputed champion of Halloween costumes in America has been the witch. NPR’s Planet Money blog created an interactive chart ranking Halloween costumes over the past five years. If you hover over a… Continue reading The Most Popular Halloween Costumes in the USA From 2009 to 2013
How Many Planets in Our Solar System Can Fit Between the Earth and the Moon?
The distance between Earth and our moon is 238,855 miles. When you add up the diameters of all the other planets in the solar system, you find that you can actually fit them all between Earth and the moon: the sum of the diameters of Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune is 236,126… Continue reading How Many Planets in Our Solar System Can Fit Between the Earth and the Moon?
Burger King’s New Black Burgers Sold in Japan [PHOTOS]
If you thought the burger couldn’t be reinvented, you were wrong. Burger Kings across Japan are recreating the traditional burger by coloring it black. The restaurants are using squid ink to blacken the garlic sauce and bamboo charcoal to blacken the burger buns and cheese. These food additives are safe, and are commonly used in… Continue reading Burger King’s New Black Burgers Sold in Japan [PHOTOS]
Wake Up Every Morning to a Freshly Brewed Cup of Coffee with This Alarm Clock
Do you need a hot cup of coffee to properly wake up in the morning? Imagine if the painful noise of your alarm clock could be replaced by the soothing sounds and aroma of coffee brewing? British designer Joshua Renouf has concocted a revolutionary new device called ‘the bariseur,’ which is one part alarm, one… Continue reading Wake Up Every Morning to a Freshly Brewed Cup of Coffee with This Alarm Clock
8 Modern-Day Plagues [COMIC]
According to the Old Testament, the Egyptians and their Pharaoh suffered the Ten Plagues—a storm of fire, locusts, a suffocating darkness, and seven additional scourges—for not releasing the Israelites from slavery. Today, humanity is threatened with its own plagues including an overdose of Kardashian news and the over-utilization of hashtags on the web. So, if… Continue reading 8 Modern-Day Plagues [COMIC]
Slothed: Artist Turns 50 Random Facebook Profile Photos into Sloths
People spend a lot of time these days assuring they have a perfectly cute Facebook profile picture in place for all their friends to celebrate their existence with. One artist out of the U.K. likes to have a little fun with these serious profile portraits by turning them into humorous sloths. Hector Janse van Rensburg… Continue reading Slothed: Artist Turns 50 Random Facebook Profile Photos into Sloths