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‘Millennial Horror Story’, A Creepy Comedy Sketch That Demonstrates the Nightmare of No Cellular Service

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Millennial Horror Story” is a creepy comedy sketch by comedian Paul Gale (previously) that demonstrates the nightmare of no cell service for a group of friends in a spooky mansion. The video stars Gale along with Sunita Mani, Lauren Ireland, Elyse Brandau, James Dwyer, and Alfred Rosenblatt. It was shot at the newly-opened YouTube Space New York, and Gale also created a behind-the-scenes video that can be viewed by signing up for his website.

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A Group of Elephants Luxuriate in a Wonderful Mud Bath That Was Created Just for Them

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A group of adult elephants luxuriate in a mud bath that was created just for them by the staff at the wonderful Elephant Nature Park in Chiang Mai, Thailand and, in doing so, show a couple of their babies how to do the same. The youngsters prove to be very quick studies, rolling around in the cool mud in no time at all.

When elephants live freely they always show their natural behavior, especially in a mud bath, their favorite activity at Elephant Nature Park.

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How to Make a Cyberpunk LED Eye Prosthetic for a Halloween Costume

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Tully Jagoe of Adafruit Industries shared a tutorial on making an LED eye prosthetic as an addition to Halloween costumes or for cyberpunk fashion. Because the LEDs point the light forward and act as a headlamp, the wearer can see easily.

This is a very simple project you can use to help make cyborg, demon, alien, or any other glowing eyes for your costuming needs. This will require some patience and a steady hand, and a couple of hours time.

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What is the Farthest From Earth that any Earth Thing Has Died? by xkcd

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Space Germs

In keeping with the macabre theme of the Halloween season, the latest What If? by xkcd answers the question, “what is the farthest from Earth that any Earth thing has died?” The answer doesn’t lie in any human who has ventured into the cosmos, but rather the microbes who go along for the ride.

Sterilizing spacecraft is hard. NASA has an employee specifically assigned to this task, and she has possibly the best job title of all time: Planetary Protection Officer.