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The Best Tumblrs of 2014

13 Dec

The internet has been on top form this year, and it’s only fair to do a round up and give credit to the geniuses behind these timely, hilarious beauties. So put the cat away, make a cup of tea and have some LOLs with my top Tumblr picks of the year!

Museum of Selfies

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A slightly more creative version of the over-saturated trend of the ‘selfie’ (that’s not completely self-indulgent) – why did nobody think of this earlier?

If Paintings Could Text

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The title explains it all – giving paintings a (witty) voice, using the medium of texting.

House of Carbs

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As a lover of puns (and food), I’m kicking myself that I didn’t come up with this one. Genius.

Will It Beard

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Inspired by the infamous Will It Blend, Will It Beard asks all the important beard-related questions in life such as: Straws – will it beard? (answer: yes, it will!)

Beyonce vs. Zombies

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A clever mix of great illustrations of our Bey in different Zombie apocalypse situations with lyrics from her songs as captions. Great fun.

Source Code in TV and Film

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Ever wondered what the code used in your favourite TV shows and films mean? And whether they’re completely made up or actually real? Someone has gone to the trouble to find out…

Love Grandpa and Grandmaster Flash

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When you mix Grandparents and Facebook, hilarity ensues!

Drunk Furniture

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We’ve all been there – apparently so has the furniture.

Something for the Weekend

7 Nov

This week has been a busy one – I’ve mostly been preparing for my trip to Glasgow for the MTV EMA Awards this weekend (which is very exciting), so didn’t have chance to post the Weekly Viral Vaccine. In it’s place I’ve put together a little ‘Something for the weekend’ – a couple of juicy links to keep you entertained when you’re on the bus or waiting for a friend at the pub.

Enjoy!

  • Honda The Other Side – this incredible video allows you to switch between two stories with the click of the ‘R’ key. Beautifully (and meticulously) shot, it will have you watching again and again to see the different sides of the story.
  • The Motherlode of Deliciously Disturbing and Disgusting VHS Horror Art – naturally!
  • The John Lewis Christmas TV Ad Recut – the internet has been inundated with comments and tweets about Super-Agency Adam&Eve DDB’s newest heart-melting festive ad, but I always have more of a soft spot for the parodies – this one is winning by a country mile. Introducing The Babadook recut:
  • All the Best Fake Commercials from the Movies, in One Amazing Supercut – some of these are awesome!

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Halloween Food Pinspiration

30 Oct

If you didn’t know (where have you been?) it’s Halloween tomorrow, and as it falls on a Friday you have a whole weekend to celebrate one of the most fun holidays of the year. I’ve been scouring Pinterest for some fun Halloween-inspired recipes so you don’t have to. So why not take a crack at making some of these fabulous recipes at home to fuel your horror movie marathons – everyone does that right? It’s not just me, surely…

Click on the titles to go to the recipes. Enjoy!

Alien Chest-Buster Macaron

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Shattered Glass Cupcakes 

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Cream Cheese Brain Dip

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Monster Donuts

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Witches Fingers

Witches Fingers

Spooky Spaghetti

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Cheese Broom Sticks

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And Finally…..

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Weekly Viral Vaccine 29-10

29 Oct

Everything this week is Halloween-themed, obviously! So let me show you some of the best spooky things on the web this week!

 

1) The Ultimate Halloween prank!

 

2) Oreo is winning at Halloween!

 

3) For those who like Michael Jackson – Thriller sung in 20 different styles

 

4) For those who REALLY like Michael Jackson – The making of Thriller

 

5) The Infected Rick – for The Walking Dead fans (that’s like, everyone, right?)

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6) Zombie-proof bike – you can now be a bike snob and take out some undead hordes at the same time

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7) Head in a jar – the perfect Halloween prank to scare the bejeezus out of your housemates

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8) Cutest/ scariest Halloween costumes for your little ones

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Weekly Viral Vaccine 22-10

22 Oct

Some more weird, wonderful and downright odd things from the internet this week!

1) Hilarious One Star Yelp Reviews of Gorgeous National Parks – there’s just no pleasing some people!

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2) Introducing The Vending Machine Supermarket!

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3) All of the Superhero movies coming out between now and 2020 – you’re welcome!

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4) This cool music video brings some classic album covers to life

5) Hilarious translated TV show titles from around the world – my fave has to be ‘Crazy in the Area’!

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6) Paralyzed artist learns to paint with her mouth – truly inspirational!

7) A ranking of 40 Halloween Candies from nastiest to raddest

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8) This woman has some incredible make up skills!

Disney Villain inspired fashion at George at ASDA

16 Oct

Perhaps it is because Halloween is almost upon us (the only time when it is socially acceptable for you to dress like a ghoul and act like a child), or it might be because according to the retail world, we are now technically in ‘pre-holiday season’, either way George at ASDA have decided to celebrate by collaborating with Graduate Fashion Week to bring customers a collection of Disney Villain inspired dresses.

 

Starting with the first one, which is clearly inspired by the Evil Queen from Snow White and the Seven Dwarves. The floral design on the tulip-cut skirt balances out the masculine collar of the top, adding a touch of femininity to the dress.

Graduate Fashion Week Floral Bottom Disney Villains Dress – £28

Disney villain floral bottom

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Next we have a Dalmation dress inspired by Cruella De Vil. A mix of smart casual styling and structure makes this a versatile dress that can be worn with boots and a scarf to a coffee date with friends, or dressed up with statement accessories and heels for a glam night on the town.

Graduate Fashion Week Belted Disney Villains Dress – £30

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The final dress in the collection is inspired by the enigmatic Maleficent. This gothic, structured dress is perfect for a grown up Halloween party, and the high-neck and sheer sleeves are practical touch for those chilly Autumn nights.

Graduate Fashion Week Belted Disney Villains Dress – £28

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So whether you’re looking for that perfect Halloween costume or are simply looking for a stylish nod to your favourite childhood characters, give these a whirl. At these reasonably prices, they’re sure to sell out quickly.

If dresses aren’t your thing, you could always go for a Bambi onesie!

Disney Bambi Onesie – £14

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Weekly Viral Vaccine 15-10

15 Oct

After a week relaxing, snorkeling and tanning on the lovely islands of Malta, I’m back to bring you closer to some of the funny, entertaining and odd things on the web.

 

1) The Walking Dead pancakes (this is incredible!)

 

2) The 15 best closing songs in films – can’t forget this one…

 

3) Epic GoPro bridge ride (rather him than me!)

 

4) A Plant-Blood Veggie burger? Yep, you read me correctly!

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5) Paintings from Plane windows – I simply love this, and am amazed that noone had thought about it before…

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6) Baffling foreign versions of The Fresh Prince of Bel Air theme tune – the Polish one has to be the best!

 

7) Obama of the future found on the New York Subway

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8) Space cats is well worth a follow on Twitter – just a couple of gleaming examples below as to why

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