In you’re still trying to recover from the Season 6 finale of Game of Thrones, the “Beautiful Death” poster series might be just the thing that you need.
This collaboration between HBO and illustrator Robert Ball produced gorgeous stylized posters for every episode, focusing on an “iconic death” from each installment and includes a significant quote from the episode.
It’s hard to believe that it’s been more than 13 years since Finding Nemo hit theaters, and that it took so long for them to release the sequel, Finding Dory, as they recently did.
But how well do you know the original? Sure, you might think you know the deep-sea details, but I can guarantee there are things that even the biggest fans don’t already know.
Just keep swimming into this sea of cool facts…
It only took one word to get the green light for the film.
“You had me at ‘fish.’”
That’s what John Lasseter, Pixar’s chief creative officer, said to co-writer/director Andrew Stanton following his exhaustive pitch for this passion project.
via: Mental Floss
Unless you’re super fancy and have a housekeeper that cleans everything all the time, you probably do that whole, “Is it really that dirty?” thing when trying to figure out if the oven or comforter can go another six months before getting a really good wash.
If you’re one of those people, you’re probably not alone. It’s hard to know how often you should clean basic household things if they’re not caked with dirt or smelling like they were pulled from a garbage heap.
Have no fear. Here’s a handy guide for 15 common items.
The Shower — Every two weeks
Grout is porous and absorbs oils from shampoos, conditioners, and soaps, which can lead to mildew growth that can spread to the tiles it surrounds. Not exactly cleanly, now is it?
Take care of mildew with a mix of 10 parts water to 1 part bleach and a soft-bristled brush. Follow up with a pH-neutral cleaner to remove the bleach solution.
Have you ever thought about how color is used in a movie? Unless it’s black and white, you probably don’t give much thought to it, but one Twitter account — Cinema Palettes — will make you think about it from now on.
They take screenshots of some of the most iconic movie scenes and translate them into 10-part color palettes in spectrums of shades that seem to completely capture the mood and emotions of the film.
Whether it’s fantastical blues for Harry Potter or jarring juxtapositions for Fight Club, the colors convey emotions in a way you might never have considered before.
If you don’t see your favorite film here, they welcome fans to tweet their requests.
It’s late. You’re tired, so you crawl into bed next to your significant other. How do you set up to slumber?
You might not even realize it, but how you position yourself when you sleep can reveal a lot about your relationship.
“Because your subconscious mind controls the way you sleep with your partner, sleep body language can be an amazingly accurate way to assess what’s going on in your relationship — even if you can’t or don’t articulate those things while you’re awake,” said Patti Wood, a body language expert with more than 30 years of experience and author of Success Signals, A Guide to Reading Body Language.
Granted, if you kick like a mule while you sleep, you can’t blame your partner for keeping their distance. But if there are radical changes, you can check their position for clues — via Barbie and Ken.
You can’t go anywhere without seeing the majority of people looking down at their phones, texting or checking email or taking pictures of their avocado toast. And most of those people would lose their minds if they were forced to go on a digital diet for even just a few hours.
But what effect is it really having on your physical and mental state?
Even hanging up for a couple extra hours a day can have a dramatic impact on your life, which sounds kind of extreme, but it’s true.
via: Elite Daily