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47 Dark And Quirky Comics With Twisted Endings By This Artist

It’s time to kick off this new week with a big dose of good, yet slightly dark humor. This is brought to you by Daniel Scully and his hilarious comic series ‘The Mealstorm’. It’s a great escape for those whose occupation demands formality and prohibits the slipping of any silly jokes while dealing with day-to-day tasks. Good news for you folks: just take a break, relax, and enjoy this funny ride as we dive into the strips we've selected for you today.The cartoonist shared with us the background of him becoming a…

69 Captivating Images By Masayuki Oki Celebrating The Quirky And Playful Side Of Cats (New Pics)

Masayuki Oki is a photographer from Tokyo who has a unique beat: snapping photos of stray cats all over the city. His adventure started in 2013 when he stumbled upon a cat in a park and couldn't resist capturing its moments. Despite not picking up a camera until he was 30 and initially not being very good at it, Oki found joy in photography, especially when it involved cats. He's been in love with cats since he was a kid but couldn't have one due to his family's situation, so he pours that affection into his photos…

These are the weirdest mobile gadgets we’ve seen at CES 2024

David Becker / Getty Images CES 2024 sprawls out all over Las Vegas, filling not only the convention center, but also huge additional spaces and hundreds (possibly thousands) of hotel suites, all full of eager tech firms and entrepreneurs looking to show off their products and inventions. It means the show is full of mainstream and not so mainstream gadgets. It’s the latter we’re interested in here as we take a look at some of the quirkier devices found at CES 2024. Belkin Auto-Tracking Stand Belkin Put your iPhone…

This Quirky Medieval ‘Manga’ Is The Cutest Japanese History Lesson Ever : ScienceAlert

At first glance, it looks like a piece of historical whimsy: a sequential, pictorial account of rats scurrying about in preparation for a wedding feast.Inked sometime between 1550 and 1650 CE, during Muromachi, Azuchi–Momoyama, or Edo Japan, the anonymous picture scroll titled Nezumi no sōshi emaki – The Illustrated Rat's Tale – is more than an interesting bit of art history.While early Japanese picture scrolls are considered by some to be the precursor to the manga art form that blossomed and boomed in the 20th century,…

40 Humorous And Quirky Comics By Pierre Mortel

Pierre Mortel is a French artist who humorously refers to himself as the "starving skeleton artist from rural France." He's known for his amusing and quirky comics featuring relatable life experiences and absurd situations and has captivated an audience of over 37 thousand followers on Instagram."I’ve been drawing ever since I was barely a bone. Since I wasn’t good at it, I decided to focus on making up stories. Year after year I created many comics, until I came up with a character called Sadboy. As I wrote Sadboy, a…

This quirky phone is still one of 2023’s best smartphone buys

Andy Boxall / Digital Trends Nothing has not had the end to 2023 it perhaps hoped for — largely thanks to the Nothing Chats app turning into a debacle rather than a PR win. But what about its bread-and-butter tech product, the Nothing Phone 2? Nothing made the right decision to launch its second smartphone in the U.S. earlier this year, and it was a real winner when we last spent time with it. But how does it fare after six months? A fun piece of hardware Andy Boxall / Digital Trends The good thing is, the Nothing…

South-east Asia’s quirky, sweary shopping stars cashing in on livestream selling | Shops and shopping

There are times when other customers browsing the malls in Gifu city, Japan, seem to wonder why Kenneth Gongon Watanabe is buying so many items, and why he is talking so energetically on his phone.But the goods in his trolleys – which can range from hoards of shoes and anime socks, to stacks of Japanese sweets and matcha latte powders – are not for him. They’re actually being bought by dozens of customers in Watanabe’s home country, the Philippines, who follow live on Facebook as he browses the shops.His live broadcasts…

Character.AI, the quirky chatbot that lets you talk to AI replicas of celebrities; Know how to use it

Every passing month in 2023, we have seen new breakthroughs being made by artificial intelligence (AI). While the tech revolution was started by OpenAI with its ChatGPT in November 2022, in the last year we have seen all kinds of AI tools. Some can help us draft an email, while others can analyze large amounts of data and provide actionable insights. But there is a separate class of AI chatbots that have emerged that focus entirely on entertainment and fun. One name that has risen to prominence in this space is…

This fun, quirky action camera delivers 360 degree view, but it’s no GoPro

The QooCam 360 looks like a solid, pro-quality camera -- but looks can be deceiving. Jack Wallen/ZDNETZDNET's key takeawaysThe QooCam 360 action camera is available on Amazon for $305.The video quality and stabilization are outstanding.There's no way to film without the fisheye look and the micro SD card is a challenge to remove.I love a good action camera. For years, I used a GoPro for mountain bike footage and even (after some serious tweaking of the configurations) used it to film my early vlog entries and even…

This fun, quirky action camera delivers 360 degree view, but no it’s no GoPro

The QooCam 360 looks like a solid, pro-quality camera -- but looks can be deceiving. Jack Wallen/ZDNETZDNET's key takeawaysThe QooCam 360 action camera is available on Amazon for $305.The video quality and stabilization are outstanding.There's no way to film without the fisheye look and the micro SD card is a challenge to remove.I love a good action camera. For years, I used a GoPro for mountain bike footage and even (after some serious tweaking of the configurations) used it to film my early vlog entries and even…