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Here’s a sample of some of the amazing new LGBTQ webcomics that have started over the last few months. For more, see the ‘new’ tag on our filterable LGBTQ webcomic link archive.

Heavy Horns: (mature, m/m) Guy meets guy, but it isn’t love at first sight. Don’t expect a typical love story because these aren’t your typical boys.

Wrong Answer: (teen, m/m) Since his mother got remarried, Andy starts having to go to a new school. A rich school. Full of rich, smug people. But the smuggest would have to be Linus Beckham, the school’s ‘prince’ who just won’t stop teasing Andy.

Freddy + Liese: (teen, f/f) Liese’s life has always been about books and learning. One day she meets Freddy who (unwillingly) turns her life upside down!

24HOURS: (mature, m/m) 18 year old Jonah Duncan, despite his good grades and general attitude, has a track record for making poor decisions. Such as involving himself with an aloof and potentially dangerous man that insists they remain nothing but friends with benefits, and seducing his middle-aged, divorced English teacher.

Society of Vice: (mature, m/m, trans) A webcomic about group therapy in a bar where you can be and enjoy what you want. Different stories about different people intertwine and change their lives.

Taproot: (teen, m/m) Taproot is a queer romance about a gardener who can see ghosts.

Always Human: (teen, f/f) Welcome to the future. Genetic engineering has made us smarter and fitter. We live longer, healthier lives. And we can look however we want. It’s a pity that none of this has made falling in love any easier.

What-Sexual??: (teen, m/m, trans) A suicidal college student struggles with his sexuality and gender identity. Upon meeting another student who happens to be pansexual, they immediately have the hots for each other.

Blossom Boys: (teen, m/m) A BL flowershop comic about the blossoming relationship between Reese and Prince.

Overlapse: (teen, f/f) It seems that Audrey, a time-travelling runaway, has taken an interest in a girl named Jen. As the two learn more about each other, the key to saving the future might finally come to light.

Samsara: (mature, m/m) The story of two lovers, Mason and Lasse, who follow and search for each other across countless lives.

Griefer Belt: (mature, m/m) Scott works for a black market company that deals in harvesting and trading human organs. His boss and partner, Lars Van Allen, is heir to the organization but lacks certain abilities to properly run a business.

Two Kings: (mature, m/m) Ghosts and demons in the Unseelie King’s path have come back to haunt him. Only one creature can deliver him from his downfall. One even gods fear.

Reverse: (mature, m/m) Context: Ezra is the incubus in this one. The world is a bit overrun with demons. And Altaire is trying to summon a demon via spell he found on the internet.

Gallivant: (teen, trans) A webcomic by Shelby Criswell about adventure, being young, and trying new things.

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NONE OF THEM ARE MINE!

NEW ONES WITH  “♥"

Hot:

Wearing lingerie for them

You cuddle when they get hard

Makeout going further

Someone flirts with you - Bad Boy Edition

Seeing you in your underwear

You’re offering them a drink in a club

In the mood, but you are teasing him

You get out of the shower without clothes

Trying to convince you to do “it”

You having trouble putting on your jeans, because you’re curvy

Sending them a cover of a girl group dance

You’re doing a s-scene in a movie

Walking in on you changing

S-Faces

You having their hickey on your neck

Sexy time

You’re being touchy

Moving your hand over their crotch ♥


Cute:

Other guy flirts with you while you’re walking together

Walking around in your underwear

Laying your head on his shoulder to sleep

Little boy asks you to marry him

Hugging him while he is talking with other members

You want to cuddle

They saying “I love you” for the first time

You fall asleep during a videochat

You’re an idol that get shipped with them

You are a belly dancer

You have a sunburn

You’re snorting while laughing

Wearing partner-look

You fall asleep while studying with him

You are jealous of their stylist

You are backhugging them

Cuddling after a hard day

Seeing you for the first time during a dance practice

You’re crushing on him and try to make them get the hint

You are to short to kiss him

Kissing fot the first time

You lifting your shirt while sleeping

Kissing them and running away

Accidentally hurting you while playing

You’re wearing their shirt

You’re dancing with another guy

You having dimples while smiling

Kissing their jaw/neck ♥

You being cute with him, but shy with others ♥

You’re sleeptalking and telling them your love ♥

You being very ticklish ♥

You are short ♥

You sing one of their songs in the shower ♥

You are late for a date ♥

You doing agyeo ♥

Staying over at their dorm for the first time ♥

Trying on the dress from the first date ♥

You wear glasses ♥

You get mentioned on TV ♥

Many guys flirt with you ♥

Walking in on you while you shower ♥

You’re the sister of another member and sleep over when you bump into him ♥


Funny:

When you sneeze really loud

You are the new member in Bangtan

Meeting for the second time and you trip

Telling them you are a virgin

You fight a girl and win

When you catch them masturbating ♥

On running man ♥

Interruption on your cuddle sesh ♥

Members looking at your boobs ♥

At the lake ♥

Waking up as a woman ♥

You cry because you’re not their ideal type ♥

MAFIA VERSION ♥


Sad/Angry:

You died in a car accident

Finding out you doing waist training

You’re not attending their concert because of a fever

Accidentally slapping you during an argument

Accidentally slapping you during an argument II

You slap them during an argument

You slap them during an argument ♥

You flinch because you think they’re gonna hit you

You flinch because you think they’re gonna hit you ♥

Meeting your ex-boyfriend

You cry after a fight ♥

You think they don’t love you anymore ♥

You have scars from a heart operation ♥

Someone touches your butt ♥

You throw a pillow at him during a fight ♥

Friend tells him you’re ugly ♥

You cry but don’t want to tell why ♥


As (soon to be) Appa and Umma:

Kid walks in on you while you’re at it

Seeing the baby for the first time

Finding a positive pregnancy test

Finding a positive pregnancy test II

Telling them you’re pregnant

Telling them you’re pregnant II

Telling them you’re having a girl

Accidentally hurting your child ♥

Telling the kid they get a sibling ♥

Kid wants to get breastfeeded by them ♥

You tell him you want a child ♥

20 Amazing Products You Had No Idea You Needed For Your Travels

1. A scooter suitcase for the speedy traveller.

2. This travel pillow has it all. It’s full of memory foam and even has a pocket for your phone.

3. Charge your gadgets using solar power with this eco-friendly backpack.

4. This alarm clock doubles as a flashlight in case of emergency.

5. If you’re headed overseas, you’re going to need this power adapter kit to power your devices abroad.

Helpful hint: these things have their limits, so don’t even bother with hairdryers or flatirons…unless you like setting your hair on fire.

6. A good Swiss army knife will help in a pinch.

7. This unique organizer will let you store all of your electronics in one convenient package.

Going through security will never be fun, but this will at least make it less terrible.

8. This amazing kitchen tool has pretty much everything you need to cook on the road.

Just don’t try taking this on a plane, okay?

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1.) I don’t deserve to be treated horribly.  I might not be the definition of perfection, but I am more than trash.
2.) You deserve to be happy as well, but you can’t keep using me for that happiness.
3.) I need to be happy, but for that I need to remove you from my life, because I won’t be happy if I keep thinking you’re coming back.
4.) I’m allowed to be upset.
5.) I’m going to have to stop trying to move on and hurting people because I’m still hurting from you.
6.) I am not to blame for our failed relationship.
7.) I deserve to be happy.
8.) I’ve got to stop jumping to conclusions when you message me after two months of you stopping contact
—  (a.s) I Have Finally Realized A Few Things
Today i

Forged four sterling silver rings with my hands and set Turquoise and Opal into them. My thumbs hurt.
I made a huge three layer dream catcher with photos to follow out of parts of a coyote skull.
Organized and rearranged my work desk.
I walked my angel doggy pupin stuff AND picked up after her (which more dog owners should do!)
I connected with my spirit guides and got in return a very comforting, amazing, just what I needed, tarot reading.
I made myself a healthy and delicious dinner.
I took the ultimate bath complete with 14 candles, a lush bath bomb, a bottle of Crispin apple cider, a dark mint chocolate chocolate bar, home made yummy face scrub, and masturbated, all while watching howls moving castle on my laptop.
Painted my nails.
Went to bed.

Hail to Saturday.

10 Intriguing Pieces Of Evidence For Bible Stories

The Physics Of The Ark

In 2014, four physics students from the University of Leicester tested the instructions given in the Book of Genesis for constructing Noah’s ark. They wanted to see if the 300-cubit-long, 50-cubit-wide, 30-cubit-high ark would actually float. A cubit is the length from the tip of a person’s middle finger to their elbow, which the students standardized at approximately 48 centimeters (19 in). That means the ark itself would have been around 145 meters (476 ft) long, 24 meters (79 ft) wide, and 14 meters (46 ft) high. The dimensions are like those of a small cargo ship.

The Bible says that the ark was made out of gopher wood, but nobody knows what that is anymore. A common guess is some type of cypress, so the students decided to use that for their calculations. When empty, a cypress ark would weigh approximately 1.2 million kilograms (2.6 million lb).

Next, the students had to determine how much weight the ark could carry without sinking. They knew that the density of the ark could not be greater than the water. Otherwise, the ship would sink. So assuming the vessel was shaped like a box, the maximum weight it could hold without sinking was almost 51 million kilograms (117 million lb). That’s the same weight as roughly 2.1 million sheep.

So could the ark have carried two of each animal? There are as many as eight million distinct species out there today, but the majority could survive a flood without being brought aboard the ark. Additionally, biblical scholars note that Genesis refers to two of every “created kind,” which probably refers to a smaller number of animals than two of every distinct species. Assuming all aquatic life stayed in the sea, then the students estimate that as few as 35,000 pairs of animals would need to be taken aboard, which the ark would have been easily capable of. (To reduce the space needed inside the ark, babies or young specimens of huge animals like elephants could have been used.) And how did Noah get all these animals in the first place? Some Christians hold that Noah built the ark on high ground and God simply had most of the animals migrate there for safety before the flood.

The Power Of Jezebel

Jezebel, the most wicked woman in the Bible, is mentioned in various passages, most often in the Books of Kings. In the ninth century BC, she married King Ahab of Israel, even though she was a Phoenician who worshiped the deity Baal. According to the Bible, Queen Jezebel wanted to convert the Israelites to her religion, and she was willing to murder the Jewish prophets to do it.

In one passage, Jezebel forged Ahab’s seal on documents to persuade the Israelites to accept her religion and abandon their own. This didn’t go down well and she was ultimately thrown out of a window to be eaten by dogs. But historians have long wondered if Queen Jezebel had influence independent of Ahab’s authority. In other words, did she really have the power to be as bad as she’s presented in the Bible?

The answer might lie with a stone seal discovered in Israel in 1964. The seal’s iconography includes a double cobra, a Horus falcon, and a winged sun disk, which Old Testament scholar Marjo Korpel interprets to suggest a connection to royalty. In addition, a lotus and a sphinx with a female head and crown imply that the seal was used by a queen. If the seal belonged to Jezebel, it would imply she had considerable political power of her own.

But archaeologists initially had trouble connecting the seal specifically to Queen Jezebel. The engraved letters on the stone were confusing. Her name appeared to be misspelled. However, when Korpel compared the seal to others of that time, she realized that an upper edge was missing, which probably held the two missing letters that were needed to spell Jezebel’s name correctly in ancient Hebrew.

So case closed? Well, not quite. For starters, the seal wasn’t actually found by archaeologists, but simply turned up on the Israeli antiques market. This isn’t actually uncommon (just 10 percent of ancient Jewish seals were found in scientific excavations), but it does complicate identifying its origins. Korpel’s work has also been challenged by experts like Christopher Rollston, who notes that the missing portion is large enough to suggest at least five missing letters, rather than the two Korpel suggests could have spelled out “Jezebel.” Since the root “zbl” was quite common in ancient Semitic languages, the missing letters could make any number of different names or words. Rollston also argues that the seal contains no title or family name, which might be expected from a royal seal. Ultimately, we’ll probably never know the origin of the seal for sure, although we can at least say that it belonged to a very powerful lady.

The Jewish High Priest Caiaphas

Appearing in the New Testament Books of John, Matthew, Luke, and Acts,Caiaphas was the high priest of Israel who presided over Jesus’s trial before delivering Him to Roman governor Pontius Pilate for crucifixion. (We’ve already covered the Pilate stone, physical evidence that Pontius Pilate actually existed.) In 1990, workers widening a road in Jerusalem stumbled across an ancient burial cave containing 12 ossuaries—limestone boxes containing the bones of the dead. One particularly ornate ossuary was inscribed “Joseph, son of Caiaphas.”

That name squares quite closely with the record of the first-century Jewish historian Flavius Josephus, who referred to Caiaphas as “Joseph who was called Caiaphas of the high priesthood.” The elaborately decorated ossuary contained the bones of a 60-year-old man, which was approximately Caiaphas’s age when he died. Archaeologists also observed that the writing on the ossuaries and the cave wall was the type of language used by cemetery workers in the first century. One of the ossuaries contained an AD 43 bronze coin, which is further evidence that the ossuaries were placed in the cave during the first century.

That said, the find isn’t without controversy. Skeptical archaeologists have noted that the tomb itself isn’t as fancy as you’d expect for the burial place of a high priest. And while other wealthy Jews of the time had their ossuaries delicately inscribed, the writing on the Caiaphas ossuary appears to have been crudely scratched with a nail. Additionally, some linguists have argued that the Hebrew name on the tomb doesn’t have enough syllables to be the origin of the Greek “Caiaphas,” and would actually have sounded more like “Qopha.” Others have dismissed this, noting that the Greeks had no problem adding extra syllables to confusing foreign names.

The ossuary is now in the Israel Museum in Jerusalem, although the bones were reburied on the Mount of Olives. In 2008, another ossuary was discovered in Israel and identified as belonging to Caiaphas’s daughter. The ossuary had been moved by thieves from its original location, but archaeologists currently believe it’s authentic. The ossuary is engraved with the words, “Miriam daughter of Yeshua son of Caiaphas. Priests (of) Ma’aziah from Beth Imri.”

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Gishwhes list 2015

IMAGE. Beautifully recreate one of these painting optical illusions or another one you find on the Internet using real bodies and/or props: http://www.thedesignwork.com/65-amazing-optical-illusion-pictures/54 POINTS Submit
IMAGE or VIDEO. Do the one thing that you think, if everyone did it, would change the world for the better overnight. Caption the image or video with what you’re doing. 29 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Kick back in a hammock that’s suspended from trees on opposite banks of a river. (Make sure it’s a safe section of a river to be suspended over.)71 POINTS Submit
VIDEO. Get 10 of your friends to stand on a field or lawn. Strap inflated balloons to 5 of your friends’ stomachs. The other 5 friends must pop these balloons using only the impact and weight of their bellies or their bums (they can’t use hands, feet, mouths, or anything sharp).71 POINTS Submit
VIDEO. FELICIA DAY ITEM. Do a dramatic reading of your grade-school report card.22 POINTS Submit
VIDEO. Design and operate electric or gas-powered “knee and elbow scooters.” When you wear them, they must glide you down the street on your knees and elbows only. The device must be at least four separate pieces - not one or two platforms that you’re lying on. You must wear a helmet or your item won’t be accepted. 118 POINTS Submit
VIDEO. (Time lapse this down to 20 seconds.) Go to the top of a building and communicate with 4 other people on the rooftops of 4 other buildings using flags and the Flag Semaphore system as a mode of communication. The first person must spell out “GISHWHES”. The second must spell out “MAKES” and the next must spell out “ME” and then the fourth must finish the sentence with whatever they wish. Subtitle each one on the video.63 POINTS Submit
VIDEO. (Time lapse this down to 20 seconds.) You and a friend must build and launch two dueling paper airplanes using only your mouths to build and launch them.50 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. A drawing, painting or digital image (no photoshopping of existing images) of Misha and the Queen as 1950 pin-up BFF girls.72 POINTS Submit
VIDEO. Find someone you love and butter them up; literally, cover them in butter and then give them a big hug. - Carianne Steinman56 POINTS Submit
VIDEO. Have at least 5 police officers with connected hands do a repeating breakdance wave in a ring and set it to a breakin’ beat. 34 POINTS Submit
VIDEO or IMAGE. Show us what Supernatural will look like at the start of Season 50. -Sara and Caitlyn Cacador63 POINTS Submit
VIDEO. (Video may be up to 20 seconds) Design and build a voice recognition device or robot stationed next to a toilet that flushes it when prompted by the voice command, “Crowley.” We must see you speak for 10 seconds prior to saying “Crowley” (you can say whatever you wish for this 10 seconds) but only see the flushing when “Crowley” is uttered. We must see the speaker’s face, the flushing mechanism and the toilet bowl in the video framing the entire time.84 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Glaciers are melting - so act accordingly. Pose at a major glacier wearing a swimsuit with floaties (automatic double the points if it’s on the Khumbu Glacier at Everest Basecamp). Caption your image with “It’s melting” (and then the glacier you’re at). Don’t cheat with where it’s at. I’ve been to them all. 83 POINTS Submit
VIDEO. (Video may be up to 45 seconds.) Have an elderly relative take you back to an important location from their childhood and have them recount a memory of that spot. For example, they could take you back to the street corner where they learned to ride a bike and tell you about that day. 68 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Create a beautiful tribute to the late Leonard Nimoy. - Annie K.29 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. The 2015 gishwhes mascot Dinomite asks you to pick a number between 1 and 1000, asks you 10 questions with yes/no answers, and then guesses the number. What were the 10 questions?19 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Have at least 3 people in a domestic or office setting, completely camouflaged to match their background. 52 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Have a tea party with a special needs child or pediatric cancer patient dressed as a character from “Alice in Wonderland."46 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Here’s your hint: T11fJ-bSWI0. (Don’t submit anything unless you solve the puzzle or you will be docked points.)43 POINTS Submit
VIDEO. Get your local weatherhuman to do their weather report dressed as a superhero in drag.112 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Schools, hospitals, and prisons are notoriously dismal places that are in desperate need of art to brighten them up. Get permission from one of these places to create a giant Gishwhes-themed (mascots, items from the past, kindness, etc.) wall mural.83 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Tour a wastewater/sewage treatment factory dressed in formal attire with an accompanying violinist or flutist.82 POINTS Submit
VIDEO. DAVID LAVERY ITEM. (Video may be up to 20 seconds.) NASA is an acronym for "National Aeronautics and Space Administration.” Help celebrate that first “A” by creating the largest paper airplane you can make. It must be constructed SOLELY of paper and adhesive, and it must fly. For you to submit, it must have at least a 2 meter wingspan (but we expect much larger) and it must fly for at least 15 yards on level ground. Remember, PAPER and ADHESIVE only. 115 POINTS Submit
IMAGE or VIDEO. The corporate world needs to loosen up. Relocate a full playground swing set to a corporate plaza. Bonus points if it’s being used by workers in suits.108 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. ITEM WRITTEN BY JUSTIN GUARINI: Find Justin Guarini (legally) and strike this exact pose with him: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/c/cb/From-justin-to-kelly.jpg Don’t find him at his home or your submission will be disqualified and your team will be docked.97 POINTS Submit
VIDEO. (Video may be up to 20 seconds.) Everyone likes drive-thrus and “Jeopardy.” Combine them by going through a drive thru and making the employee guess your order by describing the items to them with the “answer."43 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Blow us away with your amazing cosplay as a famous inanimate object.58 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Show us your idea of love. Caption the image if you wish.41 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Support our troops. More than 10% of veterans that return from war suffer post traumatic stress syndrome. Tweet or post on FB or Instagram an image of you next to an armed service man or woman, with you holding up a sign with a positive message or a message of kindness or gratitude to them and soldiers worldwide. Submit the screen cap of your post.49 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. At the time I’m writing this, the price of crude oil is $48 per barrel. A barrel of oil is 42 gallons. So presumably for about $1.14, you should be able to get a gallon of crude oil. Let’s see you handing $1.14 (or your country’s currency equivalent) to an employee of an oil refinery, oil transportation or oil extraction company while they hand you one gallon of crude oil. 28 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Write a thank you letter to a teacher or mentor from your past that you never sufficiently thanked. Mail it. You may submit an image of the letter, or if you wish it to remain private, submit an image of you mailing it. But you must mail it or bad karma will be rained down upon your toothbrush.24 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. http://bit.ly/1Io5DL6. You will be docked points if you upload an image without solving the puzzle. 30 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. How do you do it? Everyone on your team has such beautiful mustaches? Do you have some sort of hair growth cream you slather on or pills you all take? Let’s see a grid photo of everyone on your team that features your mustaches prominently. 89 POINTS Submit
IMAGE or VIDEO. Design a device that would allow a five ounce swallow to carry a one pound coconut. - Kristi Hollenbeck46 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Create a cocktail dress or tux out of flowers (you can use foliage, but at least 50% needs to be flowers). Photograph yourself in a contrasting "greenless” urban setting. - Olivia Desianti 56 POINTS Submit
VIDEO. It’s another boring trapeze teleconference. Business attire required.79 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Time for the first annual (and possibly last ever) gishwhes Road Trip! See the map at the link below. Grab a friend and visit at least 9 (the more the merrier) of the points on the map. Have a passing tourist take a picture of you and your friend at each landmark (no selfies). Make sure we can see the landmark of each spot as part of the picture. You MUST REPLICATE the same pose for each photo and the pose you pick MUST be one that will make your tourist photographers laugh. Edit all images into a grid and submit as one image. It must be the same two people in the same pose and the same wardrobe at each location - http://fb-2.shareably.net/perfect-road-trip-map/?utm_source=ads_gt_fb_share&utm_medium=facebook&utm_campaign=science 111 POINTS Submit
VIDEO. Somewhere, there is a robot that can break a Guinness World Record. Find it or create it and film it. (Note: This video can be as long as is required to show evidence of breaking the record. You do not need Guinness confirmation during the Hunt that the record is broken, but you do need to apply for the record and really break it. You will need to email proof to support@gishwhes.com that your record was approved by Guinness after the Hunt. DO NOT SUBMIT IF YOU DO NOT BREAK THE RECORD OR YOU WILL BE DOCKED POINTS.)148 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. They say, “A dog is a man’s best friend,” but they are sexist. Dogs can be women’s best friends too. To prove it, make one entirely out of feminine hygiene products. The dog must be at least 40 centimeters tall. (See how international we are? Look at these units!) 38 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. The cats are coming! Prepare your dog for battle. Outfit him or her with armory, weaponry, cutting edge laser gear - whatever it takes to create a canine of mass destruction.43 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. You’ve just received an invitation to the annual Color Me Pretty Construction Paper Gala. Design and wear an elegant gown consisting of only construction paper. You must be posed with a antique or hotrod car/motorcycle (that will take you to the Gala, of course) or in front of the Gala itself which takes place in the most stunning public building of your city.41 POINTS Submit
VIDEO. Use aerial footage to capture you and 40 or more of your friends in a field or open space, milling about aimlessly and then, all at once, quickly aggregating to spell either “GISHWHES”, “KALE” or something more inspired with your bodies. 69 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Let’s see a portrait of Robert Downey, Jr. or Ironman made entirely of salt and pepper. Tweet it to him (@robertdowneyjr) with @gishwhes in the tweet. SUBMIT a link to the image to us, NOT a link to an image of the tweet - but you must tweet it to him for your image to count. 51 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Take a photo of you posing with Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton. In the photo, they are giving the “thumbs up” sign while you are giving the “thumbs down” sign. You cannot photoshop an image of you and an image of one of them together. You must be standing next to the real individual. 248 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Congratulations! You’ve won a one-way trip to colonize Mars! Unfortunately, you can’t bring a checked bag and your carry on must not exceed 10kg. Lay out everything you would pack on your bed in an orderly manner. You will live off of Martian dust mite dung; so don’t worry about snacks unless it’s a comfort food you can’t live without.19 POINTS Submit
VIDEO. Stop hiding your true talent. The world deserves to see it. Without using special effects or trick editing, make a person disappear. 26 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Take your mom, dad or other family member that you don’t give enough attention to (based on what they’ve done for you over the years, or perhaps, what you’ve done to them) to lunch or dinner. Both of you must be cosplaying established or newly invented comic book heroes. If you’ve created new heroes, caption the image with their names. 61 POINTS Submit
VIDEO. It’s time to get some fresh air. Take your (at least) 3 pet robots out for a walk. You, of course, should be wearing your homemade Robot Leader Helmet.81 POINTS Submit
VIDEO. Your friend loves cake, so being a good friend, you offer to take them out for cake at a nice restaurant. Alas, you discover when you arrive at the restaurant, that your friend has recently undergone medical treatments that prevents them from moving their arms, so you will have to feed them. Unfortunately, light is harmful to your eyes so you must be blindfolded. While blindfolded, stand behind your seated friend in a fancy restaurant and put your arms under their armpits and feed them cake with your hands. Trust us. This is going to work out beautifully. 50 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Death’s funeral. - Jessica Mary Hicks39 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. You’ve been hired to design the cover of National Geographic’s next issue, “Discovering The Padalecki.” Do a drawing, painting or digitally created image (you may photoshop existing images for this item) of the new tropical species that has been discovered, much by accident, by workers building an inland dam.31 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. There are roughly only 150 Sommeliers on the planet who have received the highest distinction a professional can attain in fine wine and are accordingly classified as “Master Sommeliers.” Get a picture of you with a current Master Sommelier sipping pure kale (or cabbage) juice from a wine glass. Caption the image with “NAME OF SOMMELIER, renowned Master Sommelier says the official drink of Gishwhes is..” And then finish the caption with the sommelier’s review of the juice.71 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. WILLIAM SHATNER ITEM - You may not know this but William Shatner is a big My Little Pony Brony (a male fan of the My Little Pony series.) He wants to share this interest with other actors. Create an image however you wish of one of your favorite actors as a My Little Pony and tweet it to them. Get the actor to retweet your image and hashtag #Shatnermademedoit @gishwhes. Submit a screencap of the actor tweet.60 POINTS Submit
VIDEO. (Time lapse this down to 10 seconds.) Dressed in something celebratory, hug someone you love, motionless, in a very crowded location. You must hug them for 20 minutes without moving and time lapse it. Add your favorite score to the video. 39 POINTS Submit
IMAGE or VIDEO. Get two uniformed, legitimate 3-star generals (or higher and retired is acceptable) to engage in a competitive, heated game of tick-tack-toe.66 POINTS Submit
Item will be provided during the Hunt.43 POINTS Submit
IMAGE or VIDEO. MARIANAS TRENCH ITEM. Order a sandwich at a deli consisting entirely of condiments. There can be no bread, no meat, and no veggies. Eat it at the counter.27 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Despite the Party’s attempt to control it, the Great Wall of China is a popular hangout for nefarious Pop! figures. Let’s see some bad ass Pop! figures (or similar) hanging out at the actual Great Wall of China doing things they shouldn’t be doing.52 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. It’s time to bake cookies! But you need to do it with a woman over 70 at the actual Playboy Mansion with at least one playmate as a witness/consumer.103 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Create a short “Supernatural”-related horror story out of the abbreviations of the elements of the Periodic Table. You may only use each letter from each abbreviation once (so you’d have roughly - 225 letters to use). The more coherent the story, the better.25 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Depending on which self-proclaimed expert you speak to, the universe is likely heading towards a Big Freeze, Big Rip, Big Crunch or a Big Bounce. Act out what that looks like in your own interpretation using whatever props or moves you need.19 POINTS Submit
VIDEO. Host the word’s largest hopscotch game in velour track suits at one of the following locations: Santa Monica Promenade in California, Brighton Pier in Brighton, Piazza Del Popola in Rome, Stanley Park in Vancouver, Sydney Opera House in Sydney, Jardin du Luxembourg in Paris, Parque do Ibirapuera in Sao Paulo, Jardim Botanico in Parana, or Hamburger Dom fair in Hamburg.63 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. The Department of Consumer Kale Residency has decided 2015 is the year to find its favorite hotel lobby in the world. They’ve asked us to help. Put on your most beautifully designed hat (hat must be made of kale) and evening gown or tux and get a picture of you in your town’s finest and most elegant hotel lobby with a maid or bellman.46 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Find out what one of your parents (or an older relative) wanted to be when they were kids. Make it happen. - Khai36 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Bummer. We just got a report that the world is going to end. You’ve got time to do one thing. What is it? Caption the image with what you’re doing if it’s not clear.28 POINTS Submit
VIDEO. FELICIA DAY ITEM. (Time lapse this down to 14 seconds.) Construct an iconic building over 2 feet high out of sugar cubes (or marshmallows) and then film melting it with some kind of liquid. 55 POINTS Submit
VIDEO. Perform this EXACT choreography wearing similar wardrobe as the man depicted here but with one of your pant-legs tucked into your sock: http://shortyawards.com/mishacollins - Do your dance while a dog watches you.70 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Create a beautiful kindness haiku on a nice, homemade card and mail it to or leave it for your parent, grandparent or any other older adult who has influenced you. Take a picture of the Haiku.22 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Design a good app for the Amish. Submit an image that displays the link to the app.102 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Rumor has it that nuclear submarines have knotches on the deck to support a person in a swimsuit lounging in a hammock while drinking a cocktail out of a coconut. Prove it.84 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. You’re so productive! That was brilliant of you to transform your stand-up paddle board into an office with a desk, lamp, and chair. Let’s see a picture of you working on your mobile office while it’s afloat.44 POINTS Submit
VIDEO. Who would’ve known the gishwhes mascots were such amazing water-skiers or wake-boarders! Pick your favorite mascot, and prove it.77 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Prove there’s a ghost in a Starbucks (or your local coffee shop if your country has outlawed Starbucks) working as a barista. 43 POINTS Submit
VIDEO. Gishzoontite! Get a host or reporter on a major network news or talkshow program, to say “gishwhes!” as a fake sneeze (as if they are trying to subtly sneak it on air).87 POINTS Submit
VIDEO. (Time lapse this down to 14 seconds.) Let’s see a sloth in time lapse, so it moves quickly, set to your favorite dance music.29 POINTS Submit
VIDEO. You know those people that stand around with signs offering to give away “free hugs?” Add balance to the universe (and bolster capitalism) by asking for something in exchange: hold up a sign on a busy sidewalk that reads, “Hugs $5” (or whatever you think you should charge). Donate anything you make to your favorite charity. Don’t pocket it. Bad karma will be rained down on your butter knife.28 POINTS Submit
VIDEO. CNN has a video that they created that will play if the world ends. What would your end-of-the-world broadcast be if gishwhes caused it? Create it and then tweet it to @cnn #endoftheworld @gishwhes. (SUBMIT the video link to us, not the tweet, but you must tweet it for the points to count.) - Jane Lowther41 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Take an infrared photo of a popsicle in your mouth.37 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Tweet a photo of two men or women kissing each other (clothed) to @Ricksantorum. We need to see the Tweet with #facerealityRick @gishwhes.36 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Last year saw the epic battle for mascot supremacy. Document this action packed tale in a fitting comic book strip that includes this year’s mascot (Dinomite) as well. Be sure to include all of gishwhes’ heroes, heroines, and super villains! - Roxy Fox52 POINTS Submit
Item will be provided during the Hunt.40 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. You know the saying, “No man is an island.” Prove it wrong.24 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. DANNEEL HARRIS ACKLES ITEM. Wave a gishwhes flag at the South Carolina State Capital building.51 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Design a better astronaut toilet. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Space_toilet. We will submit the best designs to our inside man at NASA. They may use it, or flush it down the current space toilet, but maybe you’ll end up making a future astronaut REALLY happy.49 POINTS Submit
VIDEO. Write a computer program that randomly generates Gishwhes mascots. - Fran and Sarah Stewart 78 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Your car color is uniform and boring. It’s time for a paint job. Paint an image of a celebrated musician riding a unicorn on the hood or door panel of your car. It must cover the entire hood or door panel. 76 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Love is in the air. Let’s see you and your lover elegantly dressed and enjoying a romantic moment under a weeping willow in a rowboat. One of you must be serenading the other with a cheese-puff-adorned musical instrument. 46 POINTS Submit
VIDEO. ZE FRANK ITEM. (Video must be 6 seconds.) Recreate a scene from a “Roadrunner” cartoon, in the style of a Sam Shepherd play, directed by Michael Bay. Submit as a direct Vine link so that it loops. (Note: You may not be able to “preview” your vine link when you submit it on our website. Don’t panic. It’s just that @gishbot may not have figured out how to preview vines.)90 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. That was so kind of you to volunteer to host a “Going Away Party for a Boardgame.” Invite several friends over to play a gently used boardgame for its “goodbye party.” Then take it to a shelter for families living there. Photoshop two images together, you and your friends playing, and the game being dropped off at a shelter.40 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. You know how when you draw lines to connect the stars in a constellation you see the image of the thing it’s supposed to be? You connect the stars in the Big Dipper and you see a giant ladle. The Stars of “Supernatural” deserve their own constellations. Connect the dots of stars to create a constellation in the likeness of a Supernatural actor. Your constellation must be crafted from an actual high-resolution telescope photo of stars in the night sky. You may not overlay an image over the night sky. You must connect stars to form the shape. You may use an existing image (or images) of the night sky.41 POINTS Submit
VIDEO. RACHEL MINER ITEM. Make and wear a “Save The Unicorns” t-shirt and stand in a crowded public place asking people to sign a petition to “Save The Endangered Unicorns."62 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Throw a conspiracy theorist party complete with tin foil hats and suspicious guests. - Joe Diaz21 POINTS Submit
ITEM DELETED. NEW ITEM TO BE PROVIDED DURING THE HUNT.37 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Show Kim Kardashian how to break the Internet.32 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. The Tooth Fairy is on strike. Invent another fairy that provides a service in your home for your children, or your dorm room/apartment for your roommates. Dress up as the fairy providing the service, and then caption the image with what you are. 31 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Yarnbomb something in your town that shouldn’t be yarn bombed. 68 POINTS Submit
VIDEO. One of my favorite horror movies of all time is called "M is for Murder”. Make your own horror movie trailer entitled, “X is for Xylophone”. - CJ DeAngelus41 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. The problem with growing kale is that hipsters are always trying to sneak into my garden to steal it! Show what a trap would look like to catch these pests. Extra points if you capture (alive) a real life hipster.27 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. The annual Macy’s Float Parade in New York is spectacular - the floats are huge and it gets so much press. You should do this in your town. Get a Macy’s-sized float at least 4 meters, by 10 meters, by 5 meters (what incredibly inclusive units of measure!) to float down a main street in a town with a population of less than 1000. Attach a cause to it that’s important to you as you will likely get press. A member of your team must be in the foreground of the image.127 POINTS Submit
VIDEO. Like most citizens of the world, you probably plan to run for president/prime minister/king. Create a political ad for your campaign announcing your candidacy. Like any good candidate, you should always try to get a celebrity endorsement.41 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Many school music and art programs are underfunded. Find a local school art program that needs instruments, art supplies, etc. and donate a needed item to it (as well as try to find others to donate to it). The image should be of you presenting the item(s) to the teacher/administrator at the school.49 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. With kayaks or other boats in a Norwegian fjord, spell out Kjaerlighet (love). Caption the image with the fjord’s name.84 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Turn your living room into a giant snow globe with fun props and falling “snow."44 POINTS Submit
VIDEO. Interview someone operating in a lesser-known marginal economy - collector of recycled cans, dumpster diver, etc.56 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. The water crisis is a leading global risk to society. Let’s see a "Toilet to Tap” media flyer: make it glamorous and convincing so it stands out from all the other one’s out there.29 POINTS Submit
VIDEO. JONATHAN LETHEM ITEM. Read “Call of the Wild” to a dog in a public place, “Moby Dick” to a whale, or “Born Free” to a lion. They must be within 10 feet of you.40 POINTS Submit
VIDEO. (Time lapse this down to 14 seconds.) Lay your bets, and time lapse a snail race from the starting gun to the finish line.48 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Design and build a comfortable, functional piece of living room furniture made entirely from repurposed/recycled materials. Then show the family enjoying it.67 POINTS Submit
VIDEO. Use a cutting edge 3D printer to 3D print your representation of the 4th dimension.62 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Earlier this year, the remains of the extraordinary “Don Quixote” author, Miguel de Cervantes, were found in a convent near Madrid. Quixote was always in search of adventure. In honor of him, in a Spanish city, search for adventure riding whatever your steed might be in front of a recognizable landmark.27 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Let’s see a refined game of croquet on a public lawn of a historic site. All participants must be zombies.74 POINTS Submit
IMAGE or VIDEO: A small army of Daleks has invaded your local British convenience store (must be in Great Britain). Clearly you and your friends should dress up as Jammie Dodgers and fight them off.70 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Waiting rooms at franchise oil-change stores can be so depressing - there’s got to be a way to make them less miserable. Let’s see it.49 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. As you know, William Shatner loves to take Civil War reenactment photos. Pose with him in full regalia. Just to be clear, both of you must wear period attire. If Bill is too grumpy to do it for you, you can get ANY Star Trek actor from any broadcast TV or movie iteration of the show.53 POINTS Submit
VIDEO. Let’s see a military cargo helicopter hoist a Humvee into the air. On the Humvee is a banner that reads, “GISHWHES does the heavy lifting."243 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Take a truck that’s shaped like the food it sells or a service it provides (like a truck that sells or delivers hotdogs that’s shaped like a hotdog) to a drive-in movie theater. Two people must be necking in the truck. 84 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Surprise owners or officials of a public park or building, school or orphanage with a dance-party clean-up crew. Bring music and friends and clean it up. 53 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Create the Impala or any iconic object from "Supernatural” out of compost scraps.27 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Stand in front of your garden holding up a sign with your best unorthodox or hard to believe gardening tip for the First Lady of the United States. Tweet it to @MichelleObama and include “@gishwhes” and “#gardeninghack"23 POINTS Submit
Item to be announced during the Hunt.88 POINTS Submit
IMAGE or VIDEO. Get your country’s intelligence agency (in the US this would be the CIA), to publicly announce on social media platforms or in an article that they "cannot confirm or deny” that your gishwhes team members are “covert operatives.” Bonus points if the Director of the agency in question personally delivers the message.82 POINTS Submit
VIDEO. Let’s see an impressive post office conga line composed entirely of postal workers.39 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Get a coffee shop to create and run a drink special for Gishwhes and have it advertised on their menu board. - Anna Buffalo29 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Using food found in your refrigerator or pantry, recreate a national landmark. You may not use gummi bears.44 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. The setting is a candle-lit romantic dinner for two. Let’s see the “spaghetti” scene from “Lady and the Tramp.” Both of you must be dressed for the hot date. Super bonus points if it’s in an actual nice restaurant.52 POINTS Submit
IMAGE or VIDEO. Hang-glide or parachute fully dressed as one of the gishwhes mascots. - Olivia Desianti. 133 POINTS Submit
VIDEO. (Video may be up to 60 seconds.) “La Corte Suprema.” The US Supreme Court ruling on marriage equality is an event worthy of a Broadway musical. Get two professional musical theater stars to rehearse singing the text of Justice Kennedy’s majority opinion and the dissenting opinions on a stage in a large auditorium or theater. Bonus points if you have a large audience. - Inspired by Gina Cardazone103 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Locker Love. Post messages of love or support on or in lockers of students that you think might need it.27 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. McDonald’s makeover. What would the interior of a McDonalds look like if the franchise served only organic, free-range, fresh, seasonal, slow-cooked foods. Your image must be of the interior of an actual McDonalds, but the overhead menu and kitchen decor must reflect this new direction.146 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Parasail a stuffed animal with a full-sized parasail behind a motorboat. 48 POINTS Submit
VIDEO. Make an action movie trailer. The main star: a pot roast. - Helen Van’t Hof 33 POINTS Submit
VIDEO. This is a real Welsh word: “Llanfaurpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch.” Find a Welsh person and have them say in Welsh “I am Welsh and I hate that I have to do this,” and then they must say the lengthy word 3 times, without stuttering and without reading it. (25)35 POINTS Submit
VIDEO. Hand out craft-made or real roses to people standing in line at a food bank or a homeless person.39 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. When Alexander made the first phone call on 10 March, 1876 he could not have foreseen the birth of the ‘smart phone’ generation… Or could he? Using late 19th century technology and parts, build the smart phone Alexander Graham Bell would have built if only he’d had the time. - Monica Duff59 POINTS Submit
VIDEO. FELICIA DAY ITEM. Use recycled computer or cell phone parts to create a video-game inspired diorama.93 POINTS Submit
IMAGE or VIDEO. The world is your fashion show and Paris is your catwalk. Model this year’s gishwhes fashions on the Champs-Eysees. 60 POINTS Submit
VIDEO. (Video may be up to 20 seconds.) Doesn’t it make you mad when you pay $10-$15 for a ticket to a movie and then they make you sit through commercials before the feature starts? It makes me mad. Let’s de-commercialize the pre-screening experience: have your local movie theater project 10 seconds of footage of you brushing your teeth or carrying out some other mundane daily task on the screen before the start of a feature. We must see a few seconds of the regularly scheduled programing before and after your video. We must also see clearly that we are in a crowded movie theater with at least 50 patrons.153 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Do your best 1950’s June Cleaver impression and vacuum the lawn. - Shawna O'Neal25 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Paint or draw a celebrated historical figure on a glass slide; but paint them really small. Submit two images side-by-side: one with the glass slide in your hand, and the other showing what your portrait looks like magnified 20X under a microscope. 65 POINTS Submit
IMAGE or VIDEO. WHAT are you doing riding a camel on the floor of your country’s stock exchange? That is so awesome! 149 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Dublin gets its name from the “Viking Dubh Linn” or “Black Pool.” Find where the Black Pool used to be and have a “rainbow-themed” picnic there with at least 5 of your friends (the more rainbows the better).57 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. A Sumo wrestler, in full Mawashis, in a coffee shop, reading a gardening magazine.59 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. A live bull in a china shop.181 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. A live impala eating hay from the trunk of a vintage Impala car. 82 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Make a macrame holster for a pistol.31 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. A stunning origami floral centerpiece. If you can afford it, mail it to 1920 Hillhurst Ave. Ste. 170, Los Angeles, CA 90027. It may be used for something fun and public in the future (but this is purely voluntary).26 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Make a highway rest stop more restful - make it a paradise. 54 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Random Acts’ August #GetKind theme is Literacy. Hold a book drive and then turn your automobile or bus into a mobile free book give-away. Each book must be bookmarked with a positive or kindness message. The image you submit must be you in front of your mobile book-give-away-vehicle with the books and with a recipient.53 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Dating can be so challenging! Thank god you used the TaxidermConnect App. So now let’s see you, seated for a romantic dinner at a high-end restaurant with a taxidermied animal as your date. Bonus points if it’s Michelin rated. 64 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Picasso flashmob. Assemble a Picasso painting in public. Dress up, paint yourself, bring props. Bonus points if it’s “Guernica."65 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. GENEVIEVE PADALECKI ITEM. Get Taylor Swift or any musician with over 5 million followers to publicly announce she/he loves supernatural.157 POINTS Submit
VIDEO. (Slide-show). Using only pictures of actual tattoos, relay a memorable moment in history or a fairy tale. - Cinde Monsam25 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Let’s see the Leaning Tower of Gishwhes.28 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Let’s see a portrait of Taylor Swift or Nicki Minaj made from glue, rice and dried legumes.44 POINTS Submit
VIDEO. Let’s see a conquistador riding a giant tortoise or a man throwing a frisbee to an iguana which catches it in its mouth. Only because I think you deserve an easy item or two here and there, this should be done as a zoetrope versus doing it with actual tortoises and iguanas. You’re welcome.84 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Everyone has cell phones, so phone booths sit unused for many days. Reimagine and repurpose a phone booth. Show a passer-by using it in a new way. - Inspired by Jennifer Gutierrez27 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Let’s see side-by-side before and after pictures: transform a vacant lot into a community garden. You must be in both images. - Schell Games63 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Tweet a picture of you holding up your most inspiring book or book title with the hashtag #booksnotbullets and @gishwhes.9 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Let’s see an ice, snow or sand sculpture of an SPN character.82 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Tweet to your school board or write a letter to your employer to hold a CPR class with this link: http://www.becpr.org/facts_statistics.aspx or facts from the link. Let’s see the tweet in the submitted image.11 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Commit a random act of kindness and have someone take a picture of what you’re doing and caption it. Here are some examples: http://boredomtherapy.com/random-acts-of-kindness/. Tweet it to @RandomActsOrg if you wish but submit to us the image only.39 POINTS Submit
VIDEO. Let’s see a version of this https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OFzXaFbxDcM but for Supernatural.62 POINTS Submit
VIDEO. Show us your version of "Tai Chi Breakfast” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2jrZW4J1bJo36 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. WILLIAM SHATNER ITEM - Carrie Fisher is known for her portrayal of Princess Leia in Star Wars. Her memorable hairstyle was often called the Princess Leia Bun. Bake a portrait of Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia in bread.51 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Your hair will grow back. Cut off at least 10 inches of it and donate it to your country’s local hair donation organization (just google it). Wigsforkids.org is just one of many. Take a picture of you before and after and submit them side by side. 73 POINTS Submit
VIDEO. Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking recently signed a letter expressing their fear of robots. Let’s show them a robot performing an act of kindness. Tweet the video to Elon @elonmusk or post the video on Stephen Hawking’s FB page https://www.facebook.com/stephenhawking. Include #robotkindness and @gishwhes in the post. Submit a link to the video to us, but you must post the video to either of them for the points to count.82 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Present an artistic depiction of a famous Italian landmark - on a pizza. 31 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. “Kale to the Chief” - Get a president, a king, a prime minister or other official head of state to wear a real kale crown.200 POINTS Submit
VIDEO. Let’s see 10 people wearing sock monkey hats do a “cinnamon roll” hug.32 POINTS Submit
VIDEO. BOBAK FERDOWSI ITEM. Space exploration has a history of music; from the early days of human space flight to our most recent rovers on Mars and missions to Pluto, flight controllers play a wake up song to signify the start of the day. If you had to write a space theme, what would it be? Parody or original music allowed. Bonus points if you record the song. Super bonus points if you make a music video. 62 POINTS Submit
VIDEO. Build a raft made entirely out of empty plastic water bottles. Float in a lake on your raft. 144 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Ich bin ein Berliner! Und ich bin Berlin! Dress accordingly in front of a Berlin national monument. 53 POINTS Submit
VIDEO. (Time lapse this down to 20 seconds.) Travel across the narrow part of a level football field (or the equivalent of 150 feet on level grassed ground). You cannot touch the ground with any part of your body and you cannot have anyone push or pull you. You’re only allowed to use a skateboard, two pieces of string or rope no more than 5 feet long each and a clothespin. (NOTE: You can’t use the clothespin as an extension of your hand or foot to push you along the ground.) 100 POINTS Submit
VIDEO. KIM RHODES ITEM. I want to see a short video of your wedding or video slideshow of pictures from your wedding. After this, I want to see it fade into the next clip, which is your wedding video or slideshow recreated with adorable goats or sheep - or creepy goats or sheep. Your call.77 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Register to vote, then take photographic proof of this event (i.e. you at the post office getting it done, you all holding your registration cards, etc.). In the photo hold up a sign that reads, “If Richard Speight Jr. can’t be King, I’ll settle for democracy.” (Or something else that indicates that democracy is your tolerable second choice of political systems.) - Inspired by Richard Speight Jr and TC Couture 29 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Make a portrait of a CW actor using only naturally shedded hair/fur of your pets. - Tiffany L.45 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. “Your room looks like a Pigsty.” Make this common parental figurative phrase a literal reality. - Annie Houston82 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Work opportunities are scarce since the Death Star blew up. Let’s see a stormtrooper working at their job as a waiter, fast food line prep, car mechanic, postal worker, deli sandwich maker, road-repair worker, etc). - Katherine Parsons65 POINTS Submit
VIDEO. At least four people doing a harmonized round of tongue-twisters. - Kaitlin Losansky16 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Sign up to your country’s organ donor register. - Ezza Manns 18 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Paint a mural of one of your heroes on the side of a railroad boxcar or semi truck. You MUST have the owner’s permission and the truck or boxcar must be in use (not decommissioned). You may design this with chalk or paint, and your painting must cover at least ½ of a side of the truck or boxcar. 106 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. My grandmother lives in a retirement home called Roland Park Place in Baltimore, MD. Stop by between the hours of 9 AM and 5 PM this week and find a way to give the residents a little boost. If you do not live near Baltimore, you can do this item at any retirement community anywhere in the world.28 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Matthew 14:22, and so did the best of you gishwhes.com/ghof_item_view.php. Don’t submit unless you solve the puzzle or you will be docked points. 53 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. This just in: the ancestors of Gishwhes 2015 mascot, The Dinomite, have been discovered in Liaoning Province, China! Contact a paleontologist at one of the many fossil digs going on there and track down images of fossilized dinosaurs and fossilized insects that formed Dinomite’s family tree. Submit two images side by side: one of the dinosaur and one of the “other creature.” You need to caption the image with the paleontologist’s name who helped you.61 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Choose a photograph taken from space by Chris Hadfield. Recreate it with materials found in your backyard, refrigerator or pantry, and take the same photograph of it. Put it side by side with the original and tweet it to him (@Cmdr_Hadfield) with @gishwhes and #spaceart in the tweet. SUBMIT a link to the image to us, NOT a link to an image of the tweet - but you must tweet it to him for your image to count. - Tracy Liu46 POINTS Submit
VIDEO. Writer Elizabeth Meriwether describes a game called “Frolic” she and friends played while driving through Scotland. Anyone could yell out “Frolic!” at any time and they’d pull over the car and run up and down the hills. Inspired by her, host your own “Medieval Booty-Shake!” road trip in Scotland. Film a video of you and your friends, pulling over at any castle in the country, jumping out of the car, yelling that phrase, and doing just that. We must see the castle in the background. You can time-lapse if you wish but we must hear the phrase.33 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. JOHN GREEN ITEM. Write up to a 250 word personal manifesto that answers the question: “What are you fighting for?” or “What cause is the most important for you?” Then make your own uniform/costume that declares that cause. Two pictures side by side must be submitted (or one embedded in the other): you wearing your uniform/costume, and your manifesto. Share your manifesto and image with John Green (@johngreen) or The Art Assignment (@artassignment) on Facebook or Twitter.48 POINTS Submit
VIDEO. Shoot slow-motion footage of you drinking green tea on a high-speed train in Japan.50 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Refugees from Syria and other countries are making dangerous journeys across the Mediterranean and seeking asylum in Italy, Greece, and other EU countries. Bring clothes and supplies for survivors to local immigration headquarters.53 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. ASHLEY JOHNSON ITEM. Paint a stately, magnificent portrait of world or state leader after they’ve turned into a Clicker zombie.40 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Mexican towns are full of gorgeous plazas. Find some friends and some bubble blowers and create as big a deluge of bubbles raining down on children in a Mexican plaza as you can.43 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Contribute the recipe for 'Dinomite’s Fluffy Bites’ to Allrecipes.com and get at least 20, 5-star reviews from people who enjoyed the recipe. 46 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Let’s see a fully dressed Mary (pregnant) and Joseph shopping for baby clothes or items, or in a pregnancy breathing class. - Kierra Maxwell27 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Design a new currency for Greece. Each bill and/or coin should carry a reassuring message. 27 POINTS Submit
VIDEO. Record yourself and friends singing a quartet rendition of “Carry On My Wayward Son” in an amphitheater after you Google-translate it into at least three other languages and then back to English.36 POINTS Submit
VIDEO. Wheelchairs are great for getting around, but when the passenger has nowhere to go, there’s room for improvement, especially on hot days. Create a mechanism whereby when the passenger in a wheelchair spins the rear wheels, the chair goes nowhere, but the rotation of the wheels powers an overhead fan that cools the passenger. Demonstrate its use.74 POINTS Submit
VIDEO or IMAGE. Someone outside your immediate family sacrificed something so that you could be where you are today. Find that person and give a heartfelt thank you by creating something for them or doing something for them. Caption the video with what they did for you.21 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Translate your favorite slogan into legalese.16 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Leave a review for gishwhes on Yelp or Google.8 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Show us something you find beautiful that most others would deem ugly. 23 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. ITEM IN HONOR OF JUSTIN GUARINI: Show up in Times Square on Broadway between 46th and 47th street on the West side of the street (next to the red steps) on Monday, August 3rd at 12:00 ET, dressed as a “tourist” Stormtrooper and follow instructions given to you by the jumbotron http://officialgishwhes.tumblr.com/timessquare. You may submit an image of you (as the stormtrooper) in front of the jumbotron or as you follow instructions. You must follow the instructed activity for at least 1 minute. Two teams may not use the same stormtrooper. For those outside of the US: on the same day, at 12:00PM in your local time, go to the most prominent landmark in your city dressed as a publicly known sci-fi character or monster “tourist.” You must provide an image of the character in front of the landmark. (US Citizens - ignore this direction - your directions will come from the jumbotron.)68 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. ITEM IN HONOR OF JUSTIN GUARINI: Show up in Times Square on Broadway between 46th and 47th street on the West side of the street (next to the red steps) on Tuesday, August 4th at 12:00 ET dressed in a lettuce or kale tutu and follow instructions given to you by the jumbotron http://officialgishwhes.tumblr.com/timessquare. You may submit an image of you in the lettuce or kale tutu in front of the jumbotron or as you follow instructions. You must follow the instructions for at least 1 minute. For those outside of the US: on the same day, at 12:00PM in your local time, go to the most prominent landmark in your city dressed in a lettuce of kale tutu. You must provide an image of you in the tutu in front of the landmark doing a ballet move with a bystander applauding. (US Citizens - ignore this direction - your directions will come from the jumbotron.)68 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. ITEM IN HONOR OF JUSTIN GUARINI: Show up in Times Square on Broadway between 46th and 47th street on the West side of the street (next to the red steps) on Wednesday August 5th at 12:00 ET dressed in a white t-shirt, bring some Sharpie-style markers, and follow instructions given to you by the jumbotron http://officialgishwhes.tumblr.com/timessquare. You must submit an image of you in a white t-shirt AFTER you have followed the directions. You must follow the instructions for at least 1 minute. For those outside the US: on the same day, at 12:00PM in your local time, go to the most prominent landmark in your city wearing a white t-shirt. You must provide an image of you in the white t-shirt in front of the landmark - but your t-shirt must have a message of important advice written on it that you would like to communicate to the world (US Citizens - ignore this direction - your directions will come from the jumbotron.)68 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. ITEM IN HONOR OF JUSTIN GUARINI: Show up in Times Square on Broadway between 46th and 47th street on the West side of the street (next to the red steps) on Thursday, August 6th at 12:00 ET wearing a William Shatner Mask and follow instructions given to you by the jumbotron http://officialgishwhes.tumblr.com/timessquare. You may submit an image of you in the Shatner mask in front of the jumbotron or or as you follow instructions. You must follow the instructions for at least 1 minute. For those outside of the US: on the same day, at 12:00PM in your local time, go to the most prominent landmark in your city wearing a William Shatner mask. You must provide an image of you wearing the Shatner mask, in front of the landmark, posing lovingly with someone or some pet. (US Citizens - ignore this direction - your directions will come from the jumbotron.)68 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. ITEM IN HONOR OF JUSTIN GUARINI: Show up in Times Square on Broadway between 46th and 47th street on the West side of the street (next to the red steps) on Friday, August 7th at 12:00 ET dressed in a nun’s habit and follow instructions given to you by the jumbotron http://officialgishwhes.tumblr.com/timessquare. In addition to following instructions, you must submit an image of you in a nun’s habit and thejumbotron behind it or or as you follow instructions. You must follow the instructions for at least 1 minute. For those outside of the U.S.: on the same day, at 12:00PM in your local time, go to the most prominent location in your city dressed in a nun’s habit. You must provide an image of you in the nun’s habit in front of the landmark doing a “power pose.” (US Citizens - ignore this direction - your directions will come from the jumbotron.)68 POINTS Submit
Item to be announced during the Hunt.71 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Back to school! Back a backpack (or more!) full of school supplies and deliver them to a local school or school collection sight.49 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Go to an open sky James Turrell installation and take a photo of yourself celebrating the sky. Triple points if you take the photo from inside Roden Crater.79 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Send an encouraging message to space using either crop circle-style writing or some other form of land art. The message must be at least 2 acres across. Now comes the tricky part: have your artwork photographed from space. Either from a remotely controlled satellite or by an astronaut in orbit.201 POINTS Submit
IMAGE or VIDEO. All Random Acts staffers volunteer long hours. They get no pay and often get too little praise. Do something nice for a Random Acts volunteer (or for the staff of another all-volunteer organization).78 POINTS Submit
IMAGE. Ride in an airplane with a giant motorboat strapped on top of it. They must be life-sized (not models) and the implementation of this item must in NO WAY endanger the lives of the pilots, passengers or people on the ground. We must see the plane flying in the air with the motorboat on top. - Written by West Collins341 POINTS Submit
VIDEO. Play ping pong underwater on an actual ping pong table. Crack a raw egg open and use its yolk as your ball. Bonus points if you can backspin it off the table. - Tracy Liu108 POINTS Submit

What We Forget To Thank Each Myers-Briggs Personality Type For

ISFP: Thank you for reminding us what a beautiful world we live in whenever we’re at risk of forgetting it.

ISFJ: Thank you for offering your huge, selfless heart to others without ever asking for anything in return.

ISTP: Thank you for intricately understanding how basically everything works, so that the rest of us do not have to.

ISTJ: Thank you for being somebody we can always rely on.

ENFP: Thank you for believing in us even when we do not believe in ourselves.

ENFJ: Thank you for helping us to realize our own greatest strengths.

ENTP: Thank you for reminding us that there are a thousand ways of getting around any problem and that we are never, ever stuck.

ENTJ: Thank you for always pushing us to reach our full potential.

ESFP: Thank you for making life an adventure.

ESFJ: Thank you for taking care of us during the times when we cannot take care of ourselves.

ESTP: Thank you for reminding us that so many risks are worth taking.

ESTJ: Thank you for protecting and sheltering the people you love.

INFP: Thank you for knowing all the darkest parts of us and loving us anyway.

INFJ: Thank you for helping us see what we need out of life and the future when we cannot see it ourselves.

INTP: Thank you for remaining as open-minded and tolerant as you are intelligent.

INTJ: Thank you for sharing your unique worldview with us, with patience and depth.

Ingredients of the signs:

Aries: The first wisps of baby hair, lava and bloody knees.

Taurus: Timeless memories, vanilla essence and tree roots.

Gemini: Playing cards, Pixie dust and Shakespeare fool wit.

Cancer: Moon milk, joyous tears and a werewolf tooth.

Leo: Royal Gold, sunlight and adoring heartbeats.

Virgo: Daisy chain deeds, lemon scented cleaner and subtle smiles.

Libra: Cherry liqueur, mineral makeup and wind chime charm. 

Scorpio: Pandora’s key, Poisonous toxin and a vial of tenacity.

Sagittarius: Incense ashes, campfire spirit and atlas sights.

Capricorn: Sterile gloves, wildflower petals and a single frozen tear.

Aquarius: Serum of Alien, collective insight and electric shocks.

Pisces: wishing well coins, second hand shoes and endless empathy.

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advice for freshmen going into high school (not sugar coated)

•don’t YELL, STAND, CROWD AROUND, or MAKE OUT WITH UR DATE BUDDY, in the middle of the hallway
•be friends with ur teachers
•don’t be rude to anyone. ur not cool, being rude isn’t cool, don’t be stupid.
•don’t scream and hug ur friend after every class
•talk to new ppl and meet the ppl in your classes
•don’t sit in the back and never participate
•UR GRADES REALLY DO COUNT PLEASE PAY ATTENTION TO THEM AND ACTUALLY TRY
•do NOT create pointless drama bc there is always something more important to worry about and usually the thing will sort out itself
•it’s okay to take a couple mental health days
•always make up your work
•always dress out for gym bc you don’t want to be the person who had to re-take GYM
•if you really hate a certain class, make at least one friend in it so it’s not so bad
•you CAN ask upperclassman for help or directions, we’re really not that scary
•if you’re going to experiment with drugs/alcohol, ALWAYS be very careful and make sure no one drives
•if you’re part of the party scene, make sure it’s not all you talk about
•if u don’t want to drink or smoke, no one will care or pressure you, just don’t do it
•you’re not going to stay friends with everyone you were friends with in middle school and that is ok
•if you’re going through a hard time there is ALWAYS someone for you to talk to, if not a friend you can always go to a school counselor
•freshman year sucks because it’s so hard to adjust to everything but just stay true to yourself and you’ll be okay. (especially if u follow this advice)

Guide to Affordable Pens

A follower asked me about affordable pens and I figured it would be easier to make a post about it, so here you go:

Gel Pens

1. Pilot G-2 - A click-pen with nice, even inkflow and doesn’t bleed through pages. This pen is refillable and comes in 0.5 mm, 0.7 mm, and 1.0 mm, and a multitude of different colors. While this pen is favorited amongst many buyers, a problem a lot of them often run into is that the ink is splotchy and erratic. About $1.37 each.

2.  Uni-Ball Signo DX - Also a click-pen with even inkflow and does not bleed through. While people have said that the Pilot G-2 is the best gel pen, others who have used the Uni-Ball Signo DX argue that they are far inferior to the latter. This pen comes in 0.28 mm, 0.38 mm, and 0.5 mm. About $2.50 each.

3. Muji Gel Ink Ballpoint Pen - This pen comes in a wide variety of colors and the sizes 0.38 mm, 0.5 mm, and 0.7 mm for only four colors. It writes smoothly and has a fine tip. While the ink does not build up and splotch, there have been complaints about the ink refusing to work after some use. About $2.00 each.

4. Zebra Sarasa Push Clip - This pen is comfortable to use and hold, but is not as smooth as the Hi-Tec C pens. However, what it lacks in smoothness it makes up for with the fact that it does not blob or smear, most likely due to the 0.3 mm tip it comes with, along with a huge variety of colors. About $2.20 each.

*Gel pens are technically a roller ball pen variant that has thicker ink, so if you’re going for a pen that doesn’t bleed through, these would be ideal.

Roller Ball Pens

1. Hi-Tec C - This is one of my favorite roller ball pens because of the famous fine point and rich ink. It comes in a wide variety of colors and the sizes vary from 0.3 mm, 0.4 mm, and 0.5 mm. One issue with this pen, however, is that the ink occasionally splotches over long use and starts skipping, as in, if you are writing a word it will stop producing ink in the middle of writing. About $3.30 each.

2. Morning Glory - This pen has quite a distinctive design and the ink itself does not bleed through as the Hi-Tec C often does. It also does not skip, splotch, or streak, writes smoothly, and dries quickly. The stroke is easy to control and you do not need to press too hard while writing. The lines are very clean for a liquid ink pen. It is available in 13 colors and 0.38 mm. About $2.00 each.

3.  Zebra R-301 - This pen only comes in 0.7 mm, and blue and black ink, but it writes dark and bold. It is light and clean, so writing for a long time is not a problem, but the plastic grip is uncomfortable. It feels great to write with and the ink is plentiful, and dries quickly. Some have made complaints that this pen’s cap rattles too much whilst writing and it feathers on most types of papers. About $3.99 each.

4. Uni-ball Jetstream Finepoint Pen - Does not skip, smudge, feather, splotch, or bleed, and has an easy-to-hold grip and available in the generic red, blue, and black. Also, this pen offers great precision for those who write small, is comfortable to hold, and very reliable as it does not seem to dry out. It is only available in 0.7 mm. About $3.00 each.

Ballpoint Pens

1. Uni-ball Jetstream - This pen glides effortlessly across paper and produces even inkflow which dries quickly (even though ballpoint pens usually get stuck on the page or drags friction across the paper) so that you can write with your regular writing pressure and will be fine. This pen comes in 0.38 mm, 0.5 mm, 0.7 mm, and 1.0 mm. About $2.50 each.

2. Zebra Surari Emulsion Ink Pen - This is a ballpoint pen but it produces gel ink, so I was ambiguous about where to put it. It has thin lines, smooth inkflow, and oil-based ink, comes in 0.5 mm and 0.7 mm, and many different colors. A reviewed tested this pen against others when coming in contact with water, ethanol (hand sanitizer), and rubbing alcohol, and reported that this worked best in adversity compared to two other pens. About $1.65 each.

3.  Pentel Vicuna Super Smooth Ballpoint Pen - This pen comes with pitch-black ink and writes super smooth (as the name suggests), clean, and dark. It comes in black, blue, and red, and 0.7 mm. About $3.43 each.

4. BIC Cristal Soft - I’m just going to be upfront about it and say that I hate BIC’s ballpoint pens because the ink does not come out evenly and I usually have to press down hard to get it out, but one day I had to pleasure of picking up a BIC Cristal Soft that somebody had left at my workplace and it wrote surprisingly smoothly and easily. It’s light and the ink doesn’t build up or splotch, and has a hexagonal barrel for comfortable handling. This comes in red, black, and blue, and 1.2 mm and 0.45 mm. About $0.50 each.

Liners

1. Staedtler Pigment Liner 308 - I just purchased one of these pens myself and was far more satisfied with it than I was with the famous Staedtler Triplus Fineliner 334. It is advertised to be good for both writing and drawing, but I do not draw so I really wouldn’t know for that aspect. However, the ink comes out evenly and easily, and I was impressed with the multitude of different sizes it comes in: 0.3 mm - 2 mm, 0.05 mm, 1.20 mm, 0.90 mm, 0.10 mm, 0.20 mm, 0.30 mm, 0.40 mm, 0.50 mm, 0.60 mm, and 0.70 mm. About $3.30 each.

2. Staedtler Triplus Fineliner 334 - We all know this one, and its trademark ergonomic triangular barrel. While the previous liner only comes in black, this one comes in up to 36 different colors but only one size of 0.3 mm. It is adored by the studyblr community for its dry-safe guarantee and water-based ink. However, I’ve bought much too many sets of these and I can let you know firsthand that after long use the tip will begin to push into the metal and become unable to write. About $1.30 each.

3. Stabilo Point 88 - Another studyblr favorite, this pen also uses water-based ink and does not bleed through the pages, is easy to hold due to its lightweightedness, and produces clean, sharp lines. In contrast to the Staedtler Triplus Fineliner 334, this pen is shaped hexagonally. This is available in 30 different colors and 0.4 mm. About $0.80 each.

4. Sharpie Pen - I love this pen. I used to carry this pen around with me, one in each pocket, until I tragically washed my jacket with the pens still in and just never got around to purchasing them again because of lack of money. This pen does not bleed through the pages or blotch, and is smooth with a very fine point. It does not smear and it comes in many different colors, although I personally just prefer black. About $2.00 each.