The Light Switch Surprise

The Light Switch Surprise

A mysterious red light switch allows unsuspecting New Yorkers to turn on over 50,000 Christmas lights. These guys placed a 7-foot-tall light switch in New York City’s Father Demo Square. When a random New Yorker flipped the switch, the entire square lit up with Christmas lights. In addition to lights on the trees, benches, and fences around the park, a mob of performers wearing lights wrapped around their clothes lit up as well. The performers were instructed to turn on their lights and freeze in place when the switch was…

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Banksy at New York

Banksy at New York

Artist’s offer of original signed prints in Central Park, New York, should net (uncynical) buyer £120,000 in re-sale at auction. It was not surprising that for most of the day the man selling black and white Banksy prints in New York got no takers. Coming from a pop-up stall in Central Park, among many others selling cheap tourist souvenirs, they were outrageously expensive at $60 each. Gift shops were selling artists’ posters, greeting cards, mugs and coasters for a fraction of the price. All the buyers will be surprised when…

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How to Prevent Running Shoe Blisters

How to Prevent Running Shoe Blisters

This tip is for people who are tired of getting blisters on their heels when they go running, walking or hiking. You can prevent these blisters with a “heel lock” or “lace lock” that creates extra friction between the laces at your ankle. This keeps the ankle and heel area nice and tight, without having to tighten your whole shoe. It also helps to prevent black toenails by keeping your heel and your toes from smashing into the front of your shoe. Here’s how to tie a “heel lock” or…

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