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Classic First Lines of Novels in Emojis: A Quiz

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Translate these 12 famous first lines from novels into emojis.
Slate's answers:
1.) “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times …” - Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities. 2.) “As Gregor Samsa awoke one morning from uneasy dreams he found himself transformed in his bed into a gigantic insect.” - Franz Kafka, The Metamorphosis. 3.) “Lolita, light of my life, fire of my loins.” - Vladimir Nabokov, Lolita. 4.) “A screaming comes across the sky.” - Thomas Pynchon, Gravity’s Rainbow. 5.) “It was a pleasure to burn.” - Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451. 6.) “Mrs. Dalloway said she would buy the flowers herself.” - Virginia Woolf, Mrs Dalloway. 7.) “All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” - Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina. 8.) “It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.” - Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice. 9.) “He was an old man who fished alone in a skiff in the Gulf Stream and he had gone eighty-four days now without taking a fish.” - Ernest Hemingway, The Old Man and the Sea. 10.) “Many years later, as he faced the firing squad, Colonel Aureliano Buendia was to remember that distant afternoon when his father took him to discover ice.” - Gabriel García Márquez, One Hundred Years of Solitude. 11.) “The sun shone, having no alternative, on the nothing new.” - Samuel Beckett, Murphy. 12.) “Call me Ishmael.” - Herman Melville, Moby-Dick.
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How Much Should You Trust This Doctor?

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Should you trust that doctor?

Gif: Windows

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I feel dizzy.

Two sub-woofers

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Two sub-woofers by Ida Verveen.

Kiss

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Kiss

Gif: a gecko

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A gecko utilizing claws on their feet to defy gravity.

Insect Eyes

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Stunning macro photographs of insect eyes by Yudy Sauw. More pics after more.
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Gif: Monster Babies by Zolloc

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Weird Monster Babies by Texas artist(designer and animator) Hayden Zezula(facebook).
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Reindeer, Cairngorms

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Reindeer, Cairngorms, by ARCTIC AL.

Gif: surf

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surf

Life-Size Lego Star Wars - Toys Invasion

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Created by potographer Benoit Lapray and Matthieu Latry, work with Lego France.
Toys Invasion is a personal project (realised with Matthieu Latry) done in collaboration with Lego France in the new district of "La Confluence" in Lyon (France).
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Suddenly Popular

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“Suddenly Popular” by xkcd

Gif: 42 Butterflies of North America

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An animated chart of 42 North American butterflies, the big gif here.

Virtual tour of a B-36 cockpit

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The instrument panel (above) of a B-36 cockpit!
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Where will you put your wearable sensor?

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Where will you put your wearable sensor?