It's the question '80s kids always asked - what if He-Man were Star Wars scale? Would he fly an X-Wing? Duel with Darth Vader? Let Skeletor be Ewok food? Super7, the toy company that originated...
Why would you remake one of the greatest movie franchises of all time? For the giant mountain of money of course, but Robert Zemeckis won't be tempted by such riches; he's happy with Back to the Future, and he'd like to stay that way, so he's putting his foot down on remakes as long as he's alive—and maybe even after if it's within his (flux) capacity. This is heavy.
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Last May the Girl Scouts took a historic stance for inclusivity and made their long-term policy on accepting transgender girls into their troops official, much to the chagrin of bigots everywhere. Unfortunately, some of those bigots have bank. Fortunately there are good people in the world too.
To quote Jerry Seinfeld, "It seems like such an... arbitrary, ridiculous thing to just pick a finger and you show it to the person. It's a finger, what does it mean? Someone shows me one of their fingers and I'm supposed to feel bad." (more…)
I was out in our garden yesterday collecting Monarch butterfly eggs (found twelve of them). The photo above shows the surprise I found under one leaf. I came back later after she had finished to get this photo of the cluster of eggs:...Show More Summary
“Colors” is a vivid film that celebrates the many shades, hues and tones of different colors that exist in everyday life. The film was made by by Mill Valley, California production duo The Mercadantes, who also created the short film “Breath” earlier this year. submitted via Laughing Squid Tips
Every editor has their favorite way to cheaply generate art for stories with no visual component. Arranging little plastic toys in a cute tableaux is among the classier alternatives to stock art—especially when it comes to the exciting world of international finance. Read the rest
Piñatas bearing the likeness of the billionaire mogul have begun popping up in Mexico, a response to controversial comments Trump made about Mexican immigrants.“The U.S. has become a dumping ground for everybody else’s problems,” Trump said during his Presidential campaign announcement speech. Show More Summary
The Dino Pet is a toy dinosaur that comes to life with bioluminescent dinoflagellates. When the microorganisms are agitated, they glow brightly and swirl around inside the polycarbonate Apatosaurus shell. images via Vat19 via Geeks Are Sexy
A suggestion first made by Roger Fisher in the March 1981 issue of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists: There is a young man, probably a Navy officer, who accompanies the President. This young man has a black attaché case which contains the codes that are needed to fire nuclear weapons. Show More Summary
An unusual-looking, short-spined dog named Quasi Modo from Loxahatchee, Florida was named the 2015 World’s Ugliest Dog at the Sonoma – Marin County Fair in Northern California this past weekend due to his remarkable resemblance to a hyena. In a contest of 26 other dogs, Quasi Modo stood out amongst his peers After much deliberation, […]
They left out my favorite:Matilda Briggs was not the name of a young woman, Watson,... It was a ship which is associated with the giant rat of Sumatra, a story for which the world is not yet prepared.The Guardian has more sixteen more infographics, at least one of which will have some fact you didn't already know.
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Before anyone else could claim to be "the pit bull of comedy," before anyone else turned anger directly into laughs, Jack Carter stood tall amongst all comers in the comedy game, ever ready with a bitter supply of hilarious one-liners and bits. Carter died over the weekend at his home in Beverly Hills from respiratory […]
We can all learn a lesson in the use of color palettes from Gay Pride fashion. Today's amazing #gayprideparade ? A photo posted by JC (@jessie7seung) on Jun 28, 2015 at 6:01pm PDT Gay Pride parades all over the country were extra exciting this year, and the costumes reflected the participants' jubilation. Show More Summary
It's called the Woof Washer 360. This As Seen on TV product is a clever approach to washing a dog. I want one, but to use on my kids. It would make bath time so much faster! (Video Link) The Woof Washer 360 is a perforated garden hose that sprays water from the interior of a circle. Show More Summary
Kanye West and The Who battled over a very important title at the Glastonbury Music Festival. Both of these men claim to be alive and also big rock stars. Only one can be the biggest. (via Getty) During the Glastonbury Festival, Kanye...Show More Summary
School might be out for summer, but teachers at Biloxi Junior High School in Mississippi are already preparing for the fall.
Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke is just like us: On Jimmy Kimmel Live, she revealed that she, too, shops for air conditioners at Home Depot. But to avoid being recognized on her A/C quest, the Khaleesi used a disguise more powerful...Show More Summary