We’re always interested in awesome new uses for gummy bears. This dazzling dessert is the Rainbow Gummy Bear Piñata Cake created by Australian YouTube contributor The Simple Cooking Channel. The towering cake is covered in colorful gummy...Show More Summary
"Not every attacker is going to be someone who is lurking in the alley or an unattractive character," wrote Johnson.
Gabe Knox, "Data Set"
Fallout from yesterday's enormous dump of internal documents from Italy's notorious Hacking Team, a cyber-arms dealer for the world's worst autocratic regimes, is just getting started. Read the rest
If you're a commercial photographer attending a Foo Fighters gig, you get the right to run photos of their choosing exactly once, and they get all rights to everything you've shot forevermore. Read the rest
The greatest comedic moments aren’t always scripted.
The X-Files has told us repeatedly that the truth is out there, and now the first footage from the new series that will air on FOX is out there too. At the tail end of the trailer for FOX’s 201 Days of X-Files we get to see some brand spanking new footage from the 2016 […]
Calvin and Markov is a project by Josh Millard that uses a Markov chain process to remix classic Calvin and Hobbes comic strips into something even more surreal. Millard details the process behind the project in a lengthy blog post on his site. So far I’ve marked up the 1985 and 1986 strips, or about […]
God is very busy, OK? We all want things. And when we don't get those things (as is usually the case, because the world is a cold, unaccommodating place) the final go-to option -- the hail Mary play, if you will -- is God. And as pope, it's Pope Francis' top duty to be the mediator between we the people and God the... Show More Summary
An NYPD officer anonymously shares what it's like to be a cop in NYC. I'm walking in Boerum Hill on one of the first really good days of summer. It's been a long week but I'm feeling good in a flowing sundress and sandals, relieved to be freed from what I've begun to think of as my blue polyester prison. Show More Summary
Being on the wrong side of two arguments, Rep. Lee Bright is one of history's biggest losers. Today, the South Carolina state legislature voted 36-3 to remove the Confederate battle flag from capitol grounds. Bad news for Lee Bright, state representative from Spartansburg, SC, and upset daddy's boy. Show More Summary
"There was no map drawn at San Remo in 1920; the agreement explicitly postponed the determination of the borders. But one thing the European powers did at San Remo was ratify the concept of Iraq and Syria as two states, while Sykes-Picot had divided present-day Iraq and Syria into either three or four states."
In all fairness, we've never had to hear the avocado say anything supremely dumb. A terrible politician, but a worse base for guacamole. (via Getty) Please forgive me if I make a extremely controversial statement, but I do not find Donald Trump to be a particularly serious politician. Show More Summary
Slip Cups are a set of plastic cups ($5 for 20) that sit inside the regular 16 and 18-ounce plastic cups used for beer pong. They fit snugly inside the cups above the beer-line and are not filled with beer themselves, preventing players from having to drink the hair and dirt that typically covers a beer pong ball. Show More Summary
A group of UK climate researchers spent their free time compiling data on how musicians talk about the weather.
Someone has come up with an innovative new way of enjoying music: your mouth. YouTuber Rapture Records has done the unthinkable and turned an ordinary tortilla into a record that you can actually play. He was inspired after another video...Show More Summary
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It has started. A grizzly bear at the Minnesota Zoo grabbed a huge rock and hit it against a glass window until it shattered. The zoo's Director of Animal Collections, Tony Fisher, chalked it up to a little bear playfulness along with...Show More Summary
Paula Deen tweeted a photo of her son wearing brownface in order to impersonate Cuban-born I Love Lucy character Ricky Ricardo, along with the words "Lucyyyyyyy! Read the rest