This is hardly the first time that formerly thin celebrities have been shamed for putting on pregnancy weight, and holding women like Jessica Simpson to a higher standard of beauty says a lot about what we expect of women.
The gnarliest thing ever.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TznRsXR-aGU I think one of the most fascinating uses of augmented reality is to reveal the "secret histories" of neighborhoods, buildings, and other locations when you are actually in those spaces. Jewish Time Jump: New York is a new mobile AR game meant to teach young people about New York City's rich cultural history of [...]
But PROBABLY he did.
There's a colorful train that carries visitors to the Asahiyama Zoo in northern Japan. It's designed to amuse and excite kids. Among its features are animal shaped seats. Please let me sit in one, too! Link (Images: JR)
The Chinese artist rocks the fuck out, dissident style.
Uncross your fingers.
Basically, if you depict actors playing anyone but themselves or show any group doing something they tend to do, you are enforcing racist stereotypes and you need to apologize.
Beautiful Norway. Filmed during 9 days in the western fjords of Norway. Vimeo link (via Everlasting Blort) The Presurfer
Burning Man is a week-long annual event held in the Black Rock Desert in northern Nevada, USA. The event is described by many participants as an experiment in community, art, radical self-expression, and radical self-reliance. This video...Show More Summary
Some of you may remember about a month back when some viral marketing for Man of Steel hit the Internets. A video featuring a scrambled image of General Zod making demands was the theme, and it looks like they’ve decided to continue with that theme in the latest trailer for the film. Check out this [...]
A perfect time capsule of 1996.
The Notorious B.I.G. would have been 41 today.
Let go self obsession and be set free. This is Vanity is a short film directed by Oliver Goodrum and written by Alexander Craig that tells the story of “a tiring mother who struggles to protect both herself and her disabled teenage daughter from the continual attacks of local adolescents.” After the authorities have failed [...]
This is a fairly poor quality video of a 3-kilometer bridge in China being demolished with explosives in 20-seconds. Impressive, but I could have done it in half that. Just don't ask me how. "How?" I SAID DON'T ASK. "No but seriously." I blew Zeus. Hit the jump for the video. Or don't, I'm not your babysitter (except I kind of am if you think about it).
Today's must-watch video.
Turns out, booty shaking and stamping your husband’s last name on a product of your own creativity makes a lot of folks question your feminist values. (Beyoncé recently told Vogue UK that though the word “can be extreme...I guess I am a modern-day feminist. Show More Summary
The Night Heron was a pop-up speakeasy hidden in a water tower high atop a building in Manhattan. Open for just six weeks starting in late March, the illegal establishment entertained small groups of guests with drinks and live music, all in the confines of a wooden water tower. The only way to access the [...]
Taco Bell's line of taco shells made with Doritos flavors are, of course, awesome. That's why Taco Bell has been able to sell half a billion of them. Not everything in life (e.g. cars, houses, in-laws) comes in delicious Doritos flavors, but tacos do. Show More Summary