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Gorgeous, Extremely Private Writing Retreats

Henry David Thoreau had his cabin at Walden Pond, but these stunning writer’s retreats are equally private and were created with gorgeous design in mind. When preparing to go off-grid or away from it all to pen your next book, check out these spectacular writing cottages that balance beauty, comfort, and practicality. …Read More

‘The Revenant’ Director Alejandro González Iñárritu Big Winner at Directors Guild Awards

The Revenant director Alejandro González Iñárritu took home the top prize at the Directors Guild Awards yesterday, making him a winner two years in a row (also in …Read More

Iggy Pop Says Upcoming Album ‘Post Pop Depression’ Might Be His Last

“I feel like I’m closing up after this,” March 28 — Seattle, WA @ Paramount Theatre March 29 — Portland, OR @ Keller Auditorium March 31 — …Read More

Math Magic

Vsauce talks about how cardists use patterns and probabilities to create long-winded tricks that seem to ensure a random outcome, even though what they’ve really done is the opposite. And then your eyes will glaze over as he explains that 52! is a large number.

What Pancakes and Snowflakes Taught Me About the African Spirit

In the new documentary film, Imba Means Sing, viewers go behind the scenes with the African Children's Choir as it embarks on a tour of America and Britain. When the preteen singers prepare to leave their homes in Uganda for 500 days on the road, we get glimpses of their villages and mud-floor shacks. Show More Summary

Manvotional: The Greatest Sporting Proposition in the World

“The Greatest Sporting Proposition” By Bruce Barton From It’s a Good Old World, 1920 Sir Walter Raleigh was one of the ablest and most attractive men of his time. Yet he made this fundamental mistake: he picked out the wrong thing to live for. Looking about to see what was most worthwhile in life, he decided […]

20 Inspiring Charlie Chaplin Quotes About Filmmaking

Charlie Chaplin, one of cinema’s greatest comic artists and a pioneering figure behind the scenes and in front of the camera, first appeared in film as his iconic screen persona the Tramp 102 years ago today. …Read More

2016 NFL Bad Lip Reading Part 2

“I can’t sleep since you took my puppy!” The second part of Bad Lip Reading’s football special takes on esoteric topics such as fudge, face tattoos, Peyton Manning’s jokes, but ironically it’s best bit didn’t need to be dubbed.

Game of Thrones: The Horn of Winter

(PG-13: Language, SPOILERS) Alt Shift X talks about the Horn of Winter, a legendary artifact in both HBO’s Game of Thrones and the novels. Supposedly, it has the power to bring down the Wall, but we don’t know exactly how it can do that or why it was made.

Jolly Roger Telephone Co.

Roger Anderson was fed up with telemarketers, so he developed custom software which is designed to waste human and robo-callers’ time. The end result is both useful and hilarious. Sign up and support the project on Kickstarter. More sample calls on YouTube.

Kinekt Gear Necklace Mini

Kinekt is releasing a limited edition version of its cool moving necklace in time for Valentine’s Day. Aside from being smaller than the original, you have the option of adding a diamond on the pendant’s backside. Available with an 18? or a 20? chain.

Bud Light to Air First Spanish-language Super Bowl Ad

… But before non-Hispanic people go crazy and start sending us all back to Mexico and such, please note that the 30-second spot (below) will NOT air on CBS, but on ESPN Deportes, which will broadcast the game in Spanish for the first … Continue reading ?

'For the Record: Storytelling and Conversating' with Kiese Laymon and Zandria F. Robinson

Author and Professor Kiese Laymon and noted Sociologist Zandria F. Robinson in conversation at Rhodes College in Memphis, TN. Laymon is the author the novel, Long Division and a collection of essays, How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America. Show More Summary

Sunday Funday Just Bought a Bunch of Cookies From a Badass Trans Girl Scout

18 hours agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

LGBT rights stamps from the UN, gay marriage in Mexico, the beginning of the end of ex-gay therapy in New York, a badass trans Girl Scout who sold a fuckton of cookies, and a baby goat. A BABY GOAT! The post Sunday Funday Just Bought a Bunch of Cookies From a Badass Trans Girl Scout appeared first on Autostraddle.

6 Ads That Make Super Bowl 50 The Gayest Ever

18 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

Athletes in tight pants, Lady Gaga and Beyonce won’t be the only reasons to watch Super Bowl 50. A record six LGBTQ-inclusive commercials will vie for your attention, even though there is not yet a single openly gay player in the NFL. This year’s ads (at $5 million every 30 seconds) run the gamut. The word [...]

30 Solar Energy Facts Worth Knowing

The next time somebody questions the viability of solar energy, arm yourself with these 30 solar energy facts. After all, there’s nothing better than access to a large warehouse of useful information, especially when considering this planet’s energy future. Show More Summary

Suspended: 13 Hung-Out-To-Dry Abandoned Cable Cars

Suspended in time and place, only eagles dare go where these abandoned cable cars once reached as these glorified zip lines lost their zip long ago.

What a Civil Rights Pioneer Taught Me about the Power of Shame to Motivate

Rosa Parks made history, but she didn't act alone. It took the choice of a powerless teen to shame the movement into action. The post What a Civil Rights Pioneer Taught Me about the Power of Shame to Motivate appeared first on The Good Men Project.

The Best Way to Break Up: Completely Mutual and Full of Love

How do men deal with resentment? Here's some advice on dealing with your partner before calling it quits. The post The Best Way to Break Up: Completely Mutual and Full of Love appeared first on The Good Men Project.

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