Does anyone know some sort of trick to get Austrians to give you expensive stuff? Specifically, I'd like the Austrians who run We-Inspire to set up one of these multi-projector based digital drawing walls in my house. Should I just drug some Almdudler and wait? Read more...
Leading Off: • CO-Gov: The DGA jumps on a recent controversial spot run by Republican Bob Beauprez. Here's the background: Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper is considering commuting the death sentence for convicted murderer Nathan Dunlap to life in prison. Show More Summary
Smarter Every Day takes an in-depth look at something super cool: removing tattoos with the help of lasers. The science behind it is fascinating, all the zapping lasers do is basically break down the bigger ink blobs inside your skin and let your body's white blood cells and liver take care of the rest of the removal process. Read more...
Bonus points for the bipod: SHAKE PUPPIES by Carli Davidson from Carli Davidson on Vimeo.
Please find a way to get Southwest Mississippi Community College's C.J. Polite in this year's NCAA dunk contest. The Bears forward can throw down nasty dunks, as this video shows. During his team's "Midnight Madness" event, Polite completed a 360, between-the-legs dunk that sent the gym into a frenzy. Show More Summary
Six straight weeks of constant tournament play for Andy Murray has finally yielded the desired result, as the British No. 1 booked his place at the ATP end-of-season extravaganza at London’s O2 Arena on Thursday. The two-time Grand Slam...Show More Summary
As noted in detail on May 14, it is always important to understand both the bullish and bearish case for stocks. We recently noted two potentially bullish developments: an unprecedented drop in investor fear, and what appears to be a successful retest of a long-term breakout for the broad NYSE Composite Index. [...]
"Did he have a skull when we sent him up?"
This is Paul Hunn. His superpower is the ability to burp. In fact, at 109.9 decibels, he can burp louder than a lawn mower engine. (Video Link) Hunn isn’t sure why he’s able to burp louder than anyone else. But he does have a couple tips on how you can improve your burps. Show More Summary
Sarah Palin says she might run for office again. No, that's not really "news," but the rationale she gives for saying so is the most new-conservative thing you've ever heard. [Fox Business host Stuart Varney] asked if the "disgraceful" "hatred level" directed at Palin over the years had "driven her out of politics for good." "No, bless their hearts. Show More Summary
It's that time of year again! Rock the Vote is taking over the interwebs to deliver what they deem to be a very important message to America's youth: Lil John, Lena Dunham, Whoopi Goldberg, and the Kardashians -- all brilliant scholars in their own right -- want young people to vote. Show More Summary
(NSFW: Language) Faheem Rasheed Najm aka T-Pain, Teddy Pain, Teddy Penderazzdown, Buyer of Dranks PhD dropped by NPR Music for a live performance… without Auto-Tune. He’ll still have shawtys snappin’ though. Dude’s for real.
We all know "Tainted Love." Most probably became familiar with the song from Soft Cell's undying (undead?) version, released in 1981 and essentially inescapable after that, whether you're at a wedding or a leather bar. Many (younger)...Show More Summary
Shoshana Roberts and director Rob Bliss have started an Internet firestorm with their Street Harassment Video, also being called the Catcall Video. The youtube piece shows actress Shoshana Roberts walking through New York City for 10 hours. Show More Summary
Divers at Tiger Beach in the Bahamas often get close to the sharks that call the area home, yet one photographer captured astonishing footage as a tiger shark attacked a GoPro, revealing the inside of the predator’s bite. YouTube user...Show More Summary
Former New England Patriots offensive lineman Matt Light is no longer playing football, so he has some time to have fun while living the retired life. In a Halloween-themed prank set up by Marriott, the 36-year-old pretended to be a mannequin to scare unsuspecting guests. Show More Summary
One of rap’s biggest sins is that Nas and J Dilla, both equally regarded as two of the greatest to ever do it, never got the chance to work together before the celebrated Detroit producer died in 2006. Now, thanks to a bit of sampling...Show More Summary
[misterdob] wanted to spice up his Halloween decor, so he built these flaming concrete jack -o’-lanterns to decorate his walkway. He started with the classic plastic jack-o’-lanterns that trick-or-treaters have been using to collect candy for years. [misterdob] filled the plastic pumpkins halfway with concrete mix, then dropped in metal coffee cans. Show More Summary
…but mainly those with an H1-B-eee (Yes, this post is long, but I consider it a Labor of Love, and I hope you will, too, and read it. These are things I believe we need to know.) ‘A mighty woman with a torch, whose flame Is the imprisoned lightning, and her name Mother of Exiles. [...]
They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. But when it comes to parodies of Matthew McConaughey's earnestly enigmatic Lincoln campaign, something tells me people are just making fun of the guy. At least, he's drawn the attention of several satirists who've turned in their own entertaining versions. Show More Summary