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Manchester United's Ex-Manager David Moyes Does the #ALSIceBucketChallenge

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is a clearly for a wonderful cause, but if you're a regular on social media, you may be feeling like you've seen them all. But you haven't seen David Moyes do it yet. The former manager of Manchester United...Show More Summary

One Of YouTube's Greatest Innovators Is Ready For His Next Challenge

With an ADD sense of humor and internet insights from a brief stint at a search engine optimization company, Toby Turner has emerged as a YouTube star and one of the site's greatest innovators. Turner ranks fifth among independent YouTubers...Show More Summary

Tens of Thousands of Pakistanis Breach Security Barrier Around Prime Minister's House Asking Him to Step Down

Popular cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan and Pakistani-Canadian Sufi scholar-turned-politician Tahirul Qadri allege that the May 2013 general election was rigged.

Stray Thoughts: Static IV

There’s no need for a “review” of Static IV. The video is great: the premiere was one of the funnest skate video experiences ever (New York had the first premiere, so everyone was unaware of the dual video format, Jake part, and plenty of other surprises), and the physical copy feels more like a fancy […]

Two SuperPACs Focused On Ending SuperPACs Release New TV Commercials

7 hours agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

We've been writing up some of the new political efforts to try to put some limits on money in politics, including Larry Lessig's Mayday SuperPAC, Represent.us' satirical campaign for the "most honest politician," Gil Fulbright, and also CounterPAC, a SuperPAC that tries to get politicians to take a pledge not to accept dark money. Show More Summary

Early Bird Pricing for Barcelona Conference Ending Soon

The Early Bird Pricing for the Property Portal Watch Conference in Barcelona will finish on the 1st September. To make sure that you don't miss out on this special price (20% off the full rate), register now for the conference.

Why the US Open Desperately Needs the Superstars to Deliver

After the advent of Open era tennis in 1968, the U.S. Open spent a decade trying to establish its unique Grand Slam identity. Peter Bodo, tennis historian and author of The Courts of Babylon documented the following changes: The U.S....Show More Summary

Watch As Artie Lange And Giada De Laurentiis Take Part In A Very Odd Game Of ‘Catchphrase’

OfallthepairingsthatI’veseenplayingtheseTonightShow gamessinceIstarteddoingthenightcoverage,thisisprobablythestrangestone.GiadaDeLaurentiismakesperfectsensebecauseshe’scamerafriendlyandpeoplelikeher.ArtieLange ontheotherhandlookslikehe’sbeenpickedupoffthestreetanddumpedintothestudio.

Can You pass the Iran Quiz?

By Jeffrey Rudolph What can possibly justify the relentless U.S. political and economic aggression against Iran? It cannot be argued that Iran is an aggressive state that is dangerous to its neighbors,…

What's going on Friday? (Arcade FIre, X, OFF!, Kevin Morby, The Clean, Sidekicks, Earthless, Oddball Comedy & more)

Arcade Fire in Austin in April (more by Tim Griffin) You can browse our full NYC show calendar for all of tonight's shows, but here are some highlights... Arcade Fire, The Unicorns, Dan Deacon @ Barclays Center Arcade Fire's massive...

Acrobatic Little Boy Climbs a Refrigerator, Then Tops That Feat

11 hours agoOdd : Neatorama

(Video Link) This little boy easily climbs up on top of the refrigerator. He's proud of his accomplishment. But once he's done that a few times, he's ready for a new challenge. At about the 0:32 mark, does something astounding. Next, I suspect he'll try to walk along the ceiling. -via 22 Words

Welcome to Sweden vs. Real-Life Sweden: Amy Poehler and Aubrey Plaza Edition

Welcome to Sweden is NBC’s summer sitcom starring Greg Poehler (Amy’s brother) as a Midwestern accountant named Bruce who moves to Sweden to be with his girlfriend Emma (Josephine Bornebusch). My wife, who was born and raised in Sweden,...Show More Summary

Video replaces the sounds in Game of Thrones with old video game sounds

13 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

If you think there's too much violence and sex and awful human behavior in Game of Thrones, you'll enjoy this light hearted remix where all the sounds of the show are replaced with old school video game noises. If you like Game of Thrones already, you'll like the video because it's more Game of Thrones. Read more...

Mario Balotelli: The Man, The Myth, The Legend

13 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Mario Balotelli’s name precedes him, just as it was with the man he’ll be replacing with his imminent arrival at Liverpool. When Premier League fans think of Balotelli, they think of “Why Always Me”, bathroom fireworks, and his slew of … Continue reading ? Mario Balotelli: The Man, The Myth, The Legend is a post from World Soccer Talk.

The 2017 total solar eclipse awarded to the United States

13 hours agoOdd : Kottke.org

I do not officially have a bucket list 1 but if I did have one, watching a total solar eclipse would be on it. Was just talking about it the other day in fact. Well. I am pretty damn excited for the Great American Eclipse of 2017! In...Show More Summary

Star Trek Fans Release ‘Prelude To Axanar’ And Plans To Trek Further

The mainstream Star Trek franchise may have an insurrection on its hands as the fan-made film Star Trek: Axanar gets $200,000 on Kickstarter and releases Prelude To Axanar. Prelude to Axanar is a short documentary style film detailing the events of the Battle of Axanar, a clash between the Federation and the Klingons that occurred

Jacob’s Ladder Using a 10kV Oil Transformer

13 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Hack a Day

Jacob’s Ladders are a staple experiment in any self-respecting mad scientist’s lair — err, a hacker’s workshop. And why not? High voltage, arcing electricity, likely more than enough to kill you even — brilliant! But in all their awesomeness,...Show More Summary

Vanessa Hudgens Hits Up Yoga Class with Sister Stella

Vanessa Hudgens dons a cool tee reading ‘Search For Your Soul in Rock ‘N Roll’ after yoga class on Thursday afternoon (August 21) in Studio City, Calif. The 25-year-old actress left a yoga class alongside her younger sister, Stella, and BFF Ashley Tisdale was also seen exiting the same building earlier in the day. PHOTOS: [...]

The Dangers of Texting … With an Emotionally Abusive Partner

This heartbreaking text exchange with an emotionally abusive partner will feel all too familiar to anyone in a relationship characterized by domination and control. The post The Dangers of Texting … With an Emotionally Abusive Partner appeared first on The Good Men Project.

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