Spoiler: one of them is a giant, shining, cricket-playing, six-hitting, stormtrooper robot thing.
A Brazilian paraplegic made the “first kick” using a robotic exoskeleton in Sao Paulo during the World Cup opening ceremony.
On Wednesday, the editor of W Magazine told BuzzFeed that he has no future plans to hire Terry Richardson. Editors from GQ, Vanity Fair and New York, however, aren’t ruling him out.
With oil, shirtless horseback riding and religious references galore, Egor Zhgun’s animated video highlights many hallmarks of Putin’s rule.
The opening to the Sochi paralympic games featured Russian President Vladimir Putin, a giant boat called “Peace,” and teams from both the United States and Ukraine in attendance.
The best moments have little to do with winning.
The minor technical hiccup during Sochi’s opening ceremony set the internet ablaze with jokes. Because internet.
Which is a lot to say, honestly.
The group that made a name for itself by posing as a lesbian couple performed in Sochi, despite Russia’s “gay propaganda” law.
That are better than your grandma’s pumpkin-embroidered cardigans.
The end of summer is nigh. But your love of ice cream knows no season.
Bigger isn’t always better. Unless we’re talking about slices of cake.
The catwalks are complicated these days. They should really come with a map.
Shoes you’ll want to wear all summer long.
And lived to tell about it. (Then again, I also did not wear it back to the office.)
She modeled in the show for her clothing line, which came with live music by “IUD,” signs that said stuff like “goat pussy,” and super awkward model dancing.
Yoko Ono designed a a collection of men’s clothes for the holiday shopping season. It includes just what every man you know wants: tight, pink, see-through mesh tops with shoulder cutouts!
The moving tribute to the victims of the 7/7 London bombings featured a haunting performance by singer Emeli Sande. It was one of the most powerful moments of the evening, but it never aired in the US. Watch it now. (Edit: There are some reports that it was more generally a tribute to those who had passed away before the Olympics could begin. Regardless it was cut out of the US broadcast.)
In the course of this totally bizarre ceremony, 25 moments stood above the rest.
Fifteen years ago, Rowling was a single mom living in poverty. Now she’s an international symbol of the wonder of children’s literature.
Queen Elizabeth II jumped out of a helicopter and Mr. Bean played a synthesizer. Happy Olympics!
A guide to Danny Boyle’s fantastical opening ceremony in 15 GIFs.
Drinking in front of your TV to the Opening Ceremony of the London Games? Get plastered with purpose by following this drinking game. (The ceremony starts at 7:30 p.m. ET on NBC!)
From today’s, shall we say, slightly over the top opening ceremony to the London Olympics. Yes, that’s really Daniel Craig and, also yes, that’s really the freaking queen of England.
Casting director, kind of joking, kind of not: “Do you think she could lose maybe a few ounces by Friday?”
I want that Fozzie sweater. See more of the collection at the OC blog.