November 1, 2010
When People Break-Up
David McCandless recently had a TED Talk about info-graphics, and in it he referenced a data set about Facebook and break-ups. He looked over 10,000 status-updates to learn why people ended their romantic relationships. It's ain't official until it's Facebook official.
There's Something Upsetting About These Old JC Penney Ads
It could be the outdated prints. Or it could be the dudes' GIANT PENISES.
Missed Connections From The Rally To Restore Sanity And/Or Fear
Rallies are a good place to meet your soul mate, and probably the only place you can get away with saying, "Hey baby, what's your sign?"
The Best Costumes From The 2010 High Heel Drag Queen Race
Every state has unique Halloween traditions. In Washington, DC on the Tuesday before Halloween, thousands of people flock to Dupont Circle to watch costumed drag queens show off their elaborate outfits and race. Here are some especially memorable costumes from this year's event.
This Halloween, Maru discovered a pumpkin and dressed up as a nerdy pumpkinhead named Dr. Pumpkin. He also got into the sink and, later, a small box. This has been your breaking Maru news update for the day.
A Typographic Anatomy Lesson
This is like porn for typography enthusiasts. I'm geeking out hardcore.
Snooki's Halloween Costume
Maybe Snooki has eaten so many pickles that she's actually starting to identify as one.
Tea Party Queen
Deviant Art user Audwee's twist on the famous Titanic scene, with Sarah Palin holding up Tea Partier Christine O'Donnell. Here's to hoping they'll go down together.
FDA Ends October with Drug Approvals, Rejection
FDA approves drugs from Forest Labs and Avanir but rejects Biodel in what was a tough month overall for drug reviews.
Red Shirt Guy Added To World Of Warcraft
Azeroth has two new denizens: Falsted Wildhammer and his red-garbed friend, the Wildhammer Fact Checker. Blizzard added them into the new World of Warcraft expansion after a certain red shirted guy noted Falsted's absence.
104 Best Costumes At The NYC Village Halloween Parade
Last night was the 38th annual NYC Village Halloween Parade. From ghouls to Gagas, this year's parade had it all.
"The Sanity Song" By Jon Stewart Feat. The Gregory Brothers
The Gregory Brothers autotune Jon Stewart's Rally to Restore Sanity And/Or Fear final speech.
Putting The Rally To Restore Sanity And/ Or Fear Into Perspective
Take a look at the rally's turnout infographic style...215,000, Stewart/ Colbert Vs. 87,000, Glenn Beck. Now these are some numbers you can believe in.
Angry Clowns: Don't Call Washington Politics 'a Circus'
With all the talk that American politics has turned into a circus, AOL Weird News asked circus folks if they were offended by being compared to politicians.
Skinny Jeans for Guys: Sachin on Fashion
Can men wear skinny jeans? AskMen's fashion editor settles the debate once and for all.
Forget Inception, Try Extraction: Scientist Says Dream Recorder Is 'Possible'
Which leads him to believe that one day a dream recording device could be developed that will allow researchers to monitor what people are dreaming of--provided that they are dreaming of things that were previously noted in the researchers tests.
Sanity Rally Photos
The Rally to Restore Sanity wrapped up in Washington, D.C. , with a huge crowd on hand to see performances from The Roots, John Legend, Yusuf Islam (Cat Stevens), Ozzie Osbourne, Tony Bennett and more.