February 1, 2011
QLOCKTWO is a Word Clock
Time just flashes by with words on the QLOCKTWO. It's best for people who can't read clocks, but would like to mask it with a contemporary looking art piece in their house.
Photo Gallery: Where Subway Cars Go to Retire
Back in 2000, the NYC Transit Authority joined the artificial reef building program off the East Coast of the US and hundreds of stripped and decontaminated subway cars were sent via barge to be dumped in the Atlantic Ocean.
BBC Show Top Gear Calls Mexicans "Lazy, Feckless, Flatulent, and Overweight"
BBC auto show Top Gear has received an official demand from the Mexican embassy for an apology after hosts made a slew of xenophobic jokes while reviewing a Mexican sports car called the Mastretta MXT.
Ferris Bueller Board Game
Artist Maxim Dalton made a fully playable board game version of "Ferris Bueller's Day Off." It's part of a tribute show dedicated to John Hughes. Not quite as fun is Hungry Hungry Uncle Bucks.
Sexual Harassment Stock Photography
Let's take a minute out of our busy days to celebrate the important medium of stock photographs depicting inappropriate office behavior.
Star Wars Last Supper
A cosplay recreation of "The Last Supper" with slave bikinis, Sith Lords and pizza. Fine art meets high nerd. Many more over at photographer Robin Cook's site.
100 Pictures Of Rabbits To Bring You Good Luck For The Lunar New Year
Happy year of the rabbit! This Chinese Lunar New Year, don't take chances! Get your fill of cute bunnies and rabbits, and you will be lucky all year round.
Justin Bieber Topless
It sounds so much dirtier when you say "topless" instead of "shirtless." He was apparently texting photos from this shoot to Selena Gomez. Even his sexting is wholesome. Rihanna could teach him a few lessons..
All The Porn Sites Are Owned By The Same Company
Well, most of the free ones, anyway. Just a couple of dudes "from the competitive-foosball circuit" in Montreal. Click through to NYMag for the full scoop on this vast porn hegemony that's been controlling the pornography part of your brain since 2007.
The Tortoise And The Hare IRL
A diver at the Richina Underwater World in Beijing, China performs The Tortoise and the Hare for onlookers.
Poorly Spelled Death Threat From 1912
A recently unearthed death threat against Red Sox pitcher Joe Wood from 1912. Wood was having a stellar season that year and the scoundrels who typed this letter were apparently trying to knock him off his game with typos. It's strangely comforting to see that trolls haven't gotten any better at spelling in almost a century.
A new kids' show on BBC features a fun gang of skateboarding, reggae-loving, crime-stopping mice.
Oregon Trail Bonus Level
This game was brutal. Disease and sensitive men named Terry lurked around every corner.