March 7, 2011
When 700 years old you reach, look so good you will not. A high-ranking female from the Ming Dynasty was accidentally discovered by road workers in eastern China. So can we reverse engineer whatever she was preserved in and all live forever?
Mitch Davie ain't scared of no high velocity bat flung into a crowd of spectators.
Aww, there's something peculiar but also very endearing about dogs that can walk upright. Maybe its because they seem all too human when they're standing on their hind legs.
The ultimate collection of old computer ads. I think the sexy Bill Gates one is my favorite.
Mr. Juicy thinks these are hilarious. So lonely...so, so lonely.
William Shatner recorded a Star Trek-themed wake up call for the crew of the space shuttle Discovery, currently in orbit on the shuttle's last mission. Bless those nerds at NASA.
Recently unearthed footage of the World Trade Center in flames on September 11th, 2001, shot from a NYPD helicopter and obtained through the Freedom of Information Act. The narration from the helicopter crew is riveting and heartbreaking. "Our people are down there."
Daniel Craig appears as a cross-dressing James Bond in an ad meant to raise awareness about gender inequity. More like "The Man With The Golden Gams!" Heyo and so forth.
When you think that every material imaginable has been used as an art form, you learn about one more. This time, renowned toothpick artist, Steven Bachman, has created detailed portraits of celebrities. Now that's impressive!
And they say memes aren't educational. Let's take a journey down the rabbit hole to see how something lulzy can teach us more about the fighting in Libya.
Want to feel closer to the person you're talking to? This is as close as it gets. Japanese researcher, Takashi Minato has created a human-shaped cell phone with a skin-like outer layer. No, this is not a joke - scarrrry!
Mark Zuckerberg created a Facebook profile for his new puppy. His name is Beast and he is cuter than God. According to the profile, Beast is a type of Hungarian Sheepdog known as a Puli. "Puli," in Hungarian, means "brilliant public relations strategy to soften your image."
More urban pranksterism from Improv Everywhere, this time deploying an actor with an eerie resemblance to the Velázquez portrait of Spain's King Philip IV to sign autographs at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. If you don't get the gag, and because I'm prone to condescension, King Philip IV has been dead for 371 years.
Cartoons have gone classic! Here, some of your favorite cartoon characters have found their way into the works of famous artists. However, the artist of these creative portraits is still at large.
They are the A-list of the pre-preschool set, the babies who take the Internet by storm, racking up millions and millions of YouTube views by just doing what babies do best: being adorable.
Thursday night's two-hour American Idol results episode was a prolonged nail-biter, and in the end the Top 24 hopefuls were reduced to the Top 13.
Charlie Sheen only joined twitter on Tuesday, but it didn't take long for him to realize its potential to score strange pussy. And then two seconds later he took that concept and made it creepy as hell.
"The unique new flavor features a rich vanilla bean ice cream with a salty caramel swirl and crunchy fudge covered potato chip clusters -- the perfect mix of salt and sweet for a late night snack," a news release touting the ice cream's introduction.
The other pictures at the auction site are just as interesting. The Q&A section is priceless! Humor aside, the proceeds from this particular auction go to the Christchurch Earthquake Relief Fund. The current bid is $8,000. Link -Thanks, Phil Fahey! …
Our favorite all-American model Hilary Rhoda covers the latest issue of chic LA-based surf mag FOAM. The editorial is Rhoda’s first since moving over to Women Management from IMG, and we love that she’s doing some less commercial work.