March 7, 2011
Incredibly Preserved Chinese Mummy Uncovered
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?
Baby Beluga In The Deep Blue Sea
The Shedd Aquarium's baby beluga turned 1 year old this past December! I wonder why it always looks like belugas are smirking? Perhaps because Raffi made a song specifically about them.
How To Spot A Liar
A useful infographic on foiling prevaricators (dirty liars) for all you fledgling forensic psychologists. See the whole chart over at Westword.
Gotta Save The Beer
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.
Lindsay Lohan Surveilance Video Stills
Stills obtained by Entertainment Tonight from the surveillance video at the heart of Lindsay Lohan's theft trial. Grand Theft LiLo!
85 Funny And/Or Ridiculous Vintage Computer Ads
The ultimate collection of old computer ads. I think the sexy Bill Gates one is my favorite.
9 Accurate Work From Home Demotivational Posters
Mr. Juicy thinks these are hilarious. So lonely...so, so lonely.
William Shatner Wakes Up The Crew Of The Discovery
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.
Never-Before-Seen 9/11 Footage
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."
James Bond In Drag
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.
Toothpick Portraits Of Celebrities
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!
Drive Me Closer IRL
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.
The Creepiest Mobile Phone Ever
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!
Meet Beast, Mark Zuckerberg's New Puppy
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."
King Philip IV Signs Autographs
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.
When Classic Art And Cartoons Collide
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.
7 Terrible Life Lessons Learned from 'the Neverending Story'
It's hard to find someone who hasn't seen 1984's The NeverEnding Story at least once, if only on cable. It's one of those movies like The Shawshank Redemption that didn't seem like a big deal at the time, but now is as much a part of our childhoods as playing with Legos or shooting people because we knew the courts couldn't prosecute minors.
Katie Couric Investigates the Sillies from Katie Couric, Jake, Seth , LOOSEWORLD, and FOD Team
Katie Couric compiles this report investigating the myth that is known as "shaking the sillies out". She also speaks with a class of young school children who still believe in the possibility of "shaking ones sillies out".
Gisele Bundchen & Tom Brady: Carnival Couple
Gisele Bundchen and husband Tom Brady holds hands after landing at the airport on Saturday (March 5) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
UGO's Apollo 18 Xbox 360 and Dead Space 2 Retweet Giveaway
UGO has reviews, spoilers, trailers and more for all the latest movies. Don't waste your time, find out which movies to see and why.
'Laughing Baby' Joins Other Baby Viral Video Stars
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.
Robert Pattinson & Kristen Stewart: What They Nibble on in Their Hotel!
Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart are getting plenty of delicious alone time — literally! The couple is staying at the Sheraton Wall Center Hotel in Vancouver, BC Canada where they are shooting Breaking Dawn.
Snake Bites Big Fake Boob
His mistake, he thought they were made of real, organic material that he could eat.
Who Made It to the 'American Idol' Top 13? (Not 12!)
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 Is Creeping Out Young Girls on Twitter
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.
Adorable Street Art by a 10 Year Old
Children’s book author Aaron Zenz‘s kids sound pretty phenomenal. According to our friends at The Daily What, after a Zenz family screening of Exit Through the Gift Shop, his 10-year-old daughter Gracie decided that her dearest ambition was to be a street artist herself.
Fennville High School Basketball Star Wes Leonard Collapses and Dies after Hitting Game-Winning Shot
After a sinking a shot for a thrilling overtime win, 16-year-old Wes Leonard collapsed on the court and later passed away.
Fallon Inspires Ben & Jerry's Flavor
"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.
Watch Kellan Lutz Get Extremely Affectionate with Paparazzi in Vancouver!
Kellan Lutz was photographed arriving in Vancouver, British Columbia, on Thursday night to get back to work filming The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn.
Charlie Sheen Twitter Update: Announces Book Title ‘Apocalpyse Me’
Charlie Sheen has plans for a book and he shared them with his nearly 1.5 million Twitter followers on Thursday night.
Michaele Salahi Doesn’t Have an ‘Addiction’
Michaele Salahi's presence is missed during her Real Housewives of D.C. co-star Cat Ommanney')s launch party for her memoir Inbox Full held Thursday at NYC's Ted Gibson Salon.
Charlie Sheen Starts Live ‘Sheen’s Korner’ Webcast; ‘SNL’ Spoofs the Actor
Although Charlie Sheen recently opened up a Twitter account to voice his sometimes erratic thoughts, the Two and a Half Men star has taken to a new form of outlet with the premiere of his live webcast, Sheen's Korner.
Charlie Sheen Memorabilia: ‘Sheen and Heard’ Launches T-Shirt Line!
Want a little piece of Charlie Sheen history? Obsessed with the chatty actor’s “epic” quotes? Charlie Sheen’s recent media bender has produced a lot of material, and now you can wear a little piece of the action!
Landscape Rock up for Auction
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! …
'American Idol' Recap: 13 Finalists Revealed + Power Rankings!
That means this year’s top 12 is actually a top 13, and here’s a very quick breakdown of the favorites as I see with the first edition of our power rankings.
Time Warp: Louis C.K. on Conan in 1993
For no reason other than I find it interesting, here’s Louis C.K. performing stand-up on “Late Night with Conan O’Brien” back in 1993. At the time, C.K. was actually one of Conan’s writers, and it’s cool to see him in his early days.
Gwyneth Paltrow Shows off Her Naughty Side in 'Glee' Sneak Peek
Is that you Gwyneth Paltrow?! In a preview posted on TVLine, Gwyneth is back for round two of Glee and we have to say, we didn’t know she had this in her!
Lady Gaga News - Lady Gaga Rocks Out with Maria Aragon in Toronto
Little Maria Aragon had her Greyson Chance moment on Thursday night, as the 10-year-old YouTube star who shot to web fame after posting a video of her singing Lady Gaga‘s “Born This Way” was invited on stage to perform with Mama Monster.
Dakota and Elle Fanning Reportedly Considering Doing Biopic on the Shaggs
According to an exclusive report from Vulture, the Fanning sisters, Dakota and Elle, are considering teaming up to play two-thirds of infamous sibling rock band The Shaggs in a biopic. Beloved by record store clerks looking to annoy their customers,…
HBO Will Preview Game of Thrones Early
Not 24 hours after we reported that George R.R. Martin is considering releasing his next novel well before the predicted date of “never,” HBO has announced that its Martin-based drama series Game Of Thrones will be showing up early as well.
"Miley Cyrus/The Strokes"
But then when your leadoff sketch is the (admittedly cute) "lesser known members of the Black Eyed Peas have a talk show!" you know this one will be scraping the barrel, quality-wise. Look, SNL, we need to talk about the "X has a talk show!"
Watch Charlie Sheen’s Ustream Webcast Live
Charlie Sheen took to Twitter Saturday to announce he will appear live tonight at 10 Eastern (7 Pacific) on Ustream. Charlie’s calling the show Sheen’s Korner – “Your either in Sheen’s korner or with the trolls.”
Hilary Rhoda Hits the Beach in FOAM Magazine
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.
To Pee or Not to Pee: Guess When Researchers Say You Make Wiser Decisions?
Because there really and truly seems to be a study about absolutely everything these days, psychologists from the University of Twente in the Netherlands set forth to discover when people make better decisions: when their bladders are full, or when their bladders are empty. Here's their surprising discovery...
Fall 2011'S Most OMG-Inducing Shoes and Bags
Warning: the next six months may be brutal, as we wait for these tantalizing heels, boots, bags and clutches to hit stores! In the meantime, bookmark this page for when you need an instant style pick-me-up! Flip through, drool over and prepare to enjoy!
MISSING: Lionel Richie, FOUND: Amazing Street Flier from Ace of Base
Aaaand now you're hearing the song in your head.
Courteney Cox Wore Another Bikini
And to bring this day to a close before Charlie Sheen does any more winning – Don’t bipolars eventually slip into a pit of depression and sleep for days or does he just coke right over that?
UFC Fighter Trades PUNCHES with Bar Patron
Just hours after UFC fighter Michael Bisping dominated his opponent at UFC 127 -- dude went to a bar and got into a STOMACH PUNCHING contest with one of the locals ... and TMZ has the painful footage!!!!