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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?

Rock Beats Everything, Always

You can play rock, paper, scissors with a machine now!

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.

Charlie Sheen Seeks Social Media Intern

This is an actual thing.

Gotta Save The Beer

Mitch Davie ain't scared of no high velocity bat flung into a crowd of spectators.

Upright Dogs

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.

If Invoices Were Honest

Yeaahhhh, I'm gonna have to ask you to pay me triple time for that request.

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!

The Most Bizarre Police Sketches Ever

I guess they all can't be spot on.

Gaddarfield

Sent into our Editorial Tips inbox with no comment by Simon Greiner.

From Vegas With Love

The Hangover meets James Bond? What could go wrong?

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."

Bohemian Rhapsoda

Don't cha want a, want a Fantasy?

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.

Kitty Love

This is easily the cutest thing I've seen all day. Can I has love?

'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.

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.

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.

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! …

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.

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