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.
Yeaahhhh, I'm gonna have to ask you to pay me triple time for that request.
I guess they all can't be spot on.
The Hangover meets James Bond? What could go wrong?
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."
Don't cha want a, want a Fantasy?
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!
QUEEN WILLOW STRIKES AGAIN.
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.
This is easily the cutest thing I've seen all day. Can I has love?