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October 14, 2012

Baumgartner's Jump Reenacted With Legos

This happened fast! 1:350 scale.

Wisconsin Senate Candidate's Son Says We "Have The Opportunity" To Send Obama Back To Kenya

Jason Thompson, the son of former Governor and Wisconson Senate candidate Tommy Thompson, speaking this morning at a brunch attended RNC Chairman Reince Priebus said that "we have the opportunity to send President Obama back to Chicago -- or Kenya." A woman in attendance then chimed in "we are taking donations for that Kenya trip." A spokesman for Thompson did not immediately return a request for comment. Update The Thompson campaign emails: "The Governor has addressed this with his son, just like any father would do. Jason Thompson said something he should not have, and he apologizes." The spokesperson added that Tommy Thompson himself was not in attendance at the event.

The Hipster Jets Fan Meme

He has season tickets, even though he can barely pay rent.

Weirdest Play Ever Features A Punt Block, Interception, And Touchdown

In today's Tampa Bay - Kansas City fiasco, this play happened, ruining football forever.

Watch Live: Record Freefall Jump From Edge Of Space

Watch live as Felix Baumgartner jumps from a balloon more than 120,000 feet in the air.

Watch A Man Fall From Space, In GIFs

Ever wonder what it's like to jump 24 miles straight down and possibly break the sound barrier? Well, Felix Baumgartner did it so you wouldn't have to.

The World's Most Talented Handi-Capable Doggie

Tori is paralyzed in her back legs and uses a wheelchair to get around, but that doesn't stop her from enjoying adventures on the trails, trying skiing, and helping her mom with yardwork. If this little pup doesn't make you smile, I don't know what will.

The Best "I'm With Stupid" Sign Ever

Proving once and for all that it's not the size of the sign that matters, but how you use it. Hat tip to Reddit user modestproposal81 for snapping the pic!

Moderate Republican Former Senator Arlen Specter Dies

Specter was first elected to the Senate in 1980 and served as a moderate Republican until he left the GOP in 2009, and lost his seat in 2010. He was 82 years old.

14 Geeky Tattoos That Are Actually Super Awesome

While it's true that some "nerd tattoos" are getting super old, if you get something original and true to yourself, it could be as awesome as these.

Derek Jeter Is Out For The Rest Of The Playoffs

An injury in the 12th inning of the Detroit Tigers' win over the Yankees, means the end of the Yankee captain's season.

Fantasy Football Score Correction Enrages 70,000 NFL Fans

The NFL correctly attributed a 13-yard TD pass to Ben Roethlisberger, which changed the results of thousands of fantasy football scores.

High School Team Starts Senior With Down Syndrome

Greg Zenas had never played varsity soccer before, even though he has been team manager for the Dexter, Michigan high school for the last six years. On October 4, his team and coach Scott Forrester surprised him with the opportunity to play.

Tester's Young Son Finds Trunk Latch Flaw

YONKERS, N.Y., Oct. 13 (UPI) -- U.S. product review company Consumer Reports said a 4-year-old boy helped discover a flaw in a Lexus trunk escape mechanism that put consumers at risk.

Even Palin's Ghostwriter Questions Palin Pick

"Really not the best plan," Lynn Vincent tells The New Yorker.

The Vice Presidential Debate, Songified

Auto-tune might be annoying in actual music, but it makes the stuff politicians say sound a lot cooler.

Kitten In A Jar

Do you guys think if I get a jar and put some toys in it, a kitten will grow inside?

Robert Pattinson And Kristen Stewart Relationship Photos

For the last four years, Twilight fans have speculated nonstop about the potential off-screen romance between on-screen lovebirds Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart. But it wasn't until July that their relationship was confirmed, after Stewart was…

Biden Schools Ryan: David Shuster Sums Up The VP Debate

Current TV's David Shuster calls the winner of the vice presidential debate live from Danville, Ky., in this exclusive Current.com Web video. "Biden had a remarkable debate for the Democrats ... Republicans were trying to spin afterward," he says.

Buzz Words With Biden

Twice during Thursday's vice presidential debate, Joe Biden used the word "malarkey" in response to answers given by his opponent, GOP nominee Paul Ryan.

Doctors 'Decapitated Baby During Birth And Tried To Hide It From Parents After The Dead Infant Was Delivered By C-Section'

In a court complaint that reads like the script of a horror film, Arteisha Betts and Travis Ammonette, of Florissant, described how doctors Gilbert Webb and Susan Moore had allegedly coerced them into a vaginal delivery against their wishes, and the…

Amanda Todd: Canadian Teen Kills Herself After Desperate Video Plea Begging Bullies To Stop

A 15-year-old Canadian girl was found dead Wednesday night, just weeks after posting a video about her battle with cyber bullies.

How To Accidentally ‘Invent Liveblogging’

When Joe Biden and Zombie Ayn Rand Paul Ryan begin their televised debate Thursday night, hundreds of professional media employees will be "liveblogging" the proceedings for hundreds of topical websites, from the New York Times to (maybe?) PerezHilt…

New England's Most Perfect Pancakes

But the greatest gift that fall has to offer is this: it's the time of year where pancakes taste their best, and they taste their best when eaten in New England. Who knows why—Puritan historians, sound forth! But it is a truth. And in the past few y…

Bad Lip Reading Parodies The Presidential Debate [VIDEO]

Before we leave behind the first presidential debate for the vice presidential showdown Thursday night, let's take one final look back at last week's debate.

Hezbollah Confirms Drone Program

BEIRUT, Lebanon, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- Lebanese resistance movement Hezbollah flew an unmanned surveillance drone over Israeli territory, the organization's leader said.

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