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May 30, 2012

BubbleGoth Head Band Tutorial Photo

DIY - BubbleGoth headband You need: - Strong paper or cardboard (it's not absolutely necessary but helps to hold the spikes in place) - fabric - spikes - fake flowers - glue (I use E6000) - needle and a thread - elastic Step 1 - Cut a strip out of p…

25 Sports Hotties Taking Pictures Of Themselves

It's difficult to even remember a world before the iPhone and Twitter. Both are monumental technological achievements on their own, but magic is made when the two are combined. Obviously, I'm referring to the sexy self portraits that permeate the va…

Boy Finds Dead Uncle's Pic In Sale Camera

WICHITA, Kan., May 29 (UPI) -- The family of a 13-year-old Kansas boy who found a picture of a long-dead uncle inside a camera he bought at a garage sale said it may be a sign from beyond.

James Franco Has A Few Thoughts On "Girls"

Like many others, Franco wants to see more diversity on the show. But he also thinks Adam, Charlie and the other men of Girls are "the biggest bunch of losers I've ever seen." As for his advice to Hannah? "Get a fucking job."

Inspiring Kid With Spastic CP Runs At Field Day, Is Awesome

By way of The Daily What comes this video of Matt, a kid at Colonial Hills Elementary School in Ohio. Matt was given the option to sit out or run in the school’s Field Day Race, and he chose to run. The important note here is that Matt has spastic…

40 Of The Most Powerful Photographs Ever Taken

A moving collection of iconic photographs from the last 100 years that demonstrate the heartbreak of loss, the tremendous power of loyalty, and the triumph of the human spirit. Warning: Some of these will make you weep.

30 Reasons Being A Woman Is Awesome

Women live longer, get to wear more sequins, and are better communicators and leaders. In case you needed more reasons being a chick is great, here they are.

Québec! What Is Going On Up There?

1. Happy mobs are all alike; every unhappy mob is unhappy in its own way. This has been lost on a lot of journalists in the last few weeks as many Québécois1 have poured into the streets, banging casserole dishes and getting beaten up and arrested f…

Chicago White Sox Announcer Loses His Mind

After Jose Quintana got ejected, a man named Hawk Harrelson went nuts. The highlight? "You've got to be beepin' me." The Hawk isn't one to curse on TV. Now all we need is someone to get on the dubstep remix. (Thanks Derek!)

How To Piss Off Neo-Nazis

This amazing t-shirt stunt, pulled off last August at a right wing extremist rock concert in Germany, just won a deserved One Show Gold Pencil.

Our E3 2012 Wish List From 1UP.com

Marty Sliva: Hey Nintendo, I'm not sure if you remember, but you released a pretty neat RPG for the SNES back in 1995. It was called EarthBound, and it delivered a strange dose of Americana rife with charm, humor, and a phenomenal (if not slightly i…

Hasidic Sect Bans Women From Using Smartphones

The leader of the Satmar sect of Hasidic Jews has banned the phones for all women of the sect — men may use them if necessary for work, but only with internet filtering in place.

24 Survival Tips For Living Alone

Living solo can make a few nagging home and kitchen issues even more frustrating than when you have someone around to help. Here's how to make some of that stuff easier (though overall these are small prices to pay for never having to wear pants around the house).

Jewish Figures Defend Poland

Groups including the Anti-Defamation League are with Poland on the "Polish death camps" issue. Daroff dissents: "Methinks the Poles doth protest too much about this 'controversy.'"

Extreme Winds Lift Grounded 747

If the nose is a rockin', don't come knockin'? Can't tell if Nature is angry at humanity for achieving flight or trying to help get that plane into the air.

Andy Samberg In Tiny White Shorts

I spy many of the SNL guys (both former and present) in short shorts and tight shirts filming a car wash scene for "Grown Ups 2." Look at Andy Samberg's butt, just look at it.

Your Guide To The NBA Draft Lottery

Tonight's the night of the goofiest event in sports: the NBA Draft lottery. Chance will decide the fates of 14 NBA teams, who all want to have the opportunity to select one unibrowed, game-changing center. Here's what it means for each team if they win.

"The Outs": Like "Girls," But You Won't Hate All Of Them

Like they say, living in New York City ain't easy, or whatever. Created by aspiring filmmaker Adam Goldman, "The Outs" details the life of a twenty-something gay man as he and his friends struggle to deal with everything from finding the perfect party cardigan to the nightmare of running into drunk exes at said parties. Shot in six parts, the first two are currently live.

Can France's First Couple Prove That Marriage Doesn't Have To Matter In Politics?

“It was never, throughout the entire campaign, raised as an issue," said Laurent Binet, a French writer working on a book about new president François Hollande, in an interview with the New Yorker. “Hollande and Valérie Trierweiler have officially been a couple for five years. Seen from this angle, marriage would be only an administrative formality.”

Goth Day At Disneyland

Disneyland in California unofficially hosts an annual "Bats Day in the Fun Park," where hundreds of goths descend on the park. Judging from this year, it looks like a lot of Goths in Hot Weather. [Update: We've edited this post to direct your attention to the original source, which is Vice.com. Go there now!]

Apparently Michelle Obama Did Not Read Her Husband's Book

On The Daily Show last night, Michelle Obama said the death of Barack's father focused him and prompted him to transfer to Columbia University. In fact, as he recounts on the first page of his famous, best-selling memoir, the future president had already transferred to Columbia when his father died.

"Truman Show" Delusion Becoming More Common

Psychiatrists are seeing an increase in the number of patients who think they're the unwilling star of a secret reality show. This "Truman Show" delusion may be the first mental illness to come out of the 21st century's obsession with quick and easy fame.

Kickstarter To Find Bigfoot

If the government knew it was only going to cost $5,000 to find Sasquatch, wouldn't they have done it years ago? I smell conspiracy.

Read This, Stand Up

The Wirecutter's "Best Standing Desks" feature is less a review than an impassioned paean to stretching your legs. I'm not sure it's even possible to read this entire thing sitting down.

Hollywood Photographer Tyler Shields Promises $100,000 To A Family In Need After Destroying A Birkin Bag For "Art"

Shields was criticized earlier this week for shooting photos of his girlfriend, Francesca Eastwood, chain-sawing and burning a Hermès Birkin bag. Shields didn't apologize for the financially insensitive stunt, but he did promise to match the price of the bag for a good cause: "If somebody wants to buy one of the Birkin photos, I will donate $100,000 — not to a charity — but to a family. I will give one family in need $100,000 cash, tax-free."

Will Mormon Women Vote For Romney?

Author Joanna Brooks, who calls herself a "Progressive Mormon," says not to be so sure. Progressive Mormon women like herself, she writes, don't support "harsh anti-immigrant policies" or "unacceptable attacks on the dignity and equality of LGBT families, many of whom are also doing the vital work of parenthood but without the rights and protections of civil marriage."

Teletubby Actress Sets Record Straight On Tinky Winky's Sexuality

Nikky Smedley, who played yellow Teletubby Laa-Laa, says that contrary to the claims of Jerry Falwell and others, purple 'tubby Tinky Winky was not gay. Or straight: "What kind of person can take the obvious innocence and turn it into something else? We were hardly sexual beings."

Sex Tape Spliced Into Graduation Video

HELLERUP, Denmark, May 29 (UPI) -- The principal of a Danish high school said he was outraged when a video shown at graduation was interrupted by a video of a student having sex.

Jurassic Turnpike: Dinosaur Park Opens In New Jersey

SECAUCUS, N.J., May 29 (UPI) -- Field Station: Dinosaurs, a theme park featuring 31 life-sized animatronic dinosaurs, opened to the public during the weekend in Secaucus, N.J.

Kate Middleton Is Wearing That $2,000 Pink Dress Again

The Brits are ramping up for the Queen’s Jubilee celebration this week, and Buckingham Palace threw its version of a BBQ this afternoon. OK, so technically it was a garden party, complete with tea, crumpets, and 8,000 well-wishers, according to Graz…

Beyonce Reveals Pregnancy Weight Gain

It's official: Beyonce has lost the baby weight! The pounds she put on while pregnant with Blue Ivy were gone this past Saturday night when she returned to the stage in Atlantic City for her first concert post-baby (with First Lady Michelle Obama an…

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