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May 8, 2012

The Avengers: What Did You Think?

During its opening weekend, The Avengers grossed a record-setting $200.3 million stateside. And we know your hard-earned money had something to do with it. Some of you might have gotten your post-movie discussion fix, but judging by our office, men …

So This Happened: Captain Kirk, Spock, Scotty, And Sherlock Holmes Went To A Hooters

So did you hear about the time Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Simon Pegg, and Benedict Cumberbatch went drinking at Hooters during the filming of Star Trek 2 and documented it via Twitter? Although some of the tweets have since been deleted (boooo @ pu…

The Most Entertaining Fail Faces In Sports

Fear of failure keeps many athletes out of the spotlight and far from success. But there are plenty of talented individuals who always give their all, regardless of possible defeat...

Dark Lips, Pink Hair And Other Beauty Trends From The Met Gala

The fashion was great, but let's not skip out on the hair and makeup.

Catholic League President: We're Winning The War Against "The Daily Show"

Bill Donohue says "the campaign is going to continue" until Jon Stewart apologizes. The next step is to target religious leaders.

Abraham Lincoln Invented Facebook

[Ed note: read the update below...this is likely definitely a hoax.] Intrigued by a possible connection between PT Barnum and Abe Lincoln, Nate St. Pierre travelled to the Lincoln Museum in Springfield, IL. Once there, he stumbled upon something cal…

Turkish Soccer Player Solves Racism With Groin Kick

A tale as old as time, and a great reason to love soccer: one guy says something racist, so the other guy lifts him off the ground with a boot to the nuts.

Naked Woman Seen In New Canadian $20 Bill

OTTAWA, May 8 (UPI) -- Focus groups say Canada's coming new plastic $20 bill has images of a naked woman and New York's World Trade Center towers, CTV News reported.

PICTURE: The Avengers In High School

I found this picture of The Avengers in high school over on Reddit, and while I know I said Hawkeye and Black Widow were mostly worthless characters (Whedon did an incredible job trying to make them seem relevant, but trying to make a girl with a pi…

39 Ways Men Use Pinterest

Who says Pinterest is only for women? Oh.

The Best NBA Animal Doppelgängers

Good luck unseeing these. Sorry.

Jeremy Sisto Has A "Homeless Clown" Alter Ego ...Who's Also A Singer

The current star of Suburgatory (who I happened to love in his other works like Clueless and Six Feet Under) is completely serious about this. At least he can sing?

Harajuku Crepes Look Like The Most Amazing Food Ever

If thousands of businesses that sell these don't pop up in the U.S. by the end of this year I will be extremely disappointed in you America.

24 Things That Don't Make Any Sense

Here's a collection of life's greatest mysteries.

World's Worst Emergency Telephone

I am surprised this area isn't full of skeletons.

16 People Who Wore Either Too Much Or Too Little To The Met Gala

We get it, Hollywood: mesh is sooo in this season. But is flashing your private areas to the entire world also a trend that we never heard about?

Is "Liking" Protected By The Constitution?

Despite an alarming court ruling, "Liking" on Facebook should be protected like any other speech. FWD's resident lawyer person explains.

German BMW Commercials Are More Conceptual, Nuder

New spot for BMW's Lane Departure Warning System, starring a male driver's disembodied head. Brief nude beach shot.

This Idiot Got "ESPN" Tattooed On His Face

Because when he looks in the mirror he wants to be reminded of that place that will never hire him.

My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic Photo

For all the My Little Pony fans: There's a MLP heaven happening in the Toy Art Gallery on Melrose in Hollywood!! Featured are customized 18 ponies by 25 international artists and a bunch of original Pony inspired paintings. 3 All my sweet Moon Babie…

The Best Photobombs From The 2012 Met Gala

Last night’s Met Gala offered plenty of ultra-glam shots–but thanks to the crowded red carpet it also gave us some excellent and hilarious photobombs. And, as everyone knows, as fun as it is to see your favorite celebrities looking all poised and fa…

21 Photos Of Hillary Clinton Looking Like A Boss On Her Trip To India

The Secretary of State spent the last few days in India, where she met with Indian leaders, took in some dance shows, and did a lot of waving.

Three Ads Mitt Romney Helped Fund To Stop Gay Marriage

In 2008 presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney donated $10,000 through his PAC to the National Organization for Marriage to help in their efforts to pass California's Proposition 8, which reversed the state court's decision to legalize gay marriage. Here are three ads Romney helped pay for.

Slogans For Canada's Basketball Team

Multi-time NBA MVP Steve Nash has been named General Manager of Canada Basketball, whatever that means. Since the country's making this big basketball push, we figured they could use a new slogan, too.

Bloomberg Draws Contrast With Obama On Gay Marriage

Hizzoner, a prominent supporter of same-sex marriage, won't weigh in on whether or not the president should openly support it. "I don't think there's any question about what I think is right."

What Was Your Favorite Children's Book Growing Up And Why?

Today's a good day to celebrate how important children's books are to kids growing up. What book helped shape you and still sticks with you today?

Romney Camp Recalls Good Old Days Of Clinton

At least Bill ran as a new Democrat, says one adviser. Using Clinton as an Obama foil, Team Romney seeks to cast "forward"-looking incumbent as an "old-style Democrat."

The World's Fattest Woman Is Marrying A Chef

Susanne Eman, who weighs 800-pounds and has made it a goal to become the fattest woman in history, is marrying a chef that she met on the Internet.

Beautiful Bird Huddles

Here are some birds huddling together because it is, as usual, that kind of a day.

Women's Vote Was “One Of The Greatest Mistakes America Made”

Grab the pitchforks and torches! The topic of Rush Limbaugh’s calling Sandra Fluke a “slut” and a “prostitute" was all the president and founder of The Brotherhood Organization of A New Destiny needed to go on a woman bashing sermon.

Mommy Bloggers Are A Wealthy Bunch

According to a new study, mommy bloggers have an average household income of $84,000, which is $14,000 more than the average for moms who don't blog. No word on whether any of this money actually comes from blogging — it may be that women with higher household incomes simply have more time and resources to put their thoughts on the internet.

The Evolution Of The School Desk

I never understood why.

How To Ask Your Boss For A Flexible Schedule

Hint: You probably shouldn't tell her it's because you want to change careers.

Jon Hamm And Reggie Watts Have A Jam Session

Hamm freestyles about the TV series, Taxi, of all things.

15 Genuinely Interesting Things About Rob Portman

The US Senator from Ohio would be the leading candidate to be Mitt Romney's vice presidential choice, if he wasn't widely viewed as a stiff. Actually, according to a Portman ally, he's kind of a badass.

Maurice Sendak On Life & Death

If you want to cry then you should watch this video.

An Instagram Camera In Real Life

For now, it's just a figment of someone's imagination from ADR Studio. The world is long overdue for a super sleek version of the Polaroid camera.

Graphic Australian Safe Driving Commercial Will Make You Cringe

It's from 1997, via the Transport Accident Commission, Down Under. Maybe it'll make some of you idiotic city drivers slow the F*CK down.

Dad Pulls Jesus Shirt Teen From School

CHESTER BASIN, Nova Scotia, May 7 (UPI) -- A Canadian 12th-grader suspended for wearing a "Life Is Wasted Without Jesus" T-shirt was pulled from school by his father over a religious tolerance forum.

Online Dating's Icky "Yellow Fever" Fetishists

Are you not-white and on the internet dating tip? Prepare for some skeevy racial fetishizers.

How Amazon Could Become The Next Saks Fifth Avenue

The online retailer is pouring money into its new Gilt-esque division that specializes in high fashion clothing. Despite being better known for selling everything from gardening tools to cat trees, it has the fashion industry on edge.

LearnVest CEO Alexa Von Tobel: Talk About Your Prenup On A Saturday

The founder of the financial planning company for women says that more than ever, women are starting businesses and becoming financially independent. And now, they need to know how to protect themselves if they make more money than their fiancés.

Republicans Admit: We Have A Latino Problem

From Romney's elusive immigration proposal to the party's lackluster relationship with Spanish-language media, Republican Party officials they've got a lot of "rebuilding" to do. "Give us a little time."

Vienna's First Cat Cafe

After three years of negotiations with city officials over hygiene issues, Vienna, Austria opened its first cat cafe last Friday. 'Cafe Neko', "Neko" meaning cat in Japanese, was opened by Vienna resident Takako Ishimitsu from Japan. Customers can stroke and interact with their five feline hosts while enjoying coffee or reading a magazine. It's heaven.

Who Wore It Better: 25 Dogs VS. Celebrities

It's the age-old question: who wears clothes better, dogs or celebrities? Your call.

Brazilian Ad Agency (Probably) Steals NYC Art Director's Award-Winning Nike Bench Idea

F/Nazca Saatchi & Saatchi, Nike's Brazilian agency of record, just released this smart ambient bench ad for their client. Thing is, an NYC AD won two student awards back in 2009 with the same exact idea.

Matt Kemp Is The New Barry Bonds

Great April stats aren't unique, but having the talent to avoid a massive fall-off? That's special.

Is Anja Rubik’s Right Hip The New Angelina Jolie’s Right Leg?

The Costume Institute Gala at the Met is often referred to as the Oscars of the East coast. Adding to that reputation was Anja Rubik, who gave the event it’s very own answer to the Oscar meme that was Angelina Jolie’s Right Leg. However, Rubik, who …

Thorgi! It's A Corgi Dressed As Thor!

You might not think The Avengers earning more than $200 million this weekend warrants a picture of a corgi dressed like Thor occupying an entire post, but come on, have you read FilmDrunk before? You know I’m posting this. I hear Thorgi’s brother Lo…

Killer Baseball Attacks!

This baseball hunted down this couple. It would not be denied.

Wisconsin Democrats: Cancelled Unity Rally A "Nonstory"

The Wisconsin Democrats cancel a unity rally planned for after today's primary to decide Scott Walker's recall election challenger. Conservatives allege "disunity," while rumors swirl that Tom Barrett's side pulled out.

"The Avengers" Totally Copied "Dexter's Lab"

Wow, this doesn't look good, Avengers. Also, i'm kidding!

Some Supermodel One-Ups Angelina Jolie's Leg

Expect an "Anja Rubik's Pelvic Bone" twitter to be set up imminently. Just one of the few fashion disasters to incur at the 2012 Met Ball.

Pomegranate Juice

The latest viral buzz from askmen.com

How Backlash Is Fixing Facebook Social Readers

Social reading is the future. So how did the current crop of social readers become so reviled?

Adorable Real-Life Pikachu Captured

The video gurus at Final Cut King made this awesome short in which they hunt down pikachu. BEWARE, PIKACHU IS REALLY, REALLY CUTE.

55-Year-Old Grandmother Auditions For Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders

Sharon Simmons originally wanted to audition at 22, but as a single mother, she couldn't make it work. 33 years later, after penning fitness books and becoming an actress, she's trying again.

The Goofiest Players In The NBA

In a league of goofs, these men rise above the rest.

Important Catnip PSAs

Law enforcement officials, cat counselors, and state legislators agree—catnip (called "Nip" on the streets) is tearing apart families and destroying lives. Please take a second to read these important catnip PSAs and share them with your cats or kittens. Nip: Not even once.

The Rabbis ♥ Joe Biden

The Veep had some fun addressing the Rabbinical Assembly's annual convention in Atlanta.

Intrepid Researchers In Los Angeles Discover Real-Life Pikachu

I don't think that I'm going to be the first person to say, THIS CHANGES EVERYTHING. There are many conclusions we can take from this discovery, first and foremost being that Nintendo has misled us for years about Pikachu being the "mouse-type" Pokémon. More to come.

The 13 Most Stressful TV Relationships

These fictional couples had us asking "will they or won't they?" for seasons in the most annoying way. Which TV couples have stressed you out the most?

Horrible and Embarrassing "Your First Period" Party Goods

As if puberty wasn't awkward enough, this company sells party supplies for your mom to throw you a party for your first period. If your mom does this, you should be allowed to put yourself up for adoption.

Anna Nicole Smith's Daughter Is The Spitting Image Of Her

Dannielynn Birkhead, daughter of the late Anna Nicole Smith, is now 5 years old, and looks exactly like her mother. Here she is looking pretty darn cute this past weekend at the Kentucky Derby.

A Shirtless, Tattooed Tom Cruise Gets Fondled By Abbey Lee Kershaw And Edita Vilkeviciute On The Cover Of W

Here’s family man Tom Cruise like you’ve never seen him before–at least not in a really long time–on another surprising, but definitely attention-grabbing W cover. As you may or may not be aware, Cruise is set to star as Stacee Jaxx in the big scree…

NSA Whistleblowers Warn Of Secret Spying Programs That Can Target Anyone

National Security Agency whistleblowers William Binney, former technical director; Kirk Wiebe, former senior analyst; and Thomas Drake, former senior official, sit down with “Viewpoint” host Eliot Spitzer for an extended interview. The men describe …

What Happens When A Normal Person Tries To Buy Facebook?

I don't know anything about investing and my checking account is as empty as yours. All I want is ONE share of Facebook.

Step By Step Guide For Surviving A Robot Uprising

The gang over at Epipheo interviewed Daniel H. Wilson — author of "Robopocalypse: A Novel"— to find out exactly how to survive a robot uprising and then made this awesome animated video to go along with it. In case you learn better via lists, we've got that for you too.

Why Meteorologists Shouldn't Wear Green Clothing

The Fox 2 Detroit weatherperson Jessica Starr forgot that green clothing disappears against the green screen this morning.

8 Tips For House Painting

The latest viral buzz from mainstreet.com

Intimate Moments With Jayne Mansfield (1956).

She was the Christina Hendricks of her era. Times a billion. Photos via Retronaut.

These Two Cats Are Best Friends

Cat Elevators, a cat singing the blues, and now cats hugging. Your day is complete.

The Only Guy Who Can Make NBA Stars Look Short

This is Igor Vovkovinskiy, the United States' tallest man, with Minnesota center Nikola Pekovic. Pekovic is 6 foot 11, but you would never know it here.

Fewer Young Women Are Getting The HPV Shot

A study found that fewer women are getting the series of three shots to protect against HPV, which are supposed to be received during a six-month period. In 2006, 50 percent of young women studied had completed the series of three shots. By 2009, there was only 22 percent completion. The vaccine, which can protect against cervical cancer, is recommended for all women under 26. It may have hurt a little, and it was a pain to have to go back to the doctor every two months, but I'm glad to be protected.

New Poll Says Half Of Americans Support Gay Marriage

Fifty percent of respondents in a recent Gallup poll thought same-sex marriage should be legal. That's down from 53 percent last year, but still only the second time in history that half or more of Americans have been in favor of legalization.

Gary Johnson: I'm The Best Candidate On Gay Marriage

Says he "crushes" Romney and Obama on civil liberties. Hard to disagree on that one.

Yogurt Gives Mice Bigger Balls

In studying yogurt's effects on obesity in mice, a team of MIT scientists discovered several unanticipated results. Basically, yogurt turned these mice into Kanye. Science is weird. First, the scientists noticed that the yogurt-eating mice were inc…

Au Revoir Carla Bruni: A Look Back At The French First Lady’s Style (And An Introduction To New First Lady Valérie Trierweiler)

On Sunday, while the rest of us were recovering from our Cinco de Mayo hangovers, France was having the second round of their presidential elections. As predicted by many French news outlets, incumbent President Nicolas Sarkozy lost to the Socialist…

Cenk Interviews Playboy Founder Hugh Hefner (Part 1)

Cenk interviews Hugh Hefner, founder of Playboy magazine, about the right wing’s “war against sex,” where President Obama has fallen short, and criticism from some feminists for exploiting women.

'SNL' Plays It Safe (Again), But FunnyOrDie.com Wins With 'GOP In My Vagina' Viral Video

Michael Shure, Michael Hastings and Tricia Rose talk about a trio of allegedly funny pieces of political satire: a “Saturday Night Live” sketch about “Fox & Friends,” an “SNL” cold open that didn’t end up airing and a FunnyOrDie.com clip where Kate …

Professor Layton Vs. Phoenix Wright Preview For Nintendo 3DS From 1UP.com

For the best Previews of Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright for Nintendo 3DS, check out this page on 1UP.com

118 Photos Of The Fabulous Divas, Exposed Models, Glamorous Goths And More From The Met Gala Red Carpet

Beyoncé went very sheer, Rihanna went surprisingly covered, and Mary-Kate Olsen went... scary. See them and SO MANY MORE CELEBS wearing glamorous clothes below in the complete fashion recap of the Met Gala.

What Happens When Microsoft Opts Not To Focus On Core Games At E3 Again?

Hardcore gamers may be displeased, but gaming is no longer Xbox's only function.

Simple, Life-Changing Tip Creates Perfect Sandwich Ratio

I don't mean to be overly dramatic, but: I'VE BEEN MAKING SANDWICHES WRONG FOR MY ENTIRE LIFE!

Megan Fox's Publicist Pulls Plug On 'ET' Interview

Actress Megan Fox was scheduled to do an interview with Entertainment Tonight and all went well as the star began the session... until someone tried to Hound this Fox. Correspondent Steve Jones slipped in a quip about a baby (which, as a stipulation…

David Axelrod Struggles To Explain President Obama's Opposition To Gay Marriage

Obama adviser David Axelrod appeared on Piers Morgan Tonight Monday and struggled to explain President Obama's opposition to gay marriage. "I'm not going to make news for the President, the President speaks very well for himself Piers," Axelrod said.

Celebrities With Ink: Which Tattoos Are Your Favorite Photo

Check out some of the ink your favorite celebrities have! I love all of Rihanna's tattoo's.. Who's tattoos are your favorite? xoxo

Octomom Nadya Suleman "Excited" For Her Porn Video

Nadya Suleman, who recently declared bankruptcy, has begun filming an X-rated "self-pleasure video" to pay for a new home for her 14 kids

All The Looks From The 2012 Met Ball Red Carpet

It’s the buzziest, most fashion-oriented red carpet of the year and it’s finally here! Welcome to the 2012 Met Ball red carpet! We’re updating our red carpet gallery in real time so check back often. Click through to see all the looks. Photos: Gett…

Mother's Day Gift Guide

The latest viral buzz from mainstreet.com

This Wounded Veteran's Transformation Is The Tearjerker Of The Day

Arthur Boorman injured his back and knees during multiple jumps as a paratrooper in the first Gulf War. For years, his doctors told him he’d never walk without the assistance of braces and canes. Then Boorman read an article about “Diamond” Dallas…

Kim Kardashian's Divorce Stalled Due To Kris Humphries' Feelings

Kim Kardashian, Kris Humphries divorce stalled due to Humphries' "feelings," says Kim's lawyer.

Here Are All The Fashions Kanye West Hates

It’s been a while since Kanye went on a Twitter rant. His Cinco de Mayo/Derby Day “things I hate” rant will not live up to the epic DONDA rant of January 5 but it’s still pretty good. As far as we can tell, Kanye was driving through NYC (and by that…

Miuccia Prada Might Not Attend The Met Ball Because She ‘Fell Off Her High-Rise Platform Shoes’

It’s Met Ball Monday! Unless you’ve been totally off the grid and care nothing about fashion, you know that the theme of the Costume Institute’s exhibit this year is “Schiaparelli & Prada: Impossible Conversations.” Suzy Menkes just reviewed the exh…

Oprah's OWN Network: Losses Approach $330m Amid Predictions It Will Be Axed Within The Year

Discovery, which partnered with Winfrey to launch the network and has been underwriting its costs, has invested nearly $600 million in it since 2008, according to an extensive report in Businessweek magazine.

Avengers Earns $200 Million In A Single Weekend For New Record

Well it looks like Ben may have already locked up the win in our Fantasy Summer Box Office pool. Ben had The Avengers, which exceeded even Hollywood’s most coke-fueled delusions, crushing Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows‘s previous opening weeke…

Kickboxer Supercut: Kickboxer: Just The Kicking

Sometimes, you hear an idea for a Supercut and you just know it’s going to be good. For instance, “Kickboxer: Just the Kicking.” There’s no way that could not be good. After the jump I’ve got just such a super cut, and I’m willing to bet that it’s e…

The Finger-Wave Hair Tutorial

@The Lady of Shalott I've got super-curly hair, like mach 5, Felicity-level curly, like curlier than the after shot of Jane's Flashdance-esque curling tutorial. and to do this look, I apply a LOT of gel to wet hair, fingerwave the top down to the e…

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