July 24, 2014
Nickelodeon Pulls The Final Five Episodes Of The Legend Of Korra · Newswire · The A.V. Club
This Friday’s episode of Nickelodeon’s The Legend Of Korra will be the last to air on television, at least for the foreseeable future. The network has pulled the final five episodes from its lineup and will instead release them digitally. According…
12 New City Ad Campaigns Guaranteed To Work
A new ad campaign is asking Chicago commuters to come to St. Louis for a "weekend quickie”, with the hopes of enticing young adults from Chicago to visit this summer. Without being asked, I’ve created advertisements for other cities around the country using the time tested idea that sex always sells.
5 Bizarre Subgenres Of Fan Art Lurking On The Internet
It turns out there's more highly specific fan art out there -- much more than I could have imagined when I started researching the first one. I couldn't fit them all into one article, which is code for "I was astonishingly lazy," so here are five…
9 Things No One Ever Tells You About Conditioner
You Should Condition Before You Shampoo This may sound crazy, but conditioning before you shampoo may actually increase the body of your hair. Experts say that when you shower, your conditioner never fully rinses out. Leaving conditioner in after the shower may weigh down your hair,…
Put The Fifty Shades Of Grey Trailer Inside You And Say You Like It · Coming Distractions · The A.V. Club
After a prolonged tease that only made you want it more, the trailer for Fifty Shades Of Grey is here, thrusting itself into your eyes and ears without even asking whether you’re ready. Argh! you cry, but you keep any further protests to yourself,…
How Weird Water-Phobic Materials May Help Save The Earth
Engineers can now create materials that repel liquids so well they’re called superhydrophobic, i.e. they have a serious water phobia. With funding from the National Science Foundation, this booming area of research has the potential to benefit society in a big way. (Plus, it makes for amazing visuals.)
9 Melhores Momentos Do Auto Da Compadecida
A minissérie, protagonizada por Matheus Nachtergaele e Selton Mello, foi baseada na peça homônima de Ariano Suassuna, e exibida pela Rede Globo em janeiro de 1999. Os personagens continuam até hoje no imaginário do brasileiro como uma mistura de miséria e comédia.
Barclays Seeks Dismissal Of New York "Dark Pool" Lawsuit, Says It Shows No "Actual Harm"
Barclays says the New York Attorney General's suit against Barclays for how it marketed and ran its off-exchange stock trading venue "fails to identify any fraud" and ignores that Barclays customers are "highly sophisticated traders and asset managers responsible for investing millions or billions of dollars of assets."
BuzzFeed's Chris Geidner Named 2014 "Journalist of the Year" By The National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association
“Geidner wrote pieces that soared above policy and law, bringing us Edie and Thea, and how their story wove into a decades-long civil rights struggle,” wrote one judge. “He added context from a dual profile of Evan Wolfson and Andrew Sullivan.”
Watch The First Official Trailer For Fifty Shades Of Grey
IT'S HERE. The first official trailer for the film-adaptation of Fifty Shades of Grey has arrived. The much-anticipated movie will hit theaters on Valentine's Day (because of course) 2015. If you're one of the gajillion and a half people who tore…
No Survivors As Air Algerie Flight AH5017 Crash Site Found In Mali
According to the French Elysée Palace, the flight is now believed to have been carrying 118 people, not 116 as originally reported, to Algiers when it vanished from radar early Thursday. France has said a black box recorder has been found.
14 Ways To Ensure You're The Skinniest Person Around
AKA: Ways to make sure everyone around you is fat and happy! Dieting is an option, sure. But...skinniness is about perspective! So...if you make everyone around you slightly larger...it'll be just like you dieted, without all the work. That's my kind of diet!
5 Recent Blockbusters That Prove Movies Hate Science
Besides being the summer of flaccid box office results (not to gloat, but we kind of told you so), 2014 has also seen another bizarre trend emerge in the floundering forest of big-budget blockbustery: shitting all over science. Five of the year's…
When It Comes To Extreme Horror, America Has Nothing On France · Watch This · The A.V. Club
Every day, Watch This offers staff recommendations inspired by a new movie coming out that week. This week: The Scarlett Johansson vehicle Lucy is the latest action-packed import from EuropaCorp. For the next five days, we highlight some of the…