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Top 10 movies to avoid, worst movies of all time

Thousands of readers of the magazine "Empire" participated in the survey "The worst movie of all time", and the final result was a list of these 10 movies … [Read More...]

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Ultra realistic paintings on the wall

Passing by these amazing 3D paintings will make you almost believe that there are real people standing by the wall. The paintings are made in such a way that you would probably try to touch the girl that's leaning on the wall or maybe the old lady that's resting, because they seem so realistic. The most surprising thing is that the artist is only using his bare hands and painting to make such … [Read More...]

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Man living with a Grizzly bear

This 800 pounds grizzly bear called Brutus is Casey Anderson's best friend, believe it or not. The famous naturalist and his furry friend are inseparable from the day Brutus was a 2 weeks old cub. Casey saved the bear from an overpopulated wildlife park, and raised him with lot of attention, love and respect. … [Read More...]

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Great People In History Who Were Assassinated

Maybe, today, seeing state officials and other important people surrounded and heavily guarded by security forces might seem a bit unusual. Is it really a need for something like this? Surely, no one would be as foolish as to try to assassinate a president or a famous singer, right? That belief is as wrong as it gets, as proven by the situation of these great people in history whose public … [Read More...]

Banned Cartoons

10 Banned Cartoons Made For Children

We’ve entered an era where cartoons are slowly starting to have their social stigma removed. They’re not directed solely to children anymore, some concrete examples being South Park and Family Guy, which are, very much so, shows aimed at adults in the rightful sense. In other words, it’s never been both easier and harder to make it big in the cartoon industry. Why the latter part? That’s because … [Read More...]

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Animal Groups Names You Didn’t Know (Part 3)

The last and final part of the list, showing you some interesting and perhaps fascinating animal groups names that you didn’t know. Like most of us, you probably used it wrong the entire time, though it’s not like many people would know them. So, you’re in luck. We searched through it and found the most amusing names we could find that are collective nouns. It should be mentioned that these are … [Read More...]

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Best Call Me Maybe Spoofs

Carly Rae Jepsen's "Call Me Maybe" may well be the most overplayed song of the decade.  And in this case, we can't even blame it on radio.  The culprits are everyday people, world leaders, famous Olympians, brands, television characters, and more.  In an effort to filter out the bad and highlight only the very best worst, we've provided you the top two Call Me Maybe Spoofs below.  Vote for the … [Read More...]

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Virgin Mobile’s First U.S. Store: A Spiffy Spot

At the end of July, I attended the opening of Virgin Mobile's flagship retail store in Lincoln Park--right in the heart of Chicago. The store is kind of like a cross between a dive bar and a cool college hangout. Intriguing framed photos line the brick walls. Comfortable couches sit near the entrance. There's even a shrine dedicated to Lady Gaga in a corner. The place had such a high-end record … [Read More...]

McKayla is Definitely Not Impressed

McKayla Maroney has been getting a lot of grief this week after her reaction to earning the silver medal in Olympic Vault, and we're here to give her some more! "It wasn’t the silver that I was disappointed about,'' Maroney said. "I was just disappointed in what happened and how I performed." Pretty good cover for a 16-year old, but a tumblr blog has popped up and it seems McKayla is not impressed … [Read More...]

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Biological Legs are a Disadvantage?

Sad For You With Your Old Legs Hugh Herr rock climbs with his prosthetic legs and believes that, 'It's really sad to have biological limbs, you're constrained by nature and you can upgrade. The artificial parts of our body are immortal.'  Herr isn't just a double amputee, he's also an MIT Professor specializing in Prosthetics.  He uses different prosthetics for climbing than for hiking or … [Read More...]

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The Video Notebook: A Retro Design

Don’t go sticking this in your VCR (providing you’re perpetually trapped in the ‘80s). Behold the Video Notebook, a 260-page writing pad ingeniously designed to mimic the appearance of a VHS cassette tape, a recording device now considered primitive in the modern age of the Blu-ray. Such a strikingly retro design will allow for diarists and casual scribblers the world over to indulge in sweet … [Read More...]

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What Do You Do With Too Much Free Time?

You Build a replica of London's Olympic Stadium. From Legos. Warren Elsmore, famous for other Lego creations, designed this 100,000 piece Lego set in honor of the Opening Games of the Olympics in London.  This 220 pound behemoth was built by 4 "engineers", and took approximately 450 hours to complete. We have more pictures, so click the break for more, but here is a 360 degree view of this … [Read More...]

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Comical Close-Ups of Ping Pong Players Mid-Match

Well, the 2012 Olympics are well underway in London, England. I’m sure you’ve all been glued to your sofas, watching the world’s greatest athletes swim and cycle and sprint and ride and row and shoot and punch and murder (okay, maybe not murder), breaking world records hither and thither, all in the name of bagging a gold, silver or bronze medal for their home country. But hey, how about a bit of … [Read More...]

JetLev: the Closest We Can Get To Being Mr. Jetson

JetLev Aqua Jet-pack    If you haven't already seen this video, get your wallets out ( Hopefully you have enough dough!). Check out the JetLev, the answer to a boring weekend on the lake. Sick of laying on the beach, or riding jet-ski's, or simply boating? Pop this sweet jetpack on and have a real blast out on the water this weekend. The JetLev uses water pressure to power its patented … [Read More...]