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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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Best New Comedies On TV To Watch

As far as escapism goes, some people like to forget reality through music, movies, reading, or any kind of activity that can pull them away from the mundane worries for a few brief moments. Needless to say, one of the most preferred methods for doing so is through laughter. You know what they say about how laughing extends your lifespan and generally makes you a happier person, right? A good TV … [Read More...]

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The Best Horror Movies Based On Real Stories

People have various attitudes towards horror movies, but it’s undeniable that the moment a text that says “based on a true story” pops up on the screen, some sort of uneasiness instantly washes over us. Not only is it going to be, very likely, pretty harrowing, but it allegedly happened in real life too? The most terrifying thing about these films is that they’re often exaggerated for dramatic … [Read More...]

Most Expensive Movies Ever Made

Top 10 Most Expensive Movies Ever Made

Does a high production budget automatically equal high box office grossing and critical accolades? As set by the example of the flop (according to an overwhelming number of critics) that was Batman V Superman, no. Here are the most expensive movies ever made and we’ll leave it to your judgment to determine whether they paid off or not. #10 The Avengers (2012) - $220 million Courtesy of Walt … [Read More...]

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We come in peace

The Mars Curiosity rover has peaked interest in celestial bodies. Looking back on humanity's space aspirations allows us to see just how far we have come in the last 60 years.   The Apollo program carried out by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration was the first and only program of it's kind and was the first and only program to land humans on Earth's Moon(1969 through … [Read More...]

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Top 5 Star Wars Characters Recast

If we were to recast the characters of Star Wars into new movies today, in what movies would they appear? Darth Vader in "The Expendables III" 1. Darth Vader would reappear with the Joker, Hannibal Lecter, Lord Voldemort, Norman Bates and Michael Corleone as a part of the villainous recast of "The Expendables".   Han Solo in "Armageddon Remade" 2. Han Solo would appear in … [Read More...]

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...]