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26 Feb 01:00

YouTube 10th Anniversary Supercut

by Miss Cellania

(YouTube link)

If you liked the 16-minute tribute to YouTube on its 10th anniversary, you’ll like this one better. If you didn’t like the earlier video, you’ll probably like this one. It’s got clips from 198 different viral videos crammed into only three minutes! And best of all, it was edited by Luc Bergeron, known as Zapatou (previously), a master at sorting, categorizing, and editing clips into a work of art. -via Tastefully Offensive

26 Feb 17:00

12 Facts You Might Not Know About Babe Ruth

by Miss Cellania

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website or at Facebook.

George Herman “Babe" Ruth is, without a doubt, the most famous, beloved and mythical baseball player of all-time. Perhaps of all athletes, ever, only Muhammad Ali and Michael Jordan have been more influential and as well-known.

The guy hit his legendary 714 home runs in 22 seasons (1914-1935), drove in over 2,200 runs and had a lifetime batting average of .342. Not only that, but he was also a star pitcher in his early days, compiling a lifetime record of 94 wins and 46 losses. Okay, let's take a look at 12 facts you may not have known about “The Sultan of Swat,” the one and only Babe Ruth.

1. He started out as a left-handed catcher.

Young George Ruth started playing baseball at St. Marys Industrial School for Boys in Baltimore. He began his career as a left-handed catcher, the rarest of all position players.

Ruth, top row center, at St. Marys Industrial School for Boys.

The school only had a catcher's mitt for a right-hander, so George would catch the ball with his left hand. If a runner on base tried to steal, he'd toss the glove aside, catch the ball in the air and throw it to second base with his left hand.

2. He became a pitcher because he ridiculed another pitcher.

Young George was sitting on the bench during one game and he watched a pitcher getting slaughtered on the mound. “Well George,” said his team coach, “If you think it's so funny, why don't you try pitching yourself?"

Although the intention was probably to embarrass George, he took the mound and pitched a great game. Thereafter, he began a career as an ace pitcher.

3. He wasn't a bad baserunner.

Although not that fast, Babe did steal over 50 bases in his first four seasons with the Yankees (1929-1923). Incredibly, he stole home 10 times in his career, which is more times than the all-time base-stealing leader, Ricky Henderson.

4. One of his favorite snacks was pickled eels and chocolate ice cream.

5. He slept in the raw and hated wearing underwear.

6. He played himself in The Pride of the Yankees (1942) a film biography of his old teammate Lou Gehrig.

Gary Cooper and Babe Ruth in The Pride of the Yankees.

Babe was so excited about the role, he went on a crash diet to lose weight and look good in the movie. He lost 47 pounds in 60 days and had to be rushed to the hospital because of the sudden weight loss.

6. While filming The Pride of the Yankees, he became so excited re-creating a world series victory scene, he punched his fist through a window and cut himself.

7. He was involved in a strange "perfect" game.

On June 23, 1917, Babe was pitching a game and walked a batter on four straight pitches. Furious at what he saw as bad calls by the umpire, he got into an argument with the ump and socked him in the nose.

After Ruth was tossed from the game, Ernie Shore came in to relieve him. The baserunner Shore inherited was caught stealing second. Then Shore proceeded to retire the next 26 batters in a row.

This "shared" no-hitter was one of the oddest ever pitched.

9. He liked to cool off with a cabbage leaf on his head.

On hot days, Babe liked to put a wet cabbage leaf under his cap while he played the outfield.

10. He liked his steaks uncooked and he loved lots of eggs for breakfast.

Babe's prodigious appetite is well-documented. He liked to eat his steaks uncooked and would eat two at a time, smothering the steaks with a whole bottle of chili sauce. He once ate four steaks at one sitting. For breakfast, he would reputedly eat 18-egg omelets.

11. He still holds the record for winning the longest complete game in world series history.

In 1916, Babe, while pitching for the Red Sox, beat the Brooklyn Dodgers 2-1 in a 14-inning complete game victory.

12. He is the only person to ever walk out on a movie premiere of his own life story.

On June 26, 1948, Babe and his wife, Claire, attended the premiere of The Babe Ruth Story. The movie was terrible, and Babe was very sick (he was to die less than two months later) and these two facts combined to force Babe and Claire to walk out on the premiere half way through.

26 Jan 17:38

Vanilla Ice Will Play Mark Twain in an Adam Sandler Western, and My Brain Just Broke


I am actually very intrigued by this. The cast alone.

I can't quite wrap my head around the fact that I just wrote that sentence. I suppose it's fitting given that the most famous scene from anything Mark Twain ever wrote is one that involves convincing people that whitewashing is fun. The movie, a Magnificent 7 spoof entitled Ridiculous 6 that will be the first of Sandler's straight-to-Netflix deal, will also star Sandler, Taylor Lautner, Nick Nolte, Steve Buscemi, Rob Schneider, Dan Aykroyd, Will Forte, Nick Swardson, Terry Crews, Jon Lovitz, Luke Wilson, Steve Zahn, Danny Trejo, Chris Parnell and Whitney Cummings. I guess Sandler thinks he could have made A Million Ways to Die in the West a hit if it had starred him instead of Seth MacFarlane? Whatever. I'm down for any movie starring Vanilla Ice. 100% serious on that. If Sandler wants to remake the Claymation Mark Twain movie and have it be a Little Nicky crossover, bring it. Anything that keeps him from making another movie about a "fun" suburban dad who doesn't always have enough time for his kids.
25 Feb 16:14

New Inspector Gadget & Danger Mouse Coming From Netflix

by Staff

I did enjoy Danger Mouse.

26 Feb 08:36

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Simply Delicious Shower Thoughts with Cookie Monster

VideoVia Siz iOS app

Why did you do this to me?

26 Feb 09:47

favorite parks and recreation moments

25 Feb 15:44

DISNEY To Relaunch DUCKTALES Animated Series

The comic-inspired DUCKTALES animated series set to return in 2017.
23 Feb 04:00

12 Useful Math Hacks That They Didn’t Teach You In...

12 Useful Math Hacks That They Didn’t Teach You In School

I’m bad at math- so I’ll take all the help I can get.

Continue Reading.
17 Feb 02:00

Dual-Wielding Basketball Human Throwing Machine

by John Farrier

They call him Khaki Shorts. No one knows his real name, for he is a creature of the night. Also the arcade. With both hands, he throws one basketball after another into the hoop. Smoothly, the balls slide through the net, much faster and more accurately than his two competitors.

Having played with this child's toy long enough, Khaki Shorts aims for the basket on a different console! He banks the shots, sending the basketballs through the net.

(Video Link)

Then Khaki Shorts strides off casually, disappearing into the sunset. He shall return again when we need him the most.

-via Rocket News 24

18 Feb 06:00

18 Things You Might Not Know About Wayne’s World

by Miss Cellania

Wayne Campbell and Garth Algar (played by Mike Myers and Dana Carvey) appeared on the SNL 40th anniversary special and proved they are just as loved as they were a quarter-century ago. The recurring skit “Wayne’s World” was such a hit on Saturday Night Live that it propelled Myers onto the big screen for the feature film Wayne’s World in 1992. Here’s some things you should know about both of them.  


Though it’s Saturday Night Live that made Wayne Campbell a household name, the character—which Mike Myers began working on when he was still a teenager—began his on-screen life on Canadian television, first on the alternative video show City Limits and later on It’s Only Rock & Roll in 1987 in a sketch called “Wayne’s Power Minute.” When Myers joined the cast of SNL in 1989, he brought Wayne with him. "Wayne’s World" made its SNL debut on February 18, 1989.


In 2014, Myers told Marc Maron on his WTF podcast that using “Bohemian Rhapsody” was one of the things he fought for hardest on Wayne’s World. “They wanted Guns N' Roses. Guns N' Roses were very, very popular, they were a fantastic band,” Myers said. “Queen, at that point—not by me and not by hardcore fans—but the public had sort of forgotten about them. Freddie [Mercury] had gotten sick, the last time we had seen them was on Live Aid and then there were a few albums after where they were sort of straying away from their arena rock roots. But I always loved ‘Bohemian Rhapsody.’ I thought it was a masterpiece. So I fought really, really hard for it. And at one point I said, ‘Well, I'm out. I don't want to make this movie if it’s not ‘Bohemian Rhapsody.’”

That’s just a sampling of the things you’ll learn about Wayne’s World in a trivia list at mental_floss.

20 Feb 10:00

How Elite Package Delivery Drivers Work

by John Farrier

(Artist: unknown)

Remember that Sunday is Ninja Day. When a parcel delivery notification sticker suddenly and inexplicably appears on your door, take a moment to thank the unseen driver for his work, wherever he is. Getting past your sight invisibly isn’t easy, but he puts in the effort.

-via Tastefully Offensive

21 Feb 02:00

The Student Creed

by Miss Cellania

(YouTube link)

Positive, offensive, self-discipline, self-control, physical health: those are awfully big words for a three-year-old! This white belt is reciting the student creed at Premier Martial Arts in Leeds, UK. Isn’t her speech just the most adorable thing you've seen today? -via Daily Picks and Flicks

21 Feb 16:00

20 Facts About Office Space

by Lisa Marcus

Image: Twentieth Century Fox

Office Space is a film to which everyone who's had a monotonous, thankless job as a cube dweller can relate. Released in 1999, the film's popularity slowly but steadily snowballed into the cult classic it is today. Who can forget the incomparable Michael Bolton grimace? Or Lumbergh's way of finessing his employees into extra hours?

Even minor characters like Peter's neighbor Lawrence are memorable. The actor who played Lawrence, Diedrich Bader, also played Oswald Lee Harvey on The Drew Carey Show. Bader had a succinct vision of Lawrence that he brought to the table: he wanted to make him look like somebody who loved the Allman Brothers. Aaaand bingo.

Read more fun facts about Office Space at Mental Floss.

19 Feb 23:30

‘Going Clear’ Trailer: Alex Gibney’s Controversial Scientology Documentary

by Germain Lussier

Really interested in this.

Going Clear trailer

One of the hottest tickets at this year’s Sundance Film Festival was the world premiere of Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief. It’s the latest documentary from Oscar-winning filmmaker Alex Gibney and it follows men and women who left the controversial religion as they reveal their thoughts on how it works. There’s dirt on John Travolta, Tom Cruise and tons of others. Peter reviewed the film at Sundance and now, ahead of its late March premiere on HBO, a Going Clear trailer is now online. Watch it below.

Thanks to Indiewire for the trailer.

Going Clear trailer

Peter has his opinion on the film, which you can read here, and I mostly agree with. I came into the film as a pretty blank slate on scientology and after watching it, I now have a better understanding of what they’re all about. But I still don’t know everything. What I do know is that there are some very questionable practices happening behind the scenes and the film has some first hand accounts of it. It’s very worth watching.

Going Clear:Scientology and the Prison of Belief, premieres on Sunday, March 29 at 8 p.m. Here’s the official Sundance description:

Following Mea Maxima Culpa, his investigation into the Catholic Church, Academy Award-winner Alex Gibney turns his gaze to Scientology in Going Clear, based on the book of the same name by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Lawrence Wright.

Gibney profiles eight former members of the Church of Scientology, whose most prominent adherents include A-list Hollywood celebrities, shining a light on how the church cultivates true believers, including their experiences and what they are willing to do in the name of religion. The film covers a broad range of material from the church’s origins—punctuated by an intimate portrait of founder L. Ron Hubbard—to present-day practices and alleged abuses as reported in the media.

The post ‘Going Clear’ Trailer: Alex Gibney’s Controversial Scientology Documentary appeared first on /Film.

22 Feb 21:00

When John Belushi was on Saturday Night Live, he purposely...


I like him more now.

When John Belushi was on Saturday Night Live, he purposely sabotaged anything that was written by a female because he believed women were “fundamentally not funny.” Source

21 Feb 08:00

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18 Feb 18:27

Talib Kweli ft. Mos Def, Jay-z, Kanye West & Busta Rhymes - Get By Remix

Don’t say The Kitchen never hooked you up! After the ticket giveaway contest for this past weekend’s amazing Diamond D show, here goes yet another contest for what should be a great show. Artist/activist Talib Kweli, one half… (in post [CONTEST] Win Tickets to See Talib Kweli Live in Toronto at Rockpile West (Feb. 20) from Different Kitchen. More by this artist at )
20 Feb 02:41

New Ghostbusters tee at Last Exit to Nowhere

by (John)
18 Feb 22:00

Hellboy’s Right Hand Of Doom Is Now A Beer

by Dan Wickline

Dark Horse and Rogue Ales are getting together in honor of the 21st anniverary of Mike Mignola’s Hellboy… and making a beer. The RIGHT HAND OF DOOM, a limited edition beer that will be available online beginning February 22, 2015 at

“When Dark Horse Comics published the first Hellboy story 21 years ago, I never thought there’d be a Hellboy beer,” said Mignola. “But I really can’t imagine a better time for Rogue to introduce the Right Hand of Doom beer. If Hellboy was real I guess he’d finally be able to buy me a beer.”

The RIGHT HAND OF DOOM label features a Hellboy drawing by Mignola. The beer will be available for the first time publicly at an event at Things From Another World Comics store in Portland on Friday, February 20 at a signing with Mignola and fellow comic book superstars Matt Kindt (MIND MGMT), Eric Powell (THE GOON) and Brian Wood (REBELS). The event begins at 4 PM, with Mignola’s signing scheduled for 6 PM. The beer will be available nationally via; pre-orders are now available.

Hellboy’s Right Hand Of Doom Is Now A Beer

16 Feb 22:45

Watch SNL 40 Highlights Including Classic Auditions From Stars Who Did (and Didn’t) Make the Cut

by Germain Lussier

Bill Hader SNL Audition

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you probably heard about the special Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary special that aired this past Sunday night. It was a three and a half hour trip down memory lane, featuring a true dream-team of comedy’s elite.

Among the many highlights came early in the show when a 5-minute video montage was shown of cast members’ first auditions. Not fake auditions, like we’ve seen in the past. The actual, real auditions for stars like Will Ferrell, Bill Hader, Amy Poehler, Jimmy Fallon as well as classic cast members like Dan Aykroyd, Chevy Chase, Gilda Radner and John Belushi. Here, you can see them in the auditions that would change their lives forever. It’s pretty special.

As a bonus though, there are also auditions from people who didn’t make the cut. They’re people you’ve definitely heard of who auditioned, but didn’t make the show.

Below, check out the Saturday Night Live auditions video as well a few of the other highlights from the special including Celebrity Jeopardy, Wayne’s World and more.

Thanks to the SNL Youtube for the videos.

SNL 40: Saturday Night Live auditions

That was a pretty excellent moment. Here are a few of my other favorite moments from the show:

SNL 40: Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake Cold Open

SNL 40: Celebrity Jeopardy

SNL 40: Audience Q&A with Jerry Seinfeld

SNL 40: Digital Short

SNL 40: Wayne’s World

The post Watch SNL 40 Highlights Including Classic Auditions From Stars Who Did (and Didn’t) Make the Cut appeared first on /Film.

16 Feb 22:30

This Is The Network That’s Hiding All Around YouEach of...

This Is The Network That’s Hiding All Around You

Each of the 5 USB drops Bartholl installed is hidden in plain sight, buried in walls of stone or other public places. Countless others have been installed by users worldwide. 

Read more/Source

18 Feb 15:30

Italian poster for On the Waterfront

by (John)

Available at Amazon. Via.
16 Feb 14:24

Must Have: Krang from TMNT Over-Sized Belt Buckle

by Nat B

Christopher Genovese really went the distance on this piece of high fashion: KRANG from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles! This oversized belt buckle is BIG, but more comfortable and wearable than you would expect. Cast in urethane resin from an original clay sculpture, hand-painted, and hard-coated with polyurethane clear coat, it’s durable too. The best part is with just a few more items, this buckle is the perfect size to be used as part of a Krang costume for toddlers on Halloween or at comic conventions.

The post Must Have: Krang from TMNT Over-Sized Belt Buckle appeared first on Unreality Mag.

16 Feb 18:18

You can watch Mike Tyson Mysteries online

by (John)

at Cartoon Network.  Think classic Scooby-Doo episodes with a touch of Johnny Quest (and Norm Macdonald providing the voice of Mike's lecherous pigeon friend).
14 Feb 01:30

12 Things You Didn’t Know About BeardsThe fact that men can even...


I have been winning all of my staring contests lately...

12 Things You Didn’t Know About Beards

The fact that men can even grow beards is probably due to sexual selection over thousands of years. Basically, beards exist purely because women dig them.

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Fact Source

14 Feb 16:30

Operation Condom DropAfter WWII, Frank Wisner and his office had...

Operation Condom Drop

After WWII, Frank Wisner and his office had an idea for a plan to make the Soviets feel inferior in, err, size to Americans. Sadly, that plan was never carried out. But…

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15 Feb 07:55

teenage-rebellion:tHIS IS MY FAVOURITE POST



30 Jan 16:00

12 Movies to See After You Watch Project Almanac

by Christopher Campbell

I wanted to see Project Almanac, and after seeing it compared to all of these movies, I want to see it even more.

Joe Dante's Explorers

Paramount Pictures

Project Almanac is the kind of movie where the characters are fully aware of other movies like it. That’s never been an unusual idea, because if you think about it, you’d be one of those characters, too. “Genre savvy” is what it’s called, and any human character who grew up on movies is going to have it. If a real slasher started killing your friends, you’d think about what happens in slasher movies, at least for a second before you just panicked because someone is murdering your friends. But it’s particularly true for more fantastical scenarios. If your world was suddenly populated by vampires or zombies, you’d consider the rules of movies about vampires or zombies. And if you managed to invent a time machine, you’d wonder which time travel movies got it right — especially regarding what happens to you if you encounter another version of yourself.

There are quite a number of other time travel movies referenced in some form or another in Project Almanac, too many to bother listing in this edition of Movies to Watch. Especially the really famous ones. One character mentions “Terminators one through four,” but I’m not going to recommend any of them. Same goes for Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure, a clip from which even appears on screen. Then there’s Timeline, which isn’t alluded to except through the way the main actor in Project Almanac, Jonny Weston, really reminds me of a young Paul Walker. But nobody needs to see that movie. So, I’ve been selective, and only one third of the following recommended titles is from the time travel genre.

The rest are the usual variety. There are a few movies that have similar style or tone or plots outside of the primary genre and another few are linked by director and cast. And as always, this list is best avoided before seeing the movie at hand, as their reason for inclusion may have to do with SPOILERS regarding Project Almanac.

Chronicle (2012)

Let’s get the most obvious movie connection out of the way first. From the start, back when Project Almanac was still titled Welcome to Yesterday, it was likened to Josh Trank‘s found-footage superhero movie. Sure, there are tons of movies shot like this out there, but Chronicle similarly involves high schoolers, a sci-fi situation and selfish results. Project Almanac almost feels like a remake of Chronicle just with every instance of the words “super powers” in the script being replaced with “time travel.” Yet Chronicle is a far superior movie that not just is more consistent with its found-footage logic but also very clever in its employment. At times Project Almanac is actually more aligned with the high schoolers storyline in last year’s found-footage disaster movie, Into the Storm.

Jumper (2008)

From there you might as well also go back and watch this underrated Doug Liman sci-fi flick that also shows us people with super powers being more naturally selfish and greedy rather than heroic. Now that Liman has also made a great time travel movie concerned with do-overs — Edge of Tomorrow — you may consider this the Chronicle to that movie’s Project Almanac.

The Goonies (1985)

For a good while, Project Almanac has a bit of the spirit of an old Amblin Entertainment movie. I started to think maybe producer Michael Bay had learned some good from his Transformers producer, Steven Spielberg (co-founder of Amblin and producer of The Goonies). In the first act of both The Goonies and Project Almanac, there is a financial dilemma and some of the main characters are about to lose their home as a result. They search through boxes of old stuff in an attic and find something that propels the plot and leads them on an adventure. On the way, they end up in a basement, find a significant trap door in the floor, and suddenly a hot girl that one of them likes shows up and — then they split as The Goonies follows a treasure hunt through booby-trapped caverns and Project Almanac follows a series of trips through time that contain their own peril.

Explorers (1985)

While not an Amblin production, this sci-fi teen movie, which hit theaters a month after The Goonies, has a bit of that same spirit. It makes sense, because director Joe Dante had previously worked for Amblin on Gremlins. Here we have a trio of high school nerds (Ethan Hawke, River Phoenix and Jason Presson) who build a space craft together and wind up on an alien ship. Their early scenes building and testing their invention parallels the scenes of building and testing the time machine in Project Almanac all too well. Hawke’s character also has a crush on a cute girl from school that’s akin to the one had by Weston in the new movie.

My Science Project (1985)

Another month went by in the summer of 1985 and then we got this very cheesy but likable sci-fi teen movie in which John Stockwell finds an extraterrestrial engine that can transport things and people through time. What’s interesting about the movie is the plot never takes us along for a ride through time. Instead, the action sticks to the present while a ridiculous Dennis Hopper, playing a history teacher, goes back to the ’60s and returns without the narrative following him. Also, more in focus is all the stuff that the machine pulls to the present from the past and future, including ancient artifacts, Vietnam War soldiers, a Morlock-type creature from the future and a Tyrannosaurus rex.

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12 Feb 08:40

side effects of being friends with me include gaining extensive knowledge of tv shows you dont watch...

side effects of being friends with me include gaining extensive knowledge of tv shows you dont watch or care about

12 Feb 09:04