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  • Hangover Glass Has an Overlaid Guide to Multiple Remedies

    Hangover Glass Has an Overlaid Guide to Multiple Remedies

    When you’re in the grip of a particularly vicious hangover, it’s always a good idea to conserve as many of your precious brain cells as possible, which means it’s not a good idea for you to try to access a mental store of hangover remedies at that time. No need to go without, though, thanks […]

  • ‘Hash 2 Ash': Museum Installation Turns Selfies Into Ash (Video)

    ‘Hash 2 Ash': Museum Installation Turns Selfies Into Ash (Video)

    I don’t recommend you think about this too much or else you’ll get depressed, but it’s true that with so much of our lives and culture on the internet, much of it is doomed to melt away in the future. A new installation called Hash 2 Ash at the National Ethnographic Museum in Warsaw drives this […]

  • ‘Batman Ninja’ English Language Trailer (Video)

    ‘Batman Ninja’ English Language Trailer (Video)

    Late last year, I jumped the gun somewhat and told my presumably mostly English-reading readership about a trailer for an animated film entitled Batman Ninja, with the caveat that an English language version was hopefully on the way. Now, thankfully, we do indeed have an English dubbed trailer, as well as an official plot synopsis from […]

  • KFC Scratch ‘n’ Sniff Valentine’s Day Cards

    KFC Scratch ‘n’ Sniff Valentine’s Day Cards

    Today is Valentine’s Day, and if you thought KFC was gonna sit this opportunity for viral internet shares out, you must be crazier than the Colonel. Still, compared to some of the restaurant’s past promotional stunts, the KFC scratch ‘n’ sniff Valentine’s Day cards the brand announced on Twitter almost seem pedestrian. Here’s the tweet, with all […]

  • ’41x': A Short Film About Lawn Mower Racing (Video)

    ’41x': A Short Film About Lawn Mower Racing (Video)

    The Winter Olympics are currently happening in Pyongyang, which means that people all over the world are entranced by sports they probably don’t give much thought to outside of the Olympics: The luge, speed skating, snowboarding, curling. But there’s another obscure sport, not yet recognized by either of the Olympic committees, that is just as […]

  • ‘Dos': Mattel Announces Sequel to Card Game ‘Uno’

    ‘Dos': Mattel Announces Sequel to Card Game ‘Uno’

    It sounds like a joke, but it’s pretty early in the year for April Fool’s Day. So Dos, Mattel’s recently announced sequel to its classic card game Uno, appears to be very real. According to The New York Post, the game is an attempt by the “struggling” game company to revitalize itself by updating several of the classics […]

  • ‘Chris Rock: Tambourine’ Netflix Date Announcement (Video)

    ‘Chris Rock: Tambourine’ Netflix Date Announcement (Video)

    It’s been a good decade since Chris Rock’s last stand-up special, but his reputation as one of the greatest comics of all time has remained secure. How secure? So secure, in fact, that he can get away with releasing a teaser for his upcoming Netflix special that not only doesn’t contain any jokes, but doesn’t […]

  • Jet Capsule: A Luxury Mini Yacht for the Refined Gentleman

    Jet Capsule: A Luxury Mini Yacht for the Refined Gentleman

    There’s no shortage of unusual aquatic vehicles targeted at the ultra-wealthy these days. But few if any of these triumphs of excess have ever looked quite as supervillainous as the Jet Capsule, which appears all the world to be like some kind of giant floating helmet that Lex Luthor would take to his Legion of Doom […]

  • ‘Coffee Lids: Peel, Pinch, Pucker, Puncture’ is All About Coffee Lids

    ‘Coffee Lids: Peel, Pinch, Pucker, Puncture’ is All About Coffee Lids

    Just when I thought I’d seen everything, Louise Harpman and Scott Specht have devoted a book, and possibly their entire lives, to the art of the coffee lid. The book is entitled Coffee Lids: Peel, Pinch, Pucker, Puncture. Here’s the official skinny, since personally I’m at a loss: “Louise Harpman and Scott Specht have collected these familiar triumphs […]

  • ‘Every Best VFX Winner Ever’ in One Video

    ‘Every Best VFX Winner Ever’ in One Video

    The Oscars are coming up next month, and they will undoubtedly serve as yet another reminder that the truly most important award isn’t Best Picture but instead Best Visual Effects – after all, what’s more crucial to cinema than visual effects? The folks at Burger Fiction have put together have updated their recurring Every Best VFX […]