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  • September 1, 2010
    According to a recently completed 20-year study, moderate drinkers (1-3 drinks/day) live longer than heavy drinkers (4+ drinks/day), but even the heavy drinkers live longer than non-drinkers. Haha -- I knew it! See you at your own funeral, teetotalers! But why would abstai... / Continue →
  • August 20, 2010
    So there's this Burger King in Times Square called the BK Whopper Bar (you don't even serve booze!) that's selling a 2,520 calorie, $13 Pizza Burger. WTF's a Pizza Burger? The best gotdamn thing you could imagine. Exclusive to NYC's Whopper Bar. Four flame-broiled Whopper® ... / Continue →
  • June 22, 2010
    Thought KFC's Double Down sandwich was bad for you? Then think again. Because Friendly's just dropped the Grilled Cheese Burgermelt. What the hell's a Grilled Cheese Burgermelt? The sound of your heart trying to escape out your butthole. This is the BurgerMelt to end all ... / Continue →
  • April 26, 2010
    This is a chart comparing Kentucky Fried Chicken's new Double Down sandwich to other fast food offerings. So looking at the top of the chart, a Panera Chipotle Chicken sandwich is the equivalent of eating 1.49 Double Downs. But a Wendy's Triple Baconator is the equivalent of ... / Continue →
  • January 26, 2010
    Looks like the larger of the two just had a fairly significant meal as well. Just sayin', give it a couple hours and she'll only be a 246 pounder. Also, I highly don't recommend it but if you look hard enough I think you can make out their vaginas. So, yeah -- have fun with ... / Continue →
  • January 20, 2010
    New research suggests that sitting for extended periods may lead to future health risks. Wow, scientists, wow (what did you really do with all the grant money?). Research is preliminary, but several studies suggest people who spend most of their days sitting are more likely t... / Continue →
  • January 13, 2010
    This picture is so old colors hadn't even been invented yet. But had balls of steel? Yes they had. Speaking of which: thanks God, now watch me jump this bus with rocket-skates on. How Did They Make Zeppelins? [gizmodo] Thanks to Rick, who built a zeppelin single-handedly a... / Continue →
  • January 6, 2010
    Because WoW can't wait for a flood to subside. Oh man, the pranks I'd play on these guys with a powerstrip! This is What you Call Dedication to Gaming [unreality] Thanks again to Roy, who, for two tips in one day, gets to ride in my ark during the apocalypse.... / Continue →
  • December 20, 2009
    Want a pillow that looks like a giant condom wrapper? Who doesn't? Handcrafted and silk screened by Etsy seller LittleElk, each $35 pillow actually comes with a little pocket for holding normal-size pecker protectors (or, in your case, XS). Just wait till you bring a woman h... / Continue →
  • December 9, 2009
    Apparently "20 hard-boiled eggs wrapped in bacon and covered in sausage meat and breading, baked whole." Damn. If the internet really is a series of tubes (and I suspect it is) then this is just the thing to clog its arteries. Oh -- oh -- could it be? Am I really mastering ... / Continue →
  • November 24, 2009
    So apparently smoking cigarettes or other tobacco products (no word on the ganj) may void your Mac warranty. Plus kill you slow. Hey, that's booze's job! Consumer advocate blog The Consumerist reports two examples of Apple stores refusing to honour the warranty on a Mac beca... / Continue →
  • November 23, 2009
    This is a fast food flowchart you can use to determine where to eat if you can't make up your mind and/or don't care about eating healthy. Larger version HERE. And speaking of larger versions -- there's gonna be one of you if you follow this flowchart everyday! Also, soda ha... / Continue →
  • November 17, 2009
    In a feat of extreme-mowing, two men in Cambridge, New Zealand used a crane to lift a lawnmower high enough to trim one's overgrown hedges. Nice, guys, I like the way you think -- EXXXTREME!! The operator, who did not want to be named, is now nursing a broken hand, but said i... / Continue →
  • November 12, 2009
    This is probably entirely fake and a giant hoax but I don't care because, well, breasts. Also -- don't question my journalistic integrity or I will swell your eyes shut so bad you'd be lucky to squint a nipple. According to German research published in New England Journal of ... / Continue →
  • November 1, 2009
    Ever wanted to see some crazy Serbian driving around in car that's been cut in half? Then today's your lucky day! I kept waiting for him to flip the thing over on himself but the physics weren't there. And speaking of crazy Serbians: I used to know one. He drove a bright ye... / Continue →
  • October 30, 2009
    Germaphobe? Worried about the bovine flu (it's coming, you watch)? Tired of operating a keyboard when you're 99.98% sure The Superficial Writer was touching with himself while using it? Enter the $899 Vioguard self-sanitizing keyboard. The Vioguard keyboard is aimed at medi... / Continue →
  • October 28, 2009
    That's right, dinosaur shaped condoms. Available from Willy Wardrobe (probably NSFW, but also has a bunch of other novelty condoms), each Stegosaurus E-Rex will set you back £2.50 (~$4) and is not recommended for re-use (even though you and I both know you totally will anyway... / Continue →
  • October 22, 2009
    The Intelligent Bump is a speed bump that lowers itself if a driver is under a predetermined speed. It has no effect on me though because I drive a hovercar from the future. Dubbed the Intelligent Bump, this clever system by Mexico-based Decano Industries actually retracts ... / Continue →
  • September 17, 2009
    First of all, I'm not convinced liquid oxygen is real because, if it is, why can't I breath underwater? I want a merman, damnit. But if it is real, this is a video of Theo Gray lighting a charcoal grill with the stuff. Apparently it's dangerous, but I find it hard to believe... / Continue →
  • September 4, 2009
    This is a video of an F-18 Hornet buzzing some guy's head so close you can taste the jet fuel. Now I'm not saying this thing would kill you if it hit you, but it would certainly mess your hair up. Also, not to brag or nothin', but one time I let a jet land ON MY FACE. Now wh... / Continue →