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  • September 5, 2014
    This is 'Say It With Your Project', a worthwhile commercial for German home improvement brand Hornbach featuring a father and his goth daughter who move to a new town where she feels...out of place. Her dad father-of-the-year-awards the hell out of it though and makes her feel... / Continue →
  • September 2, 2014
    This is 8-year old Dylan Prunty and the replica of the Children's Hospital Los Angeles he built out of LEGO bricks. Dylan builds things out of LEGO to help distract himself from the pain caused from a rare genetic disorder. PROTIP: Get those tissues handy. Fittingly named ... / Continue →
  • November 22, 2013
    This is a video of Aaron 'Wheelz' Fotheringham demonstrating his extreme wheelchairing skills. He does all kinds of stuff: wheelies, backflips, handplants, rail-grinds, you name it. "Shot out of a cannon?" I don't think that's a wheelchair trick. Still, you point me to a ca... / Continue →
  • October 23, 2013
    This is Paralympian Josh Sundquist's 2013 Halloween costume (I actually posted his Christmas Story leg lamp costume last year). Josh lost his left leg to cancer when he was nine, but hasn't let that stop him from accomplishing more in the last 20 years than I could in a dozen ... / Continue →
  • March 15, 2013
    Note: The entire graphic is super long (but nowhere near as long as you, stud), so I posted it after the jump to not make the homepage a mile long. This is an infographic/timeline of famed thinker Stephen Hawking's life. Fun fact: he was regarded as a good student -- but not ... / Continue →
  • March 15, 2013
    This is a three minute video of Spiderman doing flips and cartwheels and jumpkicking the shit out of that practice dummy. He's got some pretty sweet moves. It just goes to show you that even with superpowers, it's still important to train. You think Wolverine doesn't still h... / Continue →
  • September 19, 2011
    14-year old Seattle cancer patient turned Make-A-Wish-Foundation superhero Erik Martin sadly succumbed to his disease (HEY -- FUCK YOU CANCER, SERIOUSLY) Friday, and yes, I'm writing this by touch because I can't see the screen. Rest in peace, Erik, you will be missed. Electr... / Continue →
  • March 15, 2011
    Two years ago today -- on Sunday, March 15, 2009, a free-tailed bat with a broken wing clung to the Space Shuttle Discovery's external fuel tank before liftoff. Unbeknownst to him, he was about to be granted one last chance at flight. And fly he did -- with over 37-million h... / Continue →
  • February 28, 2011
    11-year-old Supatra Sasupha has a busted chromosome that's left her with Ambras Syndrome, a rarity that, in case you couldn't tell, causes a person to grow thick hair everywhere. But, despite laser hair removal being ineffective, this isn't a sad story, this is a story of the ... / Continue →
  • February 4, 2011
    Lyndon Baty has polycystic kidney disease, leaving him with "virtually no immune system". FUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU. For the last year, he's been unable to have any social contact with friends and peers (besides Faceybooks). But now, thanks to a robotic "avatar" on wheels, he attends ... / Continue →
  • January 13, 2011
    A Youtube user, fed up with how much NASA sucks at getting kids anybody excited about space, made this inspirational video showing them how it's done. It's called 'The Frontier Is Everywhere' and is really just a bunch of pictures and video set to Carl Sagan reading from his b... / Continue →
  • April 12, 2010
    Happens to me all the time. Almost as often as impotence spoils my love life. Just sayin', you ever had to tape popsicle sticks to your pecker just to seem aroused? LOLWUT?! Tell me you're joking. Where's That F*cking Lego Piece? [gizmodo]... / Continue →
  • January 14, 2010
    This is a very well made stop-motion LEGO short. I highly recommend you watch it. I did -- twice, and I found it really inspiring. Not as inspirational as the Special Olympics, but still pretty good. Lego Short Film Makes Me Want to Play With Legos Immediately [gizmodo]... / Continue →
  • January 12, 2010
    M.I.A., best known for her hit 'Paper Planes', recently wrote a song about a 3-hour tech support call with Verizon. Now I don't know about you, but I can't wait to get out on the dance floor and shake my sloopy ass booty to it! These hips don't lie, bitches! But they do get ... / Continue →
  • November 28, 2009
    TMsILF? No. NOT WORTH IT. Picture Thanks to Carrie, who doesn't fantasize about relationships with vampires OR cut herself.... / Continue →
  • February 28, 2009
    Finally, a clear shot of God's eye. The European Organisation for Astronomical Research in the Southern Hemisphere, aka (mercifully) ESO, has released an impressive image of the Helix Nebula captured by La Silla Observatory in Chile. The nebula, lying at around 700 light-yea... / Continue →
  • February 13, 2009
    After 30 years, Batwoman is back on the prowl. As a redhead! And a lesbian! YOW YOW! Billed as a 'lesbian socialite by night and a crime-fighter by later in the night', she replaces Batman, who was himself killed off in a recent issue of Detective Comics, the publication wh... / Continue →
  • January 31, 2009
    Many of you have probably already seen this since it was featured on the Ellen Degeneres Show, but for those of you who haven't -- Cheers To You! Hit the jump for the much better metal-remix.... / Continue →
  • June 3, 2008
    These are Jesus Inspirational Sports Statues for kids. They cost $25 apiece and I just ordered the whole set. Handpainted resin statues on a solid wood base are the perfect gift for every young Catholic athlete. These statues portray Jesus actively participating with boys and... / Continue →