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  • February 14, 2014
    This is a Google Maps view of Geldrop (links to actual Google Map), a Netherlands town with streets named after characters from J.R.R. Tolkien's books. WHY does it have streets named after J.R.R. Tolkien characters? No clue. Plus it's Friday afternoon on Valentine's Day so I... / Continue →
  • January 7, 2014
    In news that shouldn't surprise anybody who's realized what a wealth of baby names there are in space, new parents Adam and [his wife's name] decided to name their new daughter Tali'Zorah. Tali is probably best known for the being the alien I decided to romance in Mass Effect ... / Continue →
  • December 19, 2013
    A new species of sea slug was discovered of the coast of Brazil by Federal University of Ceará Tropical Marine master's student Felipe de Vasconcelos Silva and named Tritonia khaleesi in honor of Game of Throne khaleesi Daenerys Targaryen's braided hair. That's cool, sometimes... / Continue →
  • October 28, 2013
    Oh yeah? Well my baby's name is going to have numbers AND special characters in it, so there. These are two animated GIFs (one boy's and one girl's) created by Jezebel showing the most popular names to give a little bundle of mistake joy born in the United States in the pas... / Continue →
  • October 1, 2013
    This is Robot Ninja Lager. It has absolutely nothing to do with robots or ninjas except the name and its alleged Japanese influence. Don't get me wrong, I'd still drink it, but only if the bar was out of Mickey's wide-mouth bottles. "Please, GW -- tell me you don't actually ... / Continue →
  • June 19, 2013
    This is a series of Disney movie covers reimagined by the folks at TheFW with more accurate titles. They're pretty decent, but feel free to make up different ones or titles for cartoons they didn't include. Stuff like, 'Bambi: Thanks, Now I'm an Orphan' and 'Alice Takes Two O... / Continue →
  • November 6, 2012
    Paleontologists have discovered a new dinosaur (the one in the rear having a snack) and named it Sauroniops pachytholus, after Sauron from Lord of the Rings. Why? Because they are NERDS. Personally, I would have named it after one of the characters in Jurassic Park, but tha... / Continue →
  • October 18, 2011
    Note: Easier on your peepers full-res version HERE. Can you name them all? I did. Granted I had no clue who half of them were and just started naming them things like Stinky and Roro, but my cat told me those would be good things to call them and he's never wrong. Except wh... / Continue →
  • September 16, 2011
    Yesterday when I first saw this I was Black Pillow. Now I'm Pasty-Skin Grape Nut Flakes. Really hoping the supervillains still take me seriously. Previously: Your zombie apocalypse weapon. What Is Your Superhero Name? [buzzfeed]... / Continue →
  • July 28, 2011
    Clouds: sometimes they look like dinosaurs. Other times they might look Yoda, Jabba the Hutt or a viking ship. And even OTHER times, they look like this this. A unique formation some meteorologists want to classify as a new type of cloud, and give a name. Give a name -- h... / Continue →
  • June 23, 2011
    Note: This chart was cut so you could read it, click HERE for all 150. This is a chart allegedly depicting the names a boyfriend gave in response to his girlfriend after to name all the original Pokémons by picture alone. So yeah, that's what this is supposed to be. Of cour... / Continue →
  • June 17, 2011
    Pfft -- do those pants LOOK square to you? A new mushroom that "lives in the rain forest, under a tree" *puts gun in mouth* was recently discovered in Borneo and scientists have decided to name it after Spongebob Squarepants because of its similarity to the perpetually high se... / Continue →
  • May 27, 2011
    Damn girl, your virgin bars are off the chart -- sounds like a Mother Mary situation! Kick to Pick, which is probably the worst name for an app that has anything to do with babies, is a $1 iPhone application that allows your unborn child to pick its own name with a simple kick... / Continue →
  • December 22, 2010
    This is knock-off phone whose logo was made to resemble OPPO's. Which it does, loosely. But it also spells poop. So that, combined with the phone's model name, makes it the Poop Love. *brainstorming advertising campaign* The Poop Love: dropping dueces, not calls. Nailed i... / Continue →