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  • November 16, 2015
    Because some people still believe in doing real science, this is a video of a slice of pizza being shot at a thonged butt in super slow-motion (previously: gummi bears). I learned a lot by watching it. Mostly that I don't want to eat pizza after it's touched a butt. Just kid... / Continue →
  • November 9, 2015
    This is a video of skydive instructor Brianne Thompson setting her parachute on fire with a flare gun to illustrate the importance of always packing a backup. Obviously, Brianne DID pack a spare and was able to land safely. I performed a similar demonstration when I pooped ... / Continue →
  • November 6, 2015
    This is a video from Youtuber PowerModz of Tickle Me Elmo getting blasted with a jet engine. You know, because some people have jet engines mounted to the back of their trucks and like to experiment with them. Poor Elmo never stood a chance. Now I totally get why they named ... / Continue →
  • November 4, 2015
    PROTIP: Adjust according based on the number of over-eaters in your family. This is a handy poultry cooking chart created by the folks at Personal Creations detailing how much bird to buy for how many people, and how long to cook it. It's for people who might be new to hostin... / Continue →
  • October 29, 2015
    This is an eight minute behind-the-scenes look at that unicorn pooping ice cream Squatty Potty commercial from a few weeks ago. I learned a lot from watching it. Mostly that I can't believe how many people's jobs revolved around a puppet unicorn pooping ice cream into a mini ... / Continue →
  • October 28, 2015
    Note: Full res version HERE in case you don't like squinting for any other reason than trying to look directly at the sun. Yesterday it was DC Comics superhero heights, today it's Marvel supervillain heights. What's tomorrow? Hopefully a paid holiday. Where do you stand? I... / Continue →
  • October 27, 2015
    Note: Full-res version HERE in case you're not into squinting, which you shouldn't be because it makes you look like you're trying to not shitting your pants. This is a chart comparing the height of different DC Comics superheroes. Is it accurate? I'm the wrong person to ask... / Continue →
  • October 26, 2015
    This is a map of Middle Earth annotated by J.R.R. Tolkien in green ink with some of the real-life European inspirations for locations in Middle Earth. The map was discovered by Blackwell Rare Books in a copy of Lord Of The Rings that used to belong to British illustrator Pauli... / Continue →
  • October 23, 2015
    Note: Full-res version HERE in case you want to lick it and try to taste the rainbow. This is the U.S. Map Of Each State's Favorite Halloween Candy created by Influenster after polling some 40,000 people living in all 50 states. As you can see, people in South Carolina, Tenne... / Continue →
  • October 20, 2015
    This is a visual comparison of different sized spaceships (mostly from Halo and Mass Effect, with the Death Star thrown in for good measure) created by Imgurian devocation. Previously: this VERY extensive comparison. My ship? My ship is tiny. "You talking about your penis?"... / Continue →