A New Aesthetic eruption I caught yesterday off Brick Lane in east London: this LCD adverscreen displaying rotating, chiding public safety messages beneath a CCTV camera, nestled among the graffiti-daubed old buildings above the cobbled and thronged street.
When I was a youngster, my mom wouldn't buy me Stretch Armstrong because she insisted his rubbery skin would tear and the gooey gel inside would get all over everything. (She probably wasn't wrong.) Now that I've shared my childhood disappointment, watch this video starring Stretch: (Thanks, UPSO!) READ THE REST
Andre Antunes turned video of an Arizona preacher speaking in tongues into the toasting vocals for a Ska jam. "No pitch-correction/autotune software was used. Video was not sped up or slowed down either," Antunes writes. The song, featuring the Midnight Brass, is titled "Casinos will be churches." I think "Glossolia" would be a great name… READ THE REST
On Friday at San Diego's La Jolla Cove, a person trying to grab a photo of a napping sea lion apparently got too close and annoyed the animal. It quickly waddled off toward the water with another following as beachgoers scattered in fear. "People should be cautious and keep their space at a reasonable distance,"… READ THE REST
There's a lot of reasons to buy a new smoking piece. Maybe you dropped your old one and that cool glass octopus build doesn't work so well when it's in a million pieces. Perhaps you're making the switch from rolling your own to something a little less cumbersome. Or maybe you just want an upgrade. Whatever… READ THE REST
From ensuring you have enough money for gas this week to keeping up with today's politics, life is far from easy. And everyday things like making dinner, commuting to work, and even lighting candles should be the least of your worries. But when it comes to reaching down into the jar of your favorite candle, unable to… READ THE REST
Gaming is something that most people can appreciate. Whether you're into the classics, a casual gamer, or a die-hard who plays all the time, there are many different ways to enjoy the hobby. But we think it's safe to say, novice or professional, we're all interested in how games even come to be. If you're fascinated by gaming… READ THE REST