This float at the 40th annual Popcorn Festival in Valparaiso, Indiana, will never be forgotten. The New York Post affects outrage at the "grotesque display" but writes that it is being "torched" by online critics, because it's hard to keep it up the act for even one whole sentence in the face of such an epic production.
This footage shows a fellow using gasoline to destroy an "anthill". Ignition takes a few tries but is ultimately more successful than he presumably expected. I've put "anthill" in quotes because I suspect it has enjoyed a previous viral life as a "gopher hole". In any case, this method is not recommended, irrespective of what… READ THE REST
"Tomorrow:", the Associated Press posted yesterday on its @AP_Planner account, "20th anniversary of Nickelback releasing album 'Silver Side Up' (11 Sep)" The tweet was soon deleted and apologized for: "The tweet was in poor taste." READ THE REST
Johannes Vermeer's Girl Reading a Letter at an Open Window, painted between 1657 and 1659, has been restored to remove centuries of dirt, varnish and artistic alterations. Most prominently, a painting of a naked cherub was covered up at some point after the artist's death. It was long-clear that something was off about the plain… READ THE REST
How many times have you played a game and wondered what on earth its creators were thinking? We're looking at you, Warcraft III: Reforged. Whether it's inefficient updates or disappointing graphics, there are lots of things you'd change if you created your own video game. So what's stopping you? If you think you have what… READ THE REST
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From half-empty glasses of water to old Post-Its with doodles you don't even remember drawing, your desk has seen better days. But hey, you don't have time to deal with clutter management when you have assignments to finish, deadlines to meet, and superfluous things to fact-check on Wikipedia. We all suffer from cluttered tabletops, and… READ THE REST