High-heeled Crocs exist

Step aside couture platform Crocs, you've got some competition for world's most ridiculous spongy-soled shoes. Crocs now come in high heels. I wish I were kidding. Check it and see. Read the rest

Videos of things being crushed by high heels

Looking for something to illustrate a post about crunch-time in game development, I ran into this video depicting many forms of footwear (but mostly high heels) being used to crunch keyboards:

It turns out there is a a vast and sprawling genre of "things crushed by heels" — mostly safe for work — on YouTube.

Here's a Kiwi, getting what it deserves:

Here's high heels crushing a laptop:

Here's four high heels, crushing two laptops:

18 laptops now:

Here's high heels crushing a Honda Civic:

Here are toy cars, crushed under high heels:

Can you guess what's going to happen to this XBox? It's going to be crushed underheel!

A delicious-looking pizza, crushed:

Even kibble is not spared:

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How to walk in high heels

Beauty YouTuber Jackie Aina offers high heel tips and tricks for everyone from beginners to experts. Read the rest

Trace the evolution of high heels across 100 years

None of which explains why Bryce Dallas Howard wore them while running away from a T-Rex in Jurassic World. Read the rest

WATCH: Jurassic Park, High Heels Edition

All the shots of Claire running from dinosaurs in high heels in Jurassic World led to this much-deserved sendup that puts high heels on everyone in the series. Even T-rex.

As the folks from XVP Comedy bill it:

You loved the endless running in high heels in Jurassic World... Now enjoy them in the entire Jurassic series!

The lovingly curated clip-clop sound effects are an especially nice touch.

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Man tries to wear high heels for a day, fails

"I'm already in so much pain," he says, leaving the house in the morning. "It's astounding."

After mocking women for complaining about the shoes they feel expected to wear, Brandon Cohen, a video correspondent for BroBible, agreed to find out for himself what it was like. He made it through the workday, but quit before dinner: "it was the worst day of my life."

"I literally can't stand anymore. My legs are shaking," he says.

"This is Chinese foot binding but in modern form."

And by 7:15 pm, he throws in the towel and is walking barefoot, just like the "disgusting girls" he criticises in his article who walk without shoes on grimy pavements.

Brandon admits that he had plans to go dance at a bar and "do a bunch of other stupid sh*t" but says he is "in way too much pain".

"I am going to go take some Advil and go to sleep," he adds.

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