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Where Are These 12 Boy Bands Now?

Groups like One Direction, The Wanted, and Big Time Rush are keeping the legacy of boy bands alive, but lest we forget the previous generation of singing boys who captured our hearts. Here’s a look at what the boy bands of yesteryear are up to these days. (In keeping with this spirit, this piece was [...]

17 Famous Actors in Tiny Background Parts

Before they were headlining movies and TV shows, these celebs were just like everyone else trying to make it in Hollywood: thrilled to call home to report that the “Flight Attendant #3” role was totally in the bag. Check out a few of today’s big names back when they were cast as no-names. 1. Jason Segel [...]

Miami Vice

(vimeo link) Cosmic neon animation illustrates the music video for the song “Miami Vice” by Fancy Mike. If you remember the ’80s TV cop series Miami Vice at all, you probably remember it in neon colors. Video by Alexandre Louvenaz. -via Andrew Sulllivan

Criminal Charges Dropped Because Defendant is TOO Guilty

How do you get criminal charges against you dropped? Here’s the unusual story of how one fugitive got the Feds to drop the charges against him: he’s TOO guilty! The federal government has more than [...]

Colorful Sculptures By TYPOE

Multimedia/graffiti artist TYPOE creates some colorfully chaotic works that really pop. I stumbled upon his works on the Book of Faces and I thought to myself “Well, color me impressed!” TYPOE is working on new ways to blow our minds in his  magical Miami workshop, and I can’t wait to see more…. Link   Facebook LINK

Are Mermaids Real? 11 Myths the U.S. Government Has Addressed

Usually the government sticks to reality, but there are a number of times where agencies have investigated or weighed in on more mythical ideas. From mermaids to Santa Claus, here are 11 legends that the government has acknowledged, even if just to deny. 1. Mermaids Late last month, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration published a [...]

Super Golden Friends

(Video Link) Starring Bea Arthur as Batman, Betty White as Aquaman, Rue McClanahan as Superman and Estelle Getty as Robin. Kevin Bapp proposes that Cartoon Network pick up this show inspired by The Golden Girls. Four elderly superheroes retire to a home in Miami. It’s perfect. Mr. Bapp, you are a genius. I award you two [...]

5 Pop Culture Apocalypse Scenarios and How They Might Happen

Since the earliest days, humankind has pondered the end of the world. We’ve imagined messianic judgment days, cataclysmic comets, hyperspace bypasses, and Mega Maids. Here are a few apocalyptic scenarios from recent popular culture, how they might happen, and how likely they are to occur. 1. Subterranean Apocalypse Some existential threats are waiting quietly beneath the surface [...]

The Missing Links: How Are Bald Men Still Living?

“If You Do Anything Stupid You Shall Re Sieve A Gun Short” Twitter user @SamelaAnderson posted this picture, billing it as “LITERALLY THE GREATEST SPAM EMAIL I WILL EVER GET IN MY LIFE”. And I have to admit, it’s fantastically hapless. * Survival of the Hairless Bald men probably have no reason to believe they should perhaps be extinct, [...]

5 News Stories That Sound Like Horror Movie Plots

Image: Hemera | Thinkstock The media has become obsessed with the so-called “Miami Zombie” case, and for good reason. It sounds like something ripped straight out of a horror movie and brought to life. But these kinds of things seem to occur with a pretty startling frequency. 1. Last Phone Calls In September of 2008, a Metrolink commuter [...]