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"Scientists" Uncover Global League of Mythical Creatures

In the past week, there have been news stories from normally serious sources concerning a unicorn, yeti, sasquatch, chupacabra, and a vampire. We passed on all of them except for the vampire story (which had no mention of scientists) because they didn’t pass the smell test. Most of the stories managed to combine “scientist” and [...]

I Am Bitterly, Bitterly Disappointed

Nick Crews (pictured left, Photo: SWNS) has become a cult hero and a viral sensation- particularly in Great Britain. Why? Because of a leaked email he sent to his kids explaining just how (brutally) disappointed he is with them. It starts with "Dear All Three" and goes pretty downhill from there. With last evening’s crop of [...]

Casting Live Versions of Animated Classics

The news is out this week that Tim Burton may be directing a live-action version of Pinnocchio starring Robert Downey, Jr. as Geppetto. That’s an interesting casting choice, to be sure, but they said the same thing when Downey was cast as Charlie Chaplin, Sherlock Holmes, and as Iron Man, which all make sense after [...]

The Twelfth Doctor

The good news is that he’s finally a ginger. He’s also bouncy. Bouncing is cool. Nerdache Cakes made this cake showing Tigger and Piglet battling for the future of the Hundred Acre Wood. Link -via Nerd Bastards

The Missing Links: Free Hot Pockets in Jersey

Photography That’s Part of This Nutritious Breakfast Cerealism uses crunchy breakfast treats to create interesting photographic landscapes. * Cory Booker Has Some Good News & Some Bad News The popular mayor of Newark got the citizens of his hurricane-ravaged city a bunch of free food. But they’re Hot Pockets. Relevant: Because it’s still funny. * Don’t Put [...]

NMA Explains the Lucasfilm Buyout

(YouTube link) Next Media Animation shows us their version of the Disney buyout of Lucasfilm. This is the dialog-free animation, which can be edited to fit your news copy, should you be a subscriber. What that means for us is that it’s longer than the finished news clips we are used to seeing from NMA. At [...]

This Skirt Is Simply Precccciiiioooouuuussss

The good news is that wearing this skirt won’t make you invisible, the bad news is that someone still might try to steal it or attempt to throw you in the fires of Mount Doom, so watch your back. Link Via The Mary Sue

12 Cool Oreo Flavors You’ve Probably Never Had

Oreo made big news last month when they released their candy corn flavor, but that’s not even that crazy compared to some of their other flavors -half grape and half peach anyone? Have you guys ever had any of these odd Oreo flavors? Link

The World’s Most Expensive Hotel Suites

Got a spare stack of hundreds lying around and don’t feel like sleeping in your own bed tonight? The good news is that you can resolve both of these fist-world problems at the same time. The bad news is that you might have to take a flight or two to get to your destination. From [...]

25 Unfortunate Local News Interviewee Descriptions

True story: One of my friends was once interviewed by the local news during a Black Friday shopping spree. The caption under her name simply read “Woman,” which we laughed about for a few minutes and I never remembered until I came across this post. It seems local news interviewees are often labeled unflatteringly, as [...]