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AJ McCarron’s Girlfriend Amasses 100K+ Twitter Followers Overnight

Last night, the University of Alabama embarrassed Notre Dame in the BCS National Championship game, defeating the Fighting Irish 42-14 in a matchup that wasn’t even as close as the score signals – and that’s saying a lot. Alabama quarterback …

Patrick Bateman Is Envious of Coworkers’ Pokemon Cards

As the story goes, Lionsgate had geared up to release a 10th anniversary Blu-Ray edition of the new classic American Psycho, complete with a deleted scene that shows how the filmmakers tried to make the film appeal to a younger …

Nicolas Cage Turns 49, Reddit Celebrates Their OneTrueGod
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If you spend a little while on reddit (or browse AllReddits), you’re bound to come across a strange subreddit or two. Some of them are awful, just awful. They know who they are. Some are wonderful (I just landed on …

Firefighter’s Helmet Cam Takes Us Through a Year on the Job [VIDEO]

Firefighters have a dangerous job – everybody knows that. But it’s rare to see a first-person account of the daily grind of one of the nation’s bravest public servants. One Detroit firefighter compiled footage from a year of fighting fires …

Robots Perform Ace of Spades; Your Jokes Are Welcome
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I’m not going to make any metal jokes about Compressorhead, the all-robot band seen in the video below playing the Motorhead classic “Ace of Spades.” I’m not going to talk about how metal it is, literally. I’m not going to …

Mesmerizing Animation Drawn with Coffee, Ink, and White-Out

Well this is truly mesmerizing. Artist Jake Fried, a Boston-based animator tickles your brain with this elaborate hand-drawn animation done entirely with ink, coffe, and white-out. The animation is a result of layering image after image, and the effect is …

1% of the World is Drunk Right Now and Other Awesome Facts [VIDEO]

Our favorite YouTube science animators AsapSCIENCE are back with another video of cool scientific facts, and this one contains some mind-blowers. Did you know that beer has all the minerals necessary to keep you alive, and that one single ejaculation …

Girls Spike Parents’ Milkshakes to Bypass Internet Curfew
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No, you haven’t stumbled upon The Onion. When I was a teenager, my favorite comeback to my mom’s overblown understandable berating over my many trivial totally disrespectful missteps was to tell her she’s lucky I’m not on drugs. You see? …

Mom Reduces 8-Year-Old to Snotty Mess by Telling Him He Accidentally Bought $50K Mustang on eBay
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Kids and technology occasionally run up against each other in unpredictable or dangerous ways. Kids and technology that is linked to your bank account – now that’s danger on a whole other level. So what do you do when your …

BuzzFeed Lands $19.3 Million in Funding, Passes 40 Million Uniques in December BuzzFeed Lands $19.3 Million in Funding, Passes 40 Million Uniques in December

Viral trendsetters BuzzFeed have just announced a significant cash injection – $19.3 million led by NEA. Previous investors RRE, Hearst, SoftBank, and Lerer Ventures also participated – as did Michael and Kass Lazerow, Buddy Media co-founders. “We have the senior …

The World’s Shortest Escalator, Enthusiastically Sought Out and Taken Seven Times
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This guy took a trip to ride the Guinness-certified shortest escalator in the world, because, why not? As he says, it’s obviously a thing of beauty and magnificence. The fact that it even exists may be incomprehensible to some, and …

Chandler Style Is Your Inevitable Friends/Gangnam Style Mashup of the Day

You thought Gangnam Style was dead, didn’t you? Well, it kind of is – at least according to PSY. But fear not, another dance craze is ready to rise up and take its place. OPPA CHANDLER STYLE. Comedy Central UK …

Fireworks Are Beautiful, Especially in Reverse [VIDEO]
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Happy New Year, everyone. Still feeling the effects of a long night of partying? Already broken a resolution? Have you accidentally written “2012” on a check yet? Are you still writing checks? Forget all of that. Here’s some simple beauty …

It’s Christmas, Don’t Forget the Twin Peaks 12 Days of Christmas Song

I don’t know where you come from, but where I’m from it’s not really Christmas until you’ve enjoyed the delightfully odd version of the song Twelve Days of Christmas, as sung by cast members of the show Twin Peaks. Did …

Gangnam Style Hits 1 Billion Views, YouTube Celebrates Gangnam Style Hits 1 Billion Views, YouTube Celebrates

As we told you earlier, South Korean rapper PSY’s global megahit “Gangnam Style” hit one billion total views on YouTube, making it the first video to ever achieve that milestone. It hit 1 billion views shortly after 10 am ET, …

Magical Proposal May Bring a Tear to Your Eye
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Putting your cute, over-the-top marriage proposal on YouTube is nothing new. Having your girlfriend film her own proposal and presenting the ring with a magic trick? Ok, that’s pretty good – I’ll give you that one. Let’s just hope their …

Gangnam Style Hits One Billion Views, You PSYched? Gangnam Style Hits One Billion Views, You PSYched?
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First off, I need to apologize for the pun – low hanging fruit and all. With that aside, Hey! Sexy lady! The biggest sensation to hit YouTube all year has finally crossed the impressive one billion view mark. The megahit …

End of the World Prank Warns of Impending Tsunami

A tsunami just hit New York. Yeah, New York! We gotta get outta here! If someone had (rather convincingly) told you that in a shocked and terrified voice yesterday afternoon, what would have been your reaction? Would you have believed …

Die Hard, the Best Xmas Movie Ever, Finally Gets a Song Expressing That Undeniable Fact

The best Christmas movie is Die Hard. This is not debatable. Oh, Die Hard‘s not a real Christmas movie? Shut up and look closer, smart guy. It has everything a great Christmas movie needs, in that it’s set during Christmas. …

Crocodile Leaps at Tourists in Australian National Park [VIDEO]

Australia has a reputation for housing some of the strangest and most frightening wildlife that the good Earth has to offer. And apparently, even the cute little crocs in the country are thirsty for your blood. Ok, “cute little croc” …

Spend Your Money on Other People, Jerk. It’ll Make You Happier [VIDEO]

It’s the holiday season, so what better time to remind everyone to STOP BEING SUCH A SCROOGE AND GIVE A LITTLE, JESUS. Or give a little Jesus, I guess. But most importantly, remember that you are much happier when you’re …