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Here’s a New Argument for Gay Marriage [VIDEO]
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As the country takes baby steps toward legalizing gay marriage, various (ripped) gay men have a message for those who would oppose it: Fine, but we’re going to move in on your turf. It’s as interesting an argument for gay …

Nick Offerman Helps You Battle the Movember Moustache Blues

Growing a manly moustache is not for the weak-willed or the faint of heart. A full, robust stache only comes natural to a select few – most of us have to wade through trying times of thin, sparse, in-between staches …

This Rube Goldberg Machine Is Powered by Athletes
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Fresh off of dropping a guy from 24 miles up in the stratosphere, Red Bull has now created a pretty incredible human-powered Rube Goldberg device, or according to them, a Kluge. Either way, various athletes from various sports serve as …

Jurassic Park 3D Trailer Features a Satisfactory Amount of Goldblum
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I’m not sure if there’s a ton to be gained by rereleasing Jurassic Park in 3D – on a purely cinematic level. Admittedly, I’m not 3D’s biggest proponent, but it’s unclear whether seeing the island and its inhabitants jump out …

iPad Mini, Kindle Fire HD, and Nexus 7 Smoothies, Anyone? iPad Mini, Kindle Fire HD, and Nexus 7 Smoothies, Anyone?
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We’re not sure how BlendTec’s viral ad campaign is affecting sales of their products, but we do know it’s a damn good viral ad campaign. Whenever a new device is released – new iPhone, new tablet, new Kindle, etc. – …

These Professional Clickers Are Waiting to Make Your Content Go Viral These Professional Clickers Are Waiting to Make Your Content Go Viral

Clicks are everything, right? But of course, sometimes they are just too hard to come by. I mean, who has the time to develop and pursue a real viral campaign anymore? Your viral content needs views – or at least …

Hold Me Closer, Tony Danza: 50+ Years of Misheard Lyrics, Live

This one is dedicated to the folks out there who sing loud and proud, even if they have no idea what they’re actually singing or if it is at all consistent with reality. Here are some classic misheard lyrics, with …

Here’s Why You Should Always Switch to Door #2 [VIDEO]

Our favorite science/math illustrators are back today with a easy-to-understand breakdown of exactly why you should switch to door number two. Today, AsapSCIENCE tackles the Monty Hall problem – the classic questions that stems from the game show “Let’s Make …

Parents Troll Their Kids by Pretending They Ate All of Their Halloween Candy [KIMMEL]
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Jimmy Kimmel has been asking parents to unleash their inner troll for a couple of years now, and the product is always entertaining. For the second year in a row, the late night host made a simple request: tell your …

Relive the Best Movies of All Time (According to IMDb) in 150 Seconds with This Supercut

Though it oftentimes leans toward the popular and recent, the IMDb’s Top 250 would be a pretty solid springboard for anyone wanting to get into film, or anyone trying to round out their film knowledge. Now, you can see all …

Parody Envisions the New Star Wars Director Brainstorm Over at Disney HQ
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Now that the Star Wars franchise is in the (hopefully) capable hands of Disney, people are already speculating as to who might helm the next installment, slated for a 2015 release. This clever parody imagines what might be going on …

BANG! Here’s a Bunch of Cute Animals Playing Dead [VIDEO]
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No animals were harmed in the making of this video. Well, maybe the hamster. As we approach Friday, time seems to slow down to a crawl. For a mid-afternoon pick-up, here’s an awesome supercut(e) of a bunch of different animals …

Long for Summer with This Slow-Motion Slip n’ Slide Video

Hurricane Sandy just went biblical on the entire eastern coast of the United States, there’s a couple feet of snow on the ground in various parts of the country, and I woke up severely cold this morning. It’s that piercing …

How Hurricane Sandy Affected U.S. Air Travel [VIDEO]

Hurricane Sandy wreaked havoc on much of the east coast and various locations inland earlier this week, and her destruction left millions without power, caused widespread flooding and property damage, and halted ground transportation in many cities. It also disrupted …

This Extremely Close Call Is Your Holy Sh*t, War Is Terrifying Video of the Day

One of the more fascinating and terrifying things to come out of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are the self-made videos posted by soldiers. The were the first two wars to occur in the YouTube age, and thus the …

Megan Fox, Marine Biologist, Stars in Acer’s New Ad

Acer’s new line of Ultrabooks, the S7 series, is the first set to boast touchscreens. Acer’s ad line for the new line has called them “the world’s thinnest touch Ultrabooks,” and the new computers will run on Windows 8. In …

This Slow-Motion Pumpkin Smashing Video Ups the Ante, Considerably

Smashing pumpkins is fun. Smashing pumpkins in creative ways is more fun. Smashing pumpkins in creative ways in slow-motion is the most fun. This short comes just in time for Halloween, from director Ross Ching for The Thrash Lab. Earlier …

Science-Heavy Animation Looks at the Possibility of a Real Zombie Apocalypse
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Retrograde Axonal Transport? Virus Specificity? Olfactory Nerve? If you’re unfamiliar with these terms, you may want to hit the virology books – because that’s exactly how the world is going to devolve into zombie chaos, according to AsapSCIENCE. They take …

Joss Whedon Endorses Mitt Romney as the Candidate Best Suited to Bring About the Zombie Apocalypse
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It’s just over one week until the 2012 Presidential election, which means it’s time for those last minute celebrity endorsements to start rolling in. And Republican candidate Mitt Romney can take pride in the fact that he’s convinced one Hollywood …

“Banned” iPad Mini Promo Makes Sure We Know It’s Not an iPod Touch

Making fun of those white-background Apple product launch videos is one of the internet’s favorite parody styles, and the iPad mini with its disappointing (to some) sets of specs and high price tag is ripe for such ridicule. No retina …

Short Film Explores the Perils of Being “Hooked” on Facebook Short Film Explores the Perils of Being “Hooked” on Facebook
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It’s much easier to lie about yourself (or embellish, if you will) on the internet than it is in person. How do you know that a person really “likes” a certain band or brand? How do you know that profile …