Brandon Tannenbaum

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Here’s Why We’ve Never Been Able to Tame the Great White Shark

The great white shark has never been kept successfully in captivity—and probably never will.<p>After three days of floating around listlessly and ramming its head into the walls of its tank, a great white shark died last week at an aquarium in Japan. But the story is only the most recent episode in …

My Favorite Albums of 2015

Music is about as personal as it gets, so here’s my list of music albums that resonated with me this year.<p><b>Hamilton — Soundtrack</b><p>In 2015 one New Yorker …

Music

17 Of The Most Infuriatingly Unrealistic Cliches Used In Movies

Inspired by this Quora thread.

New York City

20+ Strange Animals You Didn’t Know Existed

The world we live in is filled with exotic wildlife, and that means more than just lions and giraffes. There are a multitude of species that are lesser known to the general public and fascinating to learn more about. Redditor preggit decided to introduce a whole batch of these real animals that …

Top 10 Most Seductive Female Comic Book Characters Ever

<b>7. Zatanna</b><p>The top hat, the gloves, the bowtie; it all works to make Zatanna a super-hot femme fatale. She is one of the most gorgeous female …

Top 20 Anime Deaths That Left the Biggest Impact

<b>10. Kamina (Tengen Toppa Guren Lagan)</b><p>Again, taking a future hero under your wing in an action series is pretty much a shortcut to the boneyard.<p><b>9.</b> …

7 Surprisingly Good Anime Every Gamer Needs To Watch

<b>3. Hack//Sign</b><p><b>What is this anime about?</b><p>A series of various anime and video games that all take place in an MMORPG called The World.<p>One of the more …

20 Awesome Anime Characters Who Are too Charismatic to Forget

<b>5. Rintarou Okabe (Steins;Gate)</b><p>Well my friends, Steins;Gate is an icon itself, but what make it so special is none other then Okabe.<p>He is charismatic …

Top 10 Sexiest Females of Japanese Anime

<b>3. Erza Scarlet – Fairy Tail</b><p>Erza uses many forms of magic and telekinesis, and has immense powers. She can change her armors and weapons even during …

This Is Why No One Should Ever Breed White Tigers

"These are not a species, they are not endangered ... they shouldn't exist."<p>One look at Kenny and it's clear why white tigers shouldn't be bred.<p>Kenny …

Wildlife

In Preparation for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Here's Every Lightsaber in Star Wars Ranked from Worst to Best.

<i>This</i> <i>article</i> <i>originally appeared in</i> Vulture.<p><i>Star Wars</i> did not invent the concept of a magic blade, or even a laser sword—those pop up in Asimov's <i>Lucky</i> …

The Most Eagerly Anticipated Anime of Winter 2016

Time to get ready—and excited—for a new anime season. You might know what you are excited to see, but here’s what anime fans in Japan are looking …

Let’s Watch Nick Offerman Silently Drink Whisky By A Fireplace For 45 Minutes

How is it that it took until the year of our lord two thousand and fifteen for someone to hand Nick Offerman a glass of whisky, and instruct him to sit by a toasty fireplace for 45 minutes of silence? He probably does this in real life. Now he’s getting paid. Not unlike the character he played on</i> …

Gil Elvgren - The Classic American Pin Up Girl

Though most of the time we're featuring new digital or urban art to showcase on theMET, every so often it's nice to remember an older artist who's work is still looked upon as some of the most influential of all time.<p>It's often stated that Gil Elvgren was and continues to be the best pin-up artist …

Art

Huge Harry Potter fan sells herself to go to the theme park

<b>How much do you love Harry Potter?</b><p>Enough to post nude photos of yourself on Craigslist and offer to sell your body for a ticket to the theme park?<p>Er, …

The New Star Wars Crossover Comic Rejuvenates Darth Vader's Terrifying Reputation

Darth Vader should be an immensely intimidating figure. Emphasis on the <i>should</i>, because over the years, his appearances in increasingly silly …

"Fairy Tail Zero" TV Anime Announced

Plans for a winter 2016 TV anime adaptation of <i>Fairy Tail Zero</i> have been announced, along with the cast for the adaptation of Hiro Mashima's prequel …

The Verge Review of Animals: the capybara

Super-sized rodents from Brazil<p><i>This column is part of a series where Verge staffers post highly subjective reviews of animals. Up until now, we’ve written about animals without telling you whether they suck or rule. We are now rectifying this oversight.</i><p>New Yorkers are a soft bunch. Yeah, I said it: …

Diply

Diply is a leading social entertainment publisher that creates captivating content for millennials. We are a ComScore Top 10 Lifestyle property with …

Top 10

6 Anime Based on Eastern Legends - The List

In 2013, I wrote up a list focusing on reimagined fairy tales. A few focused on Eastern fairy tails (Fruits Basket, Saiyuki, Ceres, Celestial Legend) …

AMC's pulpy stew 'Into the Badlands' leaves no genre behind

With the end of<p>"Mad Men"and "Breaking Bad," AMC lost its two big, more or less real-world Quality Dramas. Moving forward, the network seems to be following "The Walking Dead" deeper into genre fiction.<p>And to hedge that bet, it's mounted a show that encompasses all of them at once.<p>Created by Alfred …

Mad Men

Five Must-Watch Anime For Fall 2015

This season there are 54 new anime on the air, so it can be more than a little difficult to know which ones to watch. But now that the season has …

Anime

Rehearsing a Memory For Just 40 Seconds Is Key To Permanent Recall - PsyBlog

New memories are likely to be lost unless they are consolidated correctly.<p>Rehearsing a memory for just 40 seconds could be the key to permanent …

Mio Offers You Something Nice and Sweet in This New Visual

<b>By Swaps4</b> | Anime, Info, Japan, JList, Magazine, Megami, News, Posters | 01 November 2015 | 3 Comments

A Definitive Ranking of Every 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' Holiday Episode

If there's one thing "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" always nailed, it was their holiday episodes. From Halloween to Thanksgiving to Christmas, Joss Whedon knew exactly how to make us laugh, but also feel all the feels.<p>Here is the ranking of all six holiday episodes from "BTVS."<p>categories Tv News, Best …

TV

A genetic mutation makes these cats look like werewolves

This new breed of cat, which strongly resembles an itty bitty mythical shapeshifter, has this wolf-like appearance because of a mistake in its DNA.<p>This mistake has interrupted — or in some cases stopped altogether — hair growth, leaving Lykois with a quintessential scraggly and patchy …

Pets

Watch Kanye West Kiss Kanye West, And Other Hilarious Celeb Cartoons

MTV deemed these satirical artworks inappropriate ¯\_(ツ)_/¯<p>An unpopular theory about Miley Cyrus’ tendency to stick her tongue out during performances: she is, in fact, amphibious.<p>It’s the sort of goofy, too-weird-to-be-true libel that exists in only the most salacious of tabloids, which is why …

Miley Cyrus

The Internet’s Funniest Reactions To ‘Playboy’ No Longer Showing Boobs

When <i>Playboy</i> announced Monday the once-groundbreaking 62-year-old nudie mag planned to, well, cut out the nudie, people had strong opinions. Well, mostly people just made jokes about reading it for the articles. But still, think about it. This is the publication that, until recently, gave entire …

An Artist Reimagined 16 Disney Princesses Who Look Like They're Ready For Halloween

Talented artist Jeffrey Thomas gave us a brand new way to look at Disney princesses. His series, which he calls "Twisted Princesses" on DeviantArt, …