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Sports Anchor Stuffs 25 Star Wars References Into Football Recap

He's a bit of a fan.<p>Impressive, most impressive.<p>With the new Star Wars film crushing records and the Atlanta Falcons taking home a win, this sports anchor knew what he had to do.<p>Wes Blankenship, of WMAZ in Atlanta, combined his love of football and the Jedi masters for his game recap of the Atlanta …

how punk and reggae fought back against racism in the 70s

Syd Shelton’s photographs capture the Rock Against Racism movement that confronted racism in 70s and 80s Britain.<p>When Syd Shelton returned to London in 1977 after fours years living in Australia, he was shocked at how much things had changed. "The recession had really hit and the Callaghan …

What Is Killing Kauai's Wild Chickens?

"The smell of death permeated the stuffy humid air."<p>About a dozen chickens turned up dead in the Hawaiian island of Kauai earlier this week, and the Aloha State is determined to figure out why.<p>"The smell of death permeated the stuffy humid air," The Garden Island Newspaper wrote, "and feathers …

Find Out What Colors Sound Like Through One Man’s Incredibly Rare Condition

The only time you’ve probably thought about the idea of “hearing colors” is when some medical expert talks about synesthesia or your friend regales you with their magical adventures on psychedelics. But one man’s story of his incredibly rare condition will open your eyes and ears to a new way of …

Ants Suddenly March In A Circle When An iPhone Rings

It's the damndest thing.<p>Bizarre video of bustling ants suddenly marching in a circle around an iPhone when it rings has the Internet wondering what the heck is going on.<p>Here are some theories:<p>"The electromagnetic wave of an incoming call" keeps them in a circle, according to ViralVideoLab's YouTube …

Check Out the Most Recent Crop of VICE Documentaries

VICE News explores sex work in Japan, Noisey documents an up-and-coming rapper in Tel Aviv, and Motherboard investigates an aging, hazardous oil pipeline in Michigan. This is a guide to where we've been and where we're going.<p><i>This article originally appeared in the</i> <i>August Issue of VICE Magazine</i><p><b>1.</b> …

What Your Sleeping Position With a Partner Says About Your Relationship

<i>By Elyse Wanshel, writer at LittleThings.com</i><p>We all sleep, but did you know that the way you sleep says <i>a lot</i> about who we are as individuals?<p>For instance, if you sleep on your back, it often means your the strong, silent type; and if you sleep on your stomach, it typically means you have an open, …

Rubber-Band Life Hacks Will Stretch Your Know-How

Wash glasses, hang clothes and unscrew stuff better!<p>These are a snap.<p>In a new video, YouTube how-to dude Crazy Russian Hacker demonstrates life hacks for rubber bands.<p>You'd like to raise your DIY IQ with regular household items, right?<p>The viral clip above shows how the elastic thingies can actually …

Here's Every Annoying Person You'll Meet at a Festival

The point is that we're all human beings who, at some point, have sucked to be around.<p>You know those glorious out-of-town buffet restaurants where you can pile up your plate with every cuisine known to man, all for £8.75? That’s like going to a festival in 2015. Except instead of humid duck …

Jungle, Raves and Pirate Radio: The History and Future of Kool FM

Meeting the guys behind Kool, London's longest-running jungle pirate station.<p>If pirate radio has a home, it's in London's tower blocks and tinny car radios. Bar the capital, where else can you find one DJ playing Ghanaian gospel and another spinning some ancient dub track, followed by a crackly ad …

Banksy Bought My House

The artist and international man of mystery bought my cottage in the English countryside, where he lived with his wife for years.<p>"Who <i>is</i> Banksy?" is a question you probably ask yourself whenever Facebook reminds you he exists and should be on £20 notes or the name of a Bristol airport or whatever, …

The 20 funniest expressions in Brazil (and how to use them)

1. A Brazilian man does not ‘have sex’, he ‘dips the cookie’ (<i>Molhar o biscoito</i>). Or, he ‘drowns the goose’ (<i>Afogar o ganso</i>).<p>2. A Brazilian does not …

'Check It' Is a New Documentary About an All-Gay American Gang

The film tells the story of how bullied DC teens banded together to provide safety in numbers and let people know that if you jumped a gay kid in DC, you'd likely get jumped back in retaliation.<p>Trayvon Warren remembers his first big bullying incident took place when he was elementary school and a …

The Best Music Released Around the World in February, 2015

From the surprise release of Drake’s new mixtape to Kendrick Lamar’s “The Blacker the Berry”, February’s been ripe with sonic goodness.<p><i>We know you’re busy. So instead of covering everything, we’re going to publish a rundown of the best new music each month. You can find our UK round up here. As</i> …

Maybe Don't Try Breakdancing While Setting off Fireworks

Do not try this at home.<p><b>This article was originally published on January, 9, 2015, but we think it still rocks!</b><p>Using GoPro cameras, duct tape, and more Roman candles than a sleep-away camp on Independence Day, German breakdancers LIL AMOK and Bboy Snoop rang the New Year in with explosive panache. …

The Auschwitz Survivor Who Adopted the Grandson of a Top SS Guard

Eva Mozes Kor is big on forgiveness.<p>Lying on a hospital bed in Auschwitz concentration camp, sick with a dangerously high fever, the only thing comforting Eva Mozes Kor was the prospect of seeing her twin sister Miriam again.<p>After some time in that cold, lonely room, Dr Josef Mengele – the SS …

UK Newspapers Mock Charlie Hebdo Attackers With Ballsy Cartoons: 'Careful, They Might Have Pens'

British National newspapers have published defiant cartoons ridiculing the attackers who murdered 12 people in a shooting attack on the offices of …

11 Movies to Watch Out for in 2015

The non-blockbuster must-see features of the year.<p><b>Hey, did you know that a brand-new Star Wars film</b> is coming out in December? And an <i>Avengers</i> sequel is on the way in May? And yet another <i>Jurassic Park</i> adventure arrives in June? Oh, wait—of course you did, because even at this early stage of 2015, …

Cardiff University Students Got an Innocent Man’s Murder Conviction Overturned

The students and their lecturers are part of The Innocence Project, a group that works to overturn wrongful convictions.<p>In January of 2001, 16-year-old Daniel Dale was shot in the Collyhurst area of Manchester. The bullet pierced his heart and he eventually died from the wound.<p>According to his …

10 Awesome Gmail Hacks That Make Life Easier

These top-secret ninja moves will help you take control of your inbox and become a Gmail expert. I'll show you how to save time, avoid mistakes, and add a bit of style to your inbox. Read on, grasshopper.<p><b>GMAIL HACK #1 UNSEND</b><p>Have you ever pressed send only to regret it moments later because of a …

NASA Is Paying Me £11,000 to Lie in Bed for Three Months

Getting paid to stay in bed might seem like paradise, but everyday tasks like showering, shitting, and sleeping comfortably become nearly impossible when you're lying down all day.<p>Participant 8179 reporting in on day 21 of bed rest.<p>I have been in this bed for three weeks now, and I will be here for …

6 Secrets of Great Resumes, Backed By Psychology

The day I landed my job at Google was the day I decided to pay forward all the help I received on reworking my resume.<p>After going through many resumes, I want to share what I learned in hopes that it helps more people get their dream jobs.<p>My biggest realization? We don’t think <i>like psychologists</i>. <i></i>And …

John Oliver Explains The World Cup And FIFA To Americans (VIDEO)

John Oliver is "both excited and extremely conflicted" about the World Cup.<p>Why? Because he loves the tournament - but it's run by FIFA.<p>Take it away, …

This Is How India Treats Women Who Protest Against Rape (GRAPHIC PICTURES)

<i>WARNING: EXTREMELY GRAPHIC IMAGES, DO NOT SCROLL DOWN IF THE IMAGES MAY CAUSE DISTRESS</i><p>The world has reacted with horror as appalling stories of …

Indian Journalist Shu Choudary Beat Edward Snowden To Be Digital Activist Of The Year, For Creating News For Those Who Can't Read

For Shu Choudary, journalism should be like oxygen: vital, always available and owned by no one.<p>"No one owns the air, not me, not you, everyone has …

Cutting Through the Bullshit Surrounding Flight MH370

Malaysia's missing plane is a tragedy covered in lies.<p><i>A Malaysian Airlines Boeing 777, the same plane used for Flight MH370 (photo via)</i><p>Sometimes planes crash. But in a post-9/11 world, that story isn’t quite interesting enough. We can't just report that Flight MH370 crashed and we don’t know where …

Drug Etiquette for British People in 2014

How to get fucked up without looking like a dickhead.<p><i>Collage by Marta Parszeniew</i><p>Etiquette has been breaking down across our society for a very long time now. First, the Beatles with their long hair and wide-lapelled suits, then Johnny Rotten with his unconscionable language. Next came Janet …

Buying Your Drugs Online Is Good for You

The internet knows a lot more about harm reduction than anyone else.<p><i>Heroin listings on Silk Road</i><p>Silk Road 2.0, the successor to the deep web's most infamous marketplace, just passed a new milestone. After a dramatic holiday season, when three of its staff and several vendors were arrested on …

Arnold Schwarzenegger Goes Undercover as a Gold's Gym Employee

Link to Media<p>In order to promote health and fitness, Arnold Schwarzenegger recently went undercover as an employee at a Gold's Gym.<p>While his costume was lacking (who wouldn't recognize Arnold at a gym with his picture on the wall?), the skit produced some classic lines.<p>Always remember, "This is …

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Nigel Farage's 'Daily Express' Column Translated

Nigel Farage wrote a column for the <i>Daily Express</i> on Wednesday in response to a leader about recent events concerning a Ukip councillor and some …