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24 Profound And Maybe Not-So-Profound Quotes To Help You Keep Things In Perspective

Remember, wisdom can come from all over. Quotes via the deep thinkers over at Askreddit.<p>(These quotes from this very awesome r/askreddit thread.)

You Will Never Be This Creeped Out By Anything In Your House

Hopefully. What would you do if you found a secret nightmare door hidden in your house?<p>According to TwoBiteBrownie, the family moved into a house about a year ago. The previous owners built the house in the early part of the 2000s, and moved to India two years ago. The picture below is of a bedroom …

Jimmy Fallon and Ice T Debut Some Sony PS4 Gameplay

Sony haven’t widely released much gameplay from their Playstation 4 (<i>were we supposed to be excited by that unboxing video?</i>). A few hours ago, they debuted gameplay from one of their PS4 games on <i>Late Night With Jimmy Fallon</i>. Dr. Richard Marks introduced Jimmy Fallon and Ice T to an augmented …

6 Normal People Who Turned into Action Heroes Out of Nowhere

In a world that worships celebrities and fictional superheroes, we've made it our mission to find regular, everyday folks who stepped up in life or …

10 Weapons That Never Made It

The world of military programs is not neatly divided between the sublime and the stupid. There are a lot in-between cases.<p>Making a list of failed weapons systems, the temptation is to trot out the infamous ice-and-sawdust ship, the giant tricycle tank, or some other ridiculous doohickey. But the …

16 Bizarre Background Characters You Missed in Famous Movies

Let's face it: Extras are mainly used by filmmakers because cardboard cutouts are easier to knock over. But thanks to the advent of the Internet, it …

The Ohio State Marching Band Won The Weekend With This Incredible T-Rex Formation

10.28.13 5 Comments<p>The Ohio State marching band has already established itself as an UPROXX favorite for stuff like its video game medley and its tribute to Michael Jackson. But it really won our hearts over the weekend with their “Hollywood Blockbuster Show,” culminating in a giant T-Rex formation …

27 Best (And 1 WTF) New Android Apps And Live Wallpapers From The Last 2 Weeks (9/24/13 - 10/7/13)

Article Contents<p>Welcome to the roundup of the best new Android applications, games, and live wallpapers that went live in the Play Store or were …

43 Best (And 1 WTF) New Android Games From The Last 2 Weeks (9/17/13 - 9/30/13)

Article Contents<p>Welcome to the roundup of the best new Android applications, games, and live wallpapers that went live in the Play Store or were …

Mark Webber punished after hitching lift with Fernando Alonso

Poker<p><b>Michael Ruane's anonymity was nice while it lasted</b><p>Michael Ruane has lived most of his life in poker obscurity, exactly how he wanted it. But …

5 Signs the New 'RoboCop' Movie Might Be Terrible

<i>RoboCop</i> was the finest movie, where the title was also the entire concept, the script, and all the advertising you'd ever need. Anyone who isn't …

The 5 Most Shockingly Awful Names Major Cities Almost Had

Names are an important thing, and doubly so when you're establishing an entire city. No amount of economic and military might is going to save your …

Are You As Brave As This Ferocious Kitten?

Almost definitely not. But if you follow these instructions, you can be.

Neill Blomkamp’s ‘Chappie’ Moving Forward With Die Antwoord And Sharlto Copley To Star

<i>District 9</i> director Neill Blomkamp’s sophomore outing, <i>Elysium</i>, was #1 at the box office last weekend. This may be why Sony and MRC have moved forward with funding for Blomkamp’s next film, <i>Chappie</i>. The sci-fi comedy takes place in South Africa and is based on the director’s short film “Tetra Vaal”</i> …

6 Carefully Planned 'Utopias' That Went Spectacularly Insane

Look, we've all seen the movies: Every utopia is one shocking reveal away from being a dystopian nightmare. A perfect society just cannot exist, and …

Sony PlayStation 4 waltzes past the FCC

Sony's PS4 dev kit passed by the FCC roughly a week ago, and now its consumer-oriented counterpart has passed through Uncle Sam's offices. Not only do the federal documents show the consoles' polished exterior, but they once again note a "max clock frequency" of 2.75GHz, teasing just what kind of …

16 Glorious Examples Of Politicians Getting Trolled On Twitter

Let's hope they never check their @ replies.

28 Impressive Real Facts About Unimpressive Famous People

We think we know a lot about celebrities. Thanks to TMZ and Perez Hilton, we even have a good grasp on what their genitals look like. But how well do …

6 Games That Put Insane Detail Into Stuff You Didn't Notice

Now that we're in a golden age of video game technology, players are constantly demanding that video games be made as graphically detailed and …

LG G2 leaks in all its glory in video and pics

We’ve seen some horrendous blurrycam images of the upcoming successor to the LG Optimus G, including a set of leaked slides and a few shots of the device in the wild. Luckily, our days of trying to make sense of fuzzy shots are over, as a collection of high resolution images and video showing the …

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

10 Steps For Having The Best (And Cutest) Sleep Ever

Dream on, you adorable dreamer, you.

The 6 Most Awesome Special Effects Produced by Nature

This world of ours is brimming with awe-inspiring displays of nature's splendor (like rainbows and sunsets), as well as a whole bunch of …

The 4 Worst 'Scientific' Explanations for Famous Monsters

Jupiterimages/Comstock/Getty Images<p>Mankind has long been fascinated with the world of magic and the unbelievable. Without the fantastic, we'd never …

4 Terrifying Children's Hobbies From Around the World

As we've previously noted, children possess a level of preternatural badassery that most of us forget as we grow up and learn that the entire …

25 Movies That Will Destroy Your Faith In Humanity

If you're feeling good about life, steer clear of any of the movies on this list. These are 25 films that will leave you raw, empty, and in desperate need of a shower.

The 10 Biggest Nostalgia Trolls At E3 This Year

Sure, there are two brand-new consoles to salivate over, but the 2013 E3 is especially lousy with games and displays built to tickle our nostalgia.

4 Insane Details from the Weirdest Murder Trial Ever

Between the Boston bombing, Oklahoma's tornadoes, and the abdication of Netherland's Queen Beatrix, most of us have been so wrapped up in this …

21 Corporate Mascots That Would be Terrifying in Reality

We asked our readers to show us how the carefully designed cartoon characters and puppets that stand in for corporations become nightmare fuel when …

13 Texts from Last Night (from Famous Superheroes)

According to recent reports, the NSA has been monitoring the cell phone activity of millions of Americans, every single day, since April. What does …