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The J.D. Salinger Of Platform Shoes

All shoes have a name. You probably don't know your shoes' names, because unlike handbags like the "PS 1" (by Proenza Schouler) or the "Pashli" (by Phillip Lim), shoes seldom get on a first-name basis with their fans. Alexander McQueen's "Armadillo" shoes are one exception. Jeffrey Campbell's …

Awesome Supercut Alert: Every Movie Reference in The Simpsons

Our friends at NextMovie just sent over this supercut, a compilation of every movie reference from The Simpsons seasons 1 through 5. Early Simpsons being my most treasured of pop-culture references, I pre-assumed that it’d be post worthy. But why only seasons 1-5? Then I turned on the supercut, <i>and</i> …

Ronald McDonald Vs. Colonel Sanders Geek Art and Videos

Type This Code Into YouTube Search to Go Retro

As promised, YouTube has started its Easter egg hunt in preparation for the upcoming Geek Week.<p>The first clue has been dropped via YouTube's Twitter …

ICYMI: Star Wars and Game of Thrones face off in this epic series of memes http://on.mash.to/14E81PM.

7 radio hits that are secretly about games

Nice try, record labels<p>You can't fool us. Every day, millions of ears absorb the sound waves of hit singles, oblivious to the message they're being …

Star Wars vs. Game of Thrones Subreddit Is Awesome

It's so obvious/amazing, it's hard to believe no one had thought of it before, particularly in the world of memes, where every major media property …

Here’s the Japanese-Language Trailer for Miyazaki Biopic ‘The Wind Rises’

Fast forward to 1:14 in the video above and find the first full-length trailer for Hayao Miyazaki’s highly anticipated <i>The Wind Rises.</i> Unlike his …

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Getting Tough With Yourself | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is guest post from Marcus Brotherton. It originally ran on Men Who Lead Well (www.marcusbrotherton.com).</i><p><b>One harmful mindset that</b> …

The new Google Maps is now open to everyone — no invite needed. http://on.mash.to/15EVYOl

How Much Does It Cost to Be Batman in Real Life?

The innocents of Gotham City — and the comic book world in general — owe its allegiance to Batman.<p>Created by artist Bob Kane and writer Bill Finger, …

If The Sun Went Out, How Long Could Life On Earth Survive?

Don't worry, you'll have time to post your goodbye selfies to Facebook.<p>If you put a steamy cup of coffee in the refrigerator, it wouldn't immediately turn cold. Likewise, if the sun simply "turned off" (which is actually physically impossible), the Earth would stay warm—at least compared with the …

22 Brilliant Ideas For Your Tiny Apartment

No matter how tiny that studio apartment is, nothing beats having your own space. Here are some actually feasible ideas that don't involve remodeling or a completely unrealistic warehouse loft.

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20 Rare "Freaks And Geeks" Promo Photos

An awesome look back at our favorite McKinley High students.

Comedy

Despicable Me Minions as Superheroes

22 Images That Will Ruin Your Childhood

This is why context is important, kiddies.

Dragon Ball

10 startup funding rounds in Asia last week

It’s Monday, which means it’s time for our regular recap of funding rounds from last week. Familiar names include Thailand’s Wongnai and Korea’s Send …

“Listen Ariel: pack your gadgets and gizmos.”

“Listen Ariel: pack your gadgets and gizmos.”

The Nintendo Famicom turns 30 years old today

Most people may not have gotten their hands on a Nintendo Entertainment System until it was released in North America in 1985 and Europe in 1986, but 30 years ago today the NES' predecessor was unleashed on Japan as the Family Computer, or Famicom. Though it was launched earlier than the successful …

Venice finally conquered by Google Street View

It is a city without streets, but Venice has finally been conquered by Google Street View.<p><b>Google's</b> specially-adapted fleet of cars were useless in a city built on water, so its picturesque piazzas, palaces and churches are being photographed by employees with giant cameras strapped to their …

Lost-and-Found Bluetooth Accessory 'Tile' Passes $1 Million in Pre-Orders

Tile is a Bluetooth Low Energy device that connects to the iPhone to assist users in finding lost items like keys, wallets, computers and more. The company is offering Tiles for $19 each via a Kickstarter-like preordering process.<p>The company has more than 18,500 backers and just passed $1 million …

This South Korean app just for couples is taking off

An app for couples to share photos, messages, and generally chronicle the course of their relationship, is taking off in Asia. “Between,” launched in 2011 by South Korean start up Value Creators & Co, has now been downloaded over 3.75 million times. Most of its users are in South Korea, Japan, and …

Google revamps the interface of its Google Play store, bringing the Android version to the Web

Google today has revamped the Web interface of its Google Play store. This new release is being unveiled to everyone starting today and brings the Android version to the Web.<p>With this new design, users will find that it’s a lot simpler to understand what an app is about. What’s more, if you look at …

15 Things You Fought About With Your Siblings

Having siblings is a lot like bullfighting — you know exactly how to get them riled up, but make one false move or get them mad enough and you'll …

The Pixar Theory: Every Character Lives in the Same Universe

<i>Jon Negroni spent one year untangling the secret world hidden deep within Pixar films. This thesis (printed in full below) originally appeared on his</i> …

Translating Emoji into a Giant Light Show

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Why Sad Songs Make Us Happy

So. Many. Feels.<p>Even though listening to sad songs should leave us feeling terrible, we have a tendency to actually kind of like them. Case in point: A 2008 study found that minor-key music sounded sadder than major-key music to people, but that people found it <i>more</i> likable.<p>Well, a group of Japanese …

Mario Luigi: Dream Team review

Mario & Luigi: Dream Team is the fourth entry in the Mario & Luigi handheld RPG saga, which started on GBA all the way back in 2003. You’d think that …

New Super Luigi U added Nabbit in multiplayer to avoid using Mario

Nintendo added antagonistic thief Nabbit as a multiplayer character in <i>New Super Mario Bros. U</i> add-on content, <i>New Super Luigi U,</i> to solve a number of issues surrounding the game mode, according to the latest Iwata Asks feature.<p>According to <i>New Super Luigi U</i> director Masataka Takemoto and producer …