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When You Lose Weight, Where Does The Fat Actually Go?

The answer to this question may surprise you. And in fact, according to a recent <i>British Medical Journal</i> article discussing this issue, few health …

​Video Games Got More Beautiful This Year

Sure, you could say that video games get more beautiful <i>every</i> year. Graphics technology gets better, game developers get more adept, and as a result, …

The Last Starfighter Re-Cut Into A Modern Trailer Is Totally Badass

Kanye West Demands Fan In Wheelchair Stand Up

Kanye West refused to continue his show on Friday night in Sydney, Australia until the entire audience was standing and dancing in physical Yeezus worship. Unfortunately for Kanye's self-esteem, one of the audience members had a prosthetic leg and another used a wheelchair.<p>One concertgoer told the …

Behold, A Sphere Made Of Binder Clips

Via the /r/mildlyinteresting* subreddit comes an office-supply creation that puts your cubicle-mate's obnoxiously oversized rubber band ball to shame.<p>…

Watch The Full Diva Dance Opera Performance From The Fifth Element

We only catch glimpses of it in the film, but here you can watch French actress Maïwenn Besco's entire green screen rendition of the Diva Dance Opera …

The Ultimate Guide to Solving iPhone Battery Drain

I worked on the Genius Bar for almost two years, and the most difficult issue to solve was short iPhone battery life. It was extremely difficult to …

Prepare to Have Your Mind Blown by a Balloon and a Minivan

If you don't already know why a helium balloon tethered to the floor of a minivan has the power to make your jaw drop, you're going to want to see …

All The Reasons To Get Excited About Horror Movies In 2014

So far, it's been an exciting year for horror. Afflicted is a "damn fine film," The Babadook is a must see, and Only Lovers Left Alive is one of the …

Horror

BBC Radio 4 - The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Some of the most enduring characters ever created for radio will be heard in a special, live broadcast from London's BBC Radio Theatre, as part of Character Invasion.<p>The two-headed smooth-talking alien Zaphod Beeblebrox, bemused Earthling Arthur Dent, and Marvin the Paranoid Android will relive …

13 Times Potato Chips Should Go IN Your Food

Of all the national food holidays, National Potato Chip Day is definitely one to celebrate. Potato chips have served as such trusty companions to so many sandwiches, burgers and hot dogs, they're basically America's favorite food sidekick.<p>Our beloved snack doesn't have to come on the side, however. …

How To Make Char Siu Pork Better Than A Restaurant (VIDEO RECIPE)

One of our favorite things about living in New York City is our proximity to one of the best Chinatowns in North America. Where else can you find perfect soup dumplings, bao stuffed with everything imaginable and lacquered, sticky, Chinese-style roasted meats. One of our favorites of those meats …

This floating black ball is the creepiest thing you'll see all day

Robots

100 minutes of blood-soaked, boobs-filled grindhouse movie trailers

<b>WARNING:</b> At least <i>half</i> these trailers in this amazing mega-compilation are <b>NSFW.</b> They are full of boobs, violence, lunatics, Satan, women in prison, …

The Anatomy of a Cover Letter

To Whom It May Concern:<p>Opening sentence that introduces yourself but also states your esteemed degree from four-year university where you received high honors in both your Double Major Degree and Minor concentration. Thoughtful reason why in particular you are attracted to this entry-level position …

Pendleton Ward's 16-Page Manual on How to Draw Finn and Jake Correctly

<i>Adventure Time</i>'s characters have deceptively simple, pliable bodies, but Pendleton Ward's guide to drawing Finn and Jake reveals some very specific …

Which science fiction classic is best read before the age of 18?

We try all sorts of things to introduce our children to the books we love. But maybe part of getting your kids into classic science fiction and …

This stop-motion horror film was crafted by one animator over 4 years

Takahide Hori spent four years making the 30-minute film <i>Junk Head 1</i>, and you can see the love that went into crafting its grimy subterranean future …

Horror

A Computer Program Made A Game By Itself. Well, That's Unsettling.

"This is a game about a disgruntled child." Okay computer, I'll just start working on my underground bunker now, don't mind me.<p>ANGELINA is a computer …

Space Dandy proclaims his love for boobies in English-dubbed trailer

We are excited to see what kind of interstellar weirdness comes out of <i>Space Dandy</i>, the new animated series directed by <i>Cowboy Bebop</i> director …

Why red velvet cake was originally red (and why it can't be anymore)

With the emergence of Big Cupcake, almost all of us have seen some red velvet cake with white cream cheese frosting. And so let us delve into a …

​Dear Mr Watterson is a love letter to Calvin & Hobbes

Nobody dislikes the comic strip <i>Calvin & Hobbes</i>. This is the premise of the documentary <i>Looking for Mr. Watterson</i>, and one I can personally attest to — …

Watch all 30 minutes of recovered Return of the Jedi footage

A few weeks ago, drips of lost footage filled with cut takes from <i>Return of the Jedi</i> began appearing online. Now you can see all 30 minutes of the …

What you should be doing with your life

Everything you do is a reflection of your personality, and work is no different. Remember the high school guidance counselor who made you fill out a …

This Mind-Bending Videogame Will Outsmart Us All

The Stanley Parable frustrates me, and it's all my fault.<p>Wait, before we go any further with this: Are you the sort of reader with whom I have built …

Sci-Fi Horror Game SOMA Coming to PlayStation 4 and PC

Set for release in 2015.<p>Exit Theatre Mode<p>Today, Sony and developer Frictional Games revealed that a new horror game – SOMA – is coming to PlayStation …

The Art of the Brick — LEGO at Times Square

Reading Time: 3 minutes<p>Like many of us, Nathan Sawaya likes to play with LEGO. But unlike most of us, he has turned this passion into an artistic …