Kills 99% Of Germs: 6 Ad Phrases That Mean Literally Nothing

July 24, 2017

It’s easier to work a few hours, then wait in line for your nuts and berries, than it is to go out hunting and gathering for them (that’s two things! That’s one thing too many). Unfortunately, the berry salesmen learned that — rather than actually offering better berries than the next guy — it’s easier to get a neon sign that lies and says you do. Some of those neon…

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7 WTF Times People Got Screwed Out Of Million-Dollar Ideas

July 24, 2017

Have you ever come up with what you thought was an awesomely original idea, only to find out some bastard got there before you? Sucks, right? But there’s one feeling worse than realizing you weren’t first: being first and it simply not mattering. There are some geniuses who had once-in-a-lifetime ideas, did everything right, changed the world for the better and still saw their credit vanish like a fart in…

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5 Idiotic Plot Holes Everybody Missed In Famous Movies

July 23, 2017

Let’s face it: Most of mankind’s plans, regardless of what they’re actually for, never go any father than shitting your pants and begging for mercy. And that’s why we praise movie characters when they actually come up with a solid, convoluted plan that doesn’t end with sobbing and an impromptu diaper. That said, sometimes they come up with way, way too elaborate plans that make things way longer and more…

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6 Hidden Networks Buried Beneath Famous Landmarks

July 10, 2017

We’ve all dreamed of going to work in a dormant volcano or an underwater base. Even adjusting a budget spreadsheet would seem thrilling if sharks were cruising by in the background. Unfortunately, what’s routine in action movies just isn’t practical in reality… unless you live near one of the many hidden lairs dotted all around the world, in which case it absolutely is. 5 The Giant Nuke Bunker Under A…

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The Secret Factor Behind Special FX In Movies

July 3, 2017

I’ve been thinking a lot about apes lately. Not your usual ape guess, like what they would look like journeying a little motorcycle or telling bank, but instead what they mean to the progress of cinema. We don’t talking here it much, but apes( for the sake of such articles, “monkey” refers to all fluffy primates) ought to have objects of preoccupation for as long as we’ve been representing make-believe…

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8 New Movies That Deserve Way More Hype: Summer 2017 Edition

June 19, 2017

As reported every year, Hollywood is once again fearing a summer of sequel fatigue to the third Planet Of The Apes, the fifth Transformers and Pirates movies, and the recent sixth Alien film. Luckily, I have the cure — and it comes in the form of our ongoing series about upcoming films primed to blast your eyeballs with sprays of white hot originality … provided that you learn they even…

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5 Technologies That Will Change The World In Baffling Ways

May 29, 2017

In between zombie outbreaks and ape-ocracies, one particularly dark vision of the future keeps cropping up: the machine uprising. When it comes to the technology of tomorrow, our media tells us it’s either going to be used for evil, or do that evil itself. But so far, our most advanced technology isn’t making our world into a dystopia, it’s making it into a bizarre science-fiction adventure. Before things look like…

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10 Ways To Make Air Travel Suck Just A Little Bit Less

May 29, 2017

This piece was written by the people who run the The thought of barreling through the sky at 500 mph is enough to make people want to reach for a parachute before they even take off. Of course, flying is a statistically much safer experience than just about anything else you could do, but try telling that to your dumb human brain when the floating metal tube you’re sitting in…

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Nature Documentaries Went Insane When You Weren’t Looking

May 24, 2017

The robot apocalypse has stalled. The uncanny valley proved too expansive for even hydraulic legs to hurdle, so now the machines are re-evaluating their strategy and aiming to conquer less-discerning animals, like squirrels. Spy In The Wild is a new miniseries under the PBS umbrella with a simple premise: loose a bunch of poorly taxidermied automatons into nature to see which species are dumb enough to think they’re related. That’s…

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Im A Victim Of Carpet-Bombing Online Harassment

April 24, 2017

Hi, I’m Rani, and apparently I am some sort of asshole magnet. Typically you see articles about online persecution where the target is acclaimed. These daytimes, expressions like the mostly privatized internet is not) ought to have diluted by trolls that are intended to rationalize jerks’ determination to dig up( and if they can’t find anything, make up) circumstances about you and your background to provoke others into fucking with…

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