Fresh Pop Culture
Asian Air Pollution Is Messing Up Our Weather
Pollution is gross. Have you ever been in a major city and watched the hazy sunrise that is chock full of smog? It's definitely not majestic at all and makes me miss my days of living on a farm and being able to actually breathe. Apparently, pollution is not only bad for your lungs and the environment, but it may be causing more severe and extreme weather, too.
5 Devastating Knockouts By Mirko Cro Cop
Spanning many different venues, extremely competent fighters and plenty of unmentionable injuries, this list here is a collage of some of Mirko's best knockouts that took place in the ring.
Johnny Weir's Relationship Has Taken A Strange, Masturbatory Turn
If you even casually pay attention to figure skating or the outlandish gossip surrounding figure skating, you’re no doubt aware ex-Olympian Johnny Weir’s relationship has devolved into a hot mess. The twenty-nine-year-old and his on-again-off-again husband, Victor Voronov, have hurled cheating accusations, defaced lavish gifts they gave each other and hired attorneys.
Google Amends Terms Of Service To Read Your Emails
Google is now reading your emails! In the ever growing list of organizations who are combing through your private information you can now add another one of America’s largest companies to the list. The updated terms of service released states that Google will now be reading your emails to better target ads per user.
Autopsy Confirms Ultimate Warrior Died Of Heart Disease
WWE Hall Of Famer The Ultimate Warrior suffered from a fatal heart attack according to an autopsy released yesterday. Originally known as James Hellwig, the man known as Warrior clutched his chest outside of a hotel April 8th and collapsed walking with his wife. He was taken to a hospital where he never regained consciousness.
Utah Woman Admits To Murdering 6 Infants
Harming children is pretty much an unthinkable act for most people. My nieces and nephew are probably my favorite people on the planet. And who doesn't love a cuddly, cute toddler. When someone harms children, it's particularly upsetting to me. What one Utah woman did recently is probably one of the most terrible acts and strangest stories I've ever heard
Rocket To Send Cargo To International Space Station
When you're floating out in space, you are pretty much dependent on those on Earth for your basic necessities. No one wants to get stuck out there without food or water, and often astronauts need equipment sent to them to carry out experiments. So what happens when you're not sure if your precious cargo may not make it to you in a timely way?
You May Never Fly Again After Watching This Airport Footage
If you have a fear of flying it would be a terrible idea to watch this video. Then again, if you read that sentence and don't watch, you may live your life in fear not knowing exactly what you should be afraid of. Do you want to live your life in fear, or do you want to see what a crosswind can do to a plane landing? It’s sort of awesome, and at the same time equally terrifying.
Christina Hendricks Doesn't Want Children
Christina Hendricks doesn’t want a baby, and doesn’t think she ever will. The actress stated in a recent interview that she and her husband Geoffrey Arend have no plans to have a child in the near future. Sure, she plays a single mother on Mad Men, which premiered last night, but unlike her character Joan, she's more than content with a different kind of responsibility: her puppy.
Taylor Swift Shows Up At Fan's Bridal Shower
For all of the rumors and wild stories about Taylor Swift’s colorful personal life and strange choices in famous men, the actress has generated tons of lovely headlines over the years for her down-to-Earth interactions with fans. She always seems excited and willing to engage at meet and greets, and over the years, she’s surprised more than a few fans with special little moments—like this one between her and one of her bride-to-be biggest fans.
Court Upholds SeaWorld Ruling, Asks For Better Safety Measures
A US Court of Appeals has ruled SeaWorld acted irresponsibly in exposing trainers to “recognized hazards”. Specifically the court is referring to the widely popular, but now controversial Orca shows after a performance claimed the life of trainer Dawn Bancheau in 2010. Since then mass media and the film Blackfish have brought many organizations calling for action to be taken against the park, including the banning of Orca shows.
Ancient Spiders Were Even Creepier
There are really just two schools of thought on spiders. Some people think they're fascinating little bugs that should be protected and other people are horrified that they exist and wish they would fall into the vacuum of space. Despite the fact that I can't stand them, they are pretty interesting creatures. Scientists have made a recent discovery that may hold clues to how spiders and other insects may have evolved.
This Larger Than Life High School Athlete Makes Basketball Look Easy
Wilt Chamberlain, Shaquille O’ Neal, and David Robinson were all remembered in their day for being tall prominent athletes in basketball. Currently there’s a kid in high school ball that towers over them! In fact the only professional NBA star to match the height of high schooler Tacko “Taco” Fall is Yao Ming at 7’5.
Watch Nirvana Inducted Into The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame By R.E.M.'s Michael Stipe
Nirvana was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this past Thursday by long time friend Michael Stipe. The REM frontman took to the stage during the induction ceremony to give a beautiful and eloquent speech about his friend Kurt Cobain, as well as provide context to younger fans who may not know what the music scene was like in the late 80s as Nirvana formed.
WTF Is This Stop Motion Sorcery And Why Hasn't Hollywood Done It?
There’s really no way to prep you for what you’re about to see. A Girl Named Elastica in literal terms is a stop motion short video made with a rubber bands, thumb tacks, and a cork board. It’s so much more than that though. I’ve seen a lot of stop motion in my day, but this one, it’s just on another level.