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Archive: July, 2013

Tim Allen wants to teach you everything you need to know about the N-word

Monday, July 29, 2013, 8:49 AM
You probably remember Tim Allen as the cookie cutter, testosterone-filled suburban dad on Home Improvement. Or maybe you think of him as Santa Claus. Either way, you might want to escort any young and impressionable children away from the screen before skimming the actor's recent interview with the... Read more

The Internet rallies to get a jerk and his iPad banned from his gym

Monday, July 29, 2013, 8:21 AM
In Queensland, Australia, there was a guy who took his iPad to the gym. Now, that alone is an act worthy of banishment from his exercise establishment, but this butthead took things a step further by using said iPad to photograph other members while they worked out. Worse still, he posted one of those... Read more

Patricia Lockwood wrote a poem about rape jokes and you should read it

Friday, July 26, 2013, 1:30 PM
Patricia Lockwood is a poet previously best known for her work in the realm of sexting (seriously). She's been published in The New Yorker and a bunch of other publications that you'd be more familiar with had you majored in art history at Wesleyan. Lockwood also had a bunch of her poems published... Read more

Stop what you're doing and check out next week's 'New Yorker' cover starring Anthony Weiner

Friday, July 26, 2013, 11:01 AM
John Cuneo is an artist. Next week, you'll be able to pick up the latest issue of the New Yorker, which prominently features a new piece of Cuneo's work. It's a painting that has a cartoonish Carlos Danger Anthony Weiner climbing the Empire State Building and taking an inappropriate selfie while helicopters... Read more

'Arrested Development' creator says show is 'definitely' returning

Friday, July 26, 2013, 10:27 AM
p to this point, we've heard speculation from Netflix—and a desperate, borderline pathetic outcry from Arrested Development fans (myself included) jonesing for more of their favorite sitcom—that have stirred rumors that the recently resurrected show wouldn't fade into the abyss, yet again... Read more

Stick a gorilla in an X-ray and almost no one notices

Friday, July 26, 2013, 8:48 AM
Stick a gorilla in an X-ray and almost no one notices Sometimes, when people are doing something that demands their attention, they fail to notice obvious, but unexpected, things that come into their line of sight. Psychologists call it inattentional blindness and think it happens when people are... Read more

VIDEO: Hysterical Redskins fan loses her mind after not getting autographs at training camp

Friday, July 26, 2013, 8:33 AM
This video is a lesson for exactly how not to act as an adult. It stars a woman who is clearly less than thrilled that she went to Redskins training camp and couldn't manage to get any of the players to autograph something for her. So, she bawls into the camera about it and now the video is going viral... Read more

The new 'Monopoly' doesn't have a jail because, #YOLO

Thursday, July 25, 2013, 4:22 PM
Modern kids are super busy tooling around with their iPads and snapchatting and updating their retirement portfolios. So much so that they no longer have the time (or patience) to sit down and enjoy a nice, eternal game of Monopoly. This is something that Hasbro is aware of. Thus, they've issued the... Read more

Want to try bacon therapy? Just have a parasitic screwworm under your skin.

Thursday, July 25, 2013, 1:38 PM
Bacon therapy sounds awesome, but it isn’t really. Rather than the patient gorging on crispy strips, the raw meat is instead shoved underneath their skin to draw out a nasty parasite called the New World screwworm. [The screwworm] is an obligate parasite of animals and is a unique brand of pest... Read more

New shrew has cool name, cooler spine

Thursday, July 25, 2013, 12:40 PM
Scientists working in Africa have discovered a new species of shrew that’s stronger than its little body leads on, and they've given it a fitting name. The “hero shrew” is known for its unique spine, which is unusually thick for its size and has vertebrae that interlock like clasping... Read more
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