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Archive: March, 2013

Hadouken is the new (less irritating) 'Harlem Shake'

Friday, March 29, 2013, 2:53 PM
Everyone on the Internet is posting "hadouken" pictures and you can too. It's a trend that's already HUGE in Japan. Basically, one person pretends like he or she is in Street Fighter and poses as if ready to shoot lightning at everyone else in the photo. As the photo is taken, everyone else has to... Read more

VIDEO: Old guy practicing with nunchucks in a parking lot? Old guy practicing with nunchucks in a parking lot.

Friday, March 29, 2013, 1:35 PM
Thank you Reddit for making us aware of this video of an elderly gentleman honing his nunchucks skills in the parking lot of a Virginia Food Lion. Ninjas beware. Happy Friday, you guys. "He out here doin' it." Read more

Survey shows that adults text and drive more than teens

Friday, March 29, 2013, 12:11 PM
A new AT&T survey indicates that more adult drivers admit to texting while behind the wheel than do their teenage counterparts. AT&T commissioned a report on texting and driving as a part of its "It Can Wait" campaign. In a new survey by AT&T, almost half of adults admitted to texting... Read more

Who wants to help Joseph Gordon-Levitt make a TV show?

Friday, March 29, 2013, 11:50 AM
In case you weren't already aware, Hit RECord is Joseph Gordon-Levitt's production company. He started it with his brother and they've used it as a means to crowdsource material and build on the results to create films and records and books and all sorts of stuff. Now, Hit RECord is going to be a variety... Read more

Check out the designs for Facebook's new camouflage campus

Friday, March 29, 2013, 11:34 AM
Facebook is looking to erect a new building across the street from its existing headquarters in California. They've gotten famous architect Frank Gehry (Walt Disney Concert Hall) to design an "anonymous" building that blends into its surroundings. How Frank Lloyd Wright of them. Facebook’s aversion... Read more

Up is down, down is up, and the Pope washed women's feet

Friday, March 29, 2013, 10:56 AM
Pope Francis participated in a ritual at the Casal del Marmo facility in Rome on Thursday, washing and kissing the feet of detainees. The ritual is meant to symbolize Jesus washing the feet of his 12 disciples. This particular instance was especially notable because SOME OF THE DETAINEES WERE GIRLS... Read more

Everything you need to get ready for 'Game of Thrones' Season 3

Friday, March 29, 2013, 10:27 AM
Winter is here. It seems silly that we're all celebrating the arrival of winter during the first stretch of days that haven't been filled with freezing rain, yet, here we are, anxiously awaiting the premiere of Game of Thrones on Sunday. In case you haven't figured it out yet, the Internet has been... Read more

Why is the red equals sign the new symbol for gay rights?

Friday, March 29, 2013, 9:13 AM
The Human Rights Campaign—the largest civil rights organization working toward LGBT equality—updated its Facebook page on Monday, making a red "equals" sign as its profile picture. Only a few days later, the photo had been shared more than 66,000 times. When HRC spokesperson Charlie Joughin... Read more

Is that red equal sign really helping marriage equality?

Thursday, March 28, 2013, 11:43 AM
With major arguments being made this week over the Defense of Marriage Act, gay rights have been a hot topic. And with all hot topics come some kind of social media trend. What’s caught on quite a bit over the interwebz is that red-and-pink equal sign, thanks to the Human Rights Campaign. Look... Read more

Don't look now, but 'Parents Just Don't Understand' is 25 years old

Wednesday, March 27, 2013, 2:15 PM
Friday marks the 25th anniversary of the release of He's the DJ, I'm the Rapper from Will Smith and DJ Jazzy Jeff. As Jazzy gets set to help close fluid night club and Smith's After Earth (with son, Jaden) set to hit theaters early this summer, Jeff dished to Philly Weekly about what it was like at... Read more
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