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Everyone's Relationship on Witches of East End Is FUCKED

Name any two characters on _Witches of East End_, and I'll tell you how their relationship is completely fucked. Because that was the theme of this week. That, and the appearance of James Marsters and Eddie McClintock. Welcome, genre stalwarts, to _Witches of East End_. It's ridiculous.Read more...

The Whole "Magpies Like Shiny Objects" Thing Is Vicious Bird Slander

At least according to new research from Exeter University. According to a study conducted by the university's Centre for Research in Animal Behaviour (CRAB), not only do they not steal shiny objects, they're afraid of them.Read more...

Behold: Wonder Woman With a Lightsaber on a Two-Headed Unicorn

That's a lot of awesome packed into one image. See the full thing below.Read more...

A Fan Video That Celebrates Marvel's Quieter Moments

The Marvel movies rightly get praise for their action and their witty writing, but Gen Kim has made a video that focuses on the universe's more subtle moments. Without dialogue, and set to José González's "Stay Alive," the emotion the actors convey with their faces and body language are thrown into stark relief.Read more...

Adam West's Batman: The Animated Series Character Gets His Own Fan Film

According to _Batman: The Animated Series_, young Bruce Wayne grew up watching the pulp adventures of the Gray Ghost (voiced by none other than Adam West) on television. And the first half of this Gray Ghost fan film feels like a dream the adult Batman might have after falling asleep watching old episodes.Read more...

Whale-watching is not as harmless as it appears.

Whale-watching is not as harmless as it appears. Conservationists say whales are stressed out by the frequent boat trips, which affects their behavior and puts their long-term survival at risk. As many as 13 million people flock to the oceans each year in hopes of seeing whales and dolphins up close. Read more...

The Quickest Way To Pick Cherries Is With a Giant Vibrator

Want to know the easy way to harvest cherries? It's simple – just shake the tree.Read more...

In Late Summer, the Alien Ships Gather Their Rare Flowers in Fog

As the light fades, you can just barely see the aliens unspooling long, prehensile fishing lines from their ships. They trail over the grasslands, as sensitive as whiskers, looking for the fuel blooms that power their engines. All they need are a few to make the trip back home to the Oort Cloud.Read more...

Cat With a Tiny Frog on Its Head Is the Most Zen Cat Ever

The next time you are at your yoga class and the instructor asks you to take a moment to clear your mind for some peaceful meditation, instead of focusing on that tabletop water fountain she bought at Ross, I want you to think about this cat with a tiny frog on its head.Read more...

Reminder: J.J. Abrams' Superman: Flyby Would Have Been Insane

If you're unaware of the never-made J.J. Abrams' Superman movie, you are in for a treat. Here's a video breakdown of the insanity that could have been, including one dead and then resurrected Superman. Read more...

Why Do We Draw Stars With Pointed Arms?

If stars themselves are giant balls of gas and appear as dots in the night sky, why is it so common to draw them with pointed arms? Minute Physics explains how the light from stars interacts with our eyes to create that "star-shaped" image.Read more...

These Water Balloons Are Having More Fun Than You

Jiggly, wiggly, and eminently GIFable, this vaguely obscene slo-mo footage of bouncing water balloons is sure to put a smile on your face. Read more...

Why We Still Want To See Superhero Movies That Make Us Laugh

Superhero movies have definitely taken a turn towards the dark lately — but that doesn't mean we still don't love the superhero movies that manage to pull off a truly herculean task: making us laugh. Read more...

Chinese Government Tries to Quell Unrest with an Animated Princess

Uighers are an ethnic minority in western China, largely Muslim, who have been protesting the Chinese government for its discriminatory policies against them over the past several years. Now the Chinese government hopes to appease the protesters with a bizarre princess story.Read more...

ADHD's Animated Tribute To Studio Ghibli Is Surprisingly Touching

Fox's Animation Domination HD is probably best-known for their terrifying, disgusting "Scientifically Accurate" cartoons. But upon the news that Ghibli may cease production, the animators created this genuinely poignant goodbye to the anime studio that gave us _Spirited Away, Totoro_ and more.Read more...

In the Future, Your Clothes Will Be Cleaned By Schools Of Robotic Fish

Inspired by 'doctor fish' who feed off human skin, a South Korean industrial designer has conceived of a radical new way of cleaning clothes. Instead of using a traditional washing machine, fleets of robotic fish will clean your clothes in a water tank — and without detergent.Read more...

Behold These Incredible Artworks Grown from a Rice Field in Japan

It's like a reverse crop circle. The people of Inakadate, a village in Japan with only 8,000 inhabitants, found an artistic way to lure tourists: in 1993, they planted a rice field behind the town hall. Over the years, they've used different types of heirloom rice to grow art in the paddy. Read more...

Physicists Have A Simple Answer For How Egyptians Built The Pyramids

The Great Pyramid of Giza is the last of the ancient world's "seven wonders." The 4,500-year-old structure was constructed from 2.4 million limestone blocks, most weighing around 2.5 tons. Today we're still debating how the Egyptians managed to move these blocks from local quarries. Now scientists have a new hypothesis. Read more...

There Are Bugs Dying in Your Pores and Leaking Poop On Your Face

Mites like the one pictured here are living, dying, and leaking poop on pretty much _everyone's_ faces. So at least you're not alone.Read more...

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Deadspin Why Your Team Sucks 2014: Green Bay Packers | Gizmodo The Ingenious Way the Ancient Egyptians Should Have Built the Pyramids | Jezebel Wait, Hello Kitty Isn't a Cat? | Lifehacker This Chart Demystifies Which Cooking Oils Are Best for What | Kinja Popular Posts Read more...

Horns Trailer Shows Daniel Radcliffe Utilizing His New Demonic Powers

Finally, footage of Daniel Radcliffe demonstrating the power of his new demon hornsin the latest trailer for the movie adaptation of Joe Hill's novel _Horns_. Read more...

Vintage Shark Illustrations Are Jaw-Droppingly Gorgeous

The Biodiversity Heritage Library works to make biodiversity-related literature freely available to the world. They've got thousands of image libraries to peruse, but one of the richest is their collection of shark illustrations, with more than 370 pages. Here are a few of our favorites.Read more...

Will We Ever Have a "Star Wars Moment" in Pop Culture Again?

A "Star Wars Moment" is when a piece of pop culture manages to change storytelling all around the world, for at least a generation. Have we become too jaded to have a moment like this again? What do you think is a possible candidate for the next Star Wars Moment? Tell us!Read more...

Whoa, This Guy 3D-Printed His Very Own Concrete Castle

It may not be quite fit for a king yet, but this playhouse-sized castle was entirely 3D printed using a custom-built printer and loads of concrete. And it means we could see an attempt at a livable, entirely 3D-printed home in the near future.Read more...

The USAF Can't Find A Downed Pilot And The Quiet Zone Might Be Why

An F-15C crashed earlier this morning in the mountains of western Virginia, and hours later, the pilot seems to have vanished without a trace. Part of the reason offered has been because it's so hard to communicate in that part of the country. But communications are silent in the National Radio Quiet Zone on purpose.Read more...

Now We Know What Makes White Dwarf Stars Go Supernova

What makes a dead star explode? Scientists have long suspected a mechanism for making a white dwarf go supernova, but they weren't able to confirm it — until now.Read more...

This Street Performer Has Mastered One of the Greatest Illusions

These Prague street performers have pulled off one of the finest executions of the levitating man illusion you will ever see. For those of you who hate fun and wonder, we've got the secret — and the physics — behind this ancient trick. Read more...

With Question Bedtime, MC Frontalot Gives Us a Concept Album

Damian Hess, AKA nerdcore rapper MC Frontalot, is about to turn your afternoon into a fairy tale with his new album, _Question Bedtime_. It's a hilarious and gloriously weird cycle of songs (available online now!) retelling the fairy tales you heard before bedtime as a child. Read more...

Check Out The First Footage From Pixar's New Film Set In The Human Mind

We've already gotten a look at the emotional characters who live in the mind of Riley, the star of Pixar's upcoming film _Inside Out_. But what about Riley herself? She pops up in the very first footage from the movie.Read more...

Pure Joy: Watch Guardians of the Galaxy Actors Reenact the Groot Dance

I defy you to watch _Guardians of the Galaxy'_s Dave Batista (Drax the Destroyer) and Michael Rooker (Yondu) perform the movie's beloved post-credits scene — with Michael Rooker in a metal tub as Baby Groot — at Wizard World Chicago last weekend and not smile. It's simply not possible.Read more...


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