An aspiring boxer runs out of his home and onto the streets of Philadelphia for his morning run. A fantastic fanfare plays as children and adults follow him through the city, cheering his name all along the way. After seventy-two steps up the Philadelphia Museum of Art, he raises his fists into the air in celebration as the crowd surrounds him and continues to chant his name. Now with millions of fans around the world, this iconic scene can only come from one series, Rocky.
Hold on to your bow ties nerds — our pals across the pond are up to their usual brilliance. On Sunday, news broke that 25% of police forces based in England and Wales are considering replacing their traditional stations with "cops in shops." Okay, so what's the big deal? Well, in the UK, a tiny cop shop might reportedly look exactly like the TARDIS from the beloved and long-running sci-fi program Doctor Who.
Because we needed another reason to hate people who share too much. Since the release of Twitter’s Vine video sharing app for iOS, the social web has been flooded with six-second clips of cats doing nothing and shaky vignettes of what your breakfast looks like from 12 different angles. Dubbed “The Instagram of Video”; Vine fills in the GIF gap between still photos and your thirty-minute long videos of really bad footage from the last Taylor Swift concert you went to.
Holy Automobile Safety Batman! The good people at KidsEmbrace were clearly inspired by the Dark Knight’s years of traffic brilliance by creating a child car seat in the image of “I am Vengeance, I am the Night” Batman. For the paltry sum of $149 dollars, your child can know the warm feeling one gets when enveloped by the Caped Crusader’s cape.
If anybody ever tries to tell you that I'm decent at video games, show them this video.
May the force be with you! Live long and prosper! Bazinga! There are 10 types of people in the world: those who understand binary, and those who don’t. Ever wonder what makes a geek a geek and a nerd a nerd? While I’m no fan of sporting labels, there’s definitely a spark recently in sporting the title, almost like a badge of honor. So, in celebration for everyone who proudly declares their geek factor or nerdiness, here are the differences.
Welcome to HQ, a podcast where we talk about the most important things in your lives. And by important, we of couse mean not at all. This week, Ryan, Sean, and Moo answer the difficult question, what article of clothing would you wear if you could only wear one piece of clothing for the rest of your life? Ready yourself for ridiculousness. Check us out on iTunes, or click through for an embed and RSS below.
Things get fairly paranormal and maybe just a little bit nautical in this latest episode of Playing with Myself.
It’s interesting how frequently the totally rad overlaps with the totally WTF. Famed Australian mining tycoon Clive Palmer is assembling two dinosaur-themed resorts, and has accordingly purchased 117 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 1.2 ton Brachiosaurus, a 22-foot-tall Mamenchisaurus, and a 68-foot long Apatosaurus.
Welcome to HQ, a podcast where we talk about stupid things. Stupid is probably a nice way of putting it. This week, Peter, Ryan, and Moo discuss initimate relations - if you had to make love with someone with a super power, what super power would they have? It's dirty, raunchy, and absolutely and totally safe for work. I guarantee it! Check us out on iTunes, or click through for an embed and RSS below.