When boxing great George Foreman introduced his now-famous grill in 1994, it was billed as the George Foreman Lean Mean Fat-Reducing Grilling Machine - an indispensable cutting-edge kitchen tool that makes it easy to eliminate grease and fat from hamburgers, chicken and other delicious items.
It seems that fat and calorie reduction isn't always George's biggest concern. Case in point - this recently surfaced picture shows the apparently famished pugilist annihilating a massive... READ ON
Here's some classic animation for your Monday morning: a 1946 Disney short about an opera-singing whale, entitled The Whale Who Wanted to Sing at the Met. Inspired by experience in his home recording studio, Nelson Eddy voiced all the human (and whale) voices in the film, including multi-voice opera set pieces including sextets (some parts were pitch-shifted to artificially extend his range). Awesome.
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On the 2001 New Zealand census, 53,715 people listed their religion as "Jedi."
[Source: The New Zealand Herald. See previous Numbers of the Day... READ ON
The nine white squares inside the main red grid should be filled with the digits 1 through 9. Each digit should appear only once in this main grid. Two of these numbers are already provided for you. Place the other digits in the correct spots so that the mathematical equations work both across and down. IMPORTANT: Remember algebraic rules when solving the problems... multiplication and division should be performed in the first step, then addition and subtraction in the second. Good luck!
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We've looked to VBS.tv and its TOXIC series in the past for unconventional, gonzo-style reports on the Great Pacific Garbage Patch and the Salton Sea. Recently they visited the Gulf of Mexico to see if they could cut through some of the red tape and find out just what was going on down there. This 25 minute video is probably as personal and ground-level a take on the situation as you'll find without going there yourself. Warning: there's some NSFW language, mainly stemming from the fact that people in... READ ON
The secrets of Psycho's shower scene. Including one great big secret you've most likely never heard before. (via Metafilter)
How to Train a World Cup Referee. Hundreds of millions of people are watching, so they better know their stuff.
A Need for Silly Public Works. If we're going to spend x dollars on infrastructure, why not give people a smile along the way?
AT-AT Day Afternoon. Just a simple look at what they do when they're not in battle against the Rebellion.
I Could Care Less. David... READ ON
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Sure, John Wall might have gone #1 in the NBA Draft this week, but let's see him try some of these amazing shots.
Steve Martin beat the press to the punch by releasing his own tour demands on his website. One of my favorites: "Six-packs of any canned beverage, for Steve to compare his abs to."
It's been 57 years since his death, and Joseph Stalin's hometown is just now removing a statue commemorating him.
Avoid being the death of the BBQ with these all important steak... READ ON
Someone once told me Shakespeare was boring. I doth verily beg to differ. Or differeth. Or something.
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Performed by The Beatles in 1964. Oh, there's lots... READ ON