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  • Watch Emirates Disassemble a Giant Airbus in this Stunning Timelapse

    While this video only lasts two minutes, but typically these checks last up to two weeks. The 3-C Check maintenance process on an Airbus A380 is “the largest maintenance check on any aircraft,” and requires the plane to essentially be disassembled. The luxurious airliner is looked at as the closest thing you’ll get to flying private on a commercial jet.

  • The First-Timers Guide to Roasting a Turkey [Infographic]

    There will come a time in your life, where you’ll have to step up and endure the pain and anguish of preparing a Thanksgiving feast. It’s not all about kicking back in your recliner and watching football while the elders prepare dinner anymore, you’re older now and must carry on the tradition. But where do you start, Google? Paula Deen? Charlie Brown? How do you even begin to fathom cooking a full turkey? We got you covered. From portioning, defrosting, prepping and roasting, anyone can figure out how to produce the best possible product this Thanksgiving, even if they’re a first-timer. Column Five created this Thanksgiving-novice-proof infographic for roasting your first turkey, turkey. Yeah, I just called you a turkey.

  • Mario Williams Rescues Jim Kelly From Lake-Effect Storm with Bobcat

    The Buffalo area is in total disarray after the giant lake-effect took the city by snow storm. Western New York has been completely pummeled by the massive storm, in some areas the snow piled up to almost 6 ft. The Buffalo Bills stadium is covered in so much snow, officials are worried the won’t be able to play this Sunday being under 220,000 tons of snow. The crowned king of Buffalo Jim Kelly has been going through so much as of late, so Bills current defensive end, Mario Williams decided to help him out… by using a bobcat to dig out his driveway. Faith in humanity restored. I think the snow is getting to him! LOL

  • Artist Recreates NBA Athletes in Iconic Pop-Culture References

    Pro athletes are looked at as the superheroes of real life, aerobatic, muscular and in the spotlight. They drive fast cars, date beautiful models, what’s not super about them? Alberto Berroa Jr., who goes by Artoflaff,took the idea and ran with it creating a fun series highlighting NBA players as larger than life icons in his DunkSlaps series.

  • Our New Favorite Instagram Pokes Fun at Inspirational Quotes

    Our new favorite Instagram account highlights all those “friends” you have who throw up inspirational quotes, so that you can follow suit in their likeness and image. @uninspirational mocks those cliché accounts by adding a dose of satire and sarcasm to every post. “Pumpkin is a Gateway Spice” could be our favorite as of right now. #nice #tatt #bro A photo posted by Unspirational (@unspirational) on Nov 11, 2014 at 10:05am PST A photo posted by Unspirational (@unspirational) on Nov 11, 2014 at 2:43pm PST A photo posted by Unspirational (@unspirational) on Sep 9, 2014 at 5:28pm PDT A photo posted by Unspirational (@unspirational) on Sep 9, 2014 at 11:02am PDT A photo posted by Unspirational (@unspirational) on Nov 11, 2014 at 11:42am PST

  • Movie Posters for Fictitious Sequels we Wish Were Real

    Hollywood has somewhat of a sick obsession with sequels. Even if a movie is open and shut, if there’s a will there’s a way in Tinseltown. Los Angeles-based art gallery iam8bit put up an art show, ‘Sequel’, that showcases more than 40 illustrated posters of fictitious follow-up movies. From Spaceballs III: The Search for Spaceballs II to Fight Club 2 (which is actually in the works as a graphic novel) to a sequel to The Shining, these movies might seem sacrilegious, but heck, I’d probably pay to see them all. The Sequel exhibition, currently on display till 23 November 2014.

  • The Hype is Real, We Talked with A Man Who Can Win The $2 Million FanDuel Championship

    If money talks then these daily fantasy leagues are screaming from the rafters. If you’re even a casual football fan, then you’ve seen the commercials, “Jimmy from ‘wherever’ won X amount of thousands of dollars playing in this week long fantasy league”. Unconvincing to say the least. Well you should most definitely believe the hype. We know they’re real, and offer up real money, because we know one man chosen to participate in the FanDuel Fantasy Football Championship that will be taking place on the weekend of December 14 at the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas. Jacob Schuck of Edison, NJ, actually Dr. Schuck, a physical therapist by trade, like every football fan today is avid in the fantasy realm, delving into a few different leagues with friends and colleagues. After seeing countless commercials and ad spots for these week long fantasy leagues, Schuck and his brothers decided to give it a shot, playing in a private league with his brothers in October 2013, the winner received a free hibachi dinner. Now, a year later, Schuck has won himself a bid to win $2 million at the FanDuel championship after winning a week 2 pool consisting of over 5,500 people at a $25 more »

  • Inside Medium’s Ivory Tower San Fransisco Office

    Popular story telling website, Medium, is at the forefront of  premium writing on the internet and has recently raised $25 million in investment money. Their San Francisco offices set inside a beautiful ivory brick building, reminiscent of Manhattan’s Flatiron building. Located in San Francisco’s Financial District, the spacious, exposed ceilings and ping pong tables make it a mind freeing atmosphere to work in. Photographer Darren Hull captured these shots of the space.

  • Watch This New Video of Flight Patterns Across the UK

    London is the hub for the eastern and western hemispheres to reach one another. Each year over 2 million flights travel in and out of their airports spreading out in every direction from the island. Every single one of these flights is logged and mapped out through data, and now we can visualize these patterns thanks to NATS. Taking radar data from over 7,000 flights, the clip shows a standard day of aviation in the UK, beginning with an aeronautical invasion from the US between midnight and 5am before the islands light up with activity. Both Europe 24 and North Atlantic Skies were designed to give an overview of the daily complexity and volumes of air traffic across the UK and Europe and to do so in a way that was cinematic and exciting to watch.   UK 24 from NATS on Vimeo.

  • There’s a 2.7 Acre Floating Park Being Built on NYC’s Hudson River

    The old decrepit pier hugging the Hudson river on Manhattan is about to be knocked down and replaces with a beautiful 2.7 acre park on the water, including rolling hills and even an outdoor amphitheater. The new Hudson River Park Trust has revealed that the park will be largely financed by a foundation formed by the billionaire couple Barry Diller and Diane von Furstenberg. Von Furstenberg and Diller, the former head of Paramount Pictures and Fox, have committed $130 million to the park, with the city pledging another $17 million, and $18 million from New York State to build an esplanade to the pier park. The park will be between the pile fields of Pier 54 and Pier 56, which will remain in order to provide a fish habitat. If and when the project is approved, construction would begin next year with an expected completion date of 2018 or 2019.

  • Do You Want to Build a Meth Lab? (Frozen x Breaking Bad Parody)

    What happens when you fuse Walter White and Frozen? A brilliantly catchy tune about cooking meth throughout the Breaking Bad saga. Set to the tune of Frozen’s “Do You Want to Build a Snowman?,” the mashup from Animeme turns Breaking Bad into a catchy musical with all of the peaks and valleys that you’ve come to expect from Disney films.

  • Watch This RSVLTS Exclusive Clip of Seth Rogan & James Franco in “The Interview”

    This winter none other than Seth Rogan and James Franco will be taking on one of the most infamous dictators in the world,Kim Jong-un. The interview, which hits theaters, (Date), features tabloid journalist, Dave Skylark (Franco) and his producer Aaron Rapoport (Rogan) as they embark on a life changing interview with Kim Jong-un in Pyongyang, after discovering he’s a fan of Skylark’s show, “Skylark Tonight”. In an attempt to delve into true journalism Skylark and Rogan arrange the interview, but plans change when the CIA recruits them with hopes of assassinating the North Korean dictator. In this exclusive RSVLTS clip Rogan narrates the synopsis of The Interview, when his character comes to the realization that “Skylark Tonight” is a celebrity gossip driven show more dependent on covering Hollywood hacks than actual news. In an attempt to regain some integrity Rogan convinces Franco to do “The Interview” before being approached by the lovely Lizzy Caplan, a CIA agent, neither Rogan nor Franco can say no to.

  • Watch This Mesmerizing 4K Timelapse Video of the Sun with Solar Bursts

    Ready to have your mind blown right out of your head? This incredible footage of the Sun from October 14th to 30th, 2014, showing sunspot AR 2192, the largest sunspot of the last two solar cycles (22 years). During this time sunspot AR 2191 produced six X-class and four M-class solar flares. The animation shows the sun in the ultraviolet 304 ångström wavelength, and plays at a rate of 52.5 minutes per second. It is composed of more than 17,000 images, 72 GB of data produced by the solar dynamics observatory. The audio is the ‘heartbeat’ of the sun, processed from SOHO HMI data by Alexander G. Kosovichev.

  • Bed Bath & Beyond Is Now Selling ‘Sega Genesis’ with 80 Games

    Breaking News, Bed, Bath and Beyond is now selling Sega Genesis. In fact they have been for a while, how has this just blipped on our radar now? So for $40 you can get a condensed console, 2 controllers and 80 of your favorite 16 bit games that molded your childhood including the full Sonic-ography, both Streets of Rage (Even the breakdancing rollerblader) and even those Ecco the dolphin games (if you’re into playing a videogame as a dolphin). The console also takes original Genesis cartridges, so do those breathing exercises, because you’ll be huffing and puffing quite a bit this winter. So head to your nearest BB&B and pick them up, you know you have a stack of 20% off coupons sitting in your junk drawer.

  • Why Peyton Manning’s Touchdown Record Will Be Near Impossible to Beat

    The argument can officially be made. Peyton Manning may be the best quarterback of all time. At 520 passing touchdowns already, Manning shows no signs of stopping any time soon. After breaking Brett Favre’s record which stood at 508 touchdowns, Peyton has catapulted himself into NFL greatness on a scale which very well be impossible to break. Gregor Aisch and Kevin Quealy of the Upshot, have charted Manning’s trajectory of quarterbacks past and present. When Alex Rodriguez joined the 600 homerun club we saw a similar graphic from the NY Times, which gives us a real perespective on retired and current players. It’s always intriguing to estimate how current NFL greats stack up against HoF greats. Since this graph was created in October almost exactly one month ago, Peyton has thrown 10 Touchdowns.

  • There’s a Eerie ‘Predator’ Noise Coming From The Rosetta Comet

    The Rosetta spacecraft and its Philae lander have detected an eerie sound coming from Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. The lander is programmed to take visual and composition samples, but also detects audio. Creepy audio that sounds strangely like ‘Predator’. Because sound waves can’t travel through space, it’s not a direct recording, but instead the lander’s Plasma Consortium picked up variations in the magnetic field around the comet, which scientists think is solar wind interacting with the comet. These variations resulted in frequencies between 40 to 50 millihertz, about 10,000 times lower than can be detected by humans. ESA scientists altered the frequency of the comet’s song into human hearing range, and discovered it was a series of clicks that sound more animal than comet. “This is exciting because it is completely new to us. We did not expect this and we are still working to understand the physics of what is happening,” RPC principal investigator Karl-Heinz Glaßmeier said in a press release.

  • South Park Reveals The Gang in Real Life

    Last night’s South Park episode was more than laughable adding to what has been one of the funniest seasons in their 18 year span. But last night the episode ended with a twist no one expected, revealing how the show was all just an Oculus Rift simulation when Stan took off the virtual reality headset. This however was the second time the gang was shown in real life, the first was in episode six of Season 16, depicting the characters in their adult form.

  • New York City FC’s 2015 Club Kit is… Well Everything We Expected… Nothing More

    New York City has a brand new soccer club, brought to us in part by Manchester City FC and the New York Yankees. Today their uniform was unveiled by newly signed Spanish superstar, David Villa and well the kits are everything we’d come to expect from two corporate giants. The kits aren’t ugly, there’s just no wow factor. For a team with the hype and magnitude out of the gate, we expected something with a bit more pizzaz then something out of a youth soccer program. Though the kit simply stays true to Manchester City, the ownership group’s flagship colors, we expected more of a New York feel, that we saw in the club’s badge, a beautiful traditional FC club badge, with incorporated New York State colors accented around it. Hopefully their away kit will show glimpses of a little New York Pride. #NYCFCRevealed by David Villa https://t.co/QJkatq8Ul8 — New York City FC (@NYCFC) November 13, 2014

  • America’s Most Popular Burger, Pizza & Coffee Chains Visualized [infographic]

    Flowing Data has created a series of popular burger, Pizza and Coffee joints across the U.S. Using AggData, the map above shows the nearest burger chain out of the selected seven. I chugged along every twenty miles, checked within a 10-mile radius, and then colored each dot accordingly. In their original data they used 29 burger chains, but cut the number down to show the most popular 7. With Pizza FD used 9 chains at a 5 mile radius and with Coffee they used every 10 miles. Pizza Hut absolutely dominates the country in the Pizza category, while Coffee is a bit more complicated. Starbucks is spread throughout the country evenly, more so in the major cities, but Dunkin Donuts has a stronghold on the entire East Coast. Take a look at the three graphs below.

  • English SuperMarket Ad Already Wins Most ‘Feels’ For Holiday Season

    English grocery store chain, Sainsbury has already won all “the feels” for the holiday season. In a recent advertisement made in partnership with The Royal British Legion, Sainsbury captures a moment inspired by real events from over 100 years ago, commemorating an extraordinary event that took place on Christmas Day, 1914, an infamous day in the midst of World War I, when conflicting sides of combat came together, put down their weapons and shared gifts, even played soccer on the battlegrounds. The chocolate bar featured in the ad is on sale now at Sainsbury’s. All profits (50p per bar) will go to The Royal British Legion and will benefit our armed forces and their families, past and present.

  • New Google App Can Give You All the “HODOR!” Missing in Your Life

    Today Google released several new features to their app including one from our favorite Game of Thrones characters Hodor. Via the Google app on iPhone and Android you can press the mic on the Google app and say “Hodor,” followed by a funny answer that Google provides. You’ll also be able to play heads or tails as well as have Google book some half-baked plans you and your friends can never seem to decide on a date for.

  • Inside Facebook’s New-New York City Digs

    Facebook is officially moved in to their new Greenwich Village engineers offices. The social network has been moving teams in little by little since February, while construction has been on going. The office includes a library, full wall art pieces and the standard office ping-pong table. “Taking a moment to look back, when we first moved into this building in February it was an open construction site, and it’s been really rewarding to have all our employees together as we watch it take shape around us,” site director Serkan Piantino writes. “We’ve seen a dozen pieces of artwork created, filled a library with our favorite books, opened a coffee bar for business, enjoyed the views looking down Broadway and daily sunsets over Greenwich Village, and, most recently, cut the ribbon on Desimone’s café with really quite incredible cuisine from our executive chef Nate Eckhaus.”

  • The Columbus Blue Jackets Just Belittled ESPN Before Our Very Eyes on Twitter

    In the second relevant news story regarding ESPN getting a truckload of shade sent it’s way today, The Columbus Blue Jackets social media manager should get a raise, nay promotion, nay should dress and play in a game. ESPN is infamous for neglecting NHL coverage on SportsCenter since it doesn’t hold the rights to air games. So, without any “teet-suckling” contract conflicts holding back the Jackets, they threw a knockout haymaker, to the sumbling sports giant. .@espn Who is this? — NHL Blue Jackets (@BlueJacketsNHL) November 11, 2014

  • Here’s How to Prepare for Impact on a Falling Elevator

    Every single time you ride an elevator, a split second of fear blast through all the little synapses and receptors in your brain, as the inkling of “What if?” pops in your head. Well now that your worst fear has just been realized, well tell you just how to prepare for impact if you’re stuck in a steel box deathtrap on a free fall. Apparently people at BI, seem to think you’ll bend your knees as a natural defense, instead of the urban legend I’ve been told my entire life, ‘just jump in the air’. Neither of which seems to make any logical sense, but both about the only viable option when stuck in a seeming Sh*t-out-of-luck predicament, right? Well, no actually, researchers at the MIT Center for Biomedical Engineering have figured out the best way to survive if you ever find yourself stuck in a falling elevator and it’s to lay down, distributing the force of impact evenly throughout your body. Even with this information, you should know, it’s extremely, extremely rare (like the Jets winning the Super Bowl rare) that an elevator will fall as a result of a snapped cable, in fact there’s only been one recorded more »

  • We Shed Some Light on Oakley’s Revolutionary Prizm Goggle Lenses

    This winter Oakley will be premiering a new line of Prizm goggle lens that will forever change depth and contour perception when on the mountain. We had a chance to test out, just how ‘real’ the technology was and we we’re thoroughly impressed to say the least. If you’re familiar with goggles and snowsports, then you know any jump or cut you make in bright sun, overcast or sun & clouds is like playing roulette depending on the type of goggle you’re wearing. Especially in back country skiing or boarding, bobbing and weaving through trees in a constantly changing lit terrain, wearing the wrong goggle could lead to serious injury. What Oakley is attempting to do with Prizm is enhance contrast and visibility through awide range of light conditions, showing true shadows and contours in the snow. Your ACL will thank you later. With Prizm’s level of clarity your eye will be able to catch every detail in the snow instead of getting lost in the flat, low contrast whiteness of the snow, tailoring the amount of light that you see, in turn increasing contrast. The Oakley Prizm line will be available on most of Oakley’s line of Goggles including Airbrake, Crowboar, more »

  • Tosh.0 Dismantles ESPN SportsCenter After Ripping Off His Segment

    Daniel Tosh is no stranger to taking on the biggest of adversaries, in this particular example, it’s ESPN. His “Web Redemption” segment has been a staple on his show, so when a major show like SportsCenter completely jacked his original segment, dubbing it “Awesome Video Segment”, as if the name wasn’t strange enough, the segment is essentially a carbon copy of Tosh’s, inviting an internet fail-famous personality on the show to “redeem” himself in a scripted recreation of the original fail. Tosh lashed back not only stealing SportsCenter’s “Sports Science” segment, calling it “Sports Science.0″, but then goes on to completely eviscerating ESPN, SportsCenter and all of it’s anchors, analysts and personalities. Tosh.0Get More: Comedy Central

  • Don’t You Dare Ask Why This Swedish ‘Alien vs. Predator’ Bachelor Pad Exists

    Don’t ask why, don’t you dare ask why. Just appreciate the fact that a man, from a small town near Stockholm, Sweden put in the effort to build out his two-bedroom detached villa for 2,375,000 Swedish Krona (approximately $320,350). The man with an affinity for galactic beasts is now selling the humble abode. The listing has been on the market for some time now, but is just now starting to gain serious attention after Reddit got a hold of it. Let’s hope Ridley Scott is looking for a nice Scandinavian getaway.

  • 52 Common Myths, Busted [Infographic]

    Napoleon was around 5 feet tall right? Undercover cops have to identify themselves as cops if asked, right? Goldfish have a memory of 3 seconds, right? Well, no actually. Here are 52 common myths you most certainly thought were fact until now.

  • Astronaut, Chris Hadfield Releases Stunning Photos Of The Earth From Space

    Everyone’s favorite astronaut, Chris Hadfield best known for his David Bowie cover of “Space Oddity”, is now releasing a book including some of his best shots from an archive of over 45,000 photographs from orbit. From his some 2,500 orbits around Earth Hadfield has taken beautiful shots from around the globe (literally), never having a chance to actually see them with the photos being directly downloaded to Houston. His book, You are Here: Around the World in 92 Minutes highlights some of Hadfield’s favorite handpicked photographs that he took while at the ISS.

  • Adidas Pure Boost Camo

    In celebration of our nation’s heroes, adidas today launches the Pure Boost Camo. The iconic print comes in green and gray. The adidas Pure Boost is the first shoe with an entire Boost cushioning midsole, providing maximum energy return and comfort in a simple, pure design. Pure Boost features a breathable four-way stretch seamless upper and no sockliner to enhance the feeling of standing directly on Boost cushioning. The TIRRENINA suede heel, a sustainable luxury fiber that is made without any solvents during the manufacturing process, adds a fashion element and keeps your foot in place without restricting movement.

  • Fallon and Kevin Delany Suck in a Balloon that has the Opposite Affect as Helium

    Jimmy, Lucy Liu and science badass, Kevin Delany had some fund with experiments on Fallon. They mix nitrogen together with boiling water to make an amazing cloud effect, but by far the coolest experiment Delany shows the crowd is what happens when you suck in hexa floride, it’s essentially the opposite of sucking in helium. Because hexa floride is 5 or 6 times heavier than air, sound is slowed down. Watch in awe then order some online to scare your friends. Apparently you need to do proper exercises for it to leave your body and also hang upside down, so be careful kids.

  • RSVLTS Take Off: Nashville

    The majority of your time spent in Nashville should always be the music, it’s wide variety of country music, music heritage and history is enough to build a trip out of in itself, but the Music City also has a great food and beverage scene as well. With a handful of new industrial-chic restaurants opening up on a monthly basis and plenty of honky-tonk bars to hop around, you’ll have your hands full trying to make a checklist to stop in for a drink at each one. In this edition of RSVLTS Take Off, we’ll be showing you an abridged version of Nashville that will make you want to pack your boots and hit the road. Honky-tonks on Lower Broadway. The district is famous for the numerous country music entertainment establishments. Photo via: Sean Pavone / Shutterstock.com Downtown Nashville Downtown Nashville cityscape in the evening Photo via: Shutterstock/f11photo Honkey Tonk Central Bar Photo via: Shutterstock/f11photo ___ Eats Pinewood Social Pinewood Social is a space that is based on the idea of creating a social gathering place that can accommodate your needs morning, noon and night. Offering up a bar, bowling alley, dining area, “living room” and even an outdoor space, more »

  • New Study Proves the Best Dance Moves for Men to Attract Women

    There’s finally science driven proof explaining how your dance floor can make you more or less attractive to women. Evolutionary biologists from the University of Gottingen and Northumbria University that women find a specific set of movies men make while dancing more attractive than other. Movements of movements of the head, neck and torso and quick leg movements rate more highly than others. Looks like the shopping cart just isn’t going to cut it anymore. In a recent published story in Biology Letters, researchers noted, “dancing ability, particularly that of men, may serve as a signal of mate quality … in terms of health, vigor or strength, though this remains to be confirmed.” Because of inconsistencies that would hinder the viewers perception, such as attractiveness and clothing, researchers instead recruited 30 men to dance to a drum beat for 30 seconds and recorded their movements via a motion-tracking system. They then rendered a gender neutral figure and mimicked the moves of the 30 men. Then 37 heterosexual women ages 18-35 were asked to rate each of the 30 dance routines on a seven-point scale, then the highest ranked dance moved floated to the top. And so, the results are in more »

  • New Drone Footage Shows Just How Massive Apple’s New “Spaceship” HQ Is

    Apple’s new “Spaceship” campus in Cupertino looked big in the initial renderings that went public some months ago, but new drone footage that has recently surfaced, shows just how gigantic the campus will be. Donut, circle, spaceship, whatever you’ll call the under construction Apple HQ, we can all agree it’s much larger than any of us thought it would be. The new HQ labeled Apple Campus 2 should be some time in 2016, the vast campus will be home to 12,000 Apple employees, which will also included a curved glass facade, underground parking lot and a 300 ft statue of Steve Jobs (well the last one is just a rumor. started by me. Just now). The campus is being designed by Norman Foster’s firm, Foster + Partners.

 
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