• Charts Only Game of Thrones Fans Will Understand

    Tom Phillips and Robin Edds of Buzzfeed have compiled a series of charts that only true Game of Thrones fans will understand. The series of charts are quite giggleable (sp?) if you’re a serious fan of the show and if anything get you “psyched out of your mind about” (Classic Dinklage) next season.

  • Our New Favorite Tumblr Clowns Subway Ads

    Tumblr’s newest photo meme “Clownify Stickers” trolls local streets and subways in search of the perfect nose to stick a goofy red nose on. The project has been going on for a few weeks under the reigns of an anonymous prankster.

  • Science: El Niño Has A 50% Chance Of Making a Comeback This Summer

    There is a 50% chance that El Niño will arrive in full-force this summer bringing with it temperatures that scientists are saying could be “in near record-breaking territory.” El Niño, the weather phenomenon brought on by the warming of the Pacific Ocean, may be making a comeback this summer, leading to warmer temperatures but also rainier weather. NOAA released a report giving El Niño a 50 percent chance of developing this summer or fall, which could bring the U.S. a much milder winter next year, a relief after the recent bitter cold. Meteorologists say El Niño’s arrival may lead to fewer Atlantic hurricanes and seriously benefit parts of California and the southwestern United States, both suffering from terrible droughts. But it could also lead to potential losses in food crops and a much hotter year across the globe. So after never being able to go outside during the freezing winter, you won’t be able to stand the outdoors in the summer either. Via: NY Mag

  • Stunning HD Timelapse Shows Yosemite In All It’s Glory

    Colin Delehanty and Sheldon Neill produced this mind-blowing time lapse through a 200+ mile backpacking experience through Yosemite National Park. The project was filed over a 10 month span, capturing mesmerizing footage through a combined 45 days in the park Many of the shots seen in the video were filmed in Yosemite Valley, which features sheer granite monoliths tower overhead and waterfalls cascade thousands of feet down to the valley floor. Other places filmed include glacier point and other stations along the rim of the valley deep into the Sierra Nevada and the Cathedral Range at sunrise.

  • Palladium Pampa Boots

    Palladium Boots have always made a high greade grade product, with an ideal boot to get you through every season. The Pampa Sport Cuff boots are a perect blend of waterproof and breathability to take you from the frozen mountains of the rockies to the slushy muck of every winter city street corner. The outsoles are made with one piece of molded rubber to keep moisture out while featuring an EVA midsole for cushioning. The midsole of the shoe is made from premium full-grain leather, paired with ballistic nylon seam –sealed to provide a sleek and modern look perfect for that winter-spring transition period. Palladium Pama Boots

  • See How Fast You’re Charging With Practical Meter

    Does it seem like your devices charge at different speeds depending on what cables or charging source you use? Well that’s because they are, dummy. And now you can test any USB charger and see how hard its working. The Practical Meter features an LED meter that lets you know how much power you’re getting, from 1-10 watts, lit up in 1watt increments. Also included is a fast-charge 3-in-1 adapter for any Mini-USB, Micro-USB, or Apple 30-pin device. The meter is not just for nerds who need to collect every iota of data on every device they own, either. It’s important for everyone to know what amperage their charger is pulling. Some devices may get damaged or won’t charge at all if the amperage is different than what they require. You may have even seen those “Incorrect charger detected” type messages before. With the Practical Meter, you won’t have to worry about that anymore and you know your devices will be safe. Available now from Grand St. for $25.  

  • Live Your Life According to These Wise Yoda Quotes, You Should

    Inspired by watching Star Wars, Designer, Navdeep Raj created a series of typographical quotes inspired by the master Jedi himself. The wise Yoda gave Luke and Sam Jackson some sage advice during the acclaimed sci fi series and now his words can live on forever as your desktop wallpaper. Sorry “Hang in there cat”.

  • Super Bowl XLVIII Starters’ Salaries (infographic)

    Last night Super Bowl XLVIII took place and was lopsided to say the least. The Seahawks dominated the game from the get go and have the Lombardi trophy in their grasp. At the end of the day, however, all the players on the field are really all winners. With the Sylvester Williams trailing the salaries of Super Bowl starters at $426,000, I’d say every player waking up today in their Jersey City luxury hotel room should have a smile on their face.

  • 27 of the Most Interesting Facts You’ll Ever Read

    Call them what you will, interesting facts, “snapple” facts, facts you didn’t learn in school, either way to preface it, these are twenty seven of the most interesting facts, you’ll ever read. So interesting, you’ll be checking Google for authenticity before number ten. From tales of Sugar Ray Robinson’s fight premonition to to one of the luckiest men of all time.

  • Thomas Morgenstern, Three-time Olympic Champion Ski Jumper, Injured In Horrific Crash [Video + Photos]

    TAUPLITZ, Austria (AP) — Three-time Olympic ski jump champion Thomas Morgenstern of Austria was hospitalized with skull injuries and a bruised lung on Friday after crashing during training for this weekend’s ski flying World Cup. “Thomas Morgenstern is conscious and well responsive,” the Austrian ski federation said in statement hours after the incident, adding the athlete’s condition would be monitored in the intensive care unit of a Salzburg hospital for the next 72 hours. Morgenstern’s injuries were not life-threatening, head of clinic Josef Obrist told the Austria Press Agency. “He has a serious injury and he has to be monitored fulltime,” said Obrist, adding that Morgenstern was responsive and gave clear answers. During his second training jump of the day, the 27-year-old Morgenstern lost his balance in the air, turned over to the left and landed on his back and head. He briefly lost consciousness but was able to speak shortly afterward. “Fortunately he was responsive, Thomas can move arms and legs. That’s very important,” team physician Herbert Leitner said. “He asked me what happened.” Morgenstern received first aid on the hill and was flown by helicopter to the hospital, head coach Alexander Pointner said. “We can only hope for more »

  • Is Today the Day After Tomorrow?

    The phrase of the day is “polar vortex.”  To clear up the confusion, ‘polar vortex’ is not the name of an Alaskan heavy metal band, an MLS expansion team, or the new Kim Stanley Robinson novel. No, the polar vortex is the reason you had to wear three pairs of thermal socks today. CNN’s International senior meteorologist Brandon Miller explains: The polar vortex, as it sounds, is circulation of strong, upper-level winds that normally surround the northern pole in a counterclockwise direction — a polar low-pressure system.  These winds tend to keep the bitter cold air locked in the Arctic regions of the Northern Hemisphere. It is not a single storm. On occasion, this vortex can become distorted and dip much farther south than you would normally find it, allowing cold air to spill southward. That’s the science behind the phenomenon.  Here’s a collection of photos: Hold up. Sorry, those photos were from the 2004 sci-fi flic The Day After Tomorrow (via IMDB.com). Here are a few eerily similar-looking photos of the effects of the polar vortex on several actual American locations:   Brrrrrrrrrrrrr

  • Posters Visualizing SMH Client Feedback

    Everyone has someone to answer to. A boss, a client, a coworker; and they all have opinions. Sometimes it may be constructive criticism, but sometimes people talk, because they like hearing the sound of their own voice, unbeknownst of their own word vomit. A site called Clients from Hell, several Irish creative companies joined forces on a series called “Sharp Suits”… “Ad creatives, designers, animators, directors, illustrators and more took time out to dress up their favourite worst feedback from clients, transforming quotes that would normally give you a twitch, into a diverse collection of posters.” Let’s just remember that these quotes are from the people keeping the lights on.

  • RSVLTS.com’s 50 Most Popular Stories of 2013

    It’s been a great year for us. We launched a magazine, had a party in NYC with a very popular photobooth, went to the Super Bowl with Fox Sports, Coachella with Heineken, created an internet sensation with Goats Yelling Like Humans, and produced some awesome content. Here are the most popular stories on RSVLTS.com of the year according to the number of visits each received.

  • The Top 25 Most ‘Checked-In’ Locations On Facebook In 2013 Will Surprise You

    Recently, Facebook Trends released the top 25 “checked-in” places of 2013. The most surprising check-in phenomena is the “Disneyland” trend of the top-25, four of them are Disney theme parks namely, in Tokyo, Hong Kong, Paris, and California. Even more surprising are the check-ins at the lesser popular tourist attractions around the globe. In India, check-ins at the Golden Temple was at top spot, ahead of the Taj Mahal, while in Moscow, it wasn’t Red Square, but Gorky Park. Another shocking aspect for the list is the lack of check in’s for New York, Bangkok and the north west region of the U.S. which claims to be the tech epicenter of the world and home of Facebook.  

  • Well, The USMNT Didn’t Fare Well in the World Cup Draw #groupofdeath

    Today soccer fans across the world were glued to their TVs awaiting the World Cup draw for their countries. Some countries drew fair positions, others not so much. The United States, possibly having the toughest schedule on the board. With by far the worst travel schedule, having to travel over 9,000 miles, also has a rough road ahead, facing Ghana, Portugal and a heavy favorite to win it all, Germany. With Twitter going haywire right now, here is a feed from around the globe to see what fans think the real “group of death” is. Tweets about “#groupofdeath” Photo via: KickTV

  • The Ugly Christmas Sweater that Uses Your Cellphone’s Screen to Come Alive

    It looks as though the “ugly Christmas sweater” theme is here to stay, it’s now completely saturated with custom ugly knitted sweaters, made specifically for this kind of celebration. Why fight it? So what Mark Rober did was leave his job at NASA to concentrate on his digital clothing line that has since gotten much buzz and acclaim. The clever niche is a pocket in which one can insert a mobile phone equipped with a compainion app that correlates with each specific sweater adding an animated angle to the sweater like a kitschy burning log or snow globe. The ultimate one-uper conversation starter. Digital Dudz Ugly Christmas Sweaters $44.95

  • Black Friday Shopping Chaos [Super Cut Compilation]

    Fights, stampedes, riots and utter chaos, this latest super cut compilation shows that Black Friday is an out of control American tradition that has a way of bringing out the worst in people who are unaware that it’s 2013 and Cyber Monday is now the best shopping day of the year.

  • The 33 Best Dive Bars in America

    Craft cocktails and moustachioed bartenders are nice and all, but sometimes you just want a super-still whiskey/Coke served up by a lifelong bartendress with nicotine-stained fingers who calls you “hon”. Or just hates you outright. Sometimes you want to sit in the dark, watching people playing video poker. Thrillist has named the 33 best diver bars in America check them out here.

  • Rob Ford Tries his Luck Recreating Volvo’s Van Damme Epic Split

    Ok maybe it’s just a parody, but this eerily realistic mimic of Jean Claude Van Damme’s now infamous Volvo commercial just semi-made my day. Artjail VFX decided to show their stuff in a brilliant mix of two of the most relevant viral personalities for the next 15 minutes. The true kudos Artjail deserves is in the turnaround time this took to make. We were completely in awe of the Volvo Van Damme Epic Splits spot. And remain completely in Awe of Mayor Ford’s Epic lifestyle north of the border. Behold #VANFORD

  • An Eerie Look Inside Houston’s Abandoned Astrodome [22 HQ Photos]

    HOUSTON — HOUSTON (AP) — Memories will likely soon be all that’s left of the Houston Astrodome, the world’s first multipurpose domed stadium. Voters on Tuesday did not approve a referendum that would have authorized up to $217 million in bonds to turn the stadium that once hosted both professional baseball and football games into a giant convention and event center and exhibition space.

  • The 9 Greatest Sideline Meltdowns In NFL History

    The advent of nationally televised sporting events has given spectators an enhanced look into the happenings of an NFL sideline—some of which are publicized to the organization’s chagrin. With Dez Bryant’s recent sideline ranting, it left RSVLTS thinking about some of the more notable, ugly, or otherwise animated sideline spats, tirades, and incidents that were worthy of a countdown list.

  • Fallon and Alec Baldwin Starred in an 80′s Cop Show

    Fallon had Alec Baldwin on his show last night and they reminisced about that time when they were both on an 80′s cop show called “Point Pleasant Police Department”. Like 90% of all of Jimmy Fallon’s SNL skits, he couldn’t keep a straight face during the schtick where two cops talk with their mouths full while bellowing words that start with the letter “P”. Baldwin’s acting prowess takes over, even when Fallon’s mustache falls off.

  • Nerea Arce Will Dominate 2014 [11 Photos]

    That fact that we are the first on the internet to talk about 25-year-old Spanish model Nerea Arce is pretty shocking. She is new on the scene, signed to power house Wilhelmina Miami, and our guy feeling is she will have a monster year in 2014. For now check out her newest photos for Paolita Swimwear’s 2014 collection then follow her on Instagram @nereaarce.