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  • If You Strap a GoPro to a Bird of Prey, We’ll Watch It

    Anything I’m doing immediately becomes secondary when someone in the office says “Hey did you see that new video of a hawk with a GoPro attached to it flying through the air?” Sold. In. How much? I want to see it right now. If I happen to be holding a baby when I hear that, I’m dropping said baby and running to the nearest desktop (preferably with a retna display) and ogling for what seems like an eternity at a first person perspective of an enormous bird soar through the air, most likely hunting for an animal to eat. In their latest bird x GoPro collab, the HD camera company features a video with David De Vleeschauwer and Debbie Pappyn as they travel to Mongolia to capture the point of view of a golden eagle as he soars over the Altai Mountains.

  • Can Pete Davidson Become ‘SNL’s New Franchise Player?

    You might have already started hearing the buzz for SNL’s newest featured cast member, Pete Davidson might just be the face of a new breed of cast members looking for an identity. With the mass exodus of season 38 (Kristen Wiig, Jason Sudakis, Andy Samberg, Fred Armisen and Seth Meyers) the new young faces of SNL had some trouble finding their way last season with young veterans Taren Killem and Keenan Thompson being thrown in the ring as the stars of the show. Though the two could hold their own, the show was looking for a rising star viewers could get excited for. That may just be Pete Davidson, a 20-year old, Staten Island native who’s been making waves on the stand-up circuit since he was 16. Davidson was featured in a few skits that showed glimmers of a young Andy Samberg, but then absolutely crushed it with his already infamous Weekend Update bit alongside Update Hosts, former Daily Show correspondent, Micheal Che and another Staten Island native and head writer, Colin Jost. Davidson has immediate charisma, a trait that the new cast members from last season were lacking. Combine that with female franchise player, Kate McKinnon and Cecily Strong, more »

  • Pogo Has Created A Hypnotic Song Using Harry Potter Dialogue [Video]

    Australian electronic music wunderkind first came to prominence in 2007 with a hypnotic track composed of sound clips from Disney’s “Alice in Wonderland.” Since then he has created dozens of impressive songs using sounds clips from popular children’s movies. His most recent track revisits the Harry Potter films, which he famously used in his drum and bass track “Alohamora” in 2009. This new mix mostly utilizes dialogue from the character of Hermione, portrayed by Emma Watson in the films, and features an equally impressive video created by Jeesh.

  • These Chalk Drawings Are Hiding In Plain Sight [30 Photos]

    Street art often has a reputation of conveying powerful political, anti-establishment messages. But not all street art has to be deep and though-provoking. Equally important is art that simply entertains and enhances a community, such as the work of David Zinn. Zinn’s street art has been delighting people in Ann Arbor, Michigan since 2001. His work is temporary, composed of just chalk, charcoal, and found materials. Often his characters, a menagerie of animals and monsters, interact with the objects or cracks in the sidewalks and walls on which they appear. Some of our favorites are in the gallery, but you can see much more at Zinn Art and keep up with his most current work on Facebook.

  • ‘Simpsons’ Character Outfit Grids For Your Enjoyment

    Illustrator Bryan Espiritu partnered with High Snobiety to celebrate the Simpsons 25th Anniversary by laying out a series of outfit grids featuring some of Springfield’s favorite characters exclusively for Highsnobiety. Homer, Flanders, Barney, Chief Wiggum and Krusty are all included in this Legends League grid, each piece laid out with their generic outfits and then some. Wiggum features a bondage mouth ball, Barney a bikini, Krusty a pack of cigs, Homer some Duff Beer and Flanders a pair of louboutin’s. Head over to High Snobiety to check out more Simpsons 25th Anniversary content.

  • 27 Successful People Reveal The Things They Can’t Live Without [Link]

    We’re always looking to successful businesspeople for advice on tips to help us attain a fraction of their success. But the reality is, everyone is different and there’s no one thing that will work for everybody. But if you take a big enough pool of successful folks, chances are something will help you out. LinkedIn asked over 50 of their influencers, including Richard Branson, Craig Newmark of Craigslist, and Deepak Chopra, what they couldn’t live without in their daily lives. And here Business Insider presents the 27 best answers. Better start taking notes…

  • A Detailed Look at the Athletic Body From Boxer to Sumo Wrestler

    A new project from photographer Paul Calver and art director Gem Fletcher celebrates what the pair call “the perfectly imperfect form of an athlete’s body” by focusing on a boxer, a martial artist, a runner, a bodybuilder and a sumo wrestler. The photo series highlights a detailed look at athletes flexing, moving and using the tools of their body that they train so hard to perfect. Each athlete works and trains their body to perform at their peak potential focusing on specific muscles to optimize performance. “This project celebrates the perfectly imperfect form of an athlete’s body. Refined through years of dedication to reach an optimum point of power and strength in order to achieve victory. Pushing themselves beyond the body status quo, from a round and mighty sumo wrestler to an impossibly lean long distance runner…”

  • The Ultimate Guide To Scotch Flavor Profiles [Infographic]

    You try to be a sophisticated man—you own a jazz CD, you can tie at least three knots, you ate a snail one time—but when it comes to scotch, it’s hard to know what you’re doing. For one thing, you have no idea how to pronounce any of the brand names. And when you finally learn one, you tend to stick with it so as to not look like an ass. But there are so many differences in flavor between scotch varieties, from Islay to Speyside to everything in between. To help you out the next time you’re overwhelmed with your scotch choices, take a look at this infographic that breaks down 86 different brands into 12 flavor categories. Unfortunately, when it comes to pronunciation, you’re still on your own.

  • The Complete Collection of Jaime Edmondson’s Iconic NFL Shoot [47 Photos]

    Back in 2010 Jaime Edmondson was an aspiring model who took the web by storm with a photoshoot featuring the former Miami Dolphins cheerleader wearing gear from the Victoria’s Secret NFL line. In the year’s that followed she she began dating MLB All-Star third baseman Evan Longoria and the two are expecting their second baby together in November. To celebrate the momentous occasion we have pulled together all 47 photos from the epic NFL “Red Zone” photoshoot that put Edmondson on the map.

  • Bill Hader Delivers Spot on Impressions of his Ex-SNL Cast Mates

    Bill Hader is one of SNL’s most revered cast members over the past decade, bringing to light some of the best characters like Stefan and Devin (The Californians) while also being the best impressionist the show has seen since the says of Darryl Hammond. Last night on Conan he got a little nostalgic and talked about what he missed most from the show. Hader then goes into how all the cast members would impersonate each other and what he thinks of most is Fred Armisen doing an impersonation of him, then he goes on to do some Armisen, Kristen Wiig and Jason Sudakis impressions.

  • Cirque Du Soleil Choreographed A Dance For Drones [Video]

    Cirque du Soleil, which for years has been surprising men who are dragged to performances by their girlfriends only to admit “that was pretty cool,” has teamed up ETH Zurich and Verity Studios to produce this amazing short film. In the short, 10 lampshades, powered by quadcopters, come alive and perform an incredible dance routine. Now, anyone who has actually tried to pilot a quadcopter knows how difficult it can be and to coordinate something like this would be impossible. That’s where the technological know-how of ETH Zurich comes in, who developed precise computer controls for the quadcopters, opening the door to entirely new applications for the drones.

  • RSVLTS Visit St. Louis For A Bud VIP Weekend [35 HQ Photos]

    Our friends at Budweiser invited us out to St. Louis last weekend for a Bud VIP weekend complete with a brewery tour, Rams game, Cardinals game, and so much more. It sounded great, but we’ll be honest, we had no idea what to expect from the city. We knew it was home to plenty of professional sports teams and the Gateway Arch and…um…yeah, that’s about all we knew. But Budweiser made sure we’d see everything that we were missing out on in one of America’s 20 largest metropolitan areas. Serving as home base for the weekend was the Magnolia Hotel in downtown St. Louis. Known for years as the Mayfair Hotel and hosting such guests as Harry S Truman, Irving Berlin, and Cary Grant, the building had recently undergone renovations and was reopened as the Magnolia Hotel. Budweiser was kind enough to supply us with a keg of Budweiser and plenty of Gooey Louie gooey butter cake. If you’ve never had gooey butter cake, make friends with someone in St. Louis ASAP. Our first big adventure was a VIP tour of the Anheuser-Busch Brewery. Now we’ve taken brewery tours before, but they’ve always been microbreweries. While we love our microbrews, more »

  • What Country Drinks the Most Beer? [Interactive Infographic]

    When you think of beer consumption around the globe three countries immediately come to mind. Ireland, obviously, you probably picture a green hilly prarie as far as the eye can see with a old wooden pub packed with grizzled men drinking Guinness and bare knuckle boxing their feelings out or you might think of the U.K., a corner pub on a London cobblestone street, where men chant the songs of their soccer team over a New Castle and bare knuckle box their feelings out. Or maybe you think of Germany, an Oktoberfest style beirgarten where picnic tables fill a warehouse style bar and men and women in lederhosen bare knuckle box their feelings out. Well this interactive chart may surprise you, because none of those country’s reign supreme according to Global Beer Consumption by Country and Beerocracy, an interactive map which ranks just that out of the top 50 beer-drinking countries. According to Beerocracy, the U.K., Ireland and Germany don’t even break the top 2, the U.K. doesn’t break the top 20 and ireland doesn’t even break the top 5. Come on. Step up your game Irish. Although the U.S. did beat out the U.K. which gives us Yanks something to brag about. more »

  • Derek Jeter: Behind The Scenes Photos Reveal His Life Off The Field

    Derek Jeter just ended his career at Yankee Stadium in the most epic way imaginable. Jeter has a new book coming out titled Jeter Unfiltered which is a powerful collection of never-before-published images taken over the course of Derek’s final season. For the first time ever, fans will have unprecedented access to “The Captain,” as the famously private baseball legend takes us behind the scenes—inside his home, the stadium, the gym, at his Turn 2 Foundation events, fortieth birthday party, and more—as he looks back with candor and gratitude on his baseball career. The result is an intimate portrait bursting with personality, professionalism, and pride. Also featuring more than 100 thrilling archival shots, Jeter Unfiltered is the definitive and only book looking back on his career authorized by the Yankees shortstop. This is Jeter as you have never seen him before—unguarded, unapologetic…unfiltered. Jeter Unfiltered is available October 28th and below you can take a look at a collection of photos from the book.

  • Watch This Live Feed of Derek Jeter Hashtags For The Captain’s Last Home Game

    Tonight marks the last time Derek Jeter will put on pinstripes, the last time he’ll play a ballgame in Yankee Stadium and the last time he’ll take the field in front of his hometown fans. With social media already going off the charts, we figured we’d do all the work for you by showing a live feed of Derek Jeter inspired hashtags. #DerekJeter #Jeter #Re2pect #YankeeStadium #thecaptain

  • Man’s Most Crowned Architectural Achievements [Infographic]

    Marvel at the majesty of mankind’s many architectural achievements with this selection of celebrated super-structures from around the world. Pop Chart Labs has created an illustration featuring the most crowned architectural achievements from the Greek Parthenon to Buckingham Palace to Taipei 101 to the Freedom Tower, this lineup of landmark landmarks limns 90 eminent edifices erected and perfected throughout history. Each breathtaking building has been beautifully hand-illustrated to scale in blueprint-like style—and is accompanied by notations for location, height, year of construction, and architectural mode. For the serious sight-seer, history hobbyist, or architectural aficionado, this collection of captivating cornerstones is sure to tower above all others. The Schematic of Structures

  • Artist Transforming US Dollar Bills Into Hilarious Portraits

    James Charles has a unique canvas for his works of art, REAL U.S. currency. Charles takes some of the most recognizable characters in history and alters the faces on dollar bills to make astounding likenesses. The dollars were part of exhibit called American Iconomics in San Francisco’s Shooting Gallery and you can view a collection in the following gallery.

  • Hunt Ghosts With This Thermal Imaging Camera For Your Smartphone

    You may think the hardest part of becoming a ghost hunter is forcing yourself to ignore all logic and take up a profession that exists despite the fact that nobody has ever been successful at it. But you’d be wrong. The real obstacle is that all that fancy equipment costs a ton of money. If you wanted a thermal imaging camera to see those cold spots or hot spots or whatever ghosts put off, you’d need a few thousand dollars. Until now. Seek Thermal has developed a thermal imaging camera and app that work with both iOS and Android smartphones for just $199. Seek states that the camera is useful for finding blockages in pipes or leaks in doors and windows but we know what everyone really wants it for—ghost hunting! You can guarantee that the 2.75″ x .84″ camera will lead to thousands of amateur ghost hunting videos all over YouTube and with Halloween season just around the corner, we can’t wait. To see if your phone is compatible or to order your own camera for $199, check out Seek Thermal. Aw man, do you think we can catch people farting in public with this, too?

  • Nike x “The Box Trolls” Movie Collaborate for a Great Cause

    The Boxtrolls and Nike have collaborated on a limited-edition release of the Nike Roshe Run Trollstrikes. In one of the more unique partnerships Nike has done, the limited selection of sneakers will only be available on auction through eBay. The auction begun Sept. 24 through Oct. 3rd and can be accessed at Nike Trollstrikes. The proceeds will go to Adoption Exchange Association, a nonprofit child welfare organization committed to connecting children who wait in foster care with families looking to adopt. In addition, fans of the film have a chance to win a pair of the shoes by submitting original artwork images to the @theboxtrolls Twitter handle. The Boxtrolls x Nike Roshe Run Trollstrikes auction celebrates the adoptive-parenting theme that runs through the film. Designed by Nike VP of Innovation Tinker Hatfield, the Nike Roshe Run Trollstrikes feature a distressed leather upper, burlap overlays, cobblestone-printed midsole, iridescent sewer-green heel panels, cardboard tongue labels, cheese-print sockliners, dual twine laces, steampunk lace locks, distressed leather Swoosh, twine heel loop and a waffle-patterned outsole. Inspired by the film, every detail was considered in the design making this version of the Nike Roshe Run truly original and special. “We tried to capture a little bit more »

  • Going West: The World of Live Action, Competitive Oregon Trail [Link]

    Growing up in the 90s, the best part of computer class was when you finished your boring typing assignment and were allowed to fire up Oregon Trail on an Apple II or, if your school was particularly wealthy, Macintosh computer. There was no greater respite from the drudgery of schoolwork than shooting buffalo, fording rivers, and trying not to die of cholera. But now we’re adults and playing computer games from 25 years ago would be silly. Good thing someone has devised a live action Oregon Trail competition. And it sounds amazing.

  • Illustrating Leonardo DiCaprio’s Greatest Suits

    Leonardo DiCaprio has played some of the most memorable characters in film over the last 20 years and many of those characters have undeniably great style. To celebrate the great suits Leo has sported in his roles, minimalist artist Zi Wei Tan has created a series of posters titled Suit & Tie – DiCaprio’s Suits, highlighting 9 of Leo’s best suits. If you like these, be sure to check out more great minimalist projects from Zi Wei Tan at his website.

  • Dan Patrick and Sports Jeopardy is the Game Show You Deserve

    The idea is brilliant, Dan Patrick, the host with the most, asking Jeopardy style questions to the nerdiest sports nerds in the world. Crackle, the cannel that brought us “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee” is now about to hit another home run with their newest endeavor. But the kicker was bringing on Bar Rescue’s John Taffer asking a celebrity question about bar food was the minute I knew they had a hit on their hands.

  • 25 Subway Passengers Who Don’t Give A Damn

    When you first move to a big city with a subway system, such as New York, it can be a bit intimidating. You try to avoid contact or bumping into strangers while constantly looking at the map to make sure you don’t miss your stop. Everyone seems to be a weirdo and they can sense you’re scared and unfamiliar with what you’re doing. But soon you acclimate yourself to your new underground life and begin to feel at home and relaxed on the subway. But some folks take it too far. Some of them forgo clothing while others bring their own comfy chairs. They sleep on the stranger next to them and urinate on the floor. We combed Imgur and found 25 such weirdos to serve as a guide of what not to do. Oh yeah, and never enter an empty car. There’s always a reason it’s empty and it’s never good.

  • Brands Shred Apple on Twitter over iPhone 6 #Bendgate

    Incase you live somewhere where the iPhone 6 hasn’t all but announced global domination, there’s a few new issues with the phone you should know about. First off is the issue with iOS 8 and it’s software malfunctions causing some phones to completely lose service, the next a serious hardware malfunction causing phones to bend and break. As expected Samsung, HTC and LG have all taken to twitter to throw jabs at the brand for it’s questionable hardware. But it doesn’t stop there, other brands have begun to join in digging in to what we’re now calling #bendgate. Curved. Not bent. #GALAXYNoteEdge pic.twitter.com/OTPIYlI07f — Samsung Mobile (@SamsungMobile) September 25, 2014 Our phone doesn't bend, it flexes…on purpose. #bendgate pic.twitter.com/d1DudxDQgf — LG USA Mobile (@LGUSAMobile) September 24, 2014 Designed to withstand the most demanding environments. Like your pockets. #HTCOneM8 — HTC USA (@HTCUSA) September 24, 2014 We don't bend, we #break. #bendgate #iPhone6plus pic.twitter.com/uippCg4kCi — KITKAT (@KITKAT) September 24, 2014 Dear Apple… #BendGate pic.twitter.com/XJ8zVEUog9 — Heineken NL (@Heineken_NL) September 25, 2014 Some things are better when they're bent. #BendGate #iPhone6Plus pic.twitter.com/7w4MN3PULu — Chex Mix (@ChexMix) September 24, 2014 WARNING: Whataburger WILL bend if left in your pocket. #bendgate pic.twitter.com/wXcUpfVFoS — Whataburger® more »

  • Taylor Swift Acknowledges Meme; Wins Our Hearts

    We may not be huge fans of Taylor Swift’s music, which is to be expected since we’re definitely not her target demographic, but over the years she’s proved to be a good person with a great sense of humor about herself. If her constant communications with fans or ability to laugh at her reputation for doomed relationships didn’t win you over, then what she did last night should be just what you need. You may remember the meme, pictured below, involving a story about a girl named becky, who looks suspiciously like Taylor Swift, who overdosed after snorting marijuana, ending with the famous line “no its becky.” Well last night Taylor Swift was photographed wearing a “no its becky” shirt, complete with poor grammar. What, that’s enough for you to lover her, too? Then check out those legs!

  • This 5-Year-Old Is Stronger Than All Of Us [Video]

    You may have heard of Giuliano Stroe, a 10-year-old Romanian gymnast and bodybuilder who has broken all sorts of records since beginning his training at the age of 2. Well after seeing how great he was, his parents decided to start training his younger brother, Claudio, even earlier. Claudio started hitting the gym at just 18 months, doing the same workout as his brother but with less reps and weight. Here’s Claudio, now a 5-year-old badass, doing the 90 degree pushups that made his big brother a star and showing off his impressive triceps in the process. That’s cool and all, but can he drive a car or buy booze? Yeah, didn’t think so.

  • Comparing The World’s Most Iconic Structures [Infographic]

    Pop Chart Lab, who continually create some of the greatest infographics on this here internet, have produced another masterpiece with “The Schematic of Structures.” 90 of mankind’s greatest architectural achievements are included, from the Cairn of Barnenez of pre-history to contemporary skyscrapers such as Burj Khalifa and One world Trade Center. The buildings are drawn to different but clearly marked scales for easy comparison and feature info about the architectural style, height, and year constructed. And it’s available as an 18″ x 24″ print from Pop Chart Lab for just $23.

 
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