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  • NHL’s Good Friday Massacre Turns 30 [Video]

    On Easter weekend 1984, the Quebec Nordiques and Montreal Canadiens faced off in the second round of the NHL playoffs. Fights between the regional rivals continuously broke out for the first two periods before leading to a bench-clearing brawl at the end of the second period. When the teams returned for the third period, another fight broke out before play could even begin. Players who should have been ejected from the previous fight were still on the ice because referee Bruce Hood was late in announcing penalties. His handling, or rather mishandling, of the situation led to his retirement after the playoffs that year. In total, 10 players were ejected and 252 penalty minutes were incurred. Worst of all for the Nordiques, the Canadiens, who were down before the brawls, ended up scoring all 5 of their goals in the third period, winning 5-3.

  • 25 Creepy Easter Bunnies To Ruin Your Holiday Weekend

    Legend has it that the Easter Bunny was created to teach kids to stay away from the filthy, disease carrying vermin. What better way to warn kids of the dangers of rabbit fever than a man in an ill-fitting, foul smelling costume forcing children to sit on his lap while blinding them with flashbulbs? The poor treatment of children during Easter was actually addressed at the 1949 Geneva Conference, and although deemed cruel, it was also found to be necessary to limit exposure to E. coli. The tradition continues to this day, where children can still be found trying in vain to escape the clutches of the awful Easter Bunny only to be rewarded with a hollow chocolate facsimile of the creature to devour on Sunday morning. Just don’t let them eat real rabbits. The lack of fatty acids in the meat causes rabbit starvation. Devious bastards.

  • We Go Behind the Scenes for the Jordan XX9 Release

    Today marks a revolutionary day for Jordan Brand. The brand released their XX9 signature shoe and as we’re going to see is the first of it’s kind. Each year Jordan sets out to push the boundaries of performance and design. Their new “Tailored For Flight” campaign focuses around their new woven technology. Last year the brand focused on a huge step in stability in compression and deflection with their Flight Plate innovation in the XX8 and this year, Jordan is taking it up a notch with a modified plate and completely woven upper. The Jordan team traveled to Italy to find the premier craftsmen and machines for weaving. Using state-of-the-art weaving machines, the team learned they could provide all four major elements of the shoe in a single layer of material. The upper woven materials constrict, but also extract to the players foot creating one seamless mold with minimal foot hotspots. The modified plate provides managed compression and deflection of the Nike Zoom Air cushioning units, creating a larger sweet spot for optimal performance. The shoe marks the first time since the Jordan XI were released that the brand was worried they wouldn’t make deadline. Tinker Hatfield, Nike’s Vice President for more »

  • The 10 Best Rooftop Bars In New York City

    Don’t be fooled by that snow on your windowsill, for the Polar Vortex has been (mostly) vanquished by the Sword of Spring, and you must move all your drinking activities to the great outdoors. Gothamist rounded up a list of excellent rooftop bars last year, and now that warm weather has returned-ish, they’re ready for round two, with some old standbys included along with a few new ones. Here, in no particular order, are their favorite rooftop bars in the city.

  • The 10 Greatest Plot Twists In Entertainment History

    To be a professional storyteller—you must be able to craft intertwining storylines that come together at the end to form a gratifying conclusion. Sometimes, however, the road to the aforementioned conclusion is a tumultuous one—riddled with plot twists that left the audience collectively shouting, “what the (insert arbitrary expletive here)” And, given the trend to constantly keep the viewer guessing, television and cinema have become adept at inserting interspersed moments of expletive-shouting moments of bafflement. But, what moments take the cake as the most bewildering? Well, RSVLTS is here to countdown the Top 10 Plot Twists in Entertainment History, and—as a spoiler—no M. Night Shamaylan film is to be featured.

  • Yoga Pants Thursday: Caroline Groth Edition [43 Photos]

    Caroline Groth is a 24 year old yoga master who kicked cancers ass and is now posting her back-breaking yoga moves to Instagram. The photos are almost unfathomable so we picked a few of the best for the gallery below. Follow Caroline on Instagram for 100s of more photos: @carolinehgroth

  • Seth Rogen And Zac Efron Interview For Workaholics [Video]

    In the best ever ad that’s not really an ad at all, Zac Efron and Seth Rogen interview to be the new cubicle-mate of Workaholics’ Adam, Ders, and Blake at TelAmeriCorp. The hilarious interview, filled with filthy language and blatant homoeroticism, is actually funnier than most of the current season of the show. And you don’t even realize that the segment is to advertise for the upcoming movie “Neighbors” until the very end. This is how advertising should be done.

  • Facebook to Notify Users When Friends are Nearby

    In a move that will fire up provacy watchdogs across America Facebook announced that users will soon be able to receive notices on their mobile app when they’re near friends, signaling an effort by the online social network to play a bigger role in real-world interactions reports the WSJ. TechCrunch has a deep analysis of how Nearby Friends works, how it was built, its privacy implications, how it impacts the competitive landscape, and its long-term opportunities for Facebook. But here’s the tl;dr version: Nearby Friends was built by the Glancee location sharing app team led by Andrea Vaccari that Facebook acquired in 2012. It adds a list of nearby friends to Facebook’s iOS and Android apps. It will also send notifications if you come within a short distance of a friend, and if someone shares their precise location with you you’ll see it on a map. Vaccari tells me “the idea is to make it really easy to discover when someone is around you, and meet up and spend time together.” It wants to facilitate those serendipitous meetups where you run into a friend and end up having a meal or hanging out together. It’s a meatspace manifestation of Facebook’s mission to more »

  • Dad Photoshops Sons Onto Classic Album Covers [17 Photos]

    Awesome dad Lance Underwood takes pictures of his two sons, Taj and Amar, and Photoshops them onto classic jazz, hip-hop, and rock album covers. Not only do the kids get an amazing wardrobe out of the project, like tiny versions of the hip musicians they stand in for, they also will have the coolest photo album to share when they’re all grown up. Be sure to check out the rest of the photos at QT Albums.

  • Jabari Parker: “Why I made the difficult choice to leave Duke for the NBA”

    In an exclusive sit down with Sports Illustrated’s Jeff Benedict Duke’s freshman forward Jabari Parker reveals his decision whether to stay in school or declare for the NBA draft and it may not be the decision Blue Devils fans want to hear. In his 1,285 word op-ed piece Parker weigh the good and the bad, talks about his love for Duke and Coach K but ultimately the following four lines sums up his decision.

  • 31 GIFs For National High Five Day

    The first National High Five Day was held at the University of Virginia in 2002. A group of students gave out high-fives and lemonade and a new holiday was born. Since then, National High Five Day has been celebrated on the third Thursday of April. To celebrate, we’ve collected 31 of the best and worst high five GIFs on the web. Hopefully they will inspire you to go out and high five everyone you see. Or at least attempt to and look like a total spaz in the process. Just don’t pull a Ryan Seacrest and try to high five a blind dude.

  • 50 Years Of The Ford Mustang [51 Photos]

    50 years ago today, Ford introduced the Mustang at the 1964 New York’s World Fair. It’s unique shape, a sporty coupe with a long hood and short rear deck, was the first of the “pony car” class, including such other iconic cars as the Camaro and Firebird. The Mustang has been in continuous production for 50 years and is showing no signs of stopping. The 2015 Mustang, the sixth generation of the model, recently appeared atop the Empire State Building to celebrate the car’s 50th birthday in the city where it all began at the New York Auto Show. We’ve chosen a a Mustang for every year of the last half-century to include in the gallery below. Which is your favorite?

  • Brower Club Opens Game-Changing Men’s Retail Store in Hoboken

    On the quaint streets of 1st and Hudson in Hoboken, NJ is a men’s shop looking to change the game of the retail marketplace in the blooming city. Hoboken is a city that offers everything under the sun for a young professional (bars, great food, bars and great food). Everything except retail stores for men. Brower Club, Men’s Provisions Shop and Membership club is listening to the whispers of supply and demand. And the millennial males of the city have been demanding this for some time now. Offering a wide variety of apparel, leather goods and antique home decor, Brower Club is going where no Men’s shop has gone before in Hoboken. According to the U.S. Census Bureau Data  there are roughly 20,000 men living in Hoboken at a median age of around 30-years old and exactly zero exclusively male retail stores for them to shop at. Except of course American Apparel and not that there’s anything wrong with AA, but sometimes a guy wants to leave the house in something other than a neon deep-v. Brower Club offers that. Focusing on atmosphere and quality product, Brower is the “millennial-man’s” guide to buying the essentials. They’re also offering up a membership more »

  • 3D Ice Cubes For Wealthy Liquor Lovers

    Take your next glass of whisky to the next level with 3D on the Rocks. Each of these cubes were made with fresh spring water and a precision drill. No word on whether these will ever be available for sale but on the site you can view all their masterful creations.

  • Super Mario Theme Played On Wine Glasses And A Frying Pan [Video]

    YouTube user Dan Newbie makes incredible music by striking wine glasses filled with varying amounts of water to obtain different tones. His latest video, featuring 48 wine glasses and a frying pan for percussion, finds him performing the theme from the original Super Mario Bros. Nintendo game. It’s not a simple song and it leads to some impressive moments with multitracking of up to 4 wine glass parts. Check out more of Dan Newbie’s videos on YouTube.

  • Standardizing The World’s Subway Maps

    Paris-based architect Jug Cerovic was unimpressed with the subway maps he came across while traveling the world. His search for a map that was clear and easy-to-use led him to draw up his own. Beginning with his native Serbia, then moving on to Paris and Madrid, Cerovic created simple maps with lots of information but very little clutter. He continued making maps for subway systems across Europe, Asia, and North America. Along the way, he developed a standardized system that he tried to convince the cities to adopt. However, convincing the various cities to agree on a standard proved impossible, so Cerovic opted just to sell the maps on his website. He is also working on a mobile app so you can always have the maps at your fingertips. I’ve already downloaded the New York map to my phone. It even has the PATH and Light Rail for those of us in New Jersey! Be sure to check out the rest of the maps at INAT.

  • Mustangs In The Movies [Infographic]

    On April 17, 1964, Ford unveiled the first Mustang, dubbed the “1964,” at the New York World’s Fair. The car was an immediate success and its innovative, sporty design made it perfect for action-packed movies.  The Mustang first appeared in the James Bond film “Goldfinger” in September of 1964. The historic car chase in Steve McQueen’s “Bullitt” in 1968 solidified the car’s reputation as a legitimate action star. This infographic highlights some of the Mustang’s most memorable roles, up through Will Smith’s 2007 Shelby GT500 in “I Am Legend.”

  • Which NHL Teams Dominate Facebook?

    Sixteen teams are about to embark on a fight to the near and probably toothless death. The NHL playoffs are upon us and The Sporting News has broken down the alliances of each U.S. state and Canadian provinces based on fans on Facebook. As you can see Canada dominated most of their country favoring the Canadians and their golden boy, Sidney and his waddling teammates.

  • Rare Photos of Pablo Picasso Painting with Light

    In 1949, LIFE photographer Gjon Mili took rarely seen shots of Pablo Picasso in the South of France painting with light. Using a small flashlight in a dark room, Picasso created incredibly fluid and abstract figures while Mili used triple exposed photography to capture the drawings. What was created were breathtaking images that would pave the way for an entire new medium of art.

  • Five CAT Machines Go Head to Head in Massive Jenga Game

    Jenga is a game of precision and grace amongst have a steady hand and knack for a loose piece here or there. We’ll what if each of the27 pieces weighed 600 lbs? CAT products are known for being the most heavy duty machines out there and they wanted to prove it. So they set up a massive game of Jenga (Stacks) and used five of its machines including excavator and a telehandler to remove the half-ton wood blocks. The object of the game is for heavy equipment operators to remove and then reposition a stack of 27 blocks one at a time, without toppling the structure.

  • Adding Color To 15 Iconic and Historic Photos of New York City

    The only thing we love more than Kate Upton floating around in Zero G is when photoshop savvy historians take old black and white photos and bring them to life through creative colorization. One of the most popular stories in RSVLTS.com Adding Color To The Most Iconic Photos In History so we decided to do a follow up focusing on New York City. 

  • Amazing “Sky Art” Sketches Are Claustrophobically Trippy (22 Photos)

    Thomas Lamadieu‘s amazing Sky Art illustrations have been an ongoing project of his for over a year. As the project advances through Germany, France, Belgium, and Canada, Lamadieu’s technique does as well. His doodles and sketches have become more intricate using the shapes of the engulfing buildings to create a blissful sky portrait. A wonderful use of negative space in a cluttered environment. Also very trippy. 

  • College Football Players Should Be Making $178K Per Year

    The findings of a study conducted by the National College Players Association and Drexel University found that college football players playing between 2011 and 2015 should make around $178,000 per year if universities and the NCAA decide to release the stranglehold they have on the game and the players’ ability to not risk their entire careers working for nothing.