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  • Gear of War: 1,000 years of English Military Infantry Equipment [13 Photos]

    Photographer, Thom Atkinson has recorded 13 military kits for his ‘Soldiers Inventories’ series, a photo series featuring English military uniforms, gear and weapons throughout history from 1066 to 2014. Atkinson’s series depicts stories from an Anglo-Saxon warrior at Hasting during medieval cruisades through modern day times where the pocket watch of 1916 is today a waterproof digital wristwatch; the bolt-action Lee-Enfield rifle has been replaced by laser-sighted light assault carbines; and lightweight camouflage Kevlar vests take the place of khaki woollen Pattern service tunics. For a full list of every item in these photos head over to The Telegraph.

  • Arab Millionaires Bring Their Supercars On London Vacation [13 Photos]

    Knightsbridge, the upscale residential and retail district in central London, is where wealthy Arab playboys flock each summer during a period known as “The Season.” In a most opulent display, the millionaires bring along their supercars, including Ferraris and Bugattis, parking them wherever they will get the most attention, often ignoring parking laws. Each year “The Season” brings complaints from residents who have to deal with the ostentatious visitors revving and racing their cars all through the night. Also, the London elite are probably jealous of the badass cars that even they can’t afford. At least the show makes for a great photo op!

  • Watch What these Incredible People Do After a Man Gets His Leg Caught in a Subway Gap

    Despite all the wrong in this world, good people still exist. In Perth, Australia a typical work commute turned ugly when a man walking off a subway car trapped his leg between the train and platform around 9am. Rail officials didn’t want to move the train, fearing it would cause serious damage to the mans leg, so onlookers jumped at the chance to help. Hundreds of people joined in an effort to push the train just enough so the man could dislodge his leg from the small space that had wedged itself in. After a few attempts the plan worked and faith in humanity was restored. Hopefully the aliens saw that and not the video of that woman riding a bike face-planting on a dock.

  • Pinky And The Brain Reading Pulp Fiction Will Confuse Your Inner Child [Video]

    At last year’s 12th Annual SF Sketchfest, voice actors Rob Paulsen and Maurice LaMarche reunited for “An Afternoon with Pinky and the Brain.” It’s hard to believe it’s been over 20 years since we first heard Paulsen as the dimwitted mouse Pinky and LaMarche as his brilliant superhuman cohort Brain and it’s great to hear those characters again. But it’s even greater to hear the two read Pulp Fiction with Pinky and the Brain as Vincent and Marsellus.

  • A Crocodile Fought A Shark; You Have A 50/50 Chance Of Guessing What Happened Next [5 Photos]

    A family thought they were just going to snap a few pics of crocodiles in the wild on their croc-sighting trip in Australia’s Top End, but what happened next will go down in history as the single greatest thing that ever happened. Or not. But it’s still pretty cool. A croc known as Brutus, a crowd favorite on the expeditions, went all out with an incredible display wherein he attacked a devoured a bull shark. Photographer Andrew Paice, on a family trip at the time, was lucky enough to capture the rare event. How long before Syfy cashes in with Earthcroc? Or Acrocalypse?

  • 20 Reasons You Should Book a Ticket To Iceland Now [Travel Tuesdays]

    Iceland is a country full of enough natural wonders to keep your adult ADD in check for at least a couple of weeks. With beautiful summer weather and brisk winters, Iceland is the perfect spot to visit during all four seasons. With stunning colorful mountains, bursting geysers and of course the Northern Lights, Iceland should definitely be your next adventure. Oh and did we mention it’s only a four hour flight from New York.

  • 2015 Indian Scout Motorcycle

    The Indian line of motorcycles has gone through a resurgence over the past few years breaking the Roadmaster, Chief and Chieftain out of vintage days and back on to the assembly line. And for it’s next trick Polaris will rejuvenate the Indian Scout, a beautiful new rendition 70 years in the making. The 2015 Scout will have a cast aluminum frame weighing in at about 560 lbs. The tan leather bucket seat is the real eye catcher, lying in between a 61.5-inch wheelbase and a 31-degree lean angle, with a signature Indian triangle shape. 1133cc V-twin engine will boast 100 horsepower and 71 pound-feet of torque through a six-speed overdrive transmission all for around $11,000. Grunt in approval.

  • Top 5 Trending Videos Of The Week

    We’ve partnered with StumbleUpon and each Tuesday they will help us reveal the most popular, trending videos of the previous week according to stats provided by their new video app 5by.

  • Drawing And Photography Combine In These Incredible Portraits

    Paris-based graphic designer Sebastien Del Grosso has been passionate about drawing since he was a child. As he got older, he developed an interest in photography. It only makes sense then that Sebastien would combine the two mediums, and his series “L’esquisse d’une vie” (The Sketch of a Life) does just that. Be sure to check out more from Sebastien Del Grosso at Behance.

  • Chris Pratt Raps Eminem’s “Forgot About Dre” [Video]

    Chris Pratt is winning everything right now. He starred in the hit “Lego Movie,” can currently be seen in the box office smash “Guardians of the Galaxy,” and he’s working on the newest Jurassic Park. And apparently, he can also rap. Watch him perform Eminem’s rap from “Forgot about Dre” and be wowed by the awesomeness that is Chris Pratt.

  • 5 New Scrabble Words That Make Us Weep For Mankind

    Merriam-Webster has published the fifth edition of the Official Scrabble Dictionary, adding 5,000 words to the tome last updated in 2005. Strategic players will be excited with the numerous two-letter words added, including za, te, and qi, while Inuits will finally be able to play qajak, their spelling of kayak. As great as these new words are, there are others on the list that illustrate the devolution of our language. In fact, the following five new words make us weep for mankind.

  • The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Movie Review You’ve Been Waiting for. It Doesn’t Suck.

    TMNT Actually Doesn’t Suck! Last week I had an opportunity to check out an advanced screening of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. If you told the 9-year-old version of me this, I’d be running around like a maniac. However, now that I’m twenty years wiser, I know that a movie like this could really piss me off. Taking a childhood favorite and bringing it back is always a risk, and often times it fails. But I decided to give it a try anyway (especially since it was free) and I watched it in 3D. Keep in mind that I went into it with very, very low expectations. I can now report back and let you know that IT DID NOT SUCK. I’ve told every person that I’ve spoken to the same thing, “If you go in with low expectations, you’ll be pleasantly surprised”. I know that may not sound like a glowing endorsement but I can honestly say that I would not have been upset leaving the theatre if I had paid the $54.60, or whatever 3D movies cost now. The original story of the turtles and the way they link to April O’Neil (Megan Fox… I love you) may be more »

  • All Of Marvel’s Hidden Easter Eggs Revealed

    Josh Horowitz of MTV News has compiled an ongoing list of every Marvel easter-egg caught within the comic book company’s latest run at the silver screen. Clever girls. Hidden messages throughout the Iron Man, Thor, The Incredible Hulk, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, and The Avengers series are all revealed giving you a new insight to the amazing layers in every Marvel movie. Stan Lee is an obvious one, making appearances in every Marvel movie, but did you notice what classical song Jebediah plays on the piano in the midst of his double-cross? Watch the video below and have your eyes opened. Get More: Music News

  • White Mamba Announces His Boston Return in Familiar Style

    Brian Scalabrine has already dubbed himself the white version of Kobe’s nickname, The Black Mamba, now he’s returning back to the Boston Celtics and doing so in a familiar fashion. In a 1500 word journal entry on CSNNE, Scalabrine hilariously parody’s the LeBron column on his anticipated return to Cleveland, which published last month. Only the White Mamba’s article is way more interesting of a read and I actually thoroughly enjoyed reading LeBron’s. Scalabrine mocks himself, addressing the amount of time during his time in Boston, “I had passion for my team just like the fans.  I guess I was kind of like the fans except I had a courtside seat for free and if we were up by 20 with less than two minutes to play I would get to go into the game.  Where was I – the great American city of Boston.”  On the past four years spent in Chicago, Brian notes, “These past four years helped bolster my resume to showcase the well-rounded individual I am.  I’m a better player, a better coach, a better broadcaster, and a better Mamba”. Each paragraph pokes just a bit of fun at LeBron’s piece while still making it completely his own. I more »

  • Amazing Slow-Mo Footage Captures A True New York City Summer

    Anyone who’s experienced a New York City summer can tell you it’s anything but pleasant. The heat waves rising from the black pavement, the windows from the skyscrapers above magnifying and directing sunlight straight into your face, that cool refreshing breeze with hints of that garbage smell that seems to be a stagnant cloud around the city. Not pleasant. Not at all. Well filmographer Tim Sessler sought out to change your perception on the beauty of NYC summers by giving you a slowed down version of a city in fast forward. Tessler and his production team at Free Fly Systems traveled around Manhattan, Brooklyn and the Bronx filming everyday life in the big city. Capturing beautiful night time landscapes, skateboarding below the Brooklyn Bridge and playing in the fire hydrant to name a few shots. Shot with the Freefly TERO in the streets of Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens./Stabilized with the Freefly MōVI M10 and M15./Shot on the Phantom Miro LC320S (1500-2000fps) and Red Epic Dragon STREETS – NEW YORK CITY from Tim Sessler on Vimeo.

  • Flanders Fields: A Chilling Reminder Of World War I [16 Photos]

    For most of World War I, the front line known as the Western Front straddled the Belgian provinces of West Flanders and East Flanders in an area commonly called Flanders Fields. The name was popularized by a poem entitled “In Flanders Fields,” written by Canadian physician Lieutenant John McCrae who fought in the Second Battle of Ypres in the region in 1915. Today, the area where many infamous battles were fought is home to monuments, cemeteries, and museums dedicated to the fallen soldiers of the Great War. Craters from artillery still dot the landscape and trenches have been preserved as an eerie reminder of the war, which began 100 years ago in 1914 and continued until November, 1918.

  • Incredible Simpsons Town of Springfield Built Out of Legos

    The town of Springfield, USA never looked so… real. LEGO enthusiast Matt De Lanoy created the better known parts of The Simpsons town using only tiny lego blocks. Each building used by De Lanoy was built from the inside out, including the Kwik-E-Mart Slushy Machine and the power plant, where Homer works and Mr. Burns schemes while touching his fingers together (excellent). Other notable buildigs De Lanoy built are Krusty Burger, Moe’s Tavern, both Simpson and Flanders residents and town hall with a Jebediah Springfield statue.

  • EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT DRINKING SAISON [Link]

    Saisons are seasonal beers made in the fall and winter and stored away until the spring and summer when farmers needed them most to quench their thirst after a long day of navigating agricultural-subsidy paperwork. The available variety of this unfiltered Belgian beer can be a tad overwhelming to the uneducated imbiber, so take a look at this primer, complete with 7 suggestions, and get drinking.

  • Who Would Your Neighbors be if Pangea Never Broke Apart?

    200 million years ago the earth began to shift, breaking off little by little from what was once known as Pangea, a giant supercontinent. Redditor kilosafe uploaded this map from artist Massimo Pietrobon showing each country in the world pieced together to what was once Pangea. There’s no telling how the course of human history would’ve changed or how accurate of a representation this image is, but it definitely gets your brain gears grinding. Morocco would be a lake away from New York and Boston, Iran would be a coastal peninsula and India and Australia would be a frigid addition to Antarctica. Disease and plague would have played a major role in history as containment would have been near impossible without bordering oceans to cross, but technology would have advanced much quicker, taking pieces advancements from different civilizations and fusing them with cultures otherwise halfway across the globe.

  • The Many Mutations Of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles [Infographic]

    It has been 30 years since the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles made their debut as superheroes in a black and white comic book originally intended as a parody of popular 80s comics Daredevil, Cerebus, New Mutants, and Ronin. What was intended as a one-off joke grew to become one of the most successful franchises with numerous cartoons and movies, including the latest installment from Michael Bay. Revisit the many incarnations of the turtles from the original sketches to the creepy-faced stars of the new movie in the infographic below.

  • Bodypainting Makes For Incredible Camouflage [10 Photos]

    Artist Trina Merry sees bodypainting as a “distinctly human experience” that is as temporary as it is intimate. Using nontoxic paints applied with brush or airbrush, Merry transforms the blank canvas of her models’ nude bodies into incredible works of art that blend seamlessly into their surroundings. After hours of applying the bodypaint, Merry works with photographers to make sure the perspective is just right to capture her carefully camouflaged subjects. The resulting photos lend some permanence to an otherwise temporary medium. For more mind-blowing photos, check out Trina Merry Bodypainter.

  • These Pictures Are Not Photoshopped And Will Make Your Brain Go Derp [22 Photos]

    Meet George Rousse, the master of an art form called Single-Perspective Installations that was recently made popular by OK Go’s music video “The Writing’s On the Wall”. Since the 1980’s Rousse has been painted these perspective installations in abandoned and soon-to-be demolished buildings and we’ve pulled together a selection of his finest works. We encourage you to visit georgesrousse.com if you would like to see more.

  • Russians Go To Hong Kong; Climb All The Things [35 HQ Photos]

    Fun Fact*: Russians have 38 words for “vodka” but no word for “nope.” But what is it with Russians and their complete lack of fear? Is it the vodka coursing through their veins? Or maybe their ushankas are too tight, cutting off circulation to their brains. Whatever the reason, the lack of a fear gene in Russian DNA has enabled them to be a country of daredevils, especially when it comes to climbing tall buildings without any sort of safety precautions. Vitaliy Raskalov and Vadim Makhorov are two such brave (or insane) individuals who recently traveled to Hong Kong and climbed pretty much everything. Some of their most dizzying photos are below, but you can view the rest and other crazy adventures at their site, On The Roofs.  *Not a fact.

  • The Most Hated Sports Teams In The United States And The World

    With over 100,000 votes we can officially say which MLB, NFL and NBA teams are the most hated in the United States and around the globe. If there is one thing the entire world can agree on it’s hatred for the Yankees. It all started on Reddit when users launched an informal poll to see which sports teams were the most hated, state by state, in the United States. The debate quickly got heated and a Google Docs ace quickly built out crafty interactive spreadsheet that allowed people to vote. The data was eventually crunched and turned into the following set of “Hate Maps”. If you’d like to see something similar with a positive spin check out “The United States of Sports.” MLB Hate Map NBA Hate Map NFL Hate Map