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  • The many faces and films of Bill Murray

    Add “The Grand Buddapest Hotel”, Wes Anderson’s newest feature film, to the long list of accolades Bill “F*cking” Murray has under his belt. In his long and illustrious career Mr. Murray has played a wide variety of characters, but none would be complete with out Bill’s signature puppy-dog-eyed-stare of giving-zero-f*cks. His emotionless glance has become such a signature staple, that Steve Murray (Relation?) has compiled illustrations from each Bill Murray film all in the same likeness. Watch an entire video run through at the National Post.

  • Wrap Your Mind Around These 3D Sand Drawings [17 Photos]

    We’ve all seen 3D chalk drawings on sidewalks and they’re always really awesome and impressive, but we’ve seen so many that the novelty is wearing off. Using the same idea, Constanza Tagini Nightingale, Jamie Harkins and David Rendu have taken to the beaches of New Zealand to create their incredible 3D sand drawings. When viewed from the right angle, your brain won’t let you believe that these scenes are flat drawings in the sand. Check out more of their work at 3DSD on Facebook. We vote the skate park as our favorite. What’s yours?

  • Maximize Your Taco Bell Spending With This Hack

    Have you ever found yourself at Taco Bell at 3 AM with only a few bucks, wishing you could calculate the best way to maximize your purchase? Your first thought may be to just get a bunch of the cheapest item, but that might not be the greatest choice to get the most amount of calories. Unfortunately, you opted to major in communications rather than Taco Bellology. Thanks to clever and hungry developer Kunal Batra, you can now send an email and get a response with the most calorie dense combination for your budget. Batra used info from Taco Bell’s website and some programming know-how to create a bot that does all the work for you. All you have to is a send a message with just the dollar amount (no dollar sign) in the subject to tacobell@sendmail.io, and you’ll be able to eat till you puke on just a few bucks. Nice knowing you!

  • The Exact Time it Takes to Binge Watch Your Favorite Shows [Infographic]

    We’re all guilty of binge watching shows via our favorite video streaming platforms. Some shows we watch in pairs or threes, then there’s LOST. Which will take you on a ride and suck you in like a vortex of mystery and confusion. It’s not your fault. It’s that sonovabitch J.J. Abrams hands that are to blame for that. Then there are shows like Arrested Development, a show you can run through like a hot knife through butter and next thing you know, an entire 25 hours have passed, your eyes are bloodshot and you have a wild craving for a chocolate covered frozen banana. So grab a pack of Depends and get comfy. It’s going to be a long ride.

  • 16 Home Theaters That Will Put you To Shame

    Think all you need for your home theater is a 60″ TV, a recliner, and a mini-fridge? Think again. These 16 home theaters incorporate elements from classic films like Batman, Star Wars, and Star Trek to create an experience before the movie even begins. Suddenly your wobbly coffee table and “Scarface” poster just don’t seem to cut it anymore. On a related note, I’ve decided to redecorate my home theater in homage to my favorite film, “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.” The toilet in the bathroom adjacent to my den broke some weeks ago, and I’ve opted to not fix it, instead allowing the effluence to create an authentic New York underground ambiance.

  • Examining The Vocabulary Of Hip Hop Artists

    Shakespeare is often considered to have had the largest vocabulary ever, with 28,829 different words used throughout his entire body of work. But how does that number compare with various hip hop artists? New York City-based designer, coder, and data scientist Matt Daniels wanted to find out. He examined 35,000 lyrics from different hip hop artists (about 3-5 albums worth of material) and compared their vocabularies with 35,000 words of Shakespeare from 7 different plays and the first 35,000 words in Herman Melville’s “Moby Dick.” The results are pretty incredible, and people who have little knowledge of the genre may come away with a newfound appreciation. Check out the interactive infographic and see how your favorite artists compare at The Largest Vocabulary in Hip Hop.

  • Twitter Account Tweets Entire Script From “Speed” Every 20 Minutes

      Twitter handle @Speed_1994 has been meticulously tweeting “Speed” line by line since April 20th.  Web developer Michaela McCann is the brains behind the time consuming operation that is gaining some serious steam speed. Noticeable retweets to acknowledge are “There was no baby. It was full of cans.”, “What do I do? What do I do? What do I do? Which way? Which way???” and “Just for you to drive. We’re okay for now. Just keep us above 50.” Keanu and Bullock with a hint of Hopper. Just for you to drive. We're okay for now. Just keep us above 50. — Speed (1994) (@Speed_1994) April 30, 2014 Everybody? I'm Jack Traven LAPD. We have a slight situation on the bus here. — Speed (1994) (@Speed_1994) April 29, 2014 50! Stay above 50! — Speed (1994) (@Speed_1994) April 29, 2014 No! No, no, no, no, no! — Speed (1994) (@Speed_1994) April 28, 2014

  • The Filmography of Aircraft

    Architect turned designer, Cathryn Lavery, created the viral poster we’re sure you’ve seen called “Filmography of Cars” and now she’s back with a follow up poster appropriately named “The Filmography of Aircraft”, a giant print poster illustrating 100 years of Aviation in Film. Through 66 intricately detailed hand-illustrations and over 100 years of aviation innovation, Cathryn used her technical drawing skills and entrepreneurial passion to start a Kickstarter to get the project off the ground. Support the cause here.

  • Every City Needs A 300 Foot Slip ‘N Slide [Video]

    What’s the best way to experience a city? Bus tour? Maybe if you like being crammed in with a bunch of people with no common language. Hansom cab? Sure, if you love the smell of horse farts. Obviously, the only answer is “slip ‘n slide.” Artist Luke Jerram installed a 300 ft slip ‘n slide on Park Street in Bristol, UK for one day only and the event brought thousands of onlookers. In fact, over 96,000 people entered for a chance at one of the 360 tickets given out to slide down the road. As luck would have it, it also happened to be on the one sunny day of the year the UK gets! You’re move, New York. Let’s get a slip ‘n slide running the entire length of Central Park!

  • NASA Crowd Sourced Their New Z-2 Space-suit of the Future

    NASA left the design of their new space suit up to the internet. Giving the public three choices to choose from, NASA left the fate of the space-fashion in the hands of voters. With over 150,000 votes the internet chose wisely. Of the three options; “Biomimicry”, “Trends in Society” and “Technology”, “Technology” won. “”Technology” pays homage to spacesuit achievements of the past while incorporating subtle elements of the future. By using Luminex wire and light-emitting patches, this design puts a new spin on spacewalking standards such as ways to identify crew members. ” The suits have vibrant electroluminescent wire and patches across the upper and lower torso, exposed rotating bearings, collapsing pleats for mobility and highlighted movement and will be a more bearable suit for astronauts to weather the elements of the red planet, NASA’s next projected landing course for humans. Traversing Mars will be unlike any other environment NASA’s current suits have endured, which is why their Z-2 suit, will have a more durable surface for tough walk missions. Stay up to date on production at NASA.

  • If Wes Anderson Made A Porno, It Would Be Beautiful [Video]

    Being a pure young man, devoted to Bible study and needlepoint (it keeps down the urges), I have absolutely no knowledge of pornographic films. But from what I gather through overhearing conversations between salty sailor-types, the factory system of adult cinema leaves very little room for auteurship. But what if highly stylized directors like Wes Anderson were to make pornos? We’d probably get something like this video from Nacho Punch, sure to win the Hairy Palm d’Or at Cannes.

  • Animated Movie Posters Are The Future Of Advertising [20 GIFs]

    In the future, when we are finally rid of paper and using digital screens for all our magazines (such as RSVLTS Magazine) and newspapers, we will be able to have animated movie poster advertisements such as these. Movie theaters would probably opt for sharp LCD screens over paper posters that nasty kids draw “peepees” on, too. Unfortunately the future has yet to arrive in the present and we still have have boring old paper ads that nobody cares about. At least we know that when the future arrives and the present is past, there are already artists available to animate our movie posters.

  • LeBron & Samsung Collaborate on App

    Samsung has had some success in the past with exclusive apps and it looks like they’re continuing that model by partnering up with the most famous active athlete on the planet. Their Galaxy-exclusive software hopes to hone in on a younger demographic who wants exclusive content unavailable on other platforms. Their last major partnership was with Jay Z and featured an exclusive look at his Magna Carta album before it was avaible for purchase to the public. The “LeBron” app is an intimate look at the life of the superstar on his way to a third championship run. The app is broken down into 4 categories; Athlete: Photos and videos of his workouts, daily life as an athlete including his routine for getting ready for games, post-game remarks and more NBA Playoffs: LeBron’s season and career highlights along with live scores from the Heat’s playoff games Style: Photos and videos of his classic style, sneakers of the day, off-the-court looks, a radio that plays his favorite songs and more. Journey: Insight into what fuels LeBron off the court including, his charitable work with his Foundation, as well as his home life with his wife and kids. The app is available more »

  • Creative Artist Decorates Refrigerators With Dry Erase Drawings [40 Photos]

    Philadelphia-based graphic design artist Charlie Layton was eating breakfast when he realized the refrigerator in his rental apartment was made from a similar material to a dry erase board. He decided to doodle a picture on the smooth surface of the freezer door, and posted the photo of the drawing to Facebook. His sketches were so well received by his friends, that Layton made it a weekly routine to draw on his refrigerator and upload a photo of the freezer art — what Layton calls “Freezer Fridays.” Content source: Huffington Post // Photo source: freezerfriday.tumblr.com

  • Class Up Your Derby Party With These Bulleit Cocktails

    The Kentucky Derby is tomorrow and even if you know nothing about horse racing, it’s a great excuse to throw a party. But what do you do if, instead of being a Southern gentleman, you’re a just a simple Jersey jamoke who wouldn’t know the finest seersucker from outlet mall nearsucker? Luckily, Bulleit Bourbon enlisted the aid of master mixologist Dale DeGroff, aka King Cocktail, to teach us Yanks all about that classic Derby cocktail, the Mint Julep. The first two recipes, an antebellum Mint Julep 1862 and Whiskey Smash, were adapted by Dale from “How to Mix Drinks,” an 1862 drink recipe book by Jerry Thomas which is one of the most well-known bartenders’ guides ever published. The final drink, a Modern Mint Julep, is Dale DeGroff’s updated take on the classic cocktail using Bulleit Bourbon for a less sweet and more whiskey-spiced experience. Whichever you choose, all three will be sure to keep the vapors away. So what are you waiting for? Put on your white suit or big dress and even bigger hat and get your Derby on!

  • Yup, This Fully Zoomable, Movable Martian Panorama Is Pretty Damn Amazing

    Панорама Марса – марсоход Curiosity: 613-ый марсианский день in out-of-this-world Sure, you might never be able to set foot on Mars (although never say never) but now, with this amazing panorama created by Andrew Bodrov using 138 individual shots that he stitched together will show you what it might look like.

  • Vivian Maier Was The Queen Of Selfies [18 HQ Photos]

    A couple months ago, we told you all about Vivian Maier, the nanny who was a secret photographer. Her body of work, uncovered just a few years ago, is an incredible collection of the people and places of 1950-1970 Chicago and New York. Despite her secretive life leading one to believe she was a bit shy, Maier also took incredible self-portraits that would make even the greatest of Instagrammers totes jelly. These artistic selfies are better than anything you’ll find on social media and they don’t even need bad filters! Check out more great photos at the Vivian Maier Collection.

  • Tony Stark’s “Iron Man” House Is Real. Guess How Much It Just Sold For? [33 Photos]

    In “Iron Man” Tony Stark lives in mega mansion on a bluff overlooking the ocean. Although much of that movie is graphically enhanced through CGI the house he calls home is most definitely real. The 11,000 square foot home, designed by Wallace Cunningham, one of Architectural Digest’s top 100 designers, was cut out of the mountain in Torrey Pines State Reserve above Blacks Beach. Although The Razor Residence (9826 La Jolla Farms Way, San Diego, CA) was originally listed for about $39 million it recently sold for the low low price of $14.1 million. Lets take a tour!

  • They Came Together, A Satirical Rom-Com With Paul Rudd and Amy Poehler

    If The Onion decided to come out with a rom-com it would be this. From the creators of Wet Hot American summer, a cult classic hilarious and satirical movie also staring Poehler and Rudd, amongst a laundry list of famous comedians, comes a movie about how terrible rom-coms are. Rudd and Poehler play two hopeless singles who find each other in a book store and fate takes it from there.

  • Surreal Behind The Scenes Look At Swedish House Mafia As They Perform 253 Gigs in 15 Countries

    Over the course of 2 years director Christian Larson followed Swedish House Mafia to 253 gigs in 15 countries to produce this fascinating documentary that gives us a behind the scenes look at one of the most popular acts in EDM history. The documentary , released in 2010 but still relevant today, starts with Swedish House Mafia in the studio with Laidback Luke working on “Leave the World Behind”, shows the creative process behind their mega hit “One” and concludes at Ultra Music Festival in 2010 premiering “One” .

  • Real Life Pacman Looks Real Fun [Video]

    We’ve all wanted to take part in a life-action Pacman game at some point in our lives, but without a “top-down” view, it just seems impossible. The geniuses at Rooster Teeth figured out how to give their real Pacmen a view from above and threw them in a maze complete with power pellets, real fruit, and bat-wielding “ghosts.” It looks like lots of fun, especially for the ghosts.

  • Travel Tips From Pitbull Fridays [10 Tips For Global Exploration]

    Here at the Roosevelts we’re big advocates of taking words of wisdom from Pitbull. His sage words shall live on in the history books for thousands of years. The philosopher of a generation, Pitbull has come to be known as the Plato of the 21st century. With an expertise in travel and global exploration, Mr. Worldwide has been known to enlighten the world with tales and tips of his travels. Take these tips into consideration on your next journey across the globe. In the past we’ve featured our acclaimed series “Wise Words From Pitbull Fridays”, but for this special edition, we wanted to grace you with Mr. Worldwide’s wisdom or as we like it Dale-ism.

  • 17 Terrifying Masked Monkeys To Ruin Your Friday

    Finnish photographer Perttu Saksa was traveling in Jakarta, Indonesia in 2012 when he first saw the masked macaque monkeys that were forced into performing on the street for money. The “monkey masters” who keep the macaques dress them in doll masks and children’s clothes to make them appear fun and playful, but in Saksa’s eyes they are anything but. His series, “A Kind of You,” collects the most chilling portraits of the monkeys. Thankfully, Saksa isn’t the only one to take pity on the monkey performers. Since early 2013, monkey ownership has been an animal abuse crime. These photos may haunt you, but at least you can take comfort in knowing the practice is being wiped out. 

  • Kevin Spacey Plays the Deranged Villain in New Call of Duty Game (Trailer)

    In the latest installment in the Call of Duty franchise, the scenario takes place in a not-so-distant future, where Kevin Spacey plays a deranged dictator who believes people want to be corralled in a socialist government, very futuristic House of Cards. The gameplay is sure to be phenomenal, but the real head turners are the landscape graphics and toys. Those wonderful toys, drones and bombs and spiderman gloves, oh my!

  • Clever Headphones Ads Illustrate Your Favorite Musicians

    Popclik, a new headphones brand in the US and South America, wanted to launch their product with a fresh visual campaign. Y&R, out of Miami, came up with the idea to illustrate how headphones help you get lost in the world of the music you’re listening to while blocking out the distractions of the world around you. The unique style for each musician shows how much thought went in to each ad and hopefully the campaign will be successful so we can see more artists represented. Take a look at The Beatles, Bob Marley, Iron Maiden, and Madonna below and let us know which one is your favorite.