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  • American Skillet Company

    Own a cast iron skillet of your own state, or heck buy 50 of em for each state. The American Skillet Company is a Kickstarter project sought out to give back a piece of the American dream. Although Wisconsin is their home, where they figured out how to build their first cupola furnace for melting iron, the first state they chose is New York because of it’s food culture and densely populated city.

  • RSVLTS All Access Pass To UFC 162 in Las Vegas [21 HQ Photos]

    When I was young, I was exposed to the Las Vegas fight scene on television, weren’t we all? Who doesn’t remember all the famous people sitting front and center to see boxers fight at the MGM Grand?! Well many years have passed since those Saturday nights at my Uncle’s house watching Mike Tyson fight and bite, now boxing has been replaced by many for a sport in its boom phase, MMA, specifically the UFC.

  • Scottish Open Holds ‘Happy Gilmore’ Drive Shot Competition (video)

    Phil Mickelson, Paul Lawrie, Nicolas Colsaerts and other European Tour golfers try doing the famous ‘Happy Gilmore’ golf shot during the Pro-Am of the 2013 Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open. There’s also a lot of Gilmore-esq banter and even a Shooter McGavin reference. It’s always great to see golf greats having fun with their otherwise buttoned up sport.  

  • The Wes Anderson Collection (Book)

    If you enjoy the dry, quirky, lovably awkward movies of Wes Anderson than this book of his entire collection is for you. With glimpses of behind the scenes photos, background into the life of the one of a kind director and  true insight into the backstories of his idiosyncratic characterizations. Written based on an extensive interview with critic, Matt Zoller Seitz, ‘The Wes Anderson Collection’ goes into extreme detail of Bottle Rocket, Rushmore, The Royal Tenenbaums, The Life Aquatic and Moonrise Kingdom. October 1 release $40

  • ‘First Batch’ of Twinkies Hit Shelves with Limited Box

    Twinkies are back, baby. We took them for granted while they were here, overlooking them time and time again on the dusty shelves of grocery stores. Bypassing the Twinkie for Zebra Cakes or Cosmic Brownies as if it would be there forever, like Woody at the bottom of Andy’s toy chest. Then in a flash, they were gone. Stocked shelves were left empty and hollow, as if Twinkie locusts came harvested and departed within seconds. Now they’re back and we promise we’ll never take them for granted again. We promise, once they hit Walmart at 12:01 a.m. on Sunday, a day before the rest of the country’s 96,381 store shelves are stocked, we will make it our business to buy our inaugural comeback box. We promise to love and uphold our relationship with those golden bars of sponge cake, retail price for a box of ten is $2.98. We promise not to let you down as a country again, Twinkie, and we promise, with your help, to regain the crown back from Mexico.

  • Bow Down To Katrina Bowden [8 Photos]

    You first met New Jersey native and 30 Rock all-star intern Katrina Bowden when she made her debut as the hot girl in Fall Out Boy’s music video for Dance Dance way back in 2005 – watch it below. Since then her career has had a meteoritic climb. In April 2011, Bowden was voted as Esquire Magazine’s Sexiest Woman Alive and this month she is featured in Maxim Australia. If you can’t afford a plane ticket Down Under to pick up the issue we’ve got all the photos right here.

  • Tom Hanks as Walt Disney in ‘Saving Mr. Banks’ is GOLD, JERRY! GOLD!

    Tom Hanks, Emma Thompson, Paul Giamatti, Jason Schwartzman and B.J. Novak link up as the core group trying bring P.L. Travers, Mary Poppins to life in film. Tom Hanks as Walt Disney is basically a lay up for the Academy Award unless Daniel Day Lewis decides to play Ghandhi. The premise of the film is convincing author, P.L. Travers (Thompson) to put her faith in Mr. Disney to create a character to accurately depict her book.

  • The Top 10 Most-misheard Lyrics Accoding to Spotify

    Music streaming service, Spotify, just released ‘The Top 10 Most-misheard Lyrics’ and the results are anything but shocking, mostly because we make all of these lyrical mishaps on the regular. Obviously ‘Hold me closer, Tony Danza’ has made the list, surprisingly not in the number 1 spot, but it’s up there. A newer song, that we thought was sure to make the list was Rihanna’s “We found love in a hopeless place” which listeners thought that  the Grammy-winner sings “We found Dove in a soapless place” in her 2011 chart-topper, according to a UK poll. Here is the list in full and a Spotify playlist for your listening pleasure as well.

  • Grand Canyon Skywalk [10 Photos]

    Grand Canyon Skywalk opened in 2007 and gives over 2 million visitors unprecidented views of the Canyon each year. The Skywalk is a horseshoe-shaped, glass-bottom structure that allows visitors to walk 70 feet past the edge of the Grand Canyon wall and stand 4,000 feet above the Colorado River.

  • Iconic Concert: Foo Fighters at Global Citizen Festival 2012

    The line-up for Global Citizen Festival 2013 was announced and to fuel the flames of the excitement here is an iconic performance from the Foo Fighters when they headlined last year’s Global Citizen Festival. 54,000 people filled Central Park’s Great Lawn and had their faces rocked off by Dave Grohl.

  • The Movie Thats Sweeping The Internet today ‘Sharknado’ is Better in Gif Form

    Sharknado swept through our TV’s last night and no one really knew what to expect. But what we got was a couple of hours of 90′s bro and Sharknado protagonist, Ian Zering chainsawing his way through a tornado made of sharks. What makes things better than that, if you could imagine it getting better, Tara Reid plays a character who might as well be Tara Reid. Taking a bite out of ‘Snakes on a Plane’s’ action meets cheesey, Sharknado is worth the watch, but if you’d rather waste your time doing something else like reading or running, here’s basically the entire movie in Gif Form.   Here’s ‘Fin’ shooting a shark out of the sky with a hand gun   Here is a tornado made of sharks Here is Fin jumping into a sharks mouth with a chainsaw Tara Reid kicking a table with a chainsaw on it to Fin who then uses said chainsaw to cut a shark in half   Here is that scene again in slow mo. Incase you missed it.  

  • Kimmel: How Congress Fixes Problems ‘School House Rock’ Style

    Jimmmy Kimmel has bone to pick with the way our government tackles the issues that affect our everyday life. He notes how our congress is currently being looked at as one of the most unproductive in the countries recent history and how they’ve only passed a dismal 16 15 laws this year and “one of the 15 was putting a baseball player on a commemorative coin, so they’re focusing on the important stuff.” Kimmel went on to preface a video for kids on just how congress goes about business, ‘School House Rock’ style.  

  • Tom Thum Gives Brilliant SFX Beatbox at TED x Sydney

    At just under two minutes in, Tom creates a series of sounds thought only possible by Larvelle Jones in Police Academy. Before you know it three minutes have gone by and you can’t remember if you blinked, because Tom’s vocal chords have hypnotized you with the likes of Micheal Jackson, to which he then takes you on a journey of music throughout the world, playing a sitar in India for example. If your head hasn’t exploded/ imploded/ spontaneously combusted yet, you might make it through to see Tom play with some of his toys that allows him to blend his sounds together as if he swallowed a jazz band whole and spit them out piece by piece. A self proclaimed street and bar performer, TED x Tom Thum gives people with incredible ideas, stories or talents a chance to not only perform but unravel themselves. Tom could and we’re sure he will now, save a movie SFX house millions with his mind blowing talent.  

  • Jaguar Project 7 Concept

    The Porject 7 is an F-Type-based, D-Type-inspired design that will be making its debut at the Goodwood festival. The name derives from seven wins at the 24 Hours of Le Mans and will be making windy runs up by the Goodwood House in West Sussex, England, this Friday. The all-aluminum chassis and body of the F-Type, retains that car’s 550-horsepower, supercharged 5.0-liter V8 and eight-speed automatic transmission but features lots of bespoke carbon fiber aerodynamic bits, some of which were inspired by the Le Mans-winning D-Type of the 1950s.

  • Why The #$@% Is This Sports News? The NFL Edition.

    Victor Cruz signed a long-term deal, Aaron Hernandez is in legal trouble, and Ray Lewis capped the 2012 NFL Season with one final “squirrel dance” with the Vince Lombardi Trophy. Such stories have kept football fans following the popular American sport in spite of an otherwise uneventful offseason. And, due to the less frenetic spewing of headlines, those who cover the NFL are forced to air some stories that would otherwise not be mentioned.

  • Ranking The United States According To How Much Beer Each State Consumes

    In America we love to brag about how much beer we drink. The Beer Institute did a study to see which states (plus DC) consumed the most beer in 2012 and the results show that wilderness states can crush brews at an incredible pace. Guess theres not much to do except crush Bud Heavys at the local pub. North Dakota came in at number one with it’s citizens guzzling an astonishing 35.2 gallons in a year.

  • Man Meal: Rock ‘N’ Rolle Guacamole

    Alton Brown is our food geek homey and the avocados in his super secret guacamole get mashed for uniform smoothness, allowing the textures and bright flavors from tomato and onion to really come through. This Man Meal will get the party started this summer so follow the steps and get it going.

  • 7-Eleven Free Slurpee Day is Upon Us FTW

    It’s literally the best day of the year. July, 11th is the best day of the year. Mostly because our favorite international deli, 7-Eleven gives away free, 7.11 oz free slurpees to indulge in. In this weather a blizzardly cold blend of artificially flavored fruits and made up tastes is exactly what the body needs. The chain has 46,000 stores worldwide, but it’s roots date back to the summer of 1927 with one Southland Ice Company employee peddling bread, milk and eggs on an ice dock in a Dallas. The promotion appropriately runs from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. so get ‘em while their hot. Just remember, NO WEEZING THE JUICE!

  • Stevie Wonder, Kings of Leon, Alicia Keys, and John Mayer To Play Free Concert In Central Park (Ticket Info)

    Moments ago the line-up for the 2013 Global Citizen Festival was announced and it is impressive. Stevie Wonder, Kings of Leon, Alicia Keys, and John Mayer will perform a free ticketed concert in New York’s iconic Central Park Great Lawn to help raise money and awareness for issues supported by GlobalCitizen.org. 54,000 tickets will be given away but to get one you need to take a few steps. First sign-up on GlobalCitizen.org then do a few good deeds, each of which has a point value. Examples include, signing a petition to stand up against malaria (4 points) or support contraception in Africa (4 points). Once you have eight points you can enter the ticket lottery. 27,000 pairs of tickets will be given away for the September 28th show. More ticket info here >>

  • Furniture Site Gets a Cheesey FauxPorn Makeover and it’s Brilliant

    In a brilliant campaign to spice up Ikea’s best-selling MALM bed frame, creative visionaries at Droga5 have put up this racy website featuring the MALM in different positions with promiscuous headlines and a template that’s… well all too familiar. For example, ‘Hot Malm From Behind’ features a picture of the MALM from its headboard  and ‘Malm Gets Wood in Every Hole’ is the title for an assembly photo.

  • NHL 94 Anniversary Mode for NHL 14 Brings Back Memories of Lawless Videogames

    The glory days of videogames put the EA NHL series at the top of the food chain. Mostly because it was the wild west of rules, no offsides, no icing, hit the goalie, kill the goalie, skate down the ice and just before the hash marks, cut to the middle and the goalie will be so awestruck by such a deep cut, his bewilderment will leave him helpless. You couldn’t turn foul balls off in RBI Baseball or Offsides in Madden. That was the beauty of living in a video game world with no rules. Well retro mode is back in the new NHL 14 game and we cant wait to play online and cheeseball (skate down the ice, hook around the net leaving the goalie stuck against the post and wah-lah, open net). The game showcasesblue ice, classic star-shaped player indicators, 16-bit arena powerbars, no adboards, and throwback organ music.


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