The Biggest Fireworks Displays Across the Country
Forget about the dawn's early light, this Fourth of July is all about the rockets' red glare, the bombs bursting in air and maybe even a couple of spiders. Those are the ones that, well, look kind of like a spider, anyway. In honor of the Fourth, here are 10 great fireworks displays throughout the country. If your ...
Justin Timberlake Buys a Stake in Myspace
If he can bring sexy back, why not Myspace? It’s been revealed that Justin Timberlake was a significant financial backer of Wednesday’s $35 million dollar acquisition of Myspace by digital advertising firm Specific Media from former parent News Corp. Timberlake, who played Napster founder and Facebook investor Sean Parker in the ‘The Social Network’ will “lead the business strategy” for the n
10 Adorable Kids Singing ‘The Star Spangled Banner’ [VIDEOS]
For a professional singer, there are few gaffes more embarrassing than flubbing a line from 'The Star Spangled Banner.' (Are you listening, Christina Aguilera?) But when these pint-sized patriots get caught up on the lyrics, well, it's just flat-out adorable. The more mess ...
Anti-Tanning PSA Shows Women Burning Themselves With Waffle Irons and Toasters [VIDEO]
“Indoor tanning is out,” says the Canadian Dermatology Association, who’ve placed tanning beds squarely in their crosshairs with a new web PSA that shows young women singing their skin with a clothes iron, toaster and waffle iron. Ouch. The CDA hopes these exaggerated examples of frying one’s skin hammers home the dangers of tanning. According to their website:
10 America-Themed Songs for the Fourth of July
American popular music has been around since before America even declared its independence. ‘Yankee Doodle,’ anyone? That classic was sung by Colonial American soldiers as early as The French and Indian War. Since then, our country has established one of the richest musical traditions in the world. Many songs even deal with America itself, from ‘God Bless America’ to ‘God Bless the USA.’ Here’s a
Watch Things Vibrate at 1,000 Frames Per Second
If you didn’t already know that slow-motion effects make everything look way cooler, direct your attention to this mesmerizing video in which everyday stuff like water and metal vibrate at 1,000 frames per second (compare that to typical TV and movie shots, which are typically 24, 25 and 30 FPS). The video was produced by Propadata Films for Fluke Corporation, a Washington-based manufacturer of el
Watch Weird Al’s Lady Gaga Parody ‘Perform This Way’ [VIDEO]
Weird Al has been making parodies since Lady Gaga was still a Baby Gaga, so it’s pretty impressive that he’s never looked better than he does in the video for “Perform This Way,” his take on “Born This Way.” Seriously, you have to be in pretty good shape to have your head transplanted onto a woman’s body at that age. It’s a very invasive procedure, carries a lot of risk, but he comes out of it lo
‘The Office’ Recut as a 90s Sitcom [VIDEO]
The 90s are often thought of as the golden age of cheesy sitcoms. Shows like ’Family Matters’, ‘Wings’ and ‘Mad About You’ had a certain panache that was just so right for the time: the enthusiastic laugh track, the exaggerated physical comedy and the raspy sax rock theme song all came together in a comforting, consistent package. Now, thanks to the power of editing, we’ve been given a glimpse at
World’s Ugliest Ties – 10 Ties You Shouldn’t Buy Dad for Father’s Day
What makes a truly hideous tie? Is it the color? The shape? The presence of marine life? The truth is, there’s no one answer, which is why we’ve given you 10. It doesn’t matter how you knot it, ties don’t get much worse than this. Check out 10 ties to avoid buying for Father’s Day.