leegovatos.com’s Saved Items http://www.leegovatos.com/fever Shaun Inman’s Fever http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss <![CDATA[Watch Drunk History Slur Its Way Through An Explanation of the Big Bang Theory]]>

Comedy Central’s hilarious Drunk History—a show in which comedians get sloppy-drunk and share historical tales, which then are acted out by sober actors who earnestly lip-sync every slurred line of dialogue—kicked off its third season last night with a little special something for science geeks.

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<![CDATA[Video: The truly spectacular process of how the best chef's knife in the world is made]]>

Made of stacked melted meteorite that looks more like Thor’s hammer and armed with the encyclopedic knowledge of knives and stunning skill from bladesmith Bob Kramer, these chef Kramer knives are among the finest in the world. This video of him, by Anthony Bourdain’s Raw Craft, features his process and it might be the most impressive knife making video I’ve ever seen.

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<![CDATA[Check Out HELL’S CLUB, The Bar Where Every Movie Character Chills Out After Work]]>

Too many awesome moments to count.

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<![CDATA[Top 10 Ways to Break Into and Out of Almost Anything]]>

Breaking into an electronic safe may seem nefarious...unless it’s your own safe and you forgot the combination. Sometimes, you need to do a little evil to do a little good. Today, as part of Lifehacker’s 10th anniversary celebration , we’re showing you how to break into (and out of) almost anything.

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<![CDATA[Devilish SCREAM QUEENS Main Title Sequence Has Lots of Screaming]]>

Scream Queens creator Ryan Murphy has released the opening title sequence for his new horror/comedy anthology series. Murphy has been developing some fantastic TV shows lately, and I think Scream Queens has the makings of a huge hit. As a horror fan, it's also a series I'm looking forward to watching,  

The series focuses on a sorority house that is terrorized by a serial killer known as the Red Devil, who is featured prominently in the opening sequence along with several of cast members. The series stars Emma Roberts, Lea MicheleAbigail BreslinNasim PedradOliver HudsonSkyler SamuelsKeke PalmerBillie LourdDiego BonitaGlen PowellLucien LaviscountNiecy NashNick Jonas, Ariana Grande, and Jamie Lee Curtis.

It was previously revealed that only four of the 25 characters in the series are expected to survive the first season, which is pretty awesome. I don't think anything like that has been done before on a TV series, which is an impressive. Here's the synopsis:

The girls of Kappa House are dying for new pledges. SCREAM QUEENS is a new killer comedy-horror series from Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk and Ian Brennan, the Emmy- and Golden Globe Award-winning executive producers of GLEE and “American Horror Story.”
Wallace University is rocked by a string of murders. Kappa House, the most sought-after sorority for pledges, is ruled with an iron fist (in a pink glove) by its Queen Bitch, CHANEL OBERLIN (Emma Roberts). But when anti-Kappa DEAN MUNSCH (Jamie Lee Curtis) decrees that sorority pledging must be open to all students, and not just the school’s silver-spooned elite, all hell is about to break loose, as a devil-clad killer begins wreaking havoc, claiming one victim, one episode at a time. Part black comedy, part slasher flick, SCREAM QUEENS is a modern take on the classic whodunit, in which every character has a motive for murder… or could easily be the next blood-soaked casualty.

It's set to premiere on Tuesday, September 22nd on Fox. This seems like one of those shows that will be fun to watch with a group of friends. To watch the trailer for the series, click here.

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<![CDATA[Zen Pencils BOOK TWO is here! Pre-order today]]> cover01
Woohoo, my second book collection is here folks! Zen Pencils Volume Two: Dream the Impossible Dream will be released on October 13.
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Collecting 20 of my best comics from the past 18 months, the book also includes an all-new, exclusive 16-page comic written and drawn by me. The new story features some of your favourite Zen Pencils characters teaming up to battle THE MONSTER NAMED FEAR. Here’s a little tease of the artwork:

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If that wasn’t enough, like the first collection, the book also comes with a pull-out poster you can’t get anywhere else:

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I am super-proud of this book. I think the variety of comics are stronger than the first collection, and together with the exclusive comic and poster, make for great value. I have designed every page of this book myself (those years of graphic design work occasionally come in handy) to make sure the comics look their best in book form. I’ve even revised some comics to make for a better reading experience. For instance:

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FULL CONTENTS
The calling – by Gavin Aung Than
A lifetime of learning – Isaac Asimov
The gift of life – Chris Hardwick
Full body education – Sir Ken Robinson
It costs nothing to encourage an artist – Kevin Smith
Great people do things before they’re ready – Amy Poehler
The middle of winter – Albert Camus
If you love someone – Unknown author
Because it’s there – George Mallory
We are all human beings – The Dalai Lama
The fears are paper tigers – Amelia Earhart
A ripple of hope – Robert F. Kennedy
It couldn’t be done – Edgar Albert Guest
Ozymandias – Percy Byshhe Shelley
Phenomenal woman – Maya Angelou
It is only following out nature – Margaret E. Knight
Work is love made visible – Khalil Gibran
All the world’s a stage – William Shakespeare
A puppeteer’s advice – Jim Henson
The monster named fear – by Gavin Aung Than (16-PAGE EXCLUSIVE COMIC)
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*The book deadline was April, so any comics published after that will not appear in the book.

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OK, I NEED YOUR HELP
Although not out till next month, I would be super grateful if you pre-ordered the book. I know, you’re probably sick of authors, comedians, chefs and bloggers asking you to pre-order their books. But they do actually play a big role in how a book will perform. By pre-ordering, it generates interest and allows retailers to order accordingly which helps create a buzz around a release. Also, there were some stock issues with my previous book. The first printing sold out in the first two weeks and a lot of you had to wait for the second print run. So pre-ordering will help you secure your copy. You can order from the usual places:

AMAZON
BARNES & NOBLE
INDIEBOUND
AMAZON CANADA
AMAZON UK
BOOKTOPIA (Australia)

You can also visit the official book page.

As always, thank you for your continued support. The only reason there is a second book is because you made the first book a success. I really appreciate all your feedback, encouragement and most-importantly, your hard-earned cash 😛

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I’m also excited to announce that I will be visiting America in October for a USA book tour to coincide with the release. My publisher and I are still working out a few details, but I should have an announcement with the final cities and dates next week!

Phew, ok I think that’s it for today. Thanks again and I hope you’re as happy with the collection as I am.
– Gav

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<![CDATA[Why America Needs a Slavery Museum]]> The Whitney Plantation in Louisiana is the only US museum and memorial to slavery. The Atlantic has a video about the museum and its founder, John Cummings, who spent 16 years and $8 million of his own money on it.

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<![CDATA[Only VHS Tapes Can Save You in This Week’s Holy Hunter of Music Videos]]>

We've got GUNSHIP, Oh Land, and Kyary Pamyu Pamyu in this week's music video roundup!

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<![CDATA[The tiniest kitten loves the tiniest chick]]>

This teeny, tiny kitten grooming a chick is the stuff dreams are made of.]]> http://boingboing.net/2015/09/02/kitten-chicken-video.html 579662@leegovatos.com/fever Wed, 02 Sep 2015 17:00:22 GMT <![CDATA[Amazing video of Prince debuting "Purple Rain" that he doesn't want you to see]]>

Footage from the August 1983 concert at Minneapolis' famed First Avenue club when Prince debuted the magnificent 13-minute original version of Purple Rain - with an additional third verse - that was later edited and overdubbed for the Purple Rain album. This was also guitarist Wendy Melvoin's first performance with The Revolution. Watch it now before his lawyers have it yanked again! (Apologies that the video host's Flash-based widget won't work on some mobile browsers.) Read the rest

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<![CDATA[Watch ants weirdly circle an iPhone when it rings]]>

These ants circle an iPhone like it's the Ka'aba in Mecca. Read the rest

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<![CDATA[Laughter is contagious, even on the subway]]>

A simple reminder of how uplifting laughter can be.

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<![CDATA[A New Bikini Top Is Helping Women Free The Nipple In A New Way]]>
Free The Nipple. New Top Shows Nipple Print, TaTa Top
The Chicago couple, Robyn and Michelle Lytle, have created a bikini top that comes in three different types of skin tones and features a nipple print. Some people might still complain about this top, but it's totally legal, so those people can go back to rolling their eyes in waiting lines.

The idea for the TaTa Top (yes, that's the actual name) sprung from a group of exchange students from the Netherlands that Robyn and Michelle hosted in 2012. The students went to the beach topless and were stopped due to the illegality of it. Now, just a few years later, this bikini top has been born.

Check out some gals rocking the TaTa Top below:

😎 Happy Sunday 😎

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TGIF!!!!!

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#tbt to Chicago Pride weekend!

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Things you can do in your TaTa Top...play Cards Against Humanity!

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Celebrities supporting the nipple: The 10 Biggest 'Free The Nipple' Advocates

 

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<![CDATA[The Miracle of Consciousness]]> Tom the Dancing Bug, IN WHICH consciousness makes the human the only animal that can be the master of its own destiny. Read the rest]]> http://boingboing.net/2015/09/02/tom-the-dancing-bug-the-mirac.html 579556@leegovatos.com/fever Wed, 02 Sep 2015 15:19:51 GMT <![CDATA[Cool short film teases what happens to Boba Fett after Star Wars]]>

Boba Fett is supposed to get his own Star Wars Anthology film that focuses on the origins of everyone’s favorite bounty hunter but I think I’d much rather watch this version made by Eric Demeusy that shows Boba Fett escaping sarlacc with the help of the Slave I and then moving on to whoever knows where, in some sort of revenge plot. The teaser short is so well done that you could totally envision the rest of the movie.

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<![CDATA[Serious Seinfeld]]> If you recut the scenes from seasons seven & eight of Seinfeld to emphasize certain aspects of Susan's death-by-envelope, you get a feel-good TV movie about George Costanza, a man who finds triumph in the midst of tragedy.

Her death takes place in the shadow of new life; she's not really dead if we find a way to remember her.

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<![CDATA[How Making Meals in Advance Saves Time and Money: Make-Ahead Lasagna]]> Earlier this week, I spent about an hour preparing four pans of lasagna at the same time, with the intent of eating one pan as a family dinner and freezing the other three for future use.

I’ve often talked about making meals in advance and how it saves both time and money, so I thought it was time to show you a real-world example of how I did this. The images in this article aren’t perfect food photography; rather, they’re real images from my kitchen of how a real person can easily do things like this.

So, let’s get started.

Why Make Meals in Advance?

For some, spending time on a project like this seems like a waste of time. Why would you spend a ton of time making batch meals like this? Why not just buy frozen meals or go out for supper if you wanted convenience?

There are a bunch of reasons for this.

First, making meals in advance saves time overall. When you prepare a bunch of meals in advance, you’re able to combine many of the preparation steps.

For example, if you were to prepare four pans of lasagna at different times, you would have to boil noodles at four different times. That means heating up four separate batches of water and cleaning the pot you used to boil the noodles four separate times. Doing them all at once means one boil – it’ll take a bit longer for the water to boil for this one larger pot, but it’s far, far less than doing it four different times.

Plus, there’s only one pot to wash afterward instead of four. There’s only one cleanup – sure it might be a hair bigger than the cleanup after preparing just one pan of lasagna, but it’s way shorter than cleaning up four times after four pans of lasagna. There’s only one cutting board to clean, after all, instead of four separate times cleaning that cutting board.

Second, it also shifts your time from less intense moments where you have some free time to more intense moments when you can really use some extra time. I don’t know what your life is like, but my evenings are often really busy. It can be pretty tricky to get a meal on the table while balancing things like community volunteering, Sarah’s work schedule, taekwondo practice, soccer practice, music lessons, social events, and other things.

By preparing meals in advance during a time where there isn’t a demand on your time – like a lazy weekend afternoon – you save greatly on meal prep time on a busier weeknight. Now that I have these pans of lasagna in the freezer, all I have to do is pull one out the night before I want to cook it, then pop it in the oven about 45 minutes before we need to eat. There’s no mess, no prep – it’s easy. That makes hectic evenings a lot more tolerable.

Third, it saves money by allowing you to take advantage of bulk purchases and sale prices. As I’ll show below, cooking four pans of lasagna at once enabled me to take advantage of some bulk prices, which dropped the cost of ingredients per pan of lasagna. I was also able to really take advantage of specific sale prices at the grocery store, as I had a good reason for buying things like several jars of pasta sauce at once. Not only that, if I plan in advance, I can buy these bulk things whenever they go on sale, not just when I’m about to make the meals.

Finally, it makes for better meals because you have full control over the ingredients. With the below recipe, I was able to use a lot of fresh ingredients and had full control over the other ingredients I included. I got to decide for myself what “shortcuts” to take and what deserved spending extra time on. I got to choose how healthy my various ingredients were, too. I also got to choose whether I used “expensive” items or name brand ones.

Here’s how it all came together.

The Basic Recipe: Vegetarian Spinach Lasagna

The basic recipe I used was a simple vegetarian spinach lasagna that my family absolutely loves. It’s really, really simple in its basic form.

3 cups shredded mozzarella cheese (or other shredded cheese mix)
3 to 4 cups chopped spinach
1 1/2 cups pasta sauce (with grilled or sauteed vegetables added if available)
12 cooked lasagna noodles

That’s it. I just make 12 layers in the pan by alternating these ingredients. I start with 1/2 cup of the sauce, put in a layer of noodles (three of them), top that with a cup or so of the chopped spinach, and put a cup of mozzarella cheese spread on top of that. I then just repeat those same layers twice.

I do this all in a 9″ by 13″ baking pan that I’ve pre-coated with a bit of olive oil. If the noodles are warm, then I just bake it in the oven at 400 F for 30 minutes, covered for the first 10 minutes. If the noodles are cold – meaning if I stored it in the refrigerator for a while after making it or I thawed it in the refrigerator – I bake it at 400 F for 45 minutes or until it’s plenty warm in the middle.

The time investment comes from things like chopping the spinach if you’re using fresh spinach (you can use a similar quantity of frozen spinach instead if you squeeze out the liquid), cooking extra vegetables for the sauce, cooking the noodles, and actually making the layers in the pan.

If you’d prefer a non-vegetarian lasagna, you can simply cook half a pound of ground beef and add it to the sauce.

Quadrupling the Recipe

It’s simple – just quadruple all of it.

12 cups shredded mozzarella cheese (or other shredded cheese mix)
12 to 16 cups chopped spinach
6 cups pasta sauce (with grilled or sauteed vegetables added if available)
36 cooked lasagna noodles

You’ll also need a bit of olive oil for coating the pans, as well as four 9″ by 12″ or 9″ by 13″ pans for storing these delicious meals.

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Extra Pans?

That’s right – part of this plan involves using four 9″ by 13″ pans. Most people don’t have that many 9″ by 13″ pans lying around and it’s an expense to go out there and buy such pans. So, what’s the solution?

For us, we tried – and quite liked – Glad OvenWare pans. These come in a 9″ by 12″ size, which works just fine for this purpose. They come with a cover to keep them sealed in the freezer. They easily go from the freezer to the refrigerator to the oven with no problems whatsoever. They stack really well, meaning you can have several in your cupboard and they won’t take up much room. They’re reusable – we’ve used them multiple times without any wear or problems yet – and, best of all, they’re really inexpensive.

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I was able to buy several of these on sale and also used a coupon, so I paid a little under $2 per pan. You can get them at any time on Amazon for $3.25 per pan.

Given that they can be reused many times, they definitely trump using temporary aluminum pans. Given their low cost and the fact that they come with a cover, they might arguably trump better pans, too, as those cost several times more than these Glad OvenWare pans.

The Process

I simply put four pans out on the table – one of our Pyrex 9″ by 13″ baking pans from the cupboard along with three of the Glad OvenWare pans described above. I sat all of the ingredients around the pans – the chopped spinach, the sauce with the roasted vegetables added, the cheese, and the noodles – and just began to layer each pan, starting with a coating of olive oil on each.

I put a few teaspoons of sauce into the bottom of each pan (adding up to roughly half a cup) and spread it around. I followed that with a layer of noodles in each (three are enough to make a layer), then a layer of spinach in each (about a cup), then a layer of cheese in each (about a cup). This is the most efficient way of making multiple pans, as you only worry about one ingredient at a time. You’re just putting that ingredient in four pans at once.

After that, I just repeated the whole layering process twice. Half a cup of sauce, spread around, three noodles, a cup of chopped spinach, and a cup of shredded cheese.

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I then covered the Pyrex pan and put it in the refrigerator until dinner, then put the covers on the Glad OvenWare pans and put them in the freezer, each with a small masking tape label that indicated what it was (vegetarian lasagna) and the date I made it.

In the evening, I cooked the Pyrex pan of lasagna at 350 F for 40 minutes. I uncovered it at the 20-minute mark.

Cooking Frozen Lasagna Pans

For the frozen pans, when I decide to use them, I’ll pull a pan out of the freezer the day before and put it in the refrigerator. It’ll stay in there overnight and through the next day, slowly thawing. The next evening, I’ll put it in the oven at 350 F for 45 minutes, removing the cover at the 25-minute mark.

I’ll check the middle when it is “finished” to make sure it is hot all the way through and, if not, I’ll cook it a while longer (this depends more on the temperature of your refrigerator than anything else).

This is so easy. The only thing you have to do in the evening is preheat the oven and toss the lasagna in there and you have a great home-cooked meal – not a prepackaged meal, but one you prepared yourself.

Final Thoughts

Cooking meals in batches like this takes a lot of extra work, don’t get me wrong. You’re going to spend longer cooking four pans of lasagna than you would cooking just one pan. However, you won’t spend four times as long. According to my experience, it’ll take roughly twice as long as it does to make a single pan.

That means that you’re literally eliminating the prep time for two pans of lasagna by doing it this way. Believe it or not, this method is an extensive time saver.

It also saves quite a bit of money because of the bulk buys – my back-of-the-envelope math says that bulk buying saved us about $3 per pan using this method.

All in all, if you happen to have a free weekend afternoon, making meals in advance like this one is a great way to use that afternoon to save yourself some money and also save yourself time in the long run. Yes, it takes planning, and it can mean that you’re investing two or three hours that afternoon on bulk meals, but when it’s done, you’re going to have a number of very quick weeknight meals, saving you time when you need it most.

Good luck!

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<![CDATA[Meet The 15-Year-Old Kid Behind Presidential Candidate 'Deez Nuts']]> Kim Kardashian's oiled-up butt, nothing has taken the Internet by storm over the last calendar year quite like the Iowa teenager who decided to enter "Deez Nuts" into the 2016 presidential election.

Brady Olson, 15, of Wallingford, Iowa, recently sat down with Sioux City's local NBC affiliate, KTIV, to reveal why he entered the race and what he would do in terms of immigration reform if Nuts ever made it to the Oval Office.


Weird. We thought a teenager's platform would be centered around free Brazzers accounts and rubbers for everybody instead of encouraging more parties to be seriously included on the ballot and a wall that makes it harder for illegal immigrants to cross the border.

Of course, since Deez Nuts is really just a 15-year-old boy, his dream of making it to the White House won't come to fruition anytime soon. Nonetheless, it's pretty damn funny that a simple joke has gone this far. Hell, this is our fourth article about him.

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Another 'Deez Nuts' Once Called 911: Read This Georgia Boy's Apology Note For Dropping 'Deez Nuts' On A 911 Operator

 

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<![CDATA[Forty-Three Years of Hand-Drawn Maps of the Surface of the Sun, in One Mesmerizing Video]]> Every day since 1956, people in mountaintop observatories have been making careful drawings of the sun. Formally called “solar synoptic maps,” the maps show a daily summary of the sun’s activity, including sunspots, solar flares, and other phenomena. The maps are available on the United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) website, if you’re willing to dig around a little.

Similar solar maps date back to the early 17th century, but many of the drawings in the NOAA collection were created as part of the International Geophysical Year, a 67-country scientific project running from 1957–1959 and across many scientific disciplines. This work coincided with the highest volume of sunspot activity ever recorded, and the drawings were published in a very handsome but sadly hard-to-find boxed set.

In an era of computer-generated imagery, it’s easy to forget that these drawings were made by individuals. Each drawing is initialed, and the NOAA archive also includes ephemera like handwritten notes from the observer. These notes range from the functional (“Sunday, 17 August 1958 – clouds + smoke from forest fires”), to celebrations at the joy of scientific discovery (“Rarely-observed absorption-component ... Only once before have I had the pleasure to observe this”), to the nearly poetic (“Weather, suddenly + continually overcast”). One imagines a sort of astronomer/Dharma bum in a remote mountaintop observatory, staring through an eyepiece into the sun.

The digitization of older solar synoptic maps was facilitated by NOAA’s Climate Database Modernization Program, which has funded “data rescue efforts” to make this and other data more accessible to the public. Yet with the exception of the day’s current map, the drawings are shuttled to an FTP server where they remain largely hidden. I’ve pulled approximately 15,000 images drawn at an observatory in Boulder, Colorado, and combined them into the video below, showing an unintended animation crafted over a period of 43 years.

If you’d like to view the individual drawings yourself, you can use the following to connect via FTP:

  • Server: ftp.ngdc.noaa.gov
  • Initial path: stp/space-weather/solar-data/solar-imagery/composites/full-sun-drawings
  • No password necessary!
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<![CDATA[Watch This Girl Pass Out Twice On A Slingshot Ride]]> #fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-299562{display:none;} .cke_show_borders #fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-299562, #postcontentcontainer #fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-299562{width:100%;display:block;} Girl Passes Out Twice on Slingshot Ride

I've never been on this Slingshot ride (I usually just hold everyone's bags down below because that's a tad safer), but if my reaction to riding it is anything like the poor girl above, I think I'll stay far away.

The girl in black passes out twice, all while her friend is laughing and grunting. If this isn't a true friendship, what is?

Everyone is passing out: Watch This Drunk Dude Pass Out On An Electric Fence (NSFW Language)

 

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<![CDATA[The 20 Sexiest Girls With Tattoos On Instagram]]>  

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<![CDATA[This Video Explains What "Complete Breakfast" Actually Means]]>

You’ve probably had a lot of commercials tell you that their cereal is “part of a complete breakfast,” but what does that really mean? This video explains why cartoon mascots use that phrase so often, as well as what a “complete breakfast” should actually entail.

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<![CDATA[In Jonathan Franzen's New Novel Purity, the Internet Is the Villain  ]]>

Is Jonathan Franzen trolling us?

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<![CDATA[Fascinating Visual Compilation of The Same HANNIBAL Scene in Three Different Properties]]>

Thomas Harris' notorious serial killer Hannibal Lecter and FBI profiler Will Graham have been immortalized on screen several times now, and editor Matthew Morettini has chosen one scene in particular that has been featured in three different properties: Manhunter, Red Dragon, and the recently-concluded Hannibal TV series. Morettini has cut together video that shows the similarities and differences between the scenes across those properties, progressing through the scene and cutting between them while the dialogue remains mostly the same. It's a fascinating look at the way directors choose to frame a scene, what they find important, where they choose close-ups versus wide shots, etc. Take a look below: 

Via: LaughingSquid

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<![CDATA[TV spot for a home mechanical bull becomes the "Orgasmic Achiever 2000"]]>

"Don't just stand there, buy this for only $29,000 million."

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This movie can’t get here soon enough.

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<![CDATA[Video: This completely mirrored world is so trippy to see]]>

Sometimes the world in this video by Joe Pease is mirrored horizontally, like a city folding itself on top of itself. Other times, it’s mirrored vertically, like in perfect symmetry. But what makes the video even more mind bending than seeing a world mirrored is seeing how certain people are able to break it and seamlessly transition from one world to the next.

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<![CDATA[Ride to Valhalla in The MAD MAX Video Game Launch Trailer]]>

Following the success of Mad Max: Fury Road in theaters earlier this summer, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has created a video game adaptation called simply Mad Max, which is available now for PS4, Xbox One, and PC. To mark the occasion, they've released a new launch trailer that gives you a sense of the bone-crunching, engine-revving action that can be felt in the game:

One thing that seems noticeably absent? Furiosa, the badass female character portrayed by Charlize Theron in the most recent movie. It seems that the design team didn't feel the need to make her a part of the proceedings, which is a shame. I've seen some reviews already come out for the game, and for the most part, they're not very kind, so I may end up passing on this one altogether. But I'd be interested in hearing what you all think of it if you get a chance to check it out. Once again, Mad Max is available now.

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