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Photos Of 'Star Wars' Icons In Real Life Will Put You Over The Moon

(0) Comments | Posted November 26, 2014 | 12:10 PM

Thomas Dagg brings "Star Wars" to the real world.

The Toronto-based photographer drew on his boyhood love of the series by inserting its characters into photos of everyday life. Many of the "Star Wars" icons are Dagg's toys from back in the day.

His work imagines Yoda getting...

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Richard Sherman Slams NFL Hypocrisy With Help From A Cardboard Cutout

(34) Comments | Posted November 26, 2014 | 9:50 AM

Loquacious Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman appeared at a press conference Tuesday with a cardboard cutout of teammate Doug Baldwin. Then things really got strange.

Sherman talked to the silhouette -- with Baldwin crouched behind it -- in a comic protest of NFL policies. He began by addressing...

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You'll Go Cuckoo For This Gigantic Clock Carved Out Of A Single Tree

(0) Comments | Posted November 26, 2014 | 8:42 AM

A remarkable cuckoo clock forged from a single maple tree is being used to crow about Portland, Oregon.

Designed by Nicolas Gros and carved by chainsaw sculptor J. Chester Armstrong, the 24-foot-high, 7,000-pound clock is being shown off around the Northwest to reinforce Travel Portland's "Portland Is Happening...

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Baby And Sloth's Unexpected Friendship Makes Perfectly Adorable Sense

(0) Comments | Posted November 26, 2014 | 6:01 AM

The unlikely friendship between a baby and a sloth is stealing the Internet's heart, and it's easy to see why.

Alia, a 5-month-old girl, and Daisy, a 9-month-old sloth, have been inseparable. They reportedly play, cuddle, take naps and go for walks together.

"They are...

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Boy Scores Ridiculous Goal With Heel In International Competition

(9) Comments | Posted November 25, 2014 | 2:34 PM

Here's a move you might not see in a local youth soccer match.

In the U12 Danone Nations Cup this month in Brazil, a boy on Algeria's team spun to receive a pass and flicked in a goal backward with his heel.

It turned out to be the...

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Miley Cyrus Rode A Mechanical Penis For Her Birthday

(20) Comments | Posted November 25, 2014 | 12:29 PM

You were expecting a bouncy castle?

Miley Cyrus rode a giant mechanical penis during her birthday party Saturday in Los Angeles.

In a relatively NSFW photo she posted to her Instagram, the 22-year-old "Wrecking Ball" singer is seen with pal Katy Weaver on the gizmo --...

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Soar With An Eagle Over A Football Stadium And Be Awed

(6) Comments | Posted November 25, 2014 | 10:04 AM

This view sure beats a luxury box.

A bald eagle equipped with a GoPro camera soared around Houston's NRG Stadium before the Texans-Bengals game Sunday, providing stunning footage of the scene below.

Challenger, a 25-year-old male eagle who was raised by humans after he was blown from his nest at...

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Un bar de striptease en Lego, ça existe! (PHOTOS)

(0) Comments | Posted November 24, 2014 | 5:31 PM

Cet ensemble non officiel produit par Citizen Brick inclut quatre figurines miniatures et un club de striptease avec ses divans zébrés et un poteau. À l’instar d’une soirée passée dans un bar exotique, cet ensemble n’est pas donné : on en demande la jolie somme de 275 $.

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Dustin Hoffman Smooches Judi Dench On The Kiss Cam

(1) Comments | Posted November 24, 2014 | 4:01 PM

On a recent episode of the UK's "Graham Norton Show," Dustin Hoffman and Jason Bateman explained why they famously locked lips for the "kiss cam" during a Lakers game in 2010.

Then Norton's audience got a remarkable live example of how a kiss cam works.

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Old Spice's 'Dadsong' Gives Fathers The Last Wacky Word

(0) Comments | Posted November 24, 2014 | 3:26 PM

Well, at least some boomers are happy their sons are smelling good and growing up.

Old Spice's new "Dadsong" ad provides a goofy counterpoint to the fragrance's equally silly "Momsong," in which mothers lament that Old Spice is turning their boys to men.

Moms still can't...

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Joven jugador de tenis de mesa, pierde la cabeza y de un empujón tira de su silla al juez

(0) Comments | Posted November 24, 2014 | 2:36 PM

Parece que alguien necesita lecciones de deportividad.

En un giro inesperado durante un torneo juvenil de tenis de mesa en Rusia, un competidor dio tremendo empujón a un árbitro que lo mandó al suelo.

El video muestra a dos muchachos dándose la mano al final de partido. Todo...

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Welp, A Lego Strip Club Is A Thing That Exists

(12) Comments | Posted November 24, 2014 | 2:32 PM

This unofficial Lego strip club features the popular G-rated toys wearing G-strings.

The set, produced by Citizen Brick, includes four minifigures and a club with zebra-print couches and a pole. And like a night at an exotic dance joint, these Legos aren't cheap: The whole...

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Snow News Bloopers Prove That Weather Reporting Is A Slippery Slope

(1) Comments | Posted November 24, 2014 | 11:18 AM

A snow day in the news game can go downhill fast.

Slips of the tongue, flakey reporters and slick terrain can create an avalanche of mishaps.

Check out this compilation of painfully awkward snow news bloopers and just be glad you can watch them from inside a warm,...

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Duke Coach Throws Chair To Fire Up Team, Team Loses

(3) Comments | Posted November 21, 2014 | 4:02 PM

Duke graduate assistant Chris Hoover threw a chair in the locker room Thursday to fire up the Blue Devils before they played arch-rival North Carolina.

Duke lost, 45-20.

Maybe next time Hoover should throw something more inspirational.

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Youth Table Tennis Player Shoves Umpire Out Of His Chair

(6) Comments | Posted November 21, 2014 | 3:10 PM

Somebody needs a lesson in sportsmanship.

In a shocking twist to a youth table tennis tournament in Russia, a competitor shoved the umpire out of his chair and onto the floor.

Footage shows the boys shaking hands at what appears to be the end of the match; suddenly,...

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Santa Poops Stinky 'Yule Log' In Grossly Funny Toilet Freshening Ad

(11) Comments | Posted November 21, 2014 | 1:56 PM

Everyone poops. Even Santa.

Poo-Pourri, the toilet deodorizer that never met a doo-doo pun it didn't like, is back with another viral go after its 2013 YouTube smash "Girls Don't Poop."

The Christmas-themed commercial shows St. Nick relieving himself in a British home during...

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ESPN's Mike Golic Gets Naked A La Kim Kardashian After Losing Notre Dame Bet

(8) Comments | Posted November 21, 2014 | 12:11 PM

He was serious about paying up.

ESPN's Mike Golic bet that if his alma mater, Notre Dame, lost to Northwestern last weekend, he would pose naked the way Kim Kardashian did for the viral Paper magazine cover.

Well, the Fighting Irish blew an 11-point...

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슈퍼히어로들이 고전 명화 속으로 들어갔다(사진)

(0) Comments | Posted November 20, 2014 | 5:38 PM

프랑스 사진작가 사샤 골드버거는 슈퍼히어로들에게 시간을 거슬러 올라갈 수 있는 파워를 줬다. 그것도 고전 명화 속으로 들어갈 수 있는 파워를!

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배트맨과 로빈

그의 '슈퍼 플랑드르' 시리즈에서 골드버거는 배트맨, 아이언맨 같은 슈퍼히어로들이 플랑드르 회화(16세기까지 네덜란드와 벨기에에서 발전한 회화) 작가들을...

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OMG! Teen Breaks His Own Speed-Texting World Record

(1) Comments | Posted November 20, 2014 | 5:21 PM

This Brazilian teen is all thumbs -- really quick thumbs.

Watch Marcel Fernandes Filho break his own Guinness World Record for the fastest time to type a text message on a mobile device.

Guinness said that Filho, who used a Fleksy keyboard app on an iPhone 6 Plus,...

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'Key & Peele' Take That '80s Aerobics Video To Dark And Twisted Place

(3) Comments | Posted November 20, 2014 | 2:57 PM

Watch Comedy Central duo Key and Peele spoof a televised 1980s aerobics competition. (Yes, the same one that syncs up perfectly with "Shake It Off.")

Warning: It gets a little twisted. But! It does show that those chipper dancers won't stop movin' for anything....

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