Naive interviewer has no idea she just asked Matthew Crawley an extremely crass question

September 6, 2014 | No comments

Promoting a new movie, actor Dan Stevens (who you may know as Downton Abbey’s Matthew Crawley) sat down with Good Morning Britain. Little did he know how invasively personal and completely inappropriate the questioning was going to get…

Girl on her bed with a microphone will blow you away with her Michael Jackson cover

September 6, 2014 | 1 comment

Earlier this week, we saw the wonderfully bizarre new video from singer, songwriter, and beatboxer Kawehi. Here she is a couple years ago performing an impressive multi-part Michael Jackson cover in a single take with just a mic and a looping machine…

Norman Rockwell’s friends and family posed for the pictures he based his paintings on

September 6, 2014 | No comments

Arguably the greatest painter of mid-20th century American life — Norman Rockwell — used photographs as a visual guide for most of his pieces. While he employed professional models for some of his staged photos, more often the artist relied on friends and family to pose for the photos he would turn into iconic paintings…

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Over the course of Rockwell’s career, he amassed over 4,000 paintings using over 20,000 reference photographs. The Norman Rockwell Museum has released much of the artist’s work as a traveling exhibit and a book called “Norman Rockwell: Behind the Camera.”

These are just a few selections from that fantastic book…

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This guy wouldn’t be making $500K a year if it weren’t for his face tattoo

September 5, 2014 | 4 comments

Getting a face tattoo is like saying goodbye to ever getting a good job, right? Well, yes and no…

Bored with his job at Toys ‘R’ Us three years ago, Ethan Westbrooks needed a spark to motivate himself to succeed in something else. As a student and football player at Sacramento City Junior College, Westbrooks resolved that he would make the NFL.

He quit his job at the toy store and to ensure that he would never be able to be hired at a normal job again, he got a tattoo just below his eye…

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Soon after getting his face inked, the defensive lineman transferred from the junior college to Division II West Texas A&M. He says about the tattoo,

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Chris Pratt can do no wrong…but he tried to with this first pitch at a Cubs game

September 5, 2014 | No comments

These days Chris Pratt seems to be winning at everything…but that’s because he doesn’t play baseball. Fortunately, however, since everybody loves him, this pitch that he threw before a Cubs game recently is completely forgivable…

In fact, it’s kind of awesome. Especially when you look at how hard he seems to be trying not to do exactly what he did…

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This is what a talk show rehearsal is like — Dumb jokes, messy clothes, lots of laughing

September 5, 2014 | No comments

Late night talk shows are generally hosted by dressed-up personalities and their similarly dapper sidekicks. Well, you should see them earlier in the day. Their clothes aren’t so snappy…and neither are their jokes.

Here’s Conan in the studio before there was an audience and before Andy had even gotten dressed…

So bad it’s good, right? Nope, just bad.

It makes you pity whoever wrote that bit, doesn’t it? I trust they got as big a kick out of their flop as Conan did.

How to use a beach ball to make everybody hate you

September 4, 2014 | 4 comments

A man at a recent Arizona game decided to make enemies with as many people as possible, both in the immediate vicinity and across the world through YouTube. And all he needed for this ambitious but befuddling objective was a beach ball that happened to be bouncing by…

(via Next Impulse)

Stunning photos from in a tent will make you wish you were camping in the mountains, too

September 4, 2014 | 1 comment

Russian photographer Oleg Grigoryev’s inspirational travel series, Morning Views from the Tent, captures a unique glimpse of various locations across the Fann Mountains in Tajikistan…

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In his compositions, Grigoryev’s tent frames the view, his outstretched legs leading towards the stunning mountains. He skillfully captures the undisturbed, natural beauty of the landscape in the background, while the supplies, backpacks, shoes and other tents in the foreground offer an invitation to join his mornings at campsites over 4,700 meters above sea level.

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Check out the crazy thing that happens when you look at a human forehead upside down

September 4, 2014 | 2 comments

For a remarkably simple yet creepily fantastic series she calls “Alienation,” photographer Anelia Loubser takes stark black and white photos of people looking perplexed, or surprised, or angry, or any other emotion that causes their forehead to wrinkle up.

She then crops their image to only show their eyes and brow…

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Finally, she makes one more ridiculously simple change and everything about the image is altered.

She flips it upside down…

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The result is absurdly hilarious as we see parts of perfectly normal faces turn into faces straight out of some scary monster or alien movie…

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