Rabbits

The Best Of The Inaugural 2011 European Rabbit Hopping Championships

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Back in May, I introduced the world of With Leather to the latest Swedish sport to win our hearts – Kaninhop.

WORLD RECORDS

You Couldn’t Pay Us Enough: Swiss Adventurers Perfect Extreme Hot-Tubbing

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On October 1, a group of 25 adventure-loving maniacs from Switzerland set out to accomplish their most death-defying feat to date.

#KOBE BRYANT

La Vita E’ Kobe

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In case you're the type who needs a screenprinted message on an oversized foam finger to be convinced of anything and believes the NBA Lockout is ending soon, here's your finger: pending the ability of the team owner to actually get the money to make it happen, Kobe Bryant has agreed to play basketball in Italy.

#GOOGLE

European Courts Championing 'Right To Be Forgotten' On The Web

One of the things we've become conditioned to believe is a given in the modern world is that if you do or say something stupid and it ends up on the internet -- like sucking a dildo nose at a college Christmas party -- there's nothing you can do about it and you just have to live with the fact that it may haunt you forever.

#DWIGHT HOWARD

Ron Artest To London, Dwyane Wade To KFC, Dwight Howard To Plank

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It has been 11 days since the NBA’s team owners voted unanimously to lock out the league’s players while a new Collective Bargaining Agreement is negotiated, but that hasn’t stopped the players from moving on with their lives, professionally and personally.

#CARMELO ANTHONY

NBA Round-Up: Gilbert Arenas Planks While Kobe, Carmelo And Amar’e Pack?

Orlando Magic guard Gilbert Arenas Tweets a lot, in case I haven’t mentioned it before, and his 140-character thoughts usually fall somewhere between “LOL wut a jackazz” and “OK I’ll admit that’s pretty funny”.

NEW FAVORITE SPORT

Cue The Hipsters In 3… 2… 1…

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On June 25 and 26, teams from across Europe will travel to Gravesend, Kent (England) and the Vigo Rugby Club to participate in the fifth-consecutive Bike Polo European Cup.

SWEDEN

Your Weekly Dose Of Racing Awwwww

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Leave it to the Swedes to not only make affordable dorm room and bachelor pad furniture, but it seems they’ve also invented the most adorable form of animal competition not called the Puppy Bowl.

#GOOGLE

Hey Taco Bell, Where’s The Beef?

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An Alabama law firm is suing Taco Bell over accusations that the pseudo-Mexican fast food chain is not living up to government standards with its meat.

SOCCER FANS ARE INSANE

Polish Soccer Fans Are Pretty Cool

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Say what you want about their submarine doors and flashlights, but Polish people are pretty hellbent on their soccer support.

WORLD LEADERS

Can World Leaders Save Our Climate?

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You know, when people talk about Cancun I can’t help but think about crazy nights of booze-fueled half-naked romps in hotel swimming pools with girls I barely knew and haven’t spoken to since.

TEXAS

Should Drug Dealers Get A Bailout?

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And before anyone freaks out, man, the obvious rhetorical answer is… maybe.

Robots

So Europe Has a Stupid Robot Contest

The Baca Robo ("stupid robot") Contest was started back in 2007 by art team Maywa Denki (that's one of them playing a traditional Hungarian song with their "year's Baca Robo was held in Budapest, Hungary.

VOLKSWAGEN

Which Cars Will Rise Above The Rest?

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‘Tis the season for our favorite holidays, but nobody in the automotive industry gives a hoot about any of your Christmas, Hanukah or Wiccan Samhain wishes or celebrations, because ‘tis also the season for experts and industry analysts to begin naming their Cars of the Year for 2011.

police

McDonald’s Uses ‘Artificial DNA’ Security, Hamburglar Still At Large

If you ever had aspirations of robbing a McDonald's in Europe and are squeemish about bioengineering, you might want to think again, as they've started equipping them with a new security system that douses would-be robbers with a dose of "artificial DNA.

USA GRINGOS

Europe Beats USA In Golf, America Shrugs

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The Year Of Weekday Morning Sporting Events continued today with the conclusion of what the cool kids call the 38th Ryder Cup Matches.

EUROPE

The Hairiest Fight You’ll See All Day

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There hasn't been a good basketball fight in a while, but thankfully some good ol' fashioned Euro ball was able to buck that trend.

Transhumanism

Scientists Teach Robots Anger And Fear In Well-Thought-Out Plan

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A group of European scientists have developed the first prototype robot capable of developing emotions from interacting with humans.

SWIMMING

Guy At Beach Tries To Wear Shorts Like A Shirt

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Some videos, like that goal celebration for earlier today, have punchlines that are stunning, instant.

EUROPE

‘I CALL THIS THE GOLOTTA SLAM’

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I can't dunk a basketball, and while many of my partners in pigmentation would blame that on being a member of the Caucasian persuasion, I blame the fact that I never thought of kicking the defender in the groin, and then using that newfound footspace to elevate myself above the rim.


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