Posts Tagged: UK

Animals

This Adorably Fluffy Two-Legged Cat Is The Real-Life Hovercat

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A two-legged cat in England has learned how to run on two legs after beating cancer because cats don't abide by laws of physics.

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The Death Star Ain't Dead Yet: Open Source Death Star Has A Kickstarter

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The White House may have said no to the petition to build the 'Star Wars' death star, but a Kickstarter project hasn't given up yet.

ADAM POWELL

The First Music Video Made With Real-Time MRI Techniques Is Suitably Mind-Blowing

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Adam Powell directed the music video below for "Better Man Than He" by Sivu, and it's the first time real-time MRI has been used to make a music video.

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Alcohol Is The Solution In The Afternoon Links

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Today's afternoon links, featuring an Einstein lookalike, Chemistry Cat dispensing helpful advice for the weekend, and Kitten Kong.

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News Programs In 1982 Didn't Understand Cosplay Any More Or Less Than They Do Now

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Long before we were calling it cosplay, sci-fi fans were attending conventions in costumes of their own making. The BBC covered the trend in 1982.

ALICE SCOBLE-REES

Jokes About Sexism In Gaming Culture Sound Better In An English Accent

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The cheeky Brits at OXM made an amusing video about sexism in gaming culture.

BABIES

Colin Furze Is Back With The World’s Fastest Baby Pram, Because That Was Needed

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Colin Furze of Stamford, England, is looking to set another Guinness World Record this weekend for the world's fastest baby pram.

Alcohol

Advice That Should Have Been Obvious: Don’t Drink Liquid Nitrogen

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A teenager in England celebrating her 18th birthday found out the hard way that novelty drinks made with liquid nitrogen are not to be trusted.

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Morning Wake-Up Call: Ping Pong Ball Explosion And A Cat Singing Star Wars

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We couldn't decide which funny morning pick-me-up to show you, so you're getting both a ping pong ball explosion and a cat singing music from 'Star Wars'.

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LEGO and Raspberry Pi Used To Make A Cheap Supercomputer (Sort Of)

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Professor Simon Cox and his son James have built a supercomputer of sorts using LEGO bricks to rack and stack Raspberry Pi $25 computers.

BIC FOR HER PENS

The 15 Funniest Fake Amazon Reviews Of Bic’s Pens 'For Her'

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Some cheeky Amazon UK customers have posted hilarious fake reviews of Bic's "For Her" ink pens. We've gathered our favorite 15 reviews here.

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Meme Watch: 'Mo Farah Running Away From Things' Is Exactly What It Says On The Tin

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New single-serving Tumblr, Mo Farah Running Away From Things, is here to fulfill our need to see Mo Farah run while mugging for the cameras.

ALAN FORD

Red Band Trailer For ‘Cockneys Vs Zombies’ Meets Our Quota For Old People Swearing

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'Cockneys Vs Zombies' follows various cockney types from London's east end battling zombies because why not?

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Meme Watch: Dangling Boris Is Your New Favorite Meme Starring A British Politician Stuck On A Zipline

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Oh, the amount I would pay for Joe Biden to get his hang glider stuck in a palm tree on South Beach.

BRENDAN O'CONNOR

Awesome Audience Guy Quickly Becoming A Meme

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Something amazing happened during The Saturday Night Show hosted by Brendan O'Connor, which marks the first time anything amazing has happened on that show.

ENGLAND

This Car Just Passed The Baboon Test

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At the Knowsley Safari Park outside Liverpool, England, the baboons were given the chance to <a href="http://www.bestweekever.tv/2012-05-10/new-hyundai-passes-completely-necessary-baboon-test/">play around with a Hyundai</a> to put its child-proofing to the test.

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The Daleks Now Command You To Relax

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"Doctor Who" showrunner Steven Moffat <a href="http://www.themarysue.com/the-daleks-return-to-doctor-who/">tweeted a picture</a> of Matt Smith and Karen Gillan with a Dalek on the set to let us know the Daleks would be back for next season's first episode (<a href="http://www.bleedingcool.com/2012/04/02/on-set-image-the-doctor-amy-and-a-very-old-adversary/">possibly</a> around September or October).

CELEBRITIES THAT LOOK LIKE MATRESSES

10 Celebrities Who Look Like Abandoned Mattresses

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At first glance over a few comparison photos of celebrities dressed like abandoned mattresses I assumed they were from some new Tumblr that I may or may not write about depending on whether or not one looked like Nic Cage's hair.


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