Watch what happens when Irish performers are given an unexpected audience to showcase their talents to

Lost At E Minor Reader Find

By Lost At E Minor in Video on Saturday 12 April 2014

Stage fright. We’ve had it at some point in our lives, usually when we’ve had to get up in front of an audience and wow them on the spot. But would that stage fright be worse or lessened if you didn’t have all day, week, or month to worry about it beforehand? That’s the interesting question our friends at Heineken set out to address when they tested the courage of a handful of amateur Irish performers by inviting them to what they THOUGHT was an intimate casting to showcase their unique talent. Ha! No way.

Read more

Squirrels that look like Radiohead

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Trends on Friday 11 April 2014

Sorry Radiohead, you might be one of the world’s best living bands, but we have found some damning evidence that shows how much you look like squirrels. If this all seems pretty outrageous, let it be known that we wished nobody ever had it in their heads to make chipmunk versions of your music — […]

Read more

404 Error: Some of the best internet error messages

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Design on Friday 28 February 2014

Those pesky little error messages are all over the Internet, informing us that we’ve reached an invalid page. Instead of causing us headaches, some companies choose to inform their web visitors with customized error messages. Take a look at this fun collection from companies such as Lego, Allmusic, IMDb and The New Museum. Dan Nosowitz […]

Read more (2 comments)

Ok, we give up: these kids have won at hide and seek

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in Cool Websites on Saturday 11 January 2014

They’re so cute, I’m gonna die! Check out these photos of kids who are absolutely owning the game of hide and seek. They’re like ninjas, making use of everyday items to conceal their presence. You will never locate them. Never!

Read more

Twin sisters still look like twins after plastic surgery

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Trends on Thursday 28 November 2013

Would you believe the two women in the photo above are the same person? What in the world of Michael Jackson! In South Korea, aka the cosmetic surgery capital of the world, beauty has a price – and a set of twins were lucky enough to get it for free.

Read more

Kids telling dirty jokes will either make you laugh or cry

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in Video on Thursday 21 November 2013

Kids can really crack us up with their knock knock jokes. But not all kids tell squeaky-clean jokes. Vice’s new Kids Telling Dirty Jokes series features ‘tiny comedians’ they found on Craigslist that tell the most unbelievably dirty and offensive jokes you’ve probably heard. Here’s a few: ‘How do you circumcise a redneck? Kick his […]

Read more

Locher’s: Parisian fashion with an edge

Rebekah Rhoden Contributor

By Rebekah Rhoden in New Fashion on Friday 11 October 2013

At first glance, you might assume that Locher’s sells sweet and innocent women’s clothing. You’d be wrong, of course, because these cute clothes contain neatly embroidered messages that reveal how the wearer REALLY feels. Designer Nicole Locher creates fashion that accentuate a woman’s uniqueness and sense of humor, and once you take a good look […]

Read more

Endearingly scathing letterpress greetings

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Design on Thursday 29 August 2013

Behind Lady Pilot Letterpress is the one-woman force, Emily Wismer. Based in Wilmington, North Carolina, Wismer juxtaposes classical illustrations with wicked lines for special occasions in her letterpress greetings, As she states on her website, her specialty is in the arena of ‘sarcastic and sweet letterpressed greeting cards’.

Read more

Seducer’s cookbook: the 1960s science of dinner dates

Annie Churdar Contributor

By Annie Churdar in New Products on Monday 26 August 2013

‘You can learn a lot about a person from the way he or she eats’. At first, I thought this theory was a little far-fetched. But then I kept reading and found myself nodding my head in agreement. This book is hilariously spot-on.

Read more

Your cat can now wear its very own hat

Cormack O'Connor Contributor

By Cormack O'Connor in New Products on Monday 22 July 2013

Who isn’t a fan of cats? I mean, really, you’d have to have some serious beef with a certain kitty to be a hater of all furry feline friends; not even my allergies will keep me away. One thing I do have a problem with though, is the lack of hats that my cat owns… […]

Read more

Dumb Ways to Die: a brilliant Australian rail campaign

Cormack O'Connor Contributor

By Cormack O'Connor in Video on Friday 5 July 2013

Australians have always been known as good sports when it comes to making fun of ourselves. I think we might actually enjoy it a little bit as well. So it only seems appropriate that we would promote rail safety with a campaign called Dumb Ways to Die. The public service message, which was intended for […]

Read more

What’s In A Meme? infographic

Annie Churdar Contributor

By Annie Churdar in New Trends on Tuesday 25 June 2013

Just the other day I was struggling with the task of explaining what a meme is to my mom. ‘It’s a little inside joke found on the internet, created for the internet, about the internet. It’s a picture with a funny punchline. It’s a picture of a cat or Ryan Gosling. I don’t know. You’ll know one when you see one’.

Read more (1 comment)

Knitted beards and stubble by Beardhead

Annie Churdar Contributor

By Annie Churdar in New Products on Wednesday 19 June 2013

Having trouble growing that sweet lumberjack beard you’ve always dreamed of? Maybe it’s time to get some help. Thankfully, the knitting wizards at Beardhead have come up with an easy solution to your facial hair problems that also happens to be, oh, so comfy. Check out these awesome face-warmers that look like beards and stubble. Ladies, this […]

Read more

White Men Wearing Google Glass Tumblr

Annie Churdar Contributor

By Annie Churdar in Cool Websites on Monday 17 June 2013

It seems the only people embracing Google Glass are white males. So someone started a Tumblr with a steady stream of images of all the nerdy, white men wearing them. As the page itself states, ‘… if Google Glass didn’t exist, all these Silicon Valley guys would be having affairs or buying unsuitable motorbikes’.

Read more

Craigslist: Missed Connections that should never connect

Annie Churdar Contributor

By Annie Churdar in Cool Websites on Saturday 15 June 2013

Are these even real? This collection of missed connection ads range from bizarre to creepy to threatening. How about the guy who offers ‘CPR a girl till her last breath?’ What does that even mean? Sounds like he might very well help her reach that last breath. These missed connection ads are at once the most disturbing […]

Read more