Anybody who's been to YouTube quickly becomes cynical about the future of the human race, particularly when you read the comments to... well... any video. But this PBS video argues that YouTube actually makes you smarter by lowering barriers to learning about literally any topic. And we have to admit, they've got a point. There are all sorts of educational videos on YouTube. Of course, there are also videos like this:
The star of the longest film franchise in history turns 68 today, celebrating a long career in film, animation, and advertising. We are referring, of course, to the King of the Monsters himself, Godzilla. Below, a retrospective of his highs and lows.
Some costumes are awesome in their cleverness, or awesome in their humor, or awesome because they're so convincing. Of course, sometimes a convincing costume will cost you, as an anonymous Birmingham woman found out.
Drug smugglers try to get across the border fence in a multitude of different ways, ranging from digging tunnels to climbing the wall. But a particularly industrious group tried to do it with a little engineering... and failed miserably.
The Simpsons is not a show that's shy about stuffing gags into every corner of the frame. And, after nearly a quarter century on the air, the show has quite a few signs. Here's a strip of what seems to be the Internet's favorite gags from the beloved show. Fair warning, it's a long image.
We don't want to ruin this ad, so we're not going to tell you what company it's for, or what it does. We'll only tell you that it's from Sweden and that it's a riff on Apple Store robberies that happen occasionally...
Superstorm Sandy has caused a lot of damage. People have died, homes have been destroyed, businesses have been ruined. Americans across the country are reaching out by donating money, time, food, and clothing, but they're also reaching out with message of hope in the blog NOLA To New York.
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