Monthly archives: April 2013

VIDEO: Cool 'Chandeliering' Ice in Medicine Lake, Minnesota

We’ve shown you the best snow forts from the last winter. We brought you snow sculptures, and cats freaking out about snow.
But have you ever seen chandeliering ice?
No. No you have not.
Nadalie Thomas and her kids were playing near Medicine Lake, Minnesota, when they heard and saw the phenomenon. According to meteorologist Jerrid Sebasta:

Psych! Chandler Parsons Leaves Fan Hanging

The Houston Rockets won’t be calling it a day just yet. They staved off elimination by eking out a win against the OKC Thunder last night, 105-103. Much of their successful last gasp can be credited to the play of small forward Chandler Parsons who led the Rockets with 27 points and 8 rebounds. A gutty performance in a do-or-die situation that saved his team the embarrassment of being swept. [...]

VIDEO: Real-Life Fruit Ninja Takes on Watermelon in Less Than 30 Seconds

We all know the addictive game Fruit Ninja, in which you try to cut tons of fruit, avoid bombs, and make your sensei (teacher) happy. Speed is an essential component: there’s quick, and then there’s Fruit Ninja quick. Matt Jones, a 28-year-old grocery store manager, shows his fruit slicing skills in this video that went viral this past week. The Fruit Ninja Facebook and Google+ pages responded, saying “WARNING: Don’t try this at home! Watch as this real-life Fruit Ninja makes short work of a watermelon!”

Legendary Actors Try Their Hand at Being Funny

It is always fun to see people step outside of the box. That is why most of Britain’s TV viewers tuned into a new sitcom called Vicious last night. Considered by many to be among the elite of British stars of stage and screen, Ian McKellen and Derek Jacobi are trying their hand at a new comedy from the executive producer of Family Guy and Will and Grace, Gary Janetti. In Vicious, McKellen and Jacobi [...]

Awk: Pres. Obama says Jason Collins Can "Bang With Shaq"

Irresponsible metaphor alert! During a press conference President Barack Obama was asked about newly out of the closet NBA player Jason Collins, only someone must have stolen his teleprompter page with approved similes and metaphors. Admittedly, Collins’ value as a basketball player can be easily described as “six times you can foul Shaq,” but there are many better metaphorical verbs than “bang.” Press members in attendance do a poor job [...]

Sen Mitch McConnell Responds to Obama joke

After a joke that Barack Obama made at the expense of Sen Mitch McConnell at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner:

Of course, even after I’ve done all this, some folks still don’t think I spend enough time with Congress. “Why don’t you get a drink with Mitch McConnell?” they ask. Really? (Laughter.) Why don’t you get a drink with Mitch McConnell? (Laughter and applause.) I’m sorry. I get frustrated sometimes.

When asked about President Obama’s joke Sen. Mitch McConnell said , “I’m shocked. He’s obviously not seeing my soft side”