Posted by Admin on October 27, 2010 ·
The use of vuvuzelas — a long plastic horn popular with South African soccer fans — at the World Cup has sparked debate about the level of tolerable noise at a sporting event. Here’s a look at some other sounds that are not music to our ears.
#10 Jim Carrey in Dumb and Dumber
“Hey, wanna hear the most annoying sound in the world?” JimCarrey doesn’t give you, or his hapless [...]
Posted by Admin on October 22, 2010 ·
You know you saw Toy Story 3 this weekend, and you know you cried. Lets take a look back at some of film history’s other great kid-movie weepies.
#10 Fluke, 1995
This movie is sort of like Ghost, if Patrick Swayze had been a Golden Retriever instead of a vaguely effeminate male spirit. A dude who is not a very good family man dies, is reincarnated into a dog and uses his second chance to [...]
Posted by Admin on October 19, 2010 ·
On a recent trip to India, Britain’s Prince Charles danced with local villagers. And it was awkward. Royally awkward. TIME takes a look at other dances that are both captivating and horrifying in perhaps not so equal measure.
#10 Katie Couric
One can forgive CBS Evening News anchor Katie Couric for her overly enthusiastic dancing captured in photos that made the rounds on the Internet last [...]
Posted by Admin on October 6, 2010 ·
A shimmering new skyscraper in Abu Dhabi claims to be the “World’s Furthest Leaning Manmade Tower.” Lets look at some other structures also living on the edge.
#1 Leaning Tower of Pisa, Italy
The Leaning Tower was supposed to stand straight and plumb, an imperious monument to the trading power of 12th century Pisa. Built on soft clay, however, the tower began to list only a few years [...]
Posted by Admin on October 3, 2010 ·
There really is no such thing as an unimpressive astronaut. At the outset of the space race between the United States and the Soviet Union, both countries began with a group of talented, courageous, unflappable men, many of whom were decorated test pilots and, by definition, had made careers out of cheating death. Some, however, achieved milestones so important to the planet as a whole, or survived [...]
Posted by Admin on September 28, 2010 ·
Yet again, Hollywood has taught us that animals want nothing more than to devour us. As Piranha 3D hits movie screens, lets a look at some of cinema’s other memorable killer-creature flicks.
#10 The White Buffalo
Deemed Jaws’ western equivalent, The White Buffalo stars Charles Bronson as Wild Bill Hickok, a man tormented by his recurring nightmares of a savage albino beast. The giant [...]
Posted by Admin on September 26, 2010 ·
The only time I felt more uncomfortable than I did when I heard they were making a Wall Street sequel was when I heard the new installment’s title.
Inspired by a snippet from a quote from the original film, Wall Street 2: Money Never Sleepssounds like a starless, straight-to-DVD sequel stuck at the bottom of the bargain bin at Wal-Mart. But it’s not at all. In fact, it’s wannabe [...]
Posted by Admin on July 17, 2010 ·
You might notice people walking around wearing the headphones on ear, and the wire leading towards the pocket, some enjoy listening to the music, some chatting with friends. All the cell phones have different capabilities, some support any type of headphone, with some supports only specified type of headphones. What if really, these headphones get settled to your iPod? It might not be possible, but [...]