You wouldn’t be laughing at Muppets this week if it weren’t for the genius of the late, great Jim Henson. Here’s a look at Henson’s early days – a charming 1965 paper-cut animation recently uncovered.
While it’s probably better than cooking a turkey with thermite, we’re not sure feeding your venison Tannerite before shooting it with an automatic weapon will result in an edible dinner.
The new Porsche 911 Cabriolet models have a light and sturdy magnesium hood. The heat-insulated, sound-absorbing roof fits snugly to preserve the 911’s iconic outline.
This amazing clip shows the meticulous handcrafting of a tiny V12 motor. How tiny? The crankshaft could fit in your palm and the cylinders are only 11.3mm wide. It’s alive at about 8:07.
A lonely toy takes a journey through the great outdoors, thanks to a little help from his friends, his owner’s iMac, Google Street View, and a sense of imagination from The Theory.
Remember the hair dryer-fighting cat? His name is Oskar; he was born without formed eyeballs and thus can’t see. Here’s Oskar when he was 8 weeks old, getting his first toys – balls with bells inside.
Has a black upper, TPR straps, black waxed laces, charcoal EVA midsole and a black cup sole. Only 413 pairs will be sold so keep an eye out for these black beauties online when they drop on 11/25/11.
Sean Pecknold’s animated clip for The Shrine/An Argument off of Fleet Foxes’ Helplessness Blues is beautifully done. Are we the only ones who secretly wish animals really looked like this?
Autodromo wristwatches are made by racing fans for racing fans. The watch faces are inspired by the gauges on the dashboard of 20th century European race cars. Available in five variants.
(NSFW: Language) Witness the chaotic capabilities of dogs. It took just one of these creatures to throw an idyllic day at the park into a herd-displacing, traffic jam-inducing, curse-riddled chase.
Joel Brochu made a pointilist portrait of a beagle using 221,184 nonpareil candies. He placed each tiny sphere using a pair of jewelry tweezers on a board with double-sided tape and glue.
BBC filmmakers captured this phenomenon, called a “brinicle,” in which frozen brine sinks to the bottom of the sea, instantly freezing everything in its path. Fascinating, yet deadly stuff.
Drinkify is a simple concept. Input the artist you’re currently listening to and it suggests the proper libation for the tunes. They’re not always perfect suggestions but still a good excuse to get creative.
The main characters on The Walking Dead have thus far been spared from “being bit”, but that doesn’t mean we can’t imagine what they might look like if they eventually turned into zombies.
India’s got… we don’t know what they have. This group starts with a song and dance but somehow ends up bloodied at the end of their performance. It’s like WrestleMania broke out at a talent show.
Infinity Blade 2 adds something else to the iOS-exclusive series aside from upgraded graphics and gameplay tweaks – a more in-depth and complex story, and English voice-overs.
Destin of Smarter Every Day traveled to Germany to meet master slingshot maker JÃ¶rg Sprave and discuss the numbers behind one of his creations. It feels wrong calling that huge ass cannon a slingshot.
Two cats enter, one cat leaves. Or something like that. Watch as these two feline opponents work on their best pro-wrestling moves in the SmackDown ring. Let’s get ready to… awwwwww.
Is that a carrot in the sauna, or do you just need glasses? This jocular ad for UK optical company Specsavers features Gordon Ramsay and a bumbling gent who could really use an eye exam.
You may know him as that guy who sang the theme song to How to Make it in America, but Aloe Blacc’s much more than that. Here he is singing Green Lights for the excellent Take Away Show series.
We’ve witnessed time-lapse footage from every corner of the globe, so why shouldn’t the virtual world of Skyrim get a chance to show off the beauty of its expansive environments?
Mountain biker Rossimo37 and his dog Lily zip around Trailside Park in Utah. Lily is such a bundle of energy that she keeps up no matter where her master’s speeding bike roams.
Fresh colorways for the Nike Air Flytop shoes. Both have suede and leather uppers and the trademark ankle strap. The black ones have a contrasting heel tab while the white ones have a clear sole.
Conan O’Brien, himself too busy to investigate the Occupy Wall Street protest, decided to send trusty correspondent Triumph the Insult Comic Dog in his place to see what all the fuss was about.
Let Wheatley (mis)guide you through the testing facility, and do your best to avoid the friendly turrets, with these cute and cuddly Portal 2 collectible LED keychain flashlights.
The Crew Transport Vehicle, aka the Astrovan, ferries astronauts to the launch pad. The modified motorhome has been in use since 1984, and is probably the 2nd favorite vehicle of the astronauts.
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