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Bras On Roller Coasters? Someone’s Got A Fetish For It

This Ultimo Bra commercial of women testing their brassieres for “durability and lift support” on roller coasters is so strange you can’t look away. But you know some dude was whacking off to flying cleavage. Do you think they wiped the seats down afterwards? [BuzzFeed] Keep reading »

“Jersey Circus” Is A Comic “Situation”

Just when you thought the internet couldn’t fold in on itself anymore than it already has, welcome to Jersey Circus. It’s where squeaky clean Family Circus cartoons meet the herpes-spreading cast of MTV juggernaut “Jersey Shore.” Where comic strips meet the stripper pole. Bil Keane is rolling over in his grave — or getting psyched for a day of GTL. [Jersey Circus] Keep reading »

Miner Asks Long-Term GF For Hand In Marriage

What influences a man’s decision to ask for a woman’s hand in marriage? If you’re Chilean miner Esteban Rojas, it’s being trapped in a mine for more than a month. Yesterday, Esteban, who’s been stuck in a mine shaft for more than a month along with 32 others, sent a letter up asking his girlfriend of 25 years, Jessica Ganiez, to finally marry him. Said Ganiez, “I have tried to hint at it many times, but it never happened. He always said getting married is a once in a lifetime thing and he would ask me when the time is best. Obviously, what has happened has made him do it.”

But men trapped in mines aren’t the only ones who wait an extremely long time to get hitched … Keep reading »

Dictionaries Going The Way Of The Dinosaurs: Oxford Says No More Print Editions

Thanks in part to the ubiquitousness of computers, kids no longer know how to write in cursive — and soon they will also probably stop using actual books. The Oxford English Dictionary announced this week that it will no longer be publishing a print edition and will only be available online. Keep reading »

What Do We Think Of Hot Men Undressing To Sell Maxi Pads?

We ladies don’t get too much eye candy in TV commercials. The advertising motto “sex sells” seems only to apply to fake breasts selling body spray and beer. But all that is changed by Stayfree’s new series of YouTube commercials, “A Date With …” Three hunks who take off their shirts, three dream dates, three … commercials for maxi pads?

“A Date With Brad” is above and you can check out “A Date With Trevor” and “A Date With Ryan” after the jump. Keep reading »

Hipster Dinosaurs Are The New Hipster Cats

Look, we knew Hipster Dinosaurs before they were famous — and we gotta say, they were better before. Now, Molly Lewis’s amaze coloring book hipster dinosaurs, well, they just aren’t as cool as they used to be since they sold out. But whatevs, I mean, I hope they at least got a good record deal. And at least they’re cooler than those Hipster Cats. We are soooooo over them. [Molly Lewis] Keep reading »

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