Posters, photos and time-lapse videos of the Northern Lights are stunning, but what would the Lights look like in real life if we came upon them ourselves? Videographer O Chul Kwon captured a the real-time movement of Aurora Borealis in Yellowknife, Canada, and now I can sufficiently daydream that I’m right there experiencing it too. The video captures the excited gasps and shouts of people on the ground as the Lights grow brighter and brighter. They sure do move fast! [Gizmodo]
Bristol Palin reportedly has a mean right hook. No, really: police in Anchorage, Alaska confirmed to the politics blog Wonkette that the entire Palin family were part of “20 people” involved in a brawl at a party on Saturday night for the annual Iron Dog snowmobile race.
The whole matter started, allegedly, when the elder son, Track, exchanged words with a guy who had dated his younger sister, Willow. Then Bristol allegedly started throwing punches, and apparently Daddy Todd dropped a C-bomb. But no Palin throw-down would be complete without the almost-Vice-President-of-the-United States shrieking, “Don’t you know who I am!” at the peasants. Keep reading »
A Juneau, Alaska, couple was prepping for their child’s birthday party at their home when they received a visit from a surprise party crasher — a 180-pound black bear who fell through the skylight. The couple ran out of the room, but the bear wasn’t about to show himself out before he got a chance to nom on the party cupcakes. I can’t say I blame him. Who would walk away from free cupcakes? Keep reading »
Our hats are off to Something Awful writer David Thorpe, the genius who had the forethought, dedication and passion to orchestrate a major prank against reggaeton/rapper dude Pitbull. A few months back, Pitbull launched a contest in conjunction with Walmart wherein fans voted to get a free Pitbull concert at their local Walmart. In response, Thorpe began an #ExilePitbull hashtag campaign on Twitter. He urged voters to send Pitbull to a remote Walmart in Kodiak, Alaska, and the Kodiak location received more than 60,000 likes, handily defeating the competition. Thorpe won! Keep reading »