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- 01/30/13--09:50: What The Hell Is Going On At DC Comics This April?
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- 01/30/13--15:49: These Tights Look Like Colorful Period Malfunctions
- 01/31/13--07:41: "Mr. And Mrs. Sith" Gives Insight Into Sith Courtship Rituals
- 01/31/13--08:56: Disney Posts Oscar Nominated "Paperman" Online In Its Entirety
- 01/31/13--09:27: This Worm Is Nature's Gunslinger
- 02/01/13--09:03: Steampunk Motorcycles Make You Long For The Open Cobblestone Road
- 02/01/13--09:19: DIY "Star Wars" Heels Are The Shoes You're Looking For
- 02/01/13--10:55: 9 LEGO Pop Culture Riddles To Solve
- 02/01/13--11:05: If BuzzFeed Was About Pizza And Made Out Of Chalk
- 02/01/13--12:41: "Help Us! Great Warrior" Is The Best Web Comic You Aren't Reading
- 02/01/13--13:13: The Only Explanation For JJ Abrams "Star Wars" Reversal
- 02/01/13--13:41: "Iron Man 3" Toy Posters Look Better Than Most Movie Posters
- 02/01/13--14:34: Stock Photos Tell A Shocking Love Story
- 02/03/13--19:41: "Iron Man 3" Ad Grants Wish To Stare Lovingly Into Tony Stark's Eyes
- 02/04/13--08:01: Confirmed! Richard III Was Buried Underneath A Parking Lot
- 02/04/13--11:15: Kickstarter Wants To Bring Space Invaders To Chess
- 02/04/13--11:56: How Many Writers Does It Take To Pen "Dennis The Menace"?
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Every single New 52 Issue is “WTF Certified.” Buzzfeed collected all 52 covers for your guessing pleasure along with an exclusive look at the new logo. But what. Is. Happening?
In April, DC promises a "What the...?!" moment in all their New 52 issues that will leave readers in a state of shock. To keep fans guessing, they've teased out partial covers.
Buzzfeed got exclusive access to the logo that will be blazoned across each issue, guaranteeing it is 100% "WTF Certified."
Image by DC Entertainment
We also tried to get the inside scoop from DC on plot lines but they're playing it close to vest. The most they were willing to part with was a handful of tantalizing questions to whet our appetites. Can anyone figure out which comic each of these are talking about?
• Booster Gold reappears while an entire team disappears
• One team is trapped in a bottle while another is changed completely
• Some heroes change their colors and other change allegiances
• Pandora battles to the death
• A close encounter of The Dark Knight kind
• There's a new, old Creeper and some old New Gods.
• One hero quits, and another hero dies
ALL-STAR WESTERN #19
It's a cornucopia of spoilers! Aerial shots from the set of Catching Fire were discovered by eagle-eyed fans.
Last October, while Catching Fire was filming in Atlanta, Georgia, the production accidentally ended up in the crosshairs of a Google Maps satellite.
The aerial shot is of Clayton Country International Park. Built for beach volleyball during the 1996 Summer Olympics, it was converted to public use after the games. You can see the edge of the water park to the left of the makeshift lagoon.
While most of the Hunger Games sequel was filmed in Hawaii, production couldn't build a Cornucopia on any of the islands, hence the search of a more cost-effective solution.
For the fashionista who has everything? Did Urb Clothing think through the implication of their new line of fashion tights?
Dripping pastel paint from your lady parts is...a thing that is happening here.
Princess Bubblegum, do you need to borrow a Tampax?
Head canon accepted. While too sexy for Disney, this dangerous flirting game gives Klingons a run for their money.
Disney doesn't need dialogue to tell a love story. The simple black-and-white animation is a delight to watch.
Paperman introduces a new groundbreaking art technique which seamlessly merges CGI and hand-drawn animation. Disney hired first-time director John Kahrs to spearhead this new direction for the animation department and really show off the gorgeous style. Gathering a small team, Paperman is the result of years of innovation.
The plot, according to the press release, revolves around a lonely young man:
In mid-century New York City, [the man's] destiny takes an unexpected turn after a chance meeting with a beautiful woman on his morning commute. Convinced the girl of his dreams is gone forever, he gets a second chance when he spots her in a skyscraper window across the avenue from his office. With only his heart, imagination and a stack of papers to get her attention, his efforts are no match for what the fates have in store for him.
You've been slimed! Alternate title: Spider-Man looks different in person.
Are we absolutely certain Peter Parker was bitten by a radioactive spider and not a radioactive velvet worm?
The velvet worm (Onychophora) can be found living in many parts of Central and South America, the Caribbean, Maylasia, India, Africa, New Zealand, and Australia. A nocturnal species, velvet worms haven't exactly been a household name, until now.
Look at this evolutionary insanity!
Shooting it up to three feet, the velvet worm spits a natural glue onto prey, trapping them underneath a sticky net with the old "spray and pray" standby. The rotation of the slime guns arcs the glue out in a lasso for maximum coverage. The glue dries within seconds, and any unlucky insect snared by it waits to be sucked dry.
Without eyes, the velvet worm hunts by sensing chemical changes in the air, much like "spider-sense." After downing its target, the worm rolls over using pneumatically inflated valves where it should have muscles, inflating and deflating its legs like an organic piston.
What's the proper Victorian term for badass? Please secure all top hats and monocles before gunning it.
Black Widow With Sidecar
Mikhail Smolyanov was commissioned by Richard Monson-Haefel, creator of the character Steampunk Holmes, to create this fine piece of transportation. The finished working motorcycles are now sold by Putsch Racing to Monson-Haefel readers.
You can also get it without the passenger car.
The Black Widow is Mikhail Smolyanov's most popular steampunk design (and only one in mass production) but it is far from the only one. On his website, the Russian designer shows off a wide variety of motorcycles, from the futuristic to the future-past.
Designed for St. Petersburg customer, this bizarre contraption would've been run on steam power, as can be seen by the engine on the back.
Save the galaxy in style. Mikeasaurus will help you turn a pair of Mary Jane's into custom light-up R2-D2 fashion.
What You'll Need:
•1x button cell battery holder
•1x 3V coin cell battery (mine was CR20163)
•2x identical R2D2 toy action figures (about $8 each)
•white shoes in desired size (mine were free)
•1x SPST (or SPDT) switch
•2x 5mm red blinky LEDs
•2x 5mm LED holders
•2x mini flashlights - lenses only ($1 each)
•1/4" - 20 threaded rod
•2x 1/4" - 20 hex nuts
•2-3mm blue foam sheets ($1 each)
•sunglasses (mine were $1)
•2-part epoxy (extra strength - not "quick setting")
•white spray paint
Got your supplies? You're all set! Head over to Mikeasurus's Instructables page for step-by-step instructions.
While you're there, make sure to make yourself a pair of his Dinosaur Heels too!
Can you guess them all?
Happy 55th birthday, LEGO! To celebrate over half a century of sparking the imaginations of children and the expletives of barefoot parents, LEGO commissioned 55 riddles for consumers to solve.
The illustrations are displayed in poster form throughout Montreal, but the first nine were recently uploaded to the official LEGO Facebook page so everyone else can play along. Each riddle has a clue in the bottom right hand of the drawing. Some of them are easy to guess, while others border on frustratingly difficult.
How many can you figure out?
It might look a lil' something like this.
Thanks for the love, Geoffrey LaRue!
In the long hallowed tradition of restaurant chalkboard art, perhaps nothing has ever been so beautiful. Supino PIzza in Detroit sent us this homage to BuzzFeed.
With a little luck, "Animal Supervillains" and "Top 10 Monarchies" are days away from jumping from chalk art to reality.
The Great Warrior tackles the hardest quests ever devised. She is a true hero for the ages.
A warrior for the modern age, the tongue-in-cheek comic was created by Madéleine Flores.
According to Flores, Help us! Great Warrior "…is about a very powerful and Great Warrior who lives in a village with the villagers she protects. Not everyone is smart but everyone tries to be brave."
Way to set the bar for future product photography unnecessarily high.
Finnish photographer Vesa Lehtmaki really brings action figure marketing to the next level.
Last month Marvel gave Lehtmaki exclusive access to the toys Hasbro is launching ahead of Iron Man 3 film after seeing his work with his kid's toys on Flickr. The results are stunning.
What a twist! But after all, it is the 21st century.
Image by Shutterstock
Image by Shutterstock
Image by Shutterstock
Image by Shutterstock
“Who the hell are you?” Benedict Cumberbatch's villain is so Machiavellian, he cut power to the Super Bowl for the free social media bump.
So dreamy. Admit it, you'd still watch the movie if it was just two hours of this.
This is the commercial that played during the Super Bowl.
At the end, they request you visit their Facebook page for an extended look.
But that requires effort, so Buzzfeed brought Facebook to you. No extra clicks required!
While the trailer doesn't do much to explain what is happening in the poster teased earlier this week, it goes a long way to giving context to this leaked video footage from Virginia last summer.
Sometimes archaeology does resemble Indiana Jones. British archeologists held a press conference today acknowledging that the last Plantagenet king of England has been found.
British archeologists announced this morning the skeleton, found in September 2012, is Richard III, the last Plantagenet king of England.
During a press conference held at the University of Leicester, head archaeologist Richard Buckley stated that DNA evidence confirmed "beyond reasonable doubt it's Richard."
Image by Neil Hall / Reuters
Youngest brother to Edward IV, Richard III spent most of his life as the Duke of Gloucaster. When his brother died of illness in 1483, Richard wrested control of the country from Edward's wife Elizabeth Woodville, sending both his young nephews to the Tower of London. They would never be seen again.
During his short and tumultuous reign, only 26 months, Richard tried to rally the country to his side but England could not overlook the mysterious disappearance of the royal children and his borderline incestuous relationship with his teenage niece Elizabeth.
Richard was the last English king to die in battle, falling to the future Henry VII in 1485 at Bosworth. Disgraced in death by the new Tudor line, the former king of England was given a hasty burial beneath a Leicester church. When the church was demolished in the 16th century during the Reformation, Richard's grave was lost to time, with the site eventually being paved over for a city council parking lot.
Perhaps the last Plantagenet king would've have been consigned to this fate if not for the efforts of a small group of historians. With exacting detail they traced the DNA of the Plantagenet line all the way back through the generations to Leicester. They then narrowed down the number of places monks would have buried the dead and got a permit to excavate the parking lot. Within days, the skeletal remains had been uncovered.
Standard chess moves still apply. Strategy requires more than just speed up and reverse direction
The folks over at NMI Laser are merging an 8-bit classic with an all-time classic.
Each piece is laser etched from florescent acrylic so you can get your game on under black lights because that's the only way to play if you want to be the coolest of the cool kids.
This is not a trick question. Remember this gem from the late '80s? If not, it's because there were only two seasons. Probably because of budget problems.
The answer is 56:
This goes beyond mind-boggling. BuzzFeed was convinced this had to be stitched together from multiple episodes, so we went in search of the original end credits...and yes, they really did have FIFTY-SIX people writing a twenty-two minute show. Even though each episode was actually three consecutive shorts, that doesn't explain needing twice as many writers as animators.
YouTube can't understand this accent, everyone wins. Also, Mailing Bad should definitely be Disney's next show.
Harping on pop culture has become so ubiquitous even Disney is doing it. With Doof Daily, Dr. Doofenshmirtz from Phineas & Ferb has a platform from which to rant about anything and everything. Much like most video bloggers.
But what happens when you accidentally hit the notoriously awful "Closed Captioning" on YouTube instead of the "Change Quality" button? Hilarity ensues.
The Original Video:
Actually kind of edgy for Disney, right? But then you turn on YouTube's closed captioning and things get a little weird.
What he said: Dr. Heinz Doofenshmirtz's here, you can call me Heinz-y.
What YouTube heard: His girlfriend's right here, you can call me. I'm sorry.
What he said: But enough about me, let's get to the topic on everyone's mind.
What YouTube heard: By the end Abu Dhabi, let's get on to the topic on everyone's mind.