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Sex or Sex.com?

A new survey by Break Media just found that 26% of men ages 18-34 would rather surf the web than have sex. I’ll say it again- more than 1 out of 4 guys would rather watch the Numa Numa guy, write snarky comments on Gawker,

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Solipsistic Songs

The iPod makes for strange new listening habits. Gone are the restraints of listening to an entire album because you only have a couple of CDs in your backpack. But in giving us complete free reign over what we can listen to on walks, we’ve

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Unusual Deaths

Well the autumn is upon is, and so is that nagging feeling that we are being pulled inexorably towards our deaths. Happy coming October! Here to help you celebrate the ever-shorter days is a list of the most bizarre deaths recorded throughout history thanks to

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Versus: The Most Nonsensical Superhero Battles

Often I wish animals would learn to speak and become citizens, not because I want a monkey butler, or would dig having a bespectacled rhino as a boss, but because I’ve always wanted to see UFC: Animal Edition. Who would really win in a battle

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Let’s Move to Poland

Aside from the excellent sausage, they have most most jaw-dropping movie posters! Though Eyes Wide Shut is my favorite visually, the ideas behind some of these (Fatal Attraction! Airplane Two! Lord of the Flies FTW!) are blowing up my brains. Check out fifty superlative polish

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Emoticons Are Not a Type of Transformer

I know talking about emoticons is soooo 1997, but after a few recent emails, I have to bring up something that I haven’t seen mentioned anywhere else. If I were to describe πŸ˜‰ I’d say “wink”. If I were to describe πŸ™ I’d say “sad

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Minipop

In late February SXSW announced hundreds of free-to-download songs from the upcoming festival. I downloaded somewhere in the neighborhood of two hundred. Six months later, there’s only one song I still listen to. I listen to it incessantly. I can’t get it out of my

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Video Games Are No Escape

After months of being away or busy, I finally carved out a few hours to beat GTA 4. I won’t go into the many ways this game disappointed me (it’s been downhill since Vice City, IMHO) and the few ways it thrilled me. Instead, I

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Saving Musicians For Dessert

I’m a live-in-the-moment kind of eater. When a waitress comes by after a big meal and asks, “Have you saved room for dessert?” I have to laugh- I never think that far ahead. Until I’m exploding, I’m focused on the hamburger, not the apple pie.

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Food For Thought

Out wandering the desert of ignorance- 3pm last Tuesday at work- I chanced upon the following. I don’t know where the train of thought came from or was headed. Still it led me, as all thought-trains invariably do, to Wikipedia. And Wikipedia, with no show