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Swiping sucks, so here are 11 dating sites for guys to find love

Whether you’re straight, gay, bi, or otherwise, dating as a guy can be rough. Sometimes you want to make the first move, but you don’t want to appear over eager. After all, if it’s a lady you’re pursuing, chances are she’s received more than a few unsolicited messages already. But if you play it too cool, you risk getting beelined into the friend zone or getting ignored all together. The proposition can be frustrating and intimidating, especially if you don’t know what’s out there or where to start. How does…

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We made that scene from ‘The Shining’ a lot less scary with bad foley

White Ring is here to cast a witch house music into a renaissance.Image: Courtesy of White Ring The internet can be a deeply unsettling place, especially when you stumble upon videos that you probably should’ve left alone. But, if you were like me in 2011, you sought out the weirdest of websites and the creepiest of pastas, then shared your intel with all your post-emo friends. By 2016, I was surfing the internet for some quality spooky material during my college years when I stumbled across something called witch house.…

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This Twitter thread about a very good birb reads like a sweet short story

Who doesn’t love a good man-befriends-animal story? This one about Henry the Blue Jay will tug at your heartstrings.  SEE ALSO: Super cute birb peeps with excitement when he meets his stuffed-animal twin Posted to Twitter by planetary astronomer Alex Parker, the story of the bird’s transformation from scruffy little bird to grasshopper-catching virtuoso, is an interspecies friendship story for the ages.  One evening, I was out front using the table saw to cut lumber to size for a new fireplace mantel. A smol and scruffy-looking fledgling blue jay flew…

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Apple AirPods totally change the game

Ah, the old flux capacitor prank. Kathryn Burcham with Boston 25 news was reporting live from the scene of a plane crash at Cranland Airport in Hanson, Massachusetts, when it appears she accidentally made a Back to the Future reference. In the clip, Burcham claims that Jacob Haselden, the 20-year-old pilot who crash-landed the plane, told her a “defective flux capacitator” was the possible cause of the crash.  SEE ALSO: Time-Travel Through ‘Back to the Future’ in 60 Seconds I am guessing that the pilot really said flux gate compass…

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This artist’s incredible, hyperreal pencil drawings look like photographs

Image: WireImage The 17th anniversary of Aaliyah’s death was Saturday, and friends and fans of the legendary singer paid tribute to her life and work.  Missy Elliott, a frequent collaborator of the late pop star, shared an incredibly touching note and message to honor her close friend.  SEE ALSO: Missy Elliott very much approves of this cover of ‘Work It’ Elliott shared a video of herself writing a note that reads: “Aaliyah, we miss you so much but your legacy will live on forever and ever!”  I always know this…

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Become a child genius with this engineering kit

A local news site wants you to get your facts straight before destroying their mentions.  The National Enquirer kept a LITERAL SAFE of records that documented “hush money payments” during the 2016 presidential election. The tabloid essentially buried stories that would damage Trump’s campaign.  SEE ALSO: Sarah Huckabee Sanders tries and fails to explain Trump’s odd comment on groceries On Thursday, National Enquirer chief David Pecker was granted immunity, and angry people took to Twitter to voice their rage.  Except, they directed their anger at the wrong Enquirer.  The poor…

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Fall in love with this tasty mountain of shredded ice

The Shrek soundtrack is the arguably the quintessential album of the 2000s, rivaled only by the magnum opus of movie soundtracks, Shrek 2. The opening scene — from Shrek bursting out of his outhouse to shattering a mirror with his ogreish grin — wouldn’t be the same without Smash Mouth’s iconic “someBODY once told me.” Smash Mouth’s “All Star” became an absolute banger, constantly resurfacing through memes and remixes. And their cover of the Monkees’ “I’m a Believer” sweetly accompanies Shrek and Fiona through their swamp wedding as they party…

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Android fix will stop predictive text suggestions for ‘sit on my face’

Google has promised to stop its Android phones from suggesting “my face” when its users text “sit on.”  Cory Doctorow came close to a disaster when he texted his kids’ babysitter, “Hey! Are you free to sit” and Android’s predictive text came up with “on my face.”  SEE ALSO: Here’s how malicious Android apps are sneaking malware onto your phone “Needless to say, I have never entered that string into my Android device,” he insisted in his tweet.  I tried it and got the same thing, basically. Strange. pic.twitter.com/52sBQjITgX —…

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This dexterous humanoid has robot fingers that almost perfectly mimic human hands

Pee after sex or you'll end up with a week-long cranberry juice cleanse.Image: Getty Images Twitter is doing a better job at teaching sex ed than most schools in the United States.  In case your high school education failed you, too, doctors recommend that people pee after sex to help prevent urinary tract infections. It’s become popular for Twitter users to leave wholesome nightly messages for each other, like reminding people to take off their makeup, leave trash exes on read, and pee after sex. After all, nobody wants to…

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Play fetch and crawl through tunnels in this dog-inspired bootcamp

Dogs and babies like peanut butter and chocolate: always a winning combination. It’s a point proven to be true yet again by this adorable video shared to Twitter, Tuesday. In this video from photojournalist Chad Nelson captured by a friend, his young son plays fetch with a high-energy pup, despite the fence dividing them from one another. SEE ALSO: Very good doggo interrupts minor league baseball game for some fetch “A fence can’t stop my two-year-old from playing with his new best friend,” Nelson tweeted.

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Maisie Williams’ goodbye to ‘Game of Thrones’ was appropriately bloody

Image:  HELEN SLOAN/HBO Maisie Williams, a.k.a. Arya Stark, has officially said goodbye to Game of Thrones.  On Saturday morning, the actress announced she’d finished filming the show’s eighth and final season by sharing a photograph of blood-stained white sneakers. A post shared by Maisie Williams (@maisie_williams) on Jul 7, 2018 at 4:53am PDT SEE ALSO: Of all the gross stuff on ‘Game of Thrones,’ this one scene was almost too much for Jaime Lannister “Goodbye belfast. goodbye arya. goodbye game of thrones. what a joy i’ve had. here’s to the…

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This beach is isolated by a wall of mirrors and it looks like a floating desert island

Your antidote to the Taylor Swift swan float is here. Behold the pink coffin pool toy— a summery, macabre float created by Canadian designer Andrew Greenbaum. SEE ALSO: Pool floats for your dog are a thing now and we will not enter summer without them “Had the idea to start this project almost three years ago, with my guy @ian__felton,” he wrote in a post about the float on Instagram. “I found someone who could make me a sample recently and pulled the trigger. Super hilarious project.” It looks like…

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Driver slams police officer with car while fleeing a traffic stop

Tear down the walls and you never know what you’ll find. Alex and Jess Monney were in the middle of remodeling their bathroom when they discovered a note left by the previous homeowner, who upgraded the room in the summer of 1995. “Hi! We’re the Shinsekis! We remodeled this bathroom summer 1995,” the note reads. “If you’re reading this, that means you’re remodeling the bathroom again. What’s wrong with the way we did it?” SEE ALSO: Japan leaves touching thank you note and a spotless locker room after World Cup…

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Politics come to Yelp after restaurant refuses to serve Sarah Sanders

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was asked to leave the Red Hen restaurant.Image: Alex Wong/Getty Images The Red Hen restaurant in Lexington, Virginia, is being bombarded with online reviews after refusing to serve Sarah Huckabee Sanders, Donald Trump’s press secretary, and her family. On Friday night, Jaike Foley-Schultz, who claims to be a waiter at The Red Hen, explained on Facebook that he waited on the White House official for about two minutes before his boss asked her to leave the establishment. Sanders later confirmed the incident on Twitter,…

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7 things most people don’t know about the early animation success of ‘Toy Story’

Image: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney Some theaters are adding health warnings to their ticket counters in the wake of a Twitter thread about strobe light effects in Incredibles 2.  Blogger and advocate Veronica Lewis tweeted the thread on Friday, writing that the film’s liberal use of flashing light — in one scene, for 90 seconds straight — could cause issues for viewers with epilepsy, migraines, or chronic illness. SEE ALSO: A complete ranking of every Pixar movie ever – up to and including ‘Incredibles 2’ “I am not…

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