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Ew! Elvis Presley’s Dirty Underwear Goes Up for Auction
It’s been 35 years since Elvis Presley died, but the King is still very much a hot commodity. As proof, a pair of Presley’s used underwear will go up for auction in Manchester, England, next month and could fetch tens of thousands of dollars. Oh, and did we mention th…
Gunman Shoots Multiple People Near Empire State Building
Although details are sketchy at the moment, several news outlets are reporting that a gunman has shot multiple people near the Empire State Building in Manhattan this morning.
See Photos and Video From Mars Rover Curiosity
After an eight month journey, NASA’s multi-billion dollar rover Curiosity made a successful landing on Mars early this morning. Mission controllers cheered after the six-wheeled, one-ton machine made a perilous seven-minute landing involving a parachute, rocket pack and sky crane.
NASA’s Curiosity Rover Safely Lands on Mars [VIDEO]
Early Monday morning, NASA’s $2.5 billion Curiosity rover safely landed on Mars after eight months of interplanetary travel. The car-sized, one-ton rover now begins a two-year mission of exploration and discovery as it roams the surface of the red planet.
Two Dogs Get Hitched in World’s Most Expensive Pet Wedding
Last night, two dogs got married in what the Guinness Book of World Records said was the world’s most expensive pet wedding at more than $150,000. It’s good to see that, in the midst of a recession, people are spending their money wisely.
Rare Lizard Looks Remarkably Like The Amazing Spider-Man
It might seem at first like the image below has been altered in Photoshop, but this lizard really does look like everyone’s favorite Web-Slinger. Er, is this your friendly neighborhood Spider-Lizard?
National Geographic Plans to Transmit Tweets into Space
As a way to promote its show ‘Chasing UFOs’ and potentially impress aliens with our highly-advanced Twitter technology, the National Geographic Channel will broadcast tweets into the deepest recesses of space this coming August.
Photo of Beer-Drinking Bride Katrina Hayman Sparks Controversy
In New Zealand, a photo of a beer-drinking bride has sparked a serious amount of controversy, with detractors arguing that it’s unbecoming. Hey, why can’t a woman in a wedding dress enjoy a brew? We don’t get it.
Tour a Tour Inside the First ‘Angry Birds’ Theme Park
For those who can’t get enough ‘Angry Birds,’ an amusement park has just opened in Finland with a host of attractions built around the massively successful mobile game. Take a look inside ‘Angry Birds Land’ below.
See an Amazing Working Iron Man Suit in Action
Thanks to comic book superfan and fitness instructor Anthony Le, all of our geeky cosplay dreams have just come true with this spectacular Iron Man suit complete with moving parts. We want it!! How can we get one?
Angry Birds Space Is Finally Here! Reviews Explode on Twitter
Angry Birds fans rejoice! Finnish developer Rovio Entertainment has just released the latest installment in its wildly successful Angry Birds franchise — Angry Birds Space.
Ouch! Woman Finds Pearl In Her Pizza
Of all the things you might expect to happen while eating pizza, finding a pearl definitely isn’t one of them. But that’s exactly what happened to a South Carolina woman while enjoying a snack last Friday.