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Not every statue is of a heroic warrior, or is a symbol of freedom, love, and hope. Sometimes, statues are just, well, bizarre. They’re the kinds of things that, if you ever learned what the sculptor was thinking about as he chiseled away, you might never sleep again.

Crime is something we’d normally never glorify. Awesome crime on the other hand is something we can fully get behind. Which is why we’re absolutely in love with this story about a guy who literally spent years walking into a local shop and strategically crushing every damn cookie he could get his hands on. We…

In the Amazing Spider-man movie, there’s a scene where Andrew Garfield uses his powers to best his rival at basketball, thus proving that he is the superior male specimen. Because in movies that’s how people solve problems. However, Garfield likely didn’t need to use any of his Spider-man powers, not if this video is anything…

The environment is one of those issues that is only going to get bigger as time marches on. As consumers become more and more aware of the damage we’re doing to the planet by throwing batteries at dolphins, they’ll inevitably start to yell at companies to stop making batteries such a satisfying weight to lug…

Online dating is very common these days, it’s claimed that a significant percentage of all relationships now start online, how many of those are people clicking on Emma Stone’s Twitter feed and claiming that she will one day be theirs isn’t clear, but we’ll assume it isn’t enough to throw off the results. When it…

Chances are, if you’re reading this, you’re on the Internet. And while the Net is certainly great and awesome and everything, it has its dark side. And it’s EXTREMELY dark. Here are a bunch of really sobering facts and statistics that might make you consider just shutting off the computer and reading a book instead.

The saying goes that, winning isn’t everything, but it sure as hell beats losing. If losing gracefully was an Olympic event, Byun Jong Il would have punched the referee in the nuts during the qualifying rounds. To explain, Byun Jong Il was a South Korean bantamweight boxer, who during the 1988 Olympic games didn’t agree with…

It’s probably safe to say that for anyone reading this there was a persistent rumour or urban myth about someone, or something in the neighbourhood you grew up in. In every neighbourhood there is one rumour that persists over almost every other. That a Chinese takeaway or other comparable service provider is catching and cooking…

Men being funnier than women is a joke so common and overused it doubles as penicillin. Male comedians enjoy more fame, money and far less people telling them to slit their own throat on Twitter. When scientists got around to actually testing this theory they found that in their small sample and test, it was…

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