Rappers loved Amy Winehouse. The British warbler might not have collaborated with rap chaps to the extent that Mary J Blige has, but when she passed away earlier this year she did so leaving behind a discernible trail of hip-hop goodies. And the songs suggest there was a genuine bond and shar ... More >>
A high school in Queens just sort of forgot to offer gym classes. Which -- woohoo! But actually, gym credits are required in order to graduate in the New York City public school system. So about 100 seniors at the Robert F. Wagner Secondary School in Long Island City might not be able to graduate ... More >>
Jon practices his third-eye gaze.A while back we drew your attention to a rather amusing site called Hipster Yoga, where altered "hipster" yoga instructions are applied to photos of skinny-jeans-clad young people with ironic facial hair. Like so. We had the pleasure of speaking to the blogger ... More >>
The Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine has released a new study analyzing the respective fatness of the nation's progeny in 2003 and 2007, and the results aren't pretty, at least if you consider thin to be "pretty." (Personally, who wants a skinny baby? Have you seen one of those? T ... More >>
Our sea sponge of the hourKids, tell your parents that cartoons do save lives, and they should stop pressuring you to use the Wii Fit and just let you sit and watch your G.D. shows, okay? We are so happy when what might have been a tragic tale ends with hugs all around and a life-affirming l ... More >>
Won't someone please think of the gamers? Today the Times considers the plight in these hard times of professional competitive gamers who had been living off cash prizes from tournaments but, as "the professional sport of gaming has nearly collapsed," must take jobs for which their other talents sui ... More >>
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Helping the world forget we once loved ThighMasters too
Cartoon racer update is nothing you havent seen, but it's still a welcome sight.