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May 19, 2013

Why 'My Little Pony' Is About to Get Even Creepier

By XJ Selman | 347,810 Views

Hasbro recently announced a My Little Pony spinoff movie, titled My Little Pony: Equestria Girls, which will hit theaters next month. In Equestria Girls, all of the ponies are transported to another universe where they transform into teenage girls to face the trials of high school life, because without question that's what every fan of a magical universe of talking ponies wanted this movie to be.

"The magic of friendship never changes, except when we change the whole thing into Bratz. Then it actually is pretty different."


May 18, 2013

4 Reasons Insects Will Soon Be a Staple of Your Diet

By Evan V. Symon | 195,423 Views

For most Westerners, the thought of eating a beetle or an ant triggers a gag reflex. We've been trained to hate and eliminate six-legged creatures of all kinds, even the ones that are good for us. But according to a recent U.N. report, our days of not eating six-legged creatures are probably over.

#4. Everyone Else Is Already on the Bug-Eating Bandwagon

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"Peer pressure tastes crunchy."


May 17, 2013

3 Details From the Saddest Government Auction Ever

By David Christopher Bell | 223,111 Views

In today's economy, you can't blame anyone for needing a bit of extra cash. That being said, there's a certain aura of shady failure that hangs over every online auction, sort of like an awning made of bounced checks.

But money is money, and it turns out that not even the United States Air Force is above pawning its old bullshit on the interwebs. More specifically, the 89th Airlift Wing, aka the people in charge of Air Force One. The plane, not the movie.

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If someone is pawning Harrison Ford, please let us know.


May 16, 2013

The Ridiculous New Ad That Makes Superman Look Psychotic

By David Christopher Bell | 195,497 Views

Summer blockbuster season has begun, and so has the flood of ham-fisted movie tie-in advertising. We have Star Trek into Darkness implying that we'll all be using Acer laptops in the far-flung future and Tony Stark test-driving Audis instead of drunkenly steering them off the side of the S.H.I.E.L.D. Helicarrier.

But every now and then, a commercial you can actually respect comes along -- in this case, it's the National Guard's Man of Steel ad, which was directed by Zack Snyder and wins points in our book for depicting Superman as one big crazy jackass.

This minute-long spot begins with soldiers out of uniform, going about their mild-mannered lives. But just like Clark Kent, they ditch their civilian duds when it's time for action.

"It'd be nice if we didn't have to wear fake glasses whenever we aren't on duty."