Charming camera test for Muppet the Movie on location.
McChic: McDonald's has hired a designer to create Mad Men-era uniforms for its UK employees for the 2012 Olympics. Next: "Do you want a martini with that?" (The Daily Meal)
A nut in The Nutmeg State: A Twitter account makes fun of people from Connecticut. (BuzzFeed)
Spin of the day: A Conservative group called Right Change parodies the Dos Equis' …
Ridley Scott's summer blockbuster Prometheus opens today in the US, telling the story of a future civilization that may have ... overreached. Back in 2011, writer Damon Lindelof, a fan of TED, was exploring one of the key characters in the movie's backstory: the corporate mogul Peter Weyland. What was his vision? How would he change the world? Which began to start sounding a lot like a TEDTalk.
Richard Paterson, a Whyte & Mackay Master Blender, shows you how to enhance your whisky experience.
Not everything goes as planned at Shell’s launch party in the Seattle Space Needle.
It was an essential element of any nerdy childhood, and now it can be a part of your nerdy adulthood, because SimCity is coming to Facebook. Finally, a solution for those of us who've switched to Macs but miss spending Sunday afternoons planning digital cities. PC Mag reports that Electronic Arts and Facebook are collaborating on the creation of SimCity Social.
Business Insider CEO Henry Blodget has challenged journalism professor Dan Reimhold to a blog-off against BI's pathologically prolific writer Joe Weisenthal, according to Poynter.
It all started when Mr. Reimhold, who teaches at the University of Tampa, wrote a mild blog post about how he would never teach his students to be like Mr. Weisenthal, presumably because Mr. Reimhold doesn't hate his students.
You may remember the internet going mildly crazy for this video of a tortoise with sexual identity issues. (Not his identity, just the identity of his chosen mate, which is a Croc.) It had all the hallmarks of a blockbuster -- sexy sexy romance, dubious fashion choices, animals making adorable "enh!" noises. But what it didn't have was David Attenborough.
Here's what you don't know about the prank being pulled in this video: It is you who is the dupe, because it's Wednesday and you're likely stuck at your desk convincing yourself that you're having a good time watching other people having a great time on Venice Beach. We're all suckers here.
As an aside, this may be the first time we've seen a prank video spliced together as a found footage supercut.
So the booking crew really didn’t see this coming.
The maker of Romeo + Juliet and Moulin Rouge, Baz Luhrmann, is currently directing The Great Gatsby, based on F. Scott Fitzgerald‘s classic book of the same name. The film is set to be released to cinemas on December 25, 2012, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Carey Mulligan, Tobey Maguire. This undoubtedly looks promising!
Ten designers including Christian Louboutin, Erdem, Roksanda Ilincic, House of Worth, Giles Deacon and Agent Provocateur have contributed one-off couture tutus to the auction, which raises money for the ballet.
It's beautiful, check these out!
House of Worth's
This feathered piece is my fav!!
Passengers in the Copenhagen Metro were surprised by a Philharmonic Orchestra’s Peer Gynt performance.
The 1999 made-for-television movie about how Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak created Apple, and their impact on the development of the personal computer. Along the way they establish close relations to Bill Gates, Steve Ballmer and Paul Allen of Microsoft. The film follow both personal and professional events, spanning from the early 1970s to 1997.