Jiu-Jitsu master and competitor Clark Gracie looks relaxed even as he is about to get slammed to the ground.
UPDATE: Now there's an advice animal series based on this image.
Remember covering your TV antennae in tin foil to get better reception? We're probably just showing our age here. Either way, this idea has been modernized for the wifi generation using nothing but a soda can, scissors and some tape. Head over to MAKE magazine for instructions on how to turn an emptied and clean aluminum can into signal booster.
New York City artist Jay Shells is no stranger to street art. In 2010, he launched the Subway Etiquette project to inform commuters about noise pollution and stairway conduct through parody subway signs, followed by the Metropolitan Etiquette project in 2011. This week, Shells unveiled his latest street sign parody project Rap Quotes, which consists of 30 red signs featuring notable rap lyrics about New York City placed in their corresponding locations. Curious how he made them? Head over to Animal NY.
Are you experiencing an onset of malaise after hearing about Ryan Gosling's temporary retirement? Then the British on-demand video service Blinkbox has got you covered with "Gosline," a telephone help line that plays some of the actor's notable dialogue from various films. Earlier this month, a similar phone line was setup for fans of the Twilight film series dubbed "The Twilight Twi-line," which played memorable quotes from the fantasy films.
The latest conspiracy theory surrounding President Obama stems from this video clip of a bald-headed Secret Service agent who briefly appears in the background during the president's speech on March 4th, which of course gave rise to the ridiculous assertion that the man is really a "shapeshifter alien humanoid" due to his peculiar head and facial structures. When inquired by The Wired, the National Security Council's spokeswoman Caitlin Hayden apparently quipped that while she "can't confirm the claims made in this video, but any alleged program to guard the president with aliens or robots would likely have to be scaled back or eliminated in the sequester."
In preparation for the U.S. Supreme Court's hearing on same-sex marriage that began today in Washington D.C., the country's largest LGBT equality-rights advocacy group Human Rights Campaign has launched a "change your Facebook profile" event to rally up online support and so far, it's been doing really well. You can also check out the group's official petition.