Catcall Video of the Day: New Zealand is Not Like New York

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We've already seen what it's like to walk around the city for 10 hours as a woman, a white man, a Jew and even a scantily-clad woman in Skyrim (the dragons are THE WORST).

The latest video in the trend comes from New Zealand, where model Nicola Simpson takes a similar stroll through the streets of Auckland.

The experience is very different from the original. A lot of head turns, and one guy who actually chases her down to chat.

A New Zealand Man Lost a Drunken Poker Bet to His Friends and Had to Legally Change His Name

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A New Zealand Man Lost a Drunken Poker Bet to His Friends and Had to Legally Change His Name
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The 22-year-old man from Dunedin, New Zealand lost a poker bet with his friends. The punishment? Change his name. According to his friends though, they didn't think he'd actually do it.

He did.

The bet actually happened in 2010 as did the legal name change, but the man only found out about it when he had to renew his passport recently. When he received his new passport, there was his new name, in all it's legal glory:

Full Metal Havok More Sexy N Intelligent Than Spock And All The Superheroes Combined With Frostnova.

Mr. Frostnova is now the most recent entry into a long list of strange name submissions that have appeared in New Zealand's official registry. Other names include Majesty, King, Knight, Princess, Justice, Anal, V8, 89, Mafia No Fear, Lucifer, full stop and *. Yep, just a simple asterisk as a first name.

What's with the Diablo II, you ask? Well, that would be a sorceress casting none other than her level 6 spell, Frost Nova.

Experiment of the Day

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Experiment of the Day
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Three rescue dogs in New Zealand are learning how to drive a car, thanks to the joint efforts by the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Mini Cooper and Ikon Engineering. According to the head driving coach Mark Vette, the dogs spent a few weeks to learn the basics of operating a vehicle, such as starting a car, accelerating and facing forward with their paws on the steering wheels, which will be showcased during an upcoming episode of the New Zealand current affairs program Campbell Live on December 10. For more footage, check out the video!

New Zealand's Giant Airport Gollum of the Day

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New Zealand's Giant Airport Gollum of the Day
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The Wellington airport just got a lot more precious. What's next, New Zealand? Peter Jackson for Prime Minister?

Meanwhile In New Zealand of the Day

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Meanwhile In New Zealand of the Day
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Starting November 1, New Zealand will be putting The Hobbit on its stamps and money. Ian McKellen is delighted by the concept: "To put Gandalf on these splendiferous coins is a wizard idea."

We see what you did there, Sir Ian. The coins are not only highly collectible, they're also legal tender. It's all about the Bagginses, baby.

Flight Of The Conchords New Single of the Day

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The Conchords are back, and as if that isn't good enough, they're on a mission to help sick children. Bret and Jemaine interview some adorable New Zealand kids, enlisting their aid to write a new song.

Go to 5:05 to see the resulting tune, Feel Inside (And Stuff Like That). Buy the single on iTunes, and support a good cause.

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