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Photographer Shows the Sweet Side of Pit Bulls



Dogs bring joy, tail wags and companionship to their humans — no matter the breed

Pit bulls’ muscular strength have earned them a label as being aggressive or dangerous, but as thousands of dogs endure abuse and end up locked away in shelters, there has been a push to help these animals overhaul their reputation.

Photographer Douglas Sonders began his photography series, Not a Bully, in 2012 to help dogs in need — specifically ones who are labeled as “bully breeds,” a term used for 14 dog…

No Yolk, These Painted Pop Culture Eggs Are Insane



Before you scoff at the silly idea of dying eggs for Easter, consider these art pop masterpieces that dwarf the ones you made at home.

Using paint instead of dye, artist Barak Hardley uses eggs like a canvas, filled with caricature-like dedications to pop culture. The eggs feature some of the most iconic, well-known faces of today — including Miley Cyrus, who is appropriately represented by a giant tongue

The video, from AWEme Channel,…

Microsoft Xbox One Sales Top 5 Million



One day after Sony posted sales of 7 million for the PlayStation 4, Microsoft has released numbers for its Xbox One console: 5 million in sales

The two consoles went head-to-head in November, when the PS4 and Xbox One were released a week apart. The figures are based on slightly different methodologies. Sony, which announced sales of 6 million units in March, counts sales to consumers. Microsoft’s figures are based on sales to retailers. Microsoft reported Xbox One sales of 3.9 million for…

11 Musicians on Tumblr Who Hit the Right Note



Welcome to Tumblr, Lana Del Rey.

The singer is the latest in a slew of songbirds taking up social residence on the blogging site. The hyperreal online mecca, where everything is beautiful and nothing hurts, is home to a number of big-name musicians.

Full of glittering GIFs, candid photographs and brazenly honest blog posts, here are 11 musicians worth following on Tumblr.

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‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2′ Hosts First Google Hangout With Movie Stuff for Sale



We’ve seen big movies throw big Google Hangouts before, but The Amazing Spider-Man 2 wants you to get your wallets out for this one.

On Monday, the cast of Sony’s May 2 blockbuster and director Marc Webb will host the first ever film-themed “Google+ Shoppable Hangout,” during which fans can pick up tickets for the film via Fandango, and catch up with the rebooted origin story or buy the soundtrack on Google Play.

(“Shoppable” hangouts have been done before, but this is the first one around…

Caterpillar Inc. Uses Machines to Play Massive Game of Jenga




The timeless game of removing one block at a time from a tower of wooden blocks, and attempting to balance that block on top of the increasingly unstable structure, tests your stamina, hand-eye coordination and decision-making skills.

The game is enjoyed by young and old, but heavy-equipment manufacturer Caterpillar Inc. created the ultimate big-boy version with industrial machines

Using only Cat machines and attachments,…


This Outkast Reunion Concert Is Coachella’s Most-Tweeted Moment



All eyes were on Outkast at Coachella when Andr

Stephen Colbert’s Replacement: A Question Even Bigger Than Letterman’s



Stephen Colbert’s ascent to The Late Show was big news, ’tis true — but in terms of viewers and impact on the late-night landscape overall, Colbert’s replacement will be just as big a deal.

When The Colbert Report ends its run at the end of 2014, Comedy Central needs someone who can sustain the 1-2 ratings punch it and The Daily Show have enjoyed since their combined bloc surpassed even The Tonight Show With Jay Leno in key demos. In the past couple of years, the Stewart-Colbert “show” has…

7.5-Foot-Tall High School Basketball Player Is Kind of a Big Deal



Tacko Fall is kind of a big deal. Actually, he’s a really big deal — 7’5″, to be exact. And he’s only in high school

The Internet met Fall this week after his highlights reel (watch above) hit YouTube. The video has since been viewed more than 250,000 times, and for good reason: It’s transfixing to watch Fall, who is still just learning the game, dunk over hapless (and relatively Lilliputian) teenage defenders.

The YouTube video…

Fan ‘Princess’ Lacey Holsworth Gets Touching Eulogy From MSU Star



Adreian Payne would have been the biggest star of Michigan State’s deep March Madness run, had it not been for Lacey Holsworth. Instead, the 8-year-old cancer patient and passionate Spartans fan with whom Payne struck up an unlikely, but beautiful, friendship became the most heartwarming story of this year’s college-basketball postseason

Holsworth battled her disease just long enough to watch Payne — the man she called “Superman” and a “brother” — lead Michigan State to the NCAA tournament…