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We get that stupid kids and distracted parents are going to shill out big cash for action figures or SpongeBob SquarePants macaroni. And we totally get that there are adults out there who are thrilled to spend bigger cash on collectibles from their own childhoods.
On June 1, 2009, Microsoft announced the Kinect, and with it, they promised the birth of a new generation of motion-controlled video games.
Whether they realize it or not, parents leave their children in the care of cartoon writers for several hours every week--which is about as wise as telling your kids that a candy-dealing leprechaun lives at the bottom of the swimming pool. For every wholesome lesson about sharing and togetherness, there's at least one deeply disturbing reference they've managed to slip past the censors.
If there's one thing we know about kids' movies, it's that some of them can get pretty terrifying . And if there's one thing we know about foreign movies, it's that all of them are confusing and bizarre . Now combine those two things, and you get the following traumatizing scenes from cartoons around the world:
There's a good reason credits come at the end of a movie -- no one wants to watch the names of best boys and personal assistants drift across the screen for 11 minutes. But if you've ever bothered to stick around through the scroll, you may have realized that some of the same names keep popping up in all your favorite movies, and they aren't next to jobs like "director" or "Indiana Jones."
If you're like us, you might sometimes have a problem with complex tasks, like trying to drive an ambulance and send a text message at the same time.
We realize that advertising should be taken with a whole shaker of salt, especially when it comes to toys, where there's a long history of making products look better than they are (as multiple generations of Sea Monkeys owners can testify).
We all grew up listening to our parents tell us how talent, dedication and hard work would get us far in life.
In the name of making all of us appreciate what we have in life, we have in the past looked at some of the most terrifying commutes in the world , proving that none of nature's obstacles can keep man from going where he wants to go.
In this modern age of cynical detachment, where many people have difficulty expressing an opinion that isn't couched in layers of irony and "meh," there's something refreshing about protesters.
In a relatively safe world, the part of our brain that alerts us to danger just seems to get bored sometimes.
What do you suppose are the most well-kept secrets in the world?
There is an endless debate about why school kids in the Western world are falling behind everyone else.
Through 70 years of publication, Batman has braved many adventures that push the limits of the imagination. These are the stupid ones. Detective Comics: 241