U.S. Marshals could've been made tolerable if they just tossed Tommy Lee Jones one of these Atomic Disrupter Rayguns. Actually, think of how much better every crappy shoot 'em up movie would be.
Subway maps make a great framework for organizing things other than subway stations: the unique colored lines, the distinct neighborhoods, the interesting intersections. Design firm Information Architects have just released their latest Web 2.0 map.
As the world turned off its lights for one hour last Saturday in a fleeting concern for Earth, even the blindingly luminescent Las Vegas strip joined in. Here it is with the lights off:
Judging by the smiles all around on both the MV Faina's Ukrainian crew and the pirates themselves, maybe getting your container ship hijacked in the Gulf of Aden isn't so horrible after all!
AT&T wasn't one to shy away from phone sex, even in the late 60s, where phone sex wasn't quite as accepted as it was now. Kudos, AT&T, on 40 years of phone sex. [Flickr]
From Terminator Salvation, John Connor leads The Resistance from his submarine—all while keeping bloody but cozy in his well-tailored aviator jacket (J. Crew, $550). But...what's that red glow all about?
It sounds like a dream, but the circumstances here are not quite so fantastical—those that must cross a collapsed bridge to get to work have been using a zip line since last year's earthquake.
We have no idea where in Japan this was taken, but somebody somewhere should be ashamed of themselves. [Buzzfeed]
A group of hands unintentionally wave hello from a zipper factory in China. See more amazing shots of people at work by hitting the link. UPDATED [The Big Picture and AP]
Reader jessettrs sends in this ridiculous image taken at a Starbucks on 42nd and 9th. Yeah, it's a guy with a Mac Mini and a 15-inch LCD.
Children's carnival ride in a blizzard? Final Fantasy III airship? It's not what you think...